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Best Walter Matthau Movies

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List of the best Walter Matthau movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Walter Matthau's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. This actor is very well known in Hollywood, and is no stranger to gracing the big screen as the lead role. The order of these top Walter Matthau movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Walter Matthau movies will be at the top of the list. Walter Matthau has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Walter Matthau movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Walter Matthau films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Walter Matthau role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Walter Matthau performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

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    Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Herb Edelman

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    Ann-Margret, Daryl Hannah, Jack Lemmon

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    Phyllis Diller, George Burns, Walter Matthau

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    Tatum O'Neal, Jackie Earle Haley, Walter Matthau

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    Walter Matthau, Doris Roberts, Conrad Bain

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    Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Lurene Tuttle

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    Edward Furlong, Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek

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    Sophia Loren, Ann-Margret, Daryl Hannah

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    Walter Matthau, Norman Fell, Don Siegel

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    Walter Matthau, Sam Waterston, Ned Beatty

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    Robert Shaw, Jerry Stiller, Walter Matthau

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    Lea Thompson, Ben Stein, Christopher Lloyd

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    Susan Sarandon, Jack Lemmon, Carol Burnett

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    Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Coburn

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    Walter Matthau, Art Carney, Glenda Jackson

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    Walter Matthau, Lee Grant, Maureen Stapleton

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    Goldie Hawn, Ingrid Bergman, Walter Matthau

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    Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon

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    Barbra Streisand, Louis Armstrong, Walter Matthau

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    Andy Griffith, Rip Torn, Walter Matthau

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    Jack Lemmon, Amy Yasbeck, Walter Matthau

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    Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Rue McClanahan

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    Henry Fonda, Larry Hagman, Dom DeLuise

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    Kirk Douglas, Walter Matthau, Carroll O'Connor

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    Ellen Burstyn, Walter Matthau, William Schallert

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    Jane Fonda, Bill Cosby, Michael Caine

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    Lucille Ball, Jayne Mansfield, Carl Reiner

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    Meg Ryan, Tim Robbins, Stephen Fry

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    Craig T. Nelson, Walter Matthau, Martha Plimpton

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    Walter Matthau, Charles Aidman, Ellen Geer

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    Carol Burnett, John Stamos, Walter Matthau

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    Cloris Leachman, Carol Burnett, Walter Matthau

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    Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Paula Prentiss

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    Jack Nicholson, Larry Hagman, Walter Matthau

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    Julie Andrews, Bob Newhart, Tony Curtis

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    Debbie Reynolds, Tony Curtis, Ellen Burstyn

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    Meg Ryan, Diane Keaton, Lisa Kudrow

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    Walter Matthau, Charlotte Lewis, Emilio Fernández

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    Ann-Margret, Walter Matthau, David Faustino

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    Marlon Brando, Ringo Starr, Richard Burton

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    Elvis Presley, Walter Matthau, Vic Morrow

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    Walter Matthau, Alexis Smith, Murray Hamilton

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    Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Victoria Jackson

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    Movers & Shakers Steve Martin, Penny Marshall, Gilda Radner

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    Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, Victoria Principal

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    Walter Matthau, Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi

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    Walter Matthau, Carol Grace, Bruce MacFarlane

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    Bruce Dern, Louis Gossett, Jr., Walter Matthau

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    Against Her Will: An Incident in Baltimore Walter Matthau, Harry Morgan, Susan Blakely

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    Burt Lancaster, Walter Matthau, John Carradine

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