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List of Alan Arkin Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. T.G.I.F. (1967)
11
2
T.G.I.F.
11
2
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Alan Arkin
Genres:
Short
2. Wait Until Dark (1967)
19
3
Wait Until Dark
19
3

A blind woman is terrorized by a group of thugs while they search for a doll in her apartment which contains a fortune in smuggled heroin.

As:
Cast
Role:
Roat / Roat Jr. / Roat Sr.
Director:
Terence Young
Genres:
Thriller, Horror
Star Cast:
Audrey Hepburn, Mel Ferrer, Richard Crenna, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Jack Weston
3. The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968)
15
6
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
G
15
6
As:
Cast
Role:
John Singer
Director:
Robert Ellis Miller
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Cicely Tyson, Sondra Locke, Chuck McCann, Peter Mamakos
4. The 81st Annual Academy Awards (2009)
14
3
The 81st Annual Academy Awards
TV-14
14
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Presenter
Director:
Roger Goodman, Allen P. Haines
Genres:
News
Star Cast:
Jennifer Aniston, Hugh Jackman, Amy Adams, Amy Bailey
5. The In-Laws (1979)
14
2
The In-Laws
PG
14
2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Sheldon Kornpett
Director:
Arthur Hiller
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Comedy, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
Peter Falk, Ed Begley Jr., Nancy Dussault, Richard Libertini
6. Edward Scissorhands (1990)
13
4
Edward Scissorhands
TV-14
13
4

After the premature death of his creator, Edward, an artificial humanoid, is left with scissor blades for hands. He is discovered by kind-hearted saleswoman Peg, who welcomes him into her home. He quickly wins affection in the neighborhood and falls in love with Peg's teenage daughter, but his luck turns when he is framed for a robbery.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Fantasy, Drama
7. Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
12
2
Little Miss Sunshine
R
12
2

After 7 year-old Olive Hoover qualifies for the Little Miss Sunshine beauty pageant, her whole dysfunctional family comes together for a cross-country trip from Albuquerque to California in their Volkswagen van. However, a series of disasters obstruct the way to their lofty dreams, including a vehicle breakdown and Olive being abandoned at a gas station.

As:
Cast
Role:
Grandpa Edwin Hoover
Director:
Valerie Faris, Jonathan Dayton
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role
8. Argo (2012)
15
4
Argo
R
15
4

The movie is adapted from a 1999 book -The Master of Disguise – by the CIA exfiltration specialist, Tony Mendez and a 2007 article by Joshuah Bearman. Depicting true events, the movie follows Mendez, as he devises an ingenious but risky plan to rescue six Americans from Tehran in 1979 by posing as a film crew unit scouting for location in Iran for a science-fiction film.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Lester Siegel
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, History, Biography
9. Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)
12
3
Glengarry Glen Ross
R
12
3

Ricky Roma, Shelley Levene, Dave Moss, and George Aaronow are four real-estate salesmen who work for Premiere Properties, Chicago. When during a sales meeting it is revealed that the bottom two salesmen of the month will be fired, rivalry turns into jealousy and treachery amongst the four. 

As:
Cast
Role:
George Aaronow
Director:
James Foley
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Drama
10. Gattaca (1997)
11
3
Gattaca
PG-13
11
3

In a futuristic society, genetically engineered individuals are preferred over those born traditionally. Vincent Freeman, born naturally, is therefore at disadvantage. To fulfil his desire of joining space mission to one of Saturn’s moons, he assumes the identity of a superior Valid. However, when a murder threatens to reveal his real identity, he must find a way to protect himself.

As:
Cast
Director:
Andrew Niccol
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Sci-Fi
11. The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming! (1966)
14
3
The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!
14
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Lt. Rozanov
Director:
Norman Jewison
Genres:
Comedy, War
Star Cast:
Eva Marie Saint, Carl Reiner, Jonathan Winters, Brian Keith
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor - Comedy or Musical
12. Catch-22 (1970)
15
7
Catch-22
R
15
7

