Best Jack Warden movies

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Best Jack Warden movies
We present our ranking of the best Jack Warden movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Jack Warden.

TOP 25:
Donovan's Reef
Donovan's Reef
Jack Warden as: William Dedham
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Release: 1963
'Guns' Donovan prefers carousing with his pals Doc Dedham and 'Boats' Gilhooley, until Dedham's high-society daughter Amelia shows up in their South Seas paradise.

TOP 24:
Shampoo
Shampoo
Jack Warden as: Lester
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release: 1975
George Roundy is a Beverly Hills hairstylist whose uncontrolled libido stands between him and his ambitions. He wants the security of a relationship. He wants to be a hairdressing "star" and open his own salon. But the fact that he beds down with the wife, daughter and mistress of a potential backer doesn't help. It also does little for his relationship with his current girlfriend.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Julie Christie movies?


TOP 23:
September
September
Jack Warden as: Lloyd
Genre: Drama
Release: 1987
After a suicide attempt, Lane has moved into her country house to recuperate. Her best friend, Stephanie, has come to join her for the summer. Lane's mother, Diane, has recently arrived with her husband Lloyd, Lane's stepfather. Lane is close to two neighbors: Peter, and Howard. Howard is in love with Lane, Lane is in love with Peter, and Peter is in love with Stephanie.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Alan Arkin movies?

TOP 22:
Bulworth
Bulworth
Jack Warden as: Eddie Davers
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1998
A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Sarah Silverman movies?

TOP 21:
Dirty Work
Dirty Work
Jack Warden as: 'Pops' McKenna
Genre: Comedy
Release: 1998
Unemployed and recently dumped, Mitch and his buddy Sam start a revenge-for-hire business to raise the $50,000 that Sam's father needs to get a heart transplant. The dirty duo brings down a movie theater manager and hires hookers to pose as dead bodies during a live TV ad. When a wealthy developer hires the guys to trash a building (so that he can have it condemned), problems arise and a feud ensues.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Norm Macdonald movies?


TOP 20:
Used Cars
Used Cars
Jack Warden as: Roy L. Fuchs / Luke Fuchs
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 1980
When the owner of a struggling used car lot is killed, it's up to the lot's hot-shot salesman to save the property from falling into the hands of the owner's ruthless brother and used-car rival.

TOP 19:
The Replacements
The Replacements
Jack Warden as: Edward O'Neil
Genre: Comedy
Release: 2000
Maverick old-guard coach Jimmy McGinty is hired in the wake of a players' strike to help the Washington Sentinels advance to the playoffs. But that impossible dream hinges on whether his replacements can hunker down and do the job. So, McGinty dusts off his secret dossier of ex-players who never got a chance (or screwed up the one they were given) and knits together a bad-dream team of guys who just may give the Sentinels their title shot.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Brett Cullen movies?

TOP 18:
Heaven Can Wait
Heaven Can Wait
Jack Warden as: Max Corkle
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy
Release: 1978
Joe Pendleton is a quarterback preparing to lead his team to the superbowl when he is almost killed in an accident. An overanxious angel plucks him to heaven only to discover that he wasn't ready to die, and that his body has been cremated. A new body must be found, and that of a recently-murdered millionaire is chosen. His wife and accountant—the murderers—are confused by this development, as he buys the L.A. Rams in order to once again quarterback them into the Superbowl.


TOP 17:
Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead
Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead
Jack Warden as: Joe Heff
Genre: Drama, Crime
Release: 1995
Five different criminals face imminent death after botching a job quite badly.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Fairuza Balk movies?

TOP 16:
The Champ
The Champ
Jack Warden as: Jackie
Genre: Drama, Family
Release: 1979
The more you love, the harder you fight.The world looks at Billy Flynn and sees a has-been who seemingly never was, an ex-boxing champion slammed to the mat years ago by booze and gambling. But Billy's son TJ sees what the world doesn't. He knows his flawed but loving father is, was and always will be The Champ.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Alan Alda movies?

TOP 15:

Mighty Aphrodite

Mighty Aphrodite
Jack Warden as: Tiresias
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1995
When Lenny and his wife, Amanda, adopt a baby, Lenny realizes that his son is a genius and becomes obsessed with finding the boy's biological mother in hopes that she will be brilliant too. But when he learns that Max's mother is Linda Ash, a kindhearted prostitute and porn star, Lenny is determined to reform her immoral lifestyle. A Greek chorus chimes in to relate the plot to Greek mythology in this quirky comedy.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best F. Murray Abraham movies?


TOP 14:

While You Were Sleeping

While You Were Sleeping
Jack Warden as: