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List of Paul Newman Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Sting (1973)
66
14
The Sting
PG
66
14

This Academy Awards-winning movie is about an elaborate con planned to take revenge. When his mentor-partner Luther is killed by a ruthless crime-boss Lonnegan, young swindler Hooker seeks help of con-pro Gondorff to plot a complicated scam to get back at Lonnegan. They assemble a group of con-artists for the scheme. However, they also encounter several twists and obstacles along the way.

Role:
Henry Gondorff
Starring:
Directed By:
George Roy Hill
2. King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis (1970)
9
8
King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis
9
8

The documentary film biography of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., constructed using original newsreels, chronicles the important events of his Civil Rights Movement. King’s journey from a regional activist to the world-renowned leader of non-violent campaign for racial equality is captured through events from the 1955 Montgomery bus boycott to the 1968 assassination in Memphis, and also includes rare footage of his speeches, arrests, and protest-marches. 

Role:
Himself
Starring:
James Earl Jones, Burt Lancaster, Joanne Woodward, Clarence Williams III, Ruby Dee
Directed By:
3. Cool Hand Luke (1967)
55
10
Cool Hand Luke
PG
55
10

War veteran Lucas ‘Luke’ Jackson is sentenced to two years on a chain gang for cutting parking meters. However, in the prison, he becomes an inspirational hero to the rest of his fellow convicts, including the prisoners’ leader Dragline for standing up to the guards and their sadistic leader Walking Boss Godfrey. 

Role:
Luke
Starring:
George Harris Kennedy, Jr, Harry Dean Stanton, Dennis Hopper, Wayne Rogers, Lou Antonio, Robert Drivas, George Kennedy
Directed By:
Stuart Rosenberg
4. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
57
11
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
PG
57
11

The classic Western is based on the true story of Wild West outlaws Robert LeRoy Parker, better known as Butch Cassidy and Harry Longabaugh, the Sundance Kid. The movie follows them as they become folk heroes from train robbers to bank robbers, to outlaws, until they meet their end in Bolivia, with guns blazing. 

Role:
Butch Cassidy
Directed By:
George Roy Hill
5. The Hustler (1961)
29
9
The Hustler
29
9

Small-time pool hustler, Fast Eddie Felson, enters the crooked and perverted world of major league professional pool-hustling and high-stakes winnings. He eventually ends up losing against the legendary player, Minnesota Fats, and getting involved with corrupt manager Bert Gordon. He does return to beat Fats but after paying a horrible personal price. 

Role:
Eddie Felson
Starring:
Jackie Gleason, George C. Scott, Myron McCormick, Piper Laurie
Directed By:
Robert Rossen
Awards:
BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actor
6. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
35
4
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
TV-PG
35
4

Brick Pollitt, an alcoholic ex football player injures himself while he was drunk. Shortly after, he goes with his wife Maggie to visit his family’s plantation in Mississippi, for his father’s 65th birthday. His father wants to know why they are still childless, unlike Brick’s brother.

Role:
Brick Pollitt
Starring:
Elizabeth Taylor, Jack Carson, Burl Ives, Judith Anderson
Directed By:
Richard Brooks
7. Hud (1963)
26
5
Hud
TV-PG
26
5

Homer Bannon is an honest and hard-working rancher in Texas. He has a bitter relationship with Hud, his son, who is selfish, egotistical and arrogant, and also an alcoholic since he killed his brother in a car crash. When they lose one of their cows due to a disease, he claims his father to be mentally incompetent to save the herd.

Role:
Hud Bannon
Starring:
Patricia Neal, Whit Bissell, Melvyn Douglas, Brandon De Wilde
Directed By:
Martin Ritt
8. Road to Perdition (2002)
55
23
Road to Perdition
R
55
23

Set in Chicago during the great depression, this crime-drama film follows a hitman working for an Irish mobster who raised him. Road to Perdition is adapted from a graphic novel of the same name.

Starring:
Directed By:
9. The Verdict (1982)
28
6
The Verdict
R
28
6

In order to restore his career and self-respect, a lawyer takes up a medical malpractice case to trial, rather than settling it outside of court. However, he has to go against a powerful attorney Edward Concannon.

