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List of Charles Grodin Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Rosemary's Baby (1968)
15
5
Rosemary's Baby
R
15
5

Director Roman Polanski’s first American movie is about Guy and Rosemary Woodhouse, who move into an apartment where Rosemary meets their friendly, yet a little weird neighbors. She experiences strange incidences and nightmares, and hears odd sounds. When she gets pregnant, Rosemary is worried that their neighbors and suddenly-distant husband are planning some sinister conspiracy against her baby.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Horror
Star Cast:
Mia Farrow, Tony Curtis, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer, Maurice Evans
2. Midnight Run (1988)
18
2
Midnight Run
R
18
2

When bounty hunter, Jack Walsh, is hired by bail bondsman Eddie to bring back mob accountant Jonathan "The Duke" Mardukas to Los Angeles, he is told that the job will be as easy as a midnight run. No doubt, he captures Duke in New York City; but by then both FBI and the mob are anxious to have him in their hand first. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Jonathan Mardukas
Director:
Martin Brest
Genres:
Comedy, Thriller, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
Robert De Niro, Joe Pantoliano, Yaphet Kotto, John Ashton, Dennis Farina
3. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)
12
2
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
12
2

In 1866, Professor Pierre M Aronnax and his assistant come across reports of a giant sea monster that is attacking ships in the Pacific Ocean. They are asked to investigate the disappearances, and therefore they set out on an expedition. But soon they discover that the monster is actually an advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.   

As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Fleischer
Genres:
Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Drama, Family
Star Cast:
Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Peter Lorre, Paul Lukas, Robert J. Wilke
4. Catch-22 (1970)
13
2
Catch-22
R
13
2

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
Director:
Genres:
War, Drama, Comedy
5. The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
13
2
The Great Muppet Caper
G
13
2

The Great Gonzo, Fozzie Bear and Kermit the Frog are newspaper reporters who interview a rich victim of jewel thieves, Lady Holiday in Britain. Kermit is head over heels with Miss Piggy, Lady Holiday's secretary. The thieves strike again, and Miss Piggy is framed in the act. The onus is now on The Muppets and Kermit to track down the real culprits.

As:
Cast
Director:
Jim Henson
Genres:
Mystery, Musical, Crime, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Peter Falk, John Cleese, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Dave Goelz, Jim Henson
6. Real Life (1979)
13
2
Real Life
PG
13
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Albert Brooks, Dick Haynes, J.A. Preston, Matthew Tobin
7. The Heartbreak Kid (1972)
15
2
The Heartbreak Kid
PG
15
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lenny Cantrow
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Eddie Albert, Doris Roberts, Neil Simon, Cybill Shepherd, Audra Lindley
8. Heaven Can Wait (1978)
14
2
Heaven Can Wait
PG
14
2

A quarterback who is determined to win the Super Bowl, meets with an accident, and is taken away from his body by an angel, although it is not his time to die.  However, he is allowed to return in the body of a millionaire, who had been murdered recently.

As:
Cast
Role:
Tony Abbott
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Fantasy, Sport
Star Cast:
9. Seems Like Old Times (1980)
15
2
Seems Like Old Times
PG
15
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Ira Parks
Director:
Jay Sandrich
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Chevy Chase, Goldie Hawn, Harold Gould, Robert Guillaume
10. Heart and Souls (1993)
15
2
Heart and Souls
PG-13
15
2

Four strangers, Harrison, Penny, Julia and Milo are traveling on the same bus, which crashes and kills everyone inside. As ghosts, the four decide to become guardians to the child born at the moment of their deaths.

As:
Cast
Role:
Harrison Winslow
Director:
Ron Underwood
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Fantasy, Drama
Star Cast:
Kyra Sedgwick, Robert Downey Jr., Elisabeth Shue, Tom Sizemore, Alfre Woodard
11. 11 Harrowhouse (1974)
12
2
11 Harrowhouse
PG
12
2

Small-time diamond merchant, Howard R. Chesser, is asked to supervise the cutting of a massive diamond owned by Clyde Massey. Unfortunately, when the diamond is stolen from him, he has to plan a major heist at The System, a vault full of gems, with the help of his girlfriend and inside man, Watts. 

As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Chesser
Director:
Aram Avakian
Genres:
Comedy, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, James Mason, Candice Bergen, John Bindon
12. Dave (1993)
12
2
Dave
PG-13
12
2

Dave is a political comedy film, which revolves around the life of Dave Kovic, a man who bears an uncanny resemblance with the President of the United States, Bill Mitchell. When Mitchell suffers a stroke, Dave is hired by the Secret Service to impersonate the President on an ongoing basis. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
13. The Lonely Guy (1984)
11
2
The Lonely Guy
R
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Warren
Director:
Arthur Hiller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Steve Martin, Judith Ivey, Steve Lawrence, Robyn Douglass
14. The Woman in Red (1984)
13
2
The Woman in Red
PG-13
13
2

The Woman in Red is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of a middle-aged man who has everything that he wishes for in his life. However, things take a turn when he meets a gorgeous woman in a red dress, who turns his life upside down.