Captain John Yossarian is a pilot serving during the World War II, stationed in the Mediterranean. Being fed up of the madness of the ongoing war, he tries to be certified insane, so that he wouldn’t have to fight anymore.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Capt. John Yossarian
Director:
Genres:
War, Drama, Comedy
13. Little Murders (1971)
11
3
Little Murders
PG
11
3
As:
Cast, Director
Director:
Alan Arkin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Donald Sutherland, Doris Roberts, Elizabeth Wilson, Elliott Gould
14. Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)
11
3
Grosse Pointe Blank
R
11
3

Martin Blank, a professional contract killer, who is unhappy with his work, receives an assignment in Detroit. His secretary persuades him to attend his ten-year high school reunion in Detroit suburb, Grosse Pointe. Putting his professional thoughts aside, he tries to re-connect with his school girlfriend; but things turn difficult when two NSA agents plus a contract hit-man come chasing after him. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Oatman
Director:
George Armitage
Genres:
Action, Crime, Comedy, Thriller, Romance
15. Four Days in September (1997)
10
2
Four Days in September
R
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Charles Burke Elbrick
Director:
Bruno Barreto
Genres:
History, Thriller, Drama, Action
Star Cast:
Fernanda Torres, Pedro Cardoso, Luiz Fernando Guimarães, Cláudia Abreu
16. City Island (2009)
10
3
City Island
PG-13
10
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Raymond De Felitta
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Julianna Margulies, Andy Garcia, Emily Mortimer, Steven Strait
17. The 53rd Annual Academy Awards (1981)
10
2
The 53rd Annual Academy Awards
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself - Presenter
Director:
Marty Pasetta, Harrison Engle
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Lucie Arnaz, Johnny Carson, Ellen Burstyn, Eileen Brennan
18. Popi (1969)
13
4
Popi
G
13
4

Hard-working Puerto Rican widower, Abraham Rodriguez, is unable to provide his sons a decent life away from the violent Spanish Harlem neighborhood. After witnessing the good treatment given to Cuban exiles, he hatches a plot to set his sons adrift in a boat off Miami Beach, hoping that they’ll be rescued and adopted as Cuban escapees. Do the boys find wealthy homes?

As:
Cast
Role:
Abraham
Director:
Arthur Hiller
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Rita Moreno, Reuben Figueroa, Miguel Alejandro, Arny Freeman
20. Freebie and the Bean (1974)
12
2
Freebie and the Bean
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Bean
Director:
Richard Rush
Genres:
Drama, Crime, Comedy, Action
Star Cast:
Christopher Morley, Mike Kellin, Jack Kruschen, James Caan
21. The Muppets (2011)
11
3
The Muppets
TV-PG
11
3

Tex Richman, a materialistic oil tycoon, plans to take down the Muppet Theater to drill for oil. When ardent Muppet fan, Walter, his human-brother, Gary, and his girlfriend Mary learn about this, they search for the separated Muppets and help Kermit the Frog bring all Muppets together for ‘The Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever’ to raise $10 million required to save their theater.

As:
Cast
Director:
James Bobin
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Musical, Comedy
23. Million Dollar Arm (2014)
12
3
Million Dollar Arm
PG
12
3

Million Dollar Arm is a sports drama film, which tells the story of a sports agent who attempts to find fresh baseball talent for his recently established company. To do this, he stages an unconventional recruitment strategy. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Craig Gillespie
Genres:
Sport, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Jon Hamm, Bill Paxton, Tzi Ma, Aasif Mandvi
24. Mother Night (1996)
10
5
Mother Night
R
10
5
As:
Cast
Director:
Keith Gordon
Genres:
Romance, Drama, War
Star Cast:
Kirsten Dunst, John Goodman, Nick Nolte, Sheryl Lee
26. Marley & Me (2008)
10
5
Marley & Me
PG
10
5

After moving to Florida and getting new jobs at competing newspapers, newlyweds John and Jenny Grogan decide to adopt a puppy named Marley, as they are not ready to have children yet. The puppy soon grows up into a huge, mischievous dog which continuously irritates its owners, but also manages to bring out the best in them.