Role:
Frank Galvin
Starring:
James Mason, Bruce Willis, Lindsay Crouse, Jack Warden
Directed By:
Sidney Lumet
10. Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)
13
7
Somebody Up There Likes Me
13
7

Rocky Graziano, who had a difficult childhood, makes a career in crime. He frequently run in prisons and detention centres, and there too he is unruly. Once out, he takes up boxing to earn quick money. He quickly realises his potential in the ring and fights odds to become a champion.

Role:
Rocky
Starring:
Pier Angeli, Sal Mineo, Robert Duvall, Steven McQueen, Harold J. Stone, Eileen Heckart, Everett Sloane
Directed By:
Robert Wise
11. Hombre (1967)
18
5
Hombre
18
5

Hombre is a Western film which tells the story of John Russell, a white man who grew up among Native Indians. This makes him the subject of racism, but when the people are attacked by outlaws, he becomes their only hope for survival.

Role:
John Russell
Starring:
Fredric March, Diane Cilento, Cameron Mitchell, Richard Boone
Directed By:
Martin Ritt
12. The Young Philadelphians (1959)
14
6
The Young Philadelphians
14
6
Role:
Anthony Judson Lawrence
Starring:
Adam West, Alexis Smith, Brian Keith, Barbara Rush
Directed By:
Vincent Sherman
13. Slap Shot (1977)
18
8
Slap Shot
R
18
8

In the small New England town of Charlestown, the minor league hockey team, the Charlestown Chiefs is not doing too well. After years of failure, they decide to achieve success with their violent and thuggish lifestyle.

Role:
Reggie
Starring:
Swoosie Kurtz, Michael Ontkean, Lindsay Crouse, Strother Martin, Jennifer Warren
Directed By:
George Roy Hill
14. Nobody's Fool (1994)
14
6
Nobody's Fool
R
14
6

Although Sully is sixty years old, he likes to avoid responsibilities and spend him time at odd construction jobs or at the local bar. However, this changes when his estranged son, Peter, pays him a visit, along with his own son.

Role:
Sully
Starring:
Melanie Griffith, Jessica Tandy, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bruce Willis
Directed By:
Robert Benton
15. The Long, Hot Summer (1958)
14
5
The Long, Hot Summer
14
5

A conman hears rumours about his late father's pyromaniac tendencies upon arrival in his hometown. Meanwhile, he impresses the civic leader who considers him to be a suitable prospective husband for his daughter.

Role:
Ben Quick
Starring:
Angela Lansbury, Orson Welles, Lee Remick, Joanne Woodward, Anthony Franciosa
Directed By:
Martin Ritt
16. The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
21
13
The Hudsucker Proxy
PG
21
13

Conspiring board member Sidney J. Mussburger decides to take control of Hudsucker Industries. To do so he hires graduate, Norville Barnes, thinking him to be stupid, to devalue the company’s stock. But things don’t go according to plan when Norville’s latest invention increases the value and undercover reporter Amy Archer finds out about Mussburger’s villainous plans. 

Role:
Sidney J. Mussburger
Starring:
Steve Buscemi, Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi, Timothy Francis Robbins, John Goodman, Anna Nicole Smith, Charles Durning
Directed By:
Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
17. Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)
20
5
Sweet Bird of Youth
TV-PG
20
5

A drifter returns to his hometown after several years of trying his luck to find success in the movies. Along with him is a former film star, whom he had picked up along the way. He tries to get help from her in order to get a successful screen test. Meanwhile, he also takes the time to meet his former girlfriend, who is the daughter of a local politician- the same man who had forced him to leave.   

Role:
Chance Wayne
Starring:
Geraldine Page, Shirley Knight, Rip Torn, Ed Begley
Directed By:
Richard Brooks
18. The Color of Money (1986)
30
9
The Color of Money
R
30
9

Former pool hustler ‘Fast’ Eddie Felson takes in a new apprentice, the talented and charismatic Vincent Lauria. As he keeps teaching Vincent and his girlfriend Carmen, Eddie and Vincent have a falling out, thanks to Vincent’s showboating and jealousy. When Eddie takes up playing again, he ends up in a game against Vincent. 

Role:
Fast Eddie Felson
Starring:
Tom Cruise, Forest Whitaker, Martin Scorsese, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Helen Shaver, John Turturro
Directed By:
Awards:
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role
19. The Towering Inferno (1974)
15
11
The Towering Inferno
PG
15
11

A massive fire breaks out during the opening ceremony of the world’s biggest skyscraper, and it threatens to destroy not only the tower but also everyone inside. The city’s rescue teams try their best to fight the fire and save the people trapped inside. 