As:
Cast
Role:
Buddy
Director:
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Gene Wilder, Gilda Susan Radner, Joseph Bologna, Judith Ivey, Michael Huddleston
15. Taking Care of Business (1990)
12
2
Taking Care of Business
R
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Spencer
Director:
Arthur Hiller
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Jim Belushi, Mako Iwamatsu, Stephen Elliott, Mako, Anne De Salvo
16. So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)
11
2
So I Married an Axe Murderer
PG-13
11
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:
17. King Kong (1976)
10
2
King Kong
PG
10
2

An expedition to find petroleum takes Jack Prescott to an island that is said to be rich in oil. However, upon reaching the island, he encounters a colossal giant gorilla, Kong, who wreaks havoc.

As:
Cast
Role:
Fred Wilson
Director:
John Guillermin
Genres:
Adventure, Horror
Star Cast:
Jeff Bridges, Jessica Lange, John Randolph, Rene Auberjonois
18. While We're Young (2014)
10
2
While We're Young
R
10
2

Documentary filmmaker Josh Srebnick and wife Cornelia are apparently happily married middle-aged couple; but everything is not so rosy on professional and personal fronts. Then they meet a generation younger charming couple, Jamie and Darby, who bring freshness in older couple’s life. They enjoy being around the youngsters and try doing things they do. Will this friendship rejuvenate Josh and Cornelia’s lives?

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Naomi Watts, Ben Stiller, Adam Driver, Amanda Seyfried, Maria Dizzia, Adam Horovitz, Matthew Maher
19. It's My Turn (1980)
10
2
It's My Turn
R
10
2

Mathematics professor, Kate Gunzinger, is in a relationship with Homer, but they lack passion. She meets ex-baseball player Ben, at her widowed dad’s wedding to Ben’s mother. The two begin a passionate affair and Kate returns to break up with Homer, even though an unpredictable future awaits her. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Homer
Director:
Claudia Weill
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Dianne Wiest, Jill Clayburgh, Michael Douglas, Steven Hill, Beverly Garland, Michael Douglas
20. The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981)
11
2
The Incredible Shrinking Woman
PG
11
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Vance Kramer
Director:
Genres:
Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
Lily Tomlin, Henry Gibson, Elizabeth Wilson, Ned Beatty
21. Thieves (1977)
10
2
Thieves
PG
10
2

Based on a Broadway play of the same name, this comedy drama film revolves around a couple in New York, Martin, a school principal, and Sally, a school teacher, who are in their 30s. They face all kinds of emotional problems, and eventually Sally, decides to file for divorce, and leaves the house to stay with a friend.

As:
Cast
Role:
Martin Cramer
Director:
John Berry, Alfred Viola
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Bob Fosse, Ann Wedgeworth, Mercedes McCambridge, Marlo Thomas, Hector Elizondo
23. It Runs in the Family (1994)
13
3
It Runs in the Family
PG
13
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Mr. Parker (The Old Man)
Director:
Bob Clark
Genres:
Comedy, Family
Star Cast:
Mary Steenburgen, Kieran Culkin, Glenn Shadix, Jean Shepherd, Al Mancini
24. Beethoven (1992)
11
2
Beethoven
PG
11
2

When a St. Bernard puppy finds refuge with the Newtons everybody except the father, George Newton is thrilled. The puppy is named Beethoven and grows up to become a beloved pet. When an evil veterinarian Dr. Varnick sets his eye on Beethoven for animal experiments, George and the family unite to rescue him.

As:
Cast
Role:
George Newton
Director:
Brian Levant
Genres:
Family, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
25. The Couch Trip (1988)
10
3
The Couch Trip
R
10
3
As:
Cast
Role:
George Maitlin
Director:
Michael Ritchie
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Dan Aykroyd, Walter Matthau, Chevy Chase, Richard Romanus, Mary Gross
27. Sunburn (1979)
8
2
Sunburn
PG
8
2

Investigator, Jake Dekker, is appointed to examine a $5 million claim after the suspicious death of wealthy businessman, Theron, in Acapulco. Hiring pretty model, Ellie Morgan, to accompany him as his wife, Dekker reaches Acapulco as a rich jet-setter. Though Theron’s widow refuses to cooperate with investigations, private eye Marcus helps Dekker unearth some shocking revelations which assist in solving the mystery. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Jake
Director:
Richard C. Sarafian
Genres:
Action, Comedy, Crime
28. Fast Track (2006)
8
2
Fast Track
PG-13
8
2

Tom is a slacker who takes up a job at his father-in-law’s law firm, after he discovers that his wife has quit her job due to her pregnancy. However, several struggles await him in his new office.