As:
Cast
Role:
Arnie Klein
Director:
David Frankel
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Family
27. Going in Style (2017)
17
2
Going in Style
PG-13
17
2

Joe, Willie and Albert, three lifelong friends get cheated of their pension money by a bank. Therefore, they plan to rob the same bank, in order to be able to take care of themselves and their loved ones. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Albert Garner
Director:
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
28. Sunshine Cleaning (2008)
11
3
Sunshine Cleaning
R
11
3

Rose Lorkowski is a single mother working as a cleaner. Her sister, Norah, is unreliable and very dependent and lives with their father, Joe. When Rose gets a chance to enter the more lucrative crime scene cleanup business, she involves Norah, and the two start the Sunshine Cleaning business. This ends up being a life-changing experience. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Joe
Director:
Christine Jeffs
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Jason Spevack, Steve Zahn
29. Simon (1980)
12
3
Simon
PG
12
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Prof. Simon Mendelssohn
Director:
Marshall Brickman
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Madeline Kahn, Adolph Green, William Finley, Judy Graubart
30. Coupe de Ville (1990)
13
2
Coupe de Ville
PG-13
13
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Joe Roth
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Patrick Dempsey, Annabeth Gish, Arye Gross, Daniel Stern
31. Rendition (2007)
11
3
Rendition
R
11
3

When Anwar El-Ibrahimi, a Chicago based American-Egyptian chemical engineer, goes missing, his wife, Isabella, starts a search for him, unaware that he is being interrogated for his supposed involvement in terrorist activities and tortured in a secret facility. Luckily, CIA analyst Douglas Freeman is not convinced of Anwar’s guilt. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Senator Hawkins
Director:
Gavin Hood
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
32. People Soup (1969)
12
3
People Soup
12
3
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Alan Arkin
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Adam Arkin, Matthew Arkin
33. Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins (1975)
10
3
Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins
R
10
3

Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins is a comedy drama film, which tells the story of two determined women who harass a clerk to drive them carefully to Louisiana. Although he is initially put off, he eventually finds himself charmed by both women. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Rafferty
Director:
Dick Richards
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Harry Dean Stanton, Sally Kellerman, Charles Martin Smith, Alex Rocco
34. Woman Times Seven (1967)
9
2
Woman Times Seven
9
2

An Italian-French-American co-production, this comedy film by director Vittorio De Sica comprises seven mini series featuring seven different types of women in different situations. The seven episodes include Funeral Procession, Amateur Night, Two Against One, Super Simone, At the Opera, Suicides and Snow.

As:
Cast
Director:
Vittorio De Sica
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
35. Dumbo (2019)
9
2
Dumbo
PG
9
2

Holt is a circus performer who is tasked with caring for a young elephant named Dumbo, having oversized ears. However, it is soon discovered that Dumbo’s ears can help him to fly, and a few cunning men try to take advantage of the situation.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Adventure, Family, Fantasy
36. Indian Summer (1993)
12
3
Indian Summer
PG-13
12
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Unca Lou Handler
Director:
Mike Binder
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Kevin Pollak, Sam Raimi, Diane Lane, Bill Paxton, Matt Craven, Elizabeth Perkins
37. Stand Up Guys (2012)
10
2
Stand Up Guys
R
10
2

When Val is released after serving 28 years in prison for killing the son of a crime boss, he finds his old friend and crime partner Doc waiting for him. The two friends spend the night in partying and while having their dinner, Doc confesses that he has been ordered to kill Val within 10 A.M. and if he does not do that he himself will be killed.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Hirsch
Director:
Fisher Stevens
Genres:
Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
38. Get Smart (2008)
9
2
Get Smart
PG-13
9
2

After the identities of secret agents are compromised following an attack at the spy agency, CONTROL, analyst Maxwell Smart is finally promoted to field agent and is paired with experienced and beautiful Agent 99. As they attempt to foil an evil plan by the terrorist organization KAOS, they realize that their identities were also compromised by a double-agent.