Role:
Doug Roberts
Starring:
Richard Chamberlain, William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Mike Lookinland, O. J. Simpson, Fred Astaire, Steven McQueen
Directed By:
John Guillermin
20. Absence of Malice (1981)
24
6
Absence of Malice
PG
24
6

An innocent man is maligned by a naïve reporter, Megan Carter. However, she helps him fight the authorities when she learns about his innocence.

Role:
Gallagher
Starring:
Sally Field, Bob Balaban, Melinda Dillon, Luther Adler
Directed By:
21. The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972)
17
4
The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean
PG
17
4

Shortly after he rides into a West Texas border town named Vinegaroon, he is beaten up by the customers in a saloon and left to die. However, a young girl named Maria finds him and helps him, after which returns to town and shoots the three men who had wronged him. Seeing that the town is without law and order, he appoints himself as the judge, and decides to deliver justice in his own way.

Role:
Judge Roy Bean
Starring:
Anthony Perkins, Jacqueline Bisset, Ava Gardner, John Huston, Richard Farnsworth, Gary Combs
Directed By:
22. What a Way to Go! (1964)
7
11
What a Way to Go!
7
11
Role:
Larry Flint
Starring:
Shirley MacLaine, Dick Van Dyke, Dean Martin, Robert Mitchum, Gene Kelly, Teri Garr
Directed By:
J. Lee Thompson
23. Sometimes a Great Notion (1970)
19
6
Sometimes a Great Notion
PG
19
6
Role:
Hank Stamper
Starring:
Henry Fonda, Lee Remick, Richard Jaeckel, Michael Sarrazin
Directed By:
Paul Newman
24. The Rack (1956)
7
6
The Rack
7
6

Capt. Edward Hall Jr., who had been a POW in Korea for 2 years, returns home where he faces court-martial for collaborating with the enemy. His father, a distinguished officer, renounces his son, so a disheartened Hall decides to plead guilty. But his attorney encourages him to recount his experiences. Will he succeed in convincing the court; more specifically, his father?   

Role:
Jr. Capt. Edward Worthington Hall
Starring:
Lee Marvin, Rod Taylor, Cloris Leachman, Wendell Corey, Walter Pidgeon, Edmond O'Brien, Anne Francis
Directed By:
Arnold Laven
25. Harper (1966)
14
7
Harper
14
7

Lew Harper is a private investigator in Los Angeles, who is having a divorce from a woman whom he still loves. He is soon hired by a wealthy but disabled woman to find her missing husband. On the way, he gets involved with several strange characters, who threaten him. He continues his investigation which eventually leads him to an alien-smuggling ring.

Role:
Lew Harper
Starring:
Robert Wagner, Janet Leigh, Lauren Bacall, Shelley Winters, Julie Harris, Arthur Hill
Directed By:
Jack Smight
26. The Prize (1963)
9
4
The Prize
TV-PG
9
4
Role:
Andrew Craig
Starring:
Britt Ekland, Edward G. Robinson, John Banner, Elke Sommer, Diane Baker, Micheline Presle
Directed By:
Mark Robson
27. Silent Movie (1976)
11
10
Silent Movie
PG
11
10

Silent Movie is a comedy film which tells the story of Mel Funn, who used to be a great film director in Hollywood at one point. However, his career declined due to his drinking problem. Along with his sidekicks, he decides to make the first silent movie in forty years, in order to make a comeback.

Starring:
Mel Brooks, Bernadette Peters, Burt Reynolds, Sid Caesar, Anne Bancroft, Liza Minnelli, Marty Feldman
Directed By:
28. Exodus (1960)
15
5
Exodus
15
5

This historical drama film revolves around the creation of the State of Israel, created in 1948. This however results in war with its Arab neighbors.

Role:
Ari Ben Canaan
Starring:
Eva Marie Saint, Otto Preminger, Sal Mineo, Lee J. Cobb, Ralph Richardson, Peter Lawford
Directed By:
29. Fort Apache the Bronx (1981)
11
4
Fort Apache the Bronx
R
11
4

Fort Apache the Bronx is a crime drama film which tells the story of a lonely policeman who struggles to maintain law and order in a difficult area in New York, where his colleagues use mostly ruthless methods. When a boy dies in suspicious circumstances, the cop refuses to let it go unchallenged. But he has to soon face the wrath of his fellow officers.

