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Movies Written By Neil Simon

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This is a list of films written by Neil Simon, screenwriter. This list of movies written by Neil Simon is alphabetical and can be sorted for other bits of information such as who directed the film and what genre it falls under. These Neil Simon screenplays are not unfinished works; they have all been produced and released somewhere in the world. Any unreleased Neil Simon films are not included on this list. Neil Simon has written some very iconic movies over the years, so if you're trying to find popular Neil Simon films that you haven't seen already then this list is the perfect guide for doing so.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different movies, including The Odd Couple and The Goodbye Girl.

You can use this list to answer the questions, "What movies did Neil Simon write?" and "How many movies did Neil Simon write?"

This list includes almost all of Neil Simon's screenplay credits. You can click on the names of the movies Neil Simon wrote in order to find out more about each individual Neil Simon film. Trailers for each movie can also be seen if you click on the video previews for these Neil Simon films. {#nodes}
  • After the Fox

    After the Fox

    Peter Sellers, Britt Ekland


    Directed byVittorio De Sica

    After the Fox is a 1966 British–Italian comedy film starring Peter Sellers and directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • Barefoot in the Park

    Barefoot in the Park

    Jane Fonda, Robert Redford


    Directed byGene Saks

    Barefoot in the Park is a 1967 American comedy film. The film stars Jane Fonda as Corie and... more on Wikipedia
  • Biloxi Blues
    Biloxi Blues is a semi-autobiographical play by Neil Simon. It portrays the conflict of... more on Wikipedia
  • Biloxi Blues

    Biloxi Blues

    Christopher Walken, Matthew Broderick


    Directed byMike Nichols

    Biloxi Blues is a 1988 American comedy film directed by Mike Nichols, written by Neil Simon,... more on Wikipedia


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  • Brighton Beach Memoirs

    Brighton Beach Memoirs

    Jason Alexander, Blythe Danner


    Directed byGene Saks

    Brighton Beach Memoirs is a 1986 American comedy film directed by Gene Saks, written by Neil... more on Wikipedia
  • California Suite
    California Suite is a 1976 play by Neil Simon. Similar in structure to his earlier Plaza... more on Wikipedia
  • California Suite

    California Suite

    Jane Fonda, Bill Cosby


    Directed byHerbert Ross

    California Suite is a 1978 American comedy film directed by Herbert Ross. The screenplay by... more on Wikipedia
  • Chapter Two

    Chapter Two

    James Caan, Valerie Harper


    Directed byRobert Moore

    Chapter Two is a 1979 romantic comedy film written by Neil Simon and directed by Robert Moore.Amazon_watch buy button
  • Last of the Red Hot Lovers

    Last of the Red Hot Lovers

    Alan Arkin, Paula Prentiss


    Directed byGene Saks

    Neil Simon's Last of the Red Hot Lovers is a 1972 comedy film based on Neil Simon's play of... more on Wikipedia
  • London Suite

    London Suite

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Kelsey Grammer


    Directed byJay Sandrich

    On one day at an English Hotel, four different stories are shown. Diana is in London to...Amazon_watch buy button
  • Lost in Yonkers

    Lost in Yonkers

    Richard Dreyfuss, David Strathairn


    Directed byMartha Coolidge

    Lost in Yonkers is a 1993 film film adaptation of the Neil Simon play of the same name,... more on Wikipedia
  • Murder by Death

    Murder by Death

    Maggie Smith, Peter Sellers


    Directed byRobert Moore

    This film is a 1976 American mystery comedy film with a cast featuring Eileen Brennan, Truman... more on Wikipedia

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  • Only When I Laugh

    Only When I Laugh

    Kevin Bacon, Kristy McNichol


    Directed byGlenn Jordan

    Only When I Laugh is a 1981 film based on Neil Simon's play The Gingerbread Lady. The story is... more on Wikipedia
  • Plaza Suite
    Plaza Suite is a comedy play by Neil Simon.
  • Plaza Suite

    Plaza Suite

    Walter Matthau, Lee Grant


    Directed byArthur Hiller

    Plaza Suite is a 1971 American comedy film directed by Arthur Hiller. The screenplay by Neil... more on Wikipedia
  • The Cheap Detective

    The Cheap Detective

    Ann-Margret, James Cromwell


    Directed byRobert Moore

    The Cheap Detective is a 1978 American satirical comedy film written by Neil Simon and... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Good Doctor

    The Good Doctor

    Ed Asner, Richard Chamberlain


    Directed byJack O'Brien

    The Good Doctor is a 1978 music drama film written by Neil Simon and directed by Jack O'Brien.
  • The Goodbye Girl

    The Goodbye Girl

    Richard Dreyfuss, Marsha Mason


    Directed byHerbert Ross

    The Goodbye Girl is a 1977 American romantic comedy-drama film. Directed by Herbert Ross, the... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • The Heartbreak Kid

    The Heartbreak Kid

    Cybill Shepherd, Doris Roberts


    Directed byElaine May

    The Heartbreak Kid is a 1972 dark romantic comedy film directed by Elaine May, written by Neil... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Lonely Guy

    The Lonely Guy

    Steve Martin, Andy Garcia


    Directed byArthur Hiller

    The Lonely Guy is a 1984 romantic comedy film, directed by Arthur Hiller and starring Steve... more on Wikipedia
  • The Marrying Man

    The Marrying Man

    Alec Baldwin, Kim Basinger


    Directed byJerry Rees

    The Marrying Man is a 1991 romantic comedy film starring Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger. The... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button

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  • The Odd Couple

    The Odd Couple

    Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau


    Directed byGene Saks

    The Odd Couple is a 1968 American black comedy film written by Neil Simon, based on his play... more on Wikipedia
  • The Odd Couple II

    The Odd Couple II

    Jack Lemmon, Christine Baranski


    Directed byHoward Deutch

    The Odd Couple II is the 1998 sequel to 1968's The Odd Couple. Written by Neil Simon, the film... more on Wikipedia
  • The Out-of-Towners

    The Out-of-Towners

    Jack Lemmon, Billy Dee Williams


    Directed byArthur Hiller

    The Out-of-Towners is a 1970 comedy film written by Neil Simon, directed by Arthur Hiller, and... more on Wikipedia
  • The Prisoner of Second Avenue

    The Prisoner of Second Avenue

    Sylvester Stallone, Anne Bancroft


    Directed byMelvin Frank

    The Prisoner of Second Avenue is an American black comedy play by Neil Simon, later made into... more on Wikipedia