As:
Cast
Role:
The Chief
Director:
Peter Segal
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Action
40. Jakob the Liar (1999)
9
3
Jakob the Liar
PG-13
9
3
As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Kassovitz
Genres:
Drama, War
Star Cast:
Robin Williams, Liev Schreiber, Hannah Taylor Gordon, Éva Igó, István Bálint
41. The Change-Up (2011)
11
2
The Change-Up
R
11
2

Friends Dave and Mitch have grown apart and lead vastly different lives. Dave is a family man and overworked lawyer while Mitch is an irresponsible adult enjoying life. After their bodies get magically switched one night, they end up with each other’s lives and must find a way to get back their own bodies. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Mitch's Dad
Director:
David Dobkin
Genres:
Fantasy, Comedy
42. Grudge Match (2013)
10
3
Grudge Match
PG-13
10
3

Back in 1980s, boxers Henry "Razor" Sharp and Billy "The Kid" McDonnen were fierce rivals until Razor suddenly announced his retirement, leaving a three match series unresolved, thus effectively ending their career. 30 years later, a boxing promoter approaches him to face Kid in one last bout and he grudgingly accepts the challenge. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Peter Segal
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Sport
43. So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)
9
2
So I Married an Axe Murderer
PG-13
9
2

This black comedy romance film revolves around Charlie, a poet afraid of commitment, who falls in love with a girl Harriet. However, he soon starts suspecting that she may be a dangerous serial killer, and has killed all of her previous partners.

As:
Cast
Director:
Thomas Schlamme
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
45. The Rocketeer (1991)
9
3
The Rocketeer
PG
9
3

Based on the comic-strip superhero of 1930s. Cliff Secord, a stunt pilot, accidently comes across a rocket-powered jetpack that empowers him to fly. Turning into a masked superhero, he saves his girlfriend Jenny as well as others. As he acquires fame as The Rocketeer, everyone from mobsters greedy to rule the world, to FBI and German Nazis come chasing after the superhero.

As:
Cast
Role:
Peevy
Director:
Joe Johnston
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Family, Comedy, Action, Adventure
Star Cast:
46. Last of the Red Hot Lovers (1972)
9
3
Last of the Red Hot Lovers
PG
9
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Barney Cashman
Director:
Gene Saks
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Paula Prentiss, Sally Kellerman, Renée Taylor, Bella Bruck
47. Improper Channels (1981)
10
2
Improper Channels
PG
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Jeffery Martley
Director:
Eric Till
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Mariette Hartley, Monica Parker, Harry Ditson, Sarah Stevens
48. The Magician of Lublin (1979)
11
2
The Magician of Lublin
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Yasha Mazur
Director:
Menahem Golan
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Louise Fletcher, Shelley Winters, Lou Jacobi, Valerie Perrine
49. The Return of Captain Invincible (1983)
9
2
The Return of Captain Invincible
PG
9
2

During the Second World War, Captain Invincible helped the Allied Forces by using his superpowers against the Nazis, and he was proclaimed a hero. But when they accused him of being a supporter of the communists, he retires and goes to Australia. Now his help is required once again, after a super secret weapon is stolen in the US. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Captain Invincible
Director:
Philippe Mora
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Comedy, Musical
Star Cast:
Christopher Lee, Kate Fitzpatrick, Bill Hunter, Michael Pate
50. Spenser Confidential (2020)
8
2
Spenser Confidential
R
8
2

When two police officers in Boston are murdered, an ex-cop Spenser senses a big conspiracy. In order to unravel it, he teams up with his roommate, and returns to Boston’s criminal underground.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Henry
Director:
Peter Berg
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
Mark Wahlberg, Marc Maron, Cassie Ventura, Michael Gaston
53. Fire Sale (1977)
9
3
Fire Sale
PG
9
3

Benny owns a department store that is soon to undergo bankruptcy. As he prepares to go on a vacation, he plans a scheme that would solve all his financial problems. He would get his mentally ill brother-in-law to set fire to the store and burn it down, and then he would claim the insurance money. 

As:
Cast, Director
Role:
Ezra Fikus
Director:
Alan Arkin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Sid Caesar, Rob Reiner, Kay Medford, Anjanette Comer
54. Deadhead Miles (1973)
8
2
Deadhead Miles
R
8
2