Role:
Murphy
Starring:
Pam Grier, Danny Aiello, Ed Asner, Edward Asner, Rachel Ticotin
Directed By:
Daniel Petrie
30. From the Terrace (1960)
13
4
From the Terrace
13
4
Role:
David Alfred Eaton
Starring:
Barbara Eden, Joanne Woodward, Ina Balin, Myrna Loy, Leon Ames
Directed By:
Mark Robson
31. Paris Blues (1961)
9
5
Paris Blues
9
5
Role:
Ram Bowen
Starring:
Sidney Poitier, Diahann Carroll, Joanne Woodward, Louis Armstrong
Directed By:
Martin Ritt
32. Torn Curtain (1966)
16
6
Torn Curtain
16
6

During the Cold War, American physicist Prof. Michael Armstrong defects to East Germany. His fiancée and assistant Sarah Sherman, who follows him to East Berlin, is shocked by his action. However, he is on a secret mission as double agent to get an important solution for a nuclear secret, before returning to the US. But Sarah’s presence makes the escape risky for both.

Role:
Professor Michael Armstrong
Starring:
Julie Andrews, Alfred Hitchcock, Ludwig Donath, Lila Kedrova
Directed By:
33. Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)
16
4
Mr. & Mrs. Bridge
PG-13
16
4
Role:
Walter Bridge
Starring:
Blythe Danner, Kyra Sedgwick, Joanne Woodward, Margaret Welsh, Saundra McClain
Directed By:
James Ivory
34. Until They Sail (1957)
8
4
Until They Sail
8
4

Set during the WWII in New Zealand, the movie is inspired by a story authored by James A. Michener for Return to Paradise. The movie follows four sisters – Anne, Barbara, Delia and Evelyn – and their romance with US soldiers. Meanwhile Jack Harding, a marine, is assigned to find out the genuineness of the potential matrimonial alliances between the American soldiers and New Zealand women.

Role:
Capt. Jack Harding
Starring:
Jean Simmons, Sandra Dee, Joan Fontaine, Charles Drake, Piper Laurie
Directed By:
Robert Wise
35. Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)
9
4
Fat Man and Little Boy
PG-13
9
4

Fat Man and Little Boy is a historical drama film which is about the Manhattan Project, a secret wartime project in New Mexico commanded by General Leslie Groves, where the first atomic bombs were designed and built.

Role:
General Leslie R. Groves
Starring:
Bonnie Bedelia, John Cusack, Laura Dern, Dwight Schultz
Directed By:
Roland Joffé
36. The Drowning Pool (1975)
14
4
The Drowning Pool
PG
14
4
Role:
Lew Harper
Starring:
Joanne Woodward, Melanie Griffith, Murray Hamilton, Anthony Franciosa
Directed By:
Stuart Rosenberg
37. The Left Handed Gun (1958)
6
4
The Left Handed Gun
6
4
Role:
Billy The Kid
Starring:
Denver Pyle, John Dehner, Hurd Hatfield, James Congdon, Lita Milan
Directed By:
Arthur Penn
38. The Helen Morgan Story (1957)
5
4
The Helen Morgan Story
5
4

Released in the UK as Both Ends of the Candle, the film traces the life of torch singer and actress Helen Morgan. Beginning her career as a Chicago carnival dancer, Helen catches the attention of Larry Maddux, a fast-talking bootlegger and with his help reaches stardom. But her fame and wealth cannot bring her happiness and she soon turns to alcohol. 

Role:
Larry Maddux
Starring:
Alan King, Richard Carlson, Gene Evans, Ann Blyth
Directed By:
39. Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man (1962)
7
4
Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man
7
4

Hemingway’s Adventures of a Young Man is an adventure war film, which tells the story of an immature young man from Middle America. The film explores his cross-country journey as well as his military service during the First World War. 

Starring:
Eli Wallach, Jessica Tandy, Diane Baker, Fred Clark, Dan Dailey, Richard Beymer
Directed By:
Martin Ritt
40. Where the Money Is (2000)
10
10
Where the Money Is
PG-13
10
10

Carol Ann MacKay is a nurse who is living a happily married life with her husband Wayne MacKay. However, when a legendary bank robber is placed in the nursing home where she works, Wayne and Carol decide to plan a robbery together, in order to escape from their boring lives.  