As:
Cast
Role:
Bob Kowalski
Director:
Jesse Peretz
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
30. Beethoven's 2nd (1993)
7
1
Beethoven's 2nd
PG
7
1

Beethoven, the St. Bernard of the Newton family, meets and falls for Missy, a lady St. Bernard; but her wicked owner Regina separates them. Missy escapes with Beethoven’s help and soon, they are proud parents of 4 adorable puppies which the Newton kids bring home to save from greedy Regina. Can the canines elude Regina’s determined clutches and unite as a happy family? 

As:
Cast
Role:
George Newton
Director:
Rod Daniel
Genres:
Comedy, Romance, Family
Star Cast:
Bonnie Hunt, Chris Penn, Nicholle Tom, Christopher Castile
31. Ishtar (1987)
6
1
Ishtar
PG-13
6
1

Ishtar is an adventure comedy film which revolves around Chuck and Lyle, two singers who are both eager to become famous. They both receive an offer in a hotel in Marrakesh, Morocco, as lounge singers, and they decide to accept the gig. They soon arrive in a neighboring country named Ishtar, and they both unknowingly get involved in a plot to overthrow its powerful leader.

As:
Cast
Role:
Jim Harrison
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Music, Adventure, Comedy
Star Cast:
32. Sex and the College Girl (1964)
6
1
Sex and the College Girl
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
Bob
Director:
Joseph Adler
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
Richard Arlen, Luana Anders, Julie Sommars, John Gabriel
33. Cranium Command (1989)
12
2
Cranium Command
12
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Jerry Rees, Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise
Genres:
Family, Sci-Fi, Short
Star Cast:
Kevin Nealon, Dana Carvey, Corey Burton, Jeff Doucette, George Wendt
34. Brazzaville Teen-Ager (2013)
10
2
Brazzaville Teen-Ager
10
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Father
Director:
Michael Cera
Genres:
Drama, Music, Short, Comedy
Star Cast:
Michael Cera, Jack O'Connell, Kelis, Brandon Reilly
35. The Private Life of a Modern Woman (2017)
8
2
The Private Life of a Modern Woman
8
2
As:
Cast
Director:
James Toback
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alec Baldwin, Sienna Rose Miller, Colleen Camp, Sienna Miller, Nick Mathews
36. You Can't Hurry Love (1988)
7
1
You Can't Hurry Love
R
7
1
As:
Cast
Director:
Richard Martini
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
Scott McGinnis, Anthony Geary, Frank Bonner, David Leisure
38. Last Resort (1986)
6
1
Last Resort
R
6
1
As:
Cast
Role:
George Lollar
Director:
Zane Buzby
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Megan Mullally, Phil Hartman, John Ashton, Robin Pearson Rose

TV Movie(s)

1. Simon and Garfunkel: Songs of America (1969)
13
4
Simon and Garfunkel: Songs of America
13
4
As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Charles Grodin
Genres:
Music
Star Cast:
Paul Simon, Lenny Bruce, Art Garfunkel, Cesar Chavez, Tom Curtis
2. Just Me and You (1978)
13
2
Just Me and You
13
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Michael Lindsay
Director:
John Erman
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Louise Lasser, Miriam Byrd-Nethery, Noble Willingham, Michael Alldredge
3. The Paul Simon Special (1977)
13
2
The Paul Simon Special
13
2
As:
Cast, Writer
Role:
Himself
Director:
Dave Wilson
Genres:
Music, Comedy
Star Cast:
4. The Grass Is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank (1978)
14
2
The Grass Is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank
14
2
As:
Cast
Director:
Robert Day
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Eric Stoltz, Carol Burnett, Barbara Allyne Bennet, Vicki Belmonte, Chris Dekker, Edwina Gough
5. Charley's Aunt (1983)
12
2
Charley's Aunt
12
2
As:
Cast
Role:
Lord Fancourt Babberly
Director:
William Asher
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Joyce Bulifant, Victor Garber, Anne Francis, Vincent Gardenia

TV Shows and Videos

The Young Marrieds (1964)
The Young Marrieds
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Peggy McCay, Michael T. Mikler, Norma Connolly, Susan Brown
Captain Nice (1967)
Captain Nice
As:
Cast
Director:
Charles R. Rondeau, Richard Kinon, Gary Nelson
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Alice Ghostley, Bob Newhart, William Daniels, Ann Prentiss, Liam Dunn
Fresno (1986)
Fresno
As:
Cast
Role:
Cane Kensington (5 episodes, 1986)
Director:
Jeff Bleckner
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Teri Garr, Bill Paxton, Carol Burnett, Valerie Mahaffey, Pat Corley, Anthony Heald
60 Minutes Wednesday (1999)
60 Minutes Wednesday
As:
Writer
Genres:
Documentary, News
Star Cast:
Dan Rather, Charlie Rose, Jimmy Tingle, Bob Simon, Vicki Mabrey
My Mother the Car (1965)
My Mother the Car
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi
Star Cast:
Lee Van Cleef, Ann Sothern, Maggie Pierce, Jerry Van Dyke, Cindy Eilbacher