Deadhead Miles is a comedy film which revolves around a long-distance trucker and his experiences with different people on the road.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Cooper
Director:
Vernon Zimmerman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Durning, Hector Elizondo, Paul Benedict, Oliver Clark
55. Calypso Heat Wave (1957)
8
2
Calypso Heat Wave
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Fred F. Sears
Genres:
Drama, Musical
Star Cast:
Joel Grey, Maya Angelou, Paul Langton, Johnny Desmond, Merry Anders
56. Havana (1990)
8
4
Havana
R
8
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Joe Volpi
Director:
Genres:
Drama, War, Romance
Star Cast:
Robert Redford, Tomas Milian, Daniel Davis, Lena Olin
57. The Last Mohican (1966)
8
2
The Last Mohican
8
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Mr. Ableman
Director:
Paul Leaf
Genres:
Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Anthony Holland
58. The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)
8
1
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
PG-13
8
1

Magicians Burt Wonderstone and Anton Marvelton have been hugely successful until Burt’s overbearing ego became unbearable. Challenged by the dangerous magician Steve Gray, Burt becomes even more careless and Anton ends their partnership. Down on his luck and a change of heart allows Burt to reconnect with Anton while preparing for a final showdown with Gray. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Don Scardino
Genres:
Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
59. Firewall (2006)
9
1
Firewall
PG-13
9
1

Jack Stanfield, head security executive of a bank, is forced by a scheming criminal to steal $100 million from his bank, as ransom for his family held captive at home. He pays by infiltrating bank’s computer security that he designed, but the criminals kidnap his family with no intentions of their safe return. Now he must act fast to save his family.

As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Loncraine
Genres:
Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Harrison Ford, Paul Bettany, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Virginia Madsen, Carly Schroeder, Jimmy Bennett, Gail Ann Lewis
61. America's Sweethearts (2001)
8
1
America's Sweethearts
PG-13
8
1

America’s Sweethearts is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of a movie publicist who has to deal with the split of the co-stars of his movie, while keeping journalists as bay, while a reclusive director is holding the print of his film hostage. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Joe Roth
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
62. Love the Coopers (2015)
8
1
Love the Coopers
PG-13
8
1

Love the Coopers is a comedy film which revolves around the Cooper family, who along with their extended relatives, are about to have the best Christmas Eve celebration. However, due to unexpected events and visitors, their celebration becomes a total mess.

As:
Cast
Director:
Jessie Nelson
Genres:
Fantasy, Romance, Comedy
63. Inspector Clouseau (1968)
7
1
Inspector Clouseau
G
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Insp. Jacques Clouseau
Director:
Bud Yorkin
Genres:
Mystery, Comedy, Crime
Star Cast:
Patrick Cargill, Barry Foster, Frank Finlay, John Bindon
64. The Monitors (1969)
8
1
The Monitors
PG
8
1

The Monitors is a sci-fi comedy film which tells the story of a benign group of aliens which take over the Earth, and establish peace and get rid of violence and war. However, few human beings start to resist and plan a rebellion against the aliens.

As:
Cast
Director:
Jack Shea
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Keenan Wynn, Adam Arkin, Sherry Jackson, Guy Stockwell
65. Full Moon High (1981)
7
1
Full Moon High
PG
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Larry Cohen
Genres:
Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Star Cast:
Bob Saget, Pat Morita, Adam Arkin, Ed McMahon
66. Chu Chu and the Philly Flash (1981)
7
1
Chu Chu and the Philly Flash
PG
7
1

Flash used to be a skilled baseball player, but ruins his life by excessive drinking. One day he meets Chu Chu, who used to be a successful entertainer, but ruins her career like him after falling into alcoholism. Soon, they find government documents and decide to return them to their rightful owners, in hope of reward money, but instead they fall in trouble.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Flash
Director:
David Lowell Rich
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Danny Glover, Danny Aiello, Carol Burnett, Jack Warden, Adam Arkin
67. The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)
6
3
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause
G
6
3

When the wicked Jack Frost comes up with a plan to sabotage the toy factory, it is up to Santa to stop him and also keep his family happy.