Role:
Henry
Starring:
Dermot Mulroney, Anne Pitoniak, Linda Fiorentino, Susan Barnes
Directed By:
Marek Kanievska
41. The MacKintosh Man (1973)
13
4
The MacKintosh Man
PG
13
4
Role:
Rearden
Starring:
James Mason, Harry Andrews, Ian Bannen, Dominique Sanda
Directed By:
42. The Secret War of Harry Frigg (1968)
13
5
The Secret War of Harry Frigg
13
5
Role:
Pvt. Harry Frigg
Starring:
Tom Bosley, Andrew Duggan, John Williams, Sylva Koscina
Directed By:
Jack Smight
43. Message in a Bottle (1999)
11
9
Message in a Bottle
PG-13
11
9

Message in a Bottle is a romantic drama film, which revolves around a woman who finds a romantic letter in a bottle washed ashore. She is determined to track the man who wrote it, and eventually finds a man who has been writing to his deceased wife. 

Role:
Dodge
Starring:
Kevin Costner, Robin Wright, Hayden Panettiere, Illeana Douglas, John Savage
Directed By:
Luis Mandoki
44. Twilight (1998)
9
5
Twilight
R
9
5

Twilight is a mystery thriller film which tells the story of Harry Ross, a private detective, who lives with two former movie stars named Jack and Catherine Ames. When Jack assigns a simple task to Harry, which involves delivering a package, things get confusing as when Harry arrives at the address, he encounters a wounded man named Ivar, who starts shooting at him.  

Role:
Harry Ross
Starring:
James Garner, Liev Schreiber, Susan Sarandon, Jason Clarke, Gene Hackman, Reese Witherspoon, Stockard Channing
Directed By:
Robert Benton
45. The Outrage (1964)
10
4
The Outrage
10
4
Role:
Juan Carrasco
Starring:
Laurence Harvey, William Shatner, Edward G. Robinson, Claire Bloom
Directed By:
Martin Ritt
46. Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976)
8
4
Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson
PG
8
4
Role:
The Star
Starring:
Geraldine Chaplin, Harvey Keitel, Joel Grey, Denver Pyle, Burt Lancaster, Kevin McCarthy
Directed By:
47. Blaze (1989)
8
9
Blaze
R
8
9
Role:
Gov. Earl K. Long
Starring:
Jeffrey DeMunn, Lolita Davidovich, Jerry Hardin, Gailard Sartain
Directed By:
Ron Shelton
48. Winning (1969)
12
3
Winning
PG
12
3
Role:
Capua
Starring:
Joanne Woodward, Robert Wagner, Richard Thomas, David Sheiner
Directed By:
James Goldstone
49. Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys! (1958)
6
3
Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys!
6
3

Thanks to wife Grace’s enthusiasm about joining all civic committees, Harry Bannerman is sent to talk to the Army about their planned missile base in Bannermans’ town, Putnam’s Landing. Instead, Army appoints Harry as their liaison officer, complicating the matters. If that is not enough, he has to fend off flirtatious advances of their neighbor Angela and clear the misunderstandings of Grace. 

Role:
Harry Bannerman
Starring:
Joan Collins, Joanne Woodward, Jack Carson, Dwayne Hickman
Directed By:
Leo McCarey
50. A New Kind of Love (1963)
6
3
A New Kind of Love
6
3

Samantha Blake, a ladies fashion buyer, doesn’t want to romance due to her past experience. Steve Sherman is a womanizing newspaper reporter who first meets her on a flight to Paris and later mistakes her for a high class prostitute after she undergoes a makeover in the city. The encounter turns from simple fun to something more serious when the two genuinely fall for each other.

Role:
Steve Sherman
Starring:
Eva Gabor, Maurice Chevalier, Frank Sinatra, Joanne Woodward, Thelma Ritter
Directed By:
Melville Shavelson
51. Harry & Son (1984)
6
3
Harry & Son
PG
6
3
Role:
Harry Keach
Starring:
Ossie Davis, Morgan Freeman, Joanne Woodward, Ellen Barkin, Judith Ivey
Directed By:
Paul Newman
52. WUSA (1970)
7
4
WUSA
GP
7
4

Rheinhardt, an alcoholic wanderer, accepts an announcer’s job at WUSA, a New Orleans right-wing radio station, although he doesn’t agree with the station’s political views. When friend Geraldine and activist neighbor Rainey question him about WUSA’s involvement in hate propaganda and conspiracy to instigate a riot at a planned rally, Rheinhardt realizes that he can’t insulate himself, and needs to take a stand.

