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List of the best Jack Lemmon movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Jack Lemmon's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Jack Lemmon movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Jack Lemmon movies will be at the top of the list. Jack Lemmon has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Jack Lemmon movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Jack Lemmon films to end the squabble once and for all.

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

Examples include The Great Race and Operation Mad Ball.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Jack Lemmon movies?" and "What are the greatest Jack Lemmon roles of all time?"

Robert Altman and Peter Segal are among those who directed Jack Lemmon at one point or another during their careers in the film industry. If you're a fan of Jack Lemmon, then check out our lists of the best Rodney Dangerfield and Walter Matthau movies as well.

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The Apartment Shirley MacLaine, Jack Lemmon, Fred MacMurray

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Some Like It Hot Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis

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The Odd Couple Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Herb Edelman

110 15
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Mister Roberts Henry Fonda, Jack Lemmon, James Cagney

107 16
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Days of Wine and Roses Jack Lemmon, Mel Blanc, Lee Remick

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Irma la Douce Shirley MacLaine, James Caan, Jack Lemmon

78 18
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The Fortune Cookie Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Lurene Tuttle

91 31
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The Great Race Natalie Wood, Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis

84 27
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Glengarry Glen Ross Al Pacino, Alec Baldwin, Kevin Spacey

81 26
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The China Syndrome Jane Fonda, Michael Douglas, Jack Lemmon

90 32
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The Out-of-Towners Jack Lemmon, Billy Dee Williams, Anne Meara

91 34
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Grumpy Old Men Ann-Margret, Daryl Hannah, Jack Lemmon

63 18
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JFK Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon

58 15
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How to Murder Your Wife Jack Lemmon, Virna Lisi, Claire Trevor

57 15
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Missing Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek, Melanie Mayron

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12 Angry Men Jack Lemmon, James Gandolfini, Tony Danza

56 17
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Bell, Book and Candle James Stewart, Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon

63 22
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Avanti! Jack Lemmon, Juliet Mills, Clive Revill

49 16
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Save the Tiger Jack Lemmon, Liv Lindeland, Barton MacLane

57 24
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Good Neighbor Sam Jack Lemmon, Barbara Bouchet, Edward G. Robinson

44 16
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The Front Page Susan Sarandon, Carol Burnett, Jack Lemmon

46 18
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My Fellow Americans Lauren Bacall, Dan Aykroyd, Jack Lemmon

63 31
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Grumpier Old Men Sophia Loren, Ann-Margret, Daryl Hannah

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It Should Happen to You Jack Lemmon, Judy Holliday, John Saxon

34 10
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Dad Kevin Spacey, Ethan Hawke, Jack Lemmon

35 11
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The Prisoner of Second Avenue Sylvester Stallone, Anne Bancroft, Jack Lemmon

34 11
The Wackiest Ship in the Army is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Jack Lemmon Movies
The Wackiest Ship in the Army Jack Lemmon, Ricky Nelson, Richard Anderson

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The Notorious Landlady Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon, Fred Astaire

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Airport '77 Christopher Lee, James Stewart, Olivia de Havilland

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Out to Sea Jack Lemmon, Dyan Cannon, Walter Matthau

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Under the Yum Yum Tree Jack Lemmon, Carol Lynley, Paul Lynde

30 13
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The Legend of Bagger Vance Charlize Theron, Will Smith, Matt Damon

23 8
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Phffft Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon, Judy Holliday

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My Sister Eileen Jack Lemmon, Janet Leigh, Betty Garrett

34 18
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The Odd Couple II Jack Lemmon, Christine Baranski, Amy Yasbeck

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Inherit the Wind Jack Lemmon, George C. Scott, Piper Laurie

22 9
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Cowboy Jack Lemmon, Glenn Ford, Strother Martin

21 10
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Short Cuts Robert Downey Jr., Julianne Moore, Tim Robbins

17 7
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Tuesdays with Morrie Hank Azaria, Jack Lemmon, Caroline Aaron

18 8
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The April Fools Catherine Deneuve, Jack Lemmon, Myrna Loy

18 9
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It Happened to Jane Doris Day, Jack Lemmon, Steve Forrest

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Hamlet Kate Winslet, Robin Williams, Billy Crystal

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Fire Down Below Rita Hayworth, Jack Lemmon, Robert Mitchum

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The Murder of Mary Phagan Kevin Spacey, William H. Macy, Jack Lemmon

15 8
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Mass Appeal Jack Lemmon, Charles Durning, Ċ½eljko Ivanek

16 9
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The Concorde...Airport '79 Alain Delon, Robert Wagner, George Kennedy

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The Long Way Home Jack Lemmon, Sarah Paulson, Betty Garrett

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You Can't Run Away from It Jack Lemmon, June Allyson, Jim Backus

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Operation Mad Ball Mickey Rooney, Jack Lemmon, Ernie Kovacs

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Macaroni Jack Lemmon, Marcello Mastroianni, Daria Nicolodi