As:
Cast
Director:
Michael Lembeck
Genres:
Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Star Cast:
Tim Allen, Martin Short, Kevin Pollak, Abigail Breslin, Elizabeth Mitchell, Judge Reinhold
68. The Jerky Boys (1995)
6
1
The Jerky Boys
R
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Ernie Lazarro
Director:
James Melkonian
Genres:
Crime, Comedy
Star Cast:
William Hickey, Alan North, John G. Brennan, Kamal Ahmed
70. Bad Medicine (1985)
6
1
Bad Medicine
PG-13
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Ramón Madera
Director:
Harvey Miller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Julie Kavner, Gilbert Gottfried, Bill Macy, Steve Guttenberg
71. Blood (Thinner Than Water) (2004)
11
3
Blood (Thinner Than Water)
11
3
As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Alan Arkin
Genres:
Comedy, Short
Star Cast:
Suzanne Newlander Arkin, Gillian Farrell, Jonathan Richards, Tom Schuch
72. That's Me (1963)
10
2
That's Me
10
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Walker Stuart
Genres:
Short, Drama, Comedy
73. Samuel Beckett Is Coming Soon (1993)
11
2
Samuel Beckett Is Coming Soon
11
2
As:
Cast, Producer, Director
Role:
The Director
Director:
Alan Arkin
Genres:
Short
Star Cast:
Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Anthony Arkin, Jim Flanagan, Thomas E. Kennedy
74. Joshua Then and Now (1985)
9
2
Joshua Then and Now
R
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Reuben Shapiro
Director:
Ted Kotcheff
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
James Woods, Michael Sarrazin, Gabrielle Lazure, Linda Sorensen
75. The Novice (2006)
8
2
The Novice
PG-13
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Murray Robinson
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Frank Langella, Matthew Carey, Jacob Pitts, John Schuk
76. Magicians (2000)
7
1
Magicians
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Milo
Director:
James Merendino
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
O-Lan Jones, Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Claire Forlani, Til Schweiger
77. Raising Flagg (2006)
7
1
Raising Flagg
PG-13
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Flagg Purdy
Director:
Neal Miller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lauren Holly, Barbara Dana, Austin Pendleton, Glenne Headly
78. Big Trouble (1986)
7
1
Big Trouble
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Leonard Hoffman
Director:
John Cassavetes
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Charles Durning, Peter Falk, Robert Stack, Beverly D'Angelo
79. In Security (2013)
7
1
In Security
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Adam Beamer, Evan Beamer
Genres:
Action, Comedy
Star Cast:
Vinnie Jones, Ving Rhames, Ed Begley Jr., Ethan Embry, Michael Gladis, Clea DuVall, Cary Elwes
80. Steal Big Steal Little (1995)
7
1
Steal Big Steal Little
PG-13
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Lou Perilli, Ruben's Partner
Director:
Andrew Davis
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Joe Pantoliano, Holland Taylor, Rachel Ticotin, Andy Garcia

TV Movie(s)