Role:
Rheinhardt
Starring:
Diane Ladd, Anthony Perkins, Joanne Woodward, Wayne Rogers, Cloris Leachman, Laurence Harvey, Pat Hingle
Directed By:
Stuart Rosenberg
53. Lady L (1965)
4
3
Lady L
4
3

Elegant at 80 years, Lady Lendale relates her life’s romantic adventures to biographer Sir Percy. Basically from Corsica, she meets and falls for anarchist Armand while working as a laundress in Paris. Later, she marries the smitten aristocrat, Lord Lendale, on the condition of saving Armand from jail after attempted assassination of a Prince. But her wealthy, upper-class life hides a secret. 

Role:
Armand Denis
Starring:
Sophia Loren, David Niven, Cecil Parker, Marcel Dalio
Directed By:
Peter Ustinov
54. Pocket Money (1972)
6
3
Pocket Money
PG
6
3
Role:
Jim Kane
Starring:
Terrence Malick, Lee Marvin, Wayne Rogers, Strother Martin, Hector Elizondo
Directed By:
Stuart Rosenberg
55. Quintet (1979)
5
7
Quintet
R
5
7
Role:
Essex
Starring:
Vittorio Gassman, Bibi Andersson, Fernando Rey, Brigitte Fossey
Directed By:
56. The Silver Chalice (1954)
3
5
The Silver Chalice
3
5
Role:
Basil
Starring:
Jack Palance, Lorne Greene, Natalie Wood, Pier Angeli, Virginia Mayo
Directed By:
Victor Saville
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Newcomer - Male
57. When Time Ran Out... (1980)
7
4
When Time Ran Out...
PG
7
4
Role:
Hank Anderson
Starring:
James Franciscus, Ernest Borgnine, Jacqueline Bisset, William Holden, Edward Albert
Directed By:
James Goldstone
58. Our Town (2003)
8
2
Our Town
PG
8
2
Starring:
Jane Curtin, Jayne Atkinson, Reathel Bean, Wendy Barrie-Wilson
Directed By:
James Naughton

Director

The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1972)
13
4
The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds
PG
13
4
Starring:
Joanne Woodward, David Spielberg, Nell Potts, Roberta Wallach, Judith Lowry
Directed By:
Paul Newman
Rachel, Rachel (1968)
14
5
Rachel, Rachel
14
5
Starring:
Joanne Woodward, Donald Moffat, James Olson, Estelle Parsons, Kate Harrington
Directed By:
Paul Newman
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Director
The Glass Menagerie (1987)
11
4
The Glass Menagerie
PG
11
4
Starring:
John Malkovich, Joanne Woodward, James Naughton, Karen Allen
Directed By:
Paul Newman
Sometimes a Great Notion (1970)
16
7
Sometimes a Great Notion
PG
16
7
Starring:
Henry Fonda, Lee Remick, Richard Jaeckel, Michael Sarrazin
Directed By:
Paul Newman
The Shadow Box (1980)
6
3
The Shadow Box
6
3
Starring:
Christopher Plummer, Robert Urich, Joanne Woodward, Sylvia Sidney, Valerie Harper, James Broderick
Directed By:
Paul Newman
Harry & Son (1984)
10
5
Harry & Son
PG
10
5
Starring:
Ossie Davis, Morgan Freeman, Joanne Woodward, Ellen Barkin, Judith Ivey
Directed By:
Paul Newman

Narrator/Dubbing

Great Performances: Dance in America
7
3
Great Performances: Dance in America
7
3
Role:
 Narrator 1 episode, 1976
Starring:
Ben Vereen, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Peter Martins, Suzanne Farrell, Merrill Ashley
Directed By:
Don Mischer, Matthew Diamond, Emile Ardolino, Judy Kinberg

Animation Movies

Cars (2006)
21
8
Cars
G
21
8

Cars, the animated Pixar classic, tells the story of anthropomorphic talking cars. Racing rookie Lightning McQueen finds himself trapped in Radiator Springs after falling off his truck. As McQueen starts doing community service for damaging roads, he makes friends, falls in love, and ends up being trained by racing legend Hudson Hornet to discover who he truly is inside. 

Role:
Doc Hudson (voice)
Starring:
Owen Wilson, Bonnie Hunt, Jay Leno, Tim Allen, Billy Crystal, George Carlin, Jeremy Piven
Directed By:
John Lasseter, Joe Ranft
Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D (2005)
6
3
Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D
6
3
Role:
Dave Scott (voice)
Starring:
Bill Paxton, John Travolta, Kevin Pollak, Matt Damon, Donnie Wahlberg, Matthew McConaughey, Bryan Cranston
Directed By:
Mark Cowen
Cars 3 (2017)
9
4
Cars 3
G
9
4

The 3D computer-animated film follows legendary Lightning McQueen who feels he is being pushed out of the racing by new generation of high-tech fast racers. Now, to regain his place as champion, McQueen needs help from young racing trainer Cruz Ramirez and Fabulous Hudson Hornet’s former-engineer Smokey. Equipped with modern tricks, McQueen is set to take on Storm at the Florida 500.

Role:
Doc Hudson (voice) (archive footage)
Starring:
Kerry Washington, John Ratzenberger, Nathan Fillion, Chris Cooper, Larry the Cable Guy, Owen Wilson, Bonnie Hunt
Directed By:
Brian Fee
Mater and the Ghostlight (2006)
6
3
Mater and the Ghostlight
G
6
3
Role:
Doc Hudson (voice)
Starring:
Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Bonnie Hunt, Larry Guy the Cable, Michael Wallis
Directed By:
John Lasseter, Dan Scanlon