81. The Other Side of Hell (1978)
11
2
The Other Side of Hell
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Frank Dole
Director:
Ján Kadár
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Morgan Woodward, Roger E. Mosley, Seamon Glass, Shay Duffin
82. The Defection of Simas Kudirka (1978)
11
4
The Defection of Simas Kudirka
11
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Simas Kudirka
Director:
David Lowell Rich
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
George Dzundza, Donald Pleasence, John McMartin, Richard Jordan
83. Escape from Sobibor (1987)
11
2
Escape from Sobibor
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Leon Feldhendler
Director:
Jack Gold
Genres:
Drama, History, War
Star Cast:
Jack Shepherd, Rutger Hauer, Joanna Pacula, Hartmut Becker
84. And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003)
8
2
And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself
TV-MA
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Sam Drebben
Director:
Bruce Beresford
Genres:
War, History, Drama, Western, Biography
Star Cast:
Antonio Banderas, Kyle Chandler, Jim Broadbent, Eion Bailey, Matt Day
85. The Pentagon Papers (2003)
8
2
The Pentagon Papers
R
8
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Harry Rowen
Director:
Rod Holcomb
Genres:
History, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Paul Giamatti, James Spader, Claire Forlani, Kenneth Welsh
86. It Couldn't Happen to a Nicer Guy (1974)
8
2
It Couldn't Happen to a Nicer Guy
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Cy Howard
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Paul Sorvino, Adam Arkin, Bob Dishy, Eddie Barth
87. Twigs (1975)
9
2
Twigs
9
2
As:
Director
Director:
Alan Arkin, Clark Jones
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Ed Asner, Carol Burnett, Edward Asner, Jack Gilford, Gary Burghoff, Conrad Bain
88. The Fourth Wise Man (1985)
9
2
The Fourth Wise Man
TV-PG
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Orontes
Director:
Michael Ray Rhodes
Genres:
Adventure, Drama
Star Cast:
Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Eileen Brennan, Ralph Bellamy
89. Necessary Parties (1988)
9
2
Necessary Parties
9
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Director:
Gwen Arner
Genres:
Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Adam Arkin, Julie Hagerty, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Taylor Fry
90. In the Director's Chair: The Man Who Invented Edward Scissorhands (1990)
9
2
In the Director's Chair: The Man Who Invented Edward Scissorhands
9
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself
Director:
Roland Mesa
Genres:
Biography
Star Cast:
Tim Burton, Glenn Shadix, Geena Davis, Amy M. Allen
91. Varian's War (2001)
8
2
Varian's War
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Lionel Chetwynd
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Lynn Redgrave, William Hurt, Julia Ormond, Maury Chaykin, Matt Craven
93. Cooperstown (1993)
8
2
Cooperstown
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Charles Haid
Genres:
Sport, Drama
Star Cast:
Ed Begley Jr., Ann Wedgeworth, Byron Thames, Ernie Harwell
94. Taking the Heat (1993)
8
1
Taking the Heat
R
8
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Tom Mankiewicz
Genres:
Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Tony Goldwyn, George Segal, Peter Boyle, Will Patton
95. A Deadly Business (1986)
7
1
A Deadly Business
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Harold Kaufman
Director:
John Korty
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Michael Learned, Armand Assante, Raymond Serra, George Morfogen
96. Heck's Way Home (1996)
7
1
Heck's Way Home
G
7
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Dogcatcher
Director:
Michael J.F. Scott
Genres:
Adventure
Star Cast:
Michael Riley, Chris Sigurdson, Michaelin Scott, Chad Krowchuk
97. Blood Money (2000)
6
1
Blood Money
R
6
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Aaron Lipstadt
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Brian Bloom, Joseph Gian, Jonathan Scarfe, Jennifer Gatti

Animation(s)

The Last Unicorn (1982)
The Last Unicorn
G
Plot:

The Last Unicorn is an animated fantasy adventure film which tells the story of a young unicorn who comes to know that the evil King Haggard is planning to eliminate all the unicorns in the world. She decides to seek the help of a sorcerer, and save the unicorns from extinction.  

As:
Cast
Role:
Schmendrick (voice)
Director:
Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Animation, Family, Drama

TV Shows and Videos

Carol Burnett & Company (1979)
Carol Burnett & Company
As:
Cast
Role:
(1 episode, 1979)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
The Great American Dream Machine (1971)
The Great American Dream Machine
As:
Cast
Role:
Himself (1 episode, 1971)
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
Chevy Chase, Ken Shapiro, Marshall Efron
A Year in the Life (1987)
A Year in the Life
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Sarah Jessica Parker, Adam Arkin, Richard Kiley, Brian Benben
Captain Kangaroo (1955)
Captain Kangaroo
TV-G
As:
Cast
Director:
Jim Hirschfeld, Peter Birch
Genres:
Family
Star Cast:
Dolly Parton, Rosey Grier, Adam Arkin, Robert Keeshan
Fay (1975)
Fay
As:
Director
Director:
Alan Arkin
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Doris Roberts, Lee Grant, Norman Alden, Joe Silver, Audra Lindley
Picture Windows (1994)
Picture Windows
As:
Cast
Director:
Norman Jewison, Jonathan Kaplan, Peter Bogdanovich, Bob Rafelson, Joe Dante
Star Cast:
John Hurt, George Segal, Sally Kirkland, Michael Lerner
Harry (1987)
Harry
As:
Cast
Role:
Harry Porschak (7 episodes, 1987)
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Richard Lewis, Barbara Dana, Thom Bray, Matt Craven

Alan Arkin Awards

Academy Awards
Little Miss Sunshine Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role 2007
Golden Globe Awards
The Russians Are Coming the Russians Are Coming Best Actor - Comedy or Musical 1967
BAFTA Awards
Little Miss Sunshine Best Actor in a Supporting Role 2007