TV Shows

You Are There
11
2
You Are There
11
2
Starring:
James Dean, Richard Dreyfuss, Rod Steiger, Claude Akins, Joanne Woodward, Ray Walston, Charles Durning
Directed By:
John Frankenheimer, Burt Brinckerhoff, Bernard Girard, William D. Russell, Sidney Lumet
Playhouse 90
14
2
Playhouse 90
14
2
Starring:
Elizabeth Montgomery, Buster Keaton, Warren Beatty, Charles Bronson, Errol Flynn, Vincent Price, Andy Griffith
Directed By:
John Frankenheimer, Franklin J. Schaffner, Ralph Nelson, Vincent J. Donehue, Arthur Hiller
The United States Steel Hour
10
2
The United States Steel Hour
10
2
Starring:
Carol Burnett, Telly Savalas, Betty White, Jack Klugman, Walter Matthau, Keenan Wynn, John Forsythe
Directed By:
Alex Segal, Paul Bogart, Tom Donovan, Daniel Petrie, Bruce Minnix
Armstrong Circle Theatre
9
2
Armstrong Circle Theatre
9
2
Starring:
Martin Sheen, Cliff Robertson, Peter Falk, Jack Lemmon, Julie London, Martin Landau, Gena Rowlands
Directed By:
William Corrigan, Paul Bogart, Ted Post, Garry Simpson, James Sheldon
Goodyear Television Playhouse
9
2
Goodyear Television Playhouse
9
2
Starring:
Roger Moore, Audra Lindley, Don Ameche, Elaine Stritch, Hume Cronyn, Larry Hagman, Judy Holliday
Directed By:
Paul Stanley, Robert Mulligan, Jack Smight, Herbert Hirschman, Delbert Mann
The Aldrich Family
8
2
The Aldrich Family
8
2
Starring:
Nancy Carroll, June Dayton, Robert Barry, Charita Bauer
Directed By:
Ezra Stone, Lester Vail, Frank Papp
The Philco Television Playhouse
9
2
The Philco Television Playhouse
9
2
Starring:
Jean Stapleton, Jack Lord, Vivian Vance, Jason Robards, Jackie Cooper, James Whitmore, Anne Meara
Directed By:
Delbert Mann, Fred Coe, Gordon Duff, Vincent J. Donehue, Arthur Penn
Danger
8
2
Danger
8
2
Starring:
Ben Gazzara, Inger Stevens, Carroll Baker, Broderick Crawford, Steve Allen, Eddie Albert, Anthony Quinn
Directed By:
Suspense
12
3
Suspense
12
3
Starring:
Grace Kelly, Bela Lugosi, Leslie Nielsen, Abe Vigoda, Charlton Heston, Art Carney, Lloyd Bridges
Directed By:
Robert Stevens, Robert Mulligan, John Peyser
Producers' Showcase
9
3
Producers' Showcase
9
3
Starring:
Humphrey Bogart, Mickey Rooney, Audrey Hepburn, Celeste Holm, Ginger Rogers, Jeremy Brett, Sorrell Booke
The Kaiser Aluminum Hour
8
2
The Kaiser Aluminum Hour
8
2
Starring:
Sydney Pollack, George Peppard, Nanette Fabray, Eli Wallach, William Shatner, Dennis Hopper, Natalie Wood
Directed By:
Franklin J. Schaffner, Fielder Cook, George Roy Hill, Paul Bogart, Ira Cirker
The Web
9
2
The Web
9
2
Starring:
John Carradine, George Reeves, Anne Bancroft, Leslie Nielsen, Joanne Woodward, Eva Marie Saint, Christopher Plummer
Directed By:
Herbert Hirschman, Franklin Heller
The Man Behind the Badge
7
2
The Man Behind the Badge
7
2
Starring:
Carolyn Jones, Leon Askin, Leslie Nielsen, Charles Bronson, Anthony Perkins, Denver Pyle, Jack Klugman
Directed By:
John Peyser, Anton Leader, Paul Landres, Harold Daniels, Gilbert Kay
American Playhouse
10
4
American Playhouse
10
4
Starring:
Charles Grodin, Mandy Patinkin, Isaac Hayes, Joyce Bulifant, Linda Hunt, Aidan Quinn, Danny Glover
The Mask
7
2
The Mask
7
2
Starring:
Brian Keith, Cloris Leachman, Gary Merrill, Patricia Breslin, William Prince
Directed By:
Robert Stevens, Leonard Valenta
Tales of Tomorrow
10
4
Tales of Tomorrow
10
4
Starring:
Raymond Burr, James Doohan, Leslie Nielsen, James Dean, Rod Steiger, Eva Gabor, Joanne Woodward
Directed By:
Charles S. Dubin, Franklin J. Schaffner, Don Medford, Leonard Valenta
Empire Falls
69
27
Empire Falls
TV-14
69
27
Starring:
Helen Hunt, Aidan Quinn, Robin Wright, Joanne Woodward, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Dennis Farina
Directed By:
Fred Schepisi
Awards:
Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
Appointment with Adventure
6
3
Appointment with Adventure
6
3
Starring:
Tina Louise, Christopher Plummer, Jack Lord, Eva Gabor, Jack Klugman, Elaine Stritch, Elizabeth Montgomery
Directed By:
Paul Stanley, Robert Stevens
Great Performances: Dance in America
7
3
Great Performances: Dance in America
7
3
Role:
 Narrator 1 episode, 1976
Starring:
Ben Vereen, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Peter Martins, Suzanne Farrell, Merrill Ashley
Directed By:
Don Mischer, Matthew Diamond, Emile Ardolino, Judy Kinberg
Playwrights '56
6
3
Playwrights '56
6
3
Starring:
Dina Merrill, Jane Wyatt, Lillian Gish, Alice Ghostley, Arlene Francis, Lee Grant, James Whitmore
Directed By:
Delbert Mann, Vincent J. Donehue, Arthur Penn
The Joe Palooka Story
6
3
The Joe Palooka Story
6
3
Starring:
Charles Bronson, Joe Kirkwood Jr., Cathy Downs, Maxie Rosenbloom
Directed By:
Richard L. Bare, William Berke
Freedom: A History of Us
8
6
Freedom: A History of Us
8
6
Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, Ralph Fiennes, Whoopi Goldberg, Chevy Chase, Brad Pitt, Michael Douglas, Jeremy Irons
Directed By:
Philip Kunhardt III, Peter W. Kunhardt, Nancy Steiner

Paul Newman Awards

Academy Awards
The Color of Money Best Actor in a Leading Role 1987
Golden Globe Awards
Empire Falls Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television 2006
Rachel, Rachel Best Director 1969
Winner World Film Favorite - Male 1966
Winner World Film Favorite - Male 1964
The Silver Chalice Most Promising Newcomer - Male 1957
Primetime Emmy Awards
Empire Falls Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie 2005
BAFTA Awards
The Hustler Best Foreign Actor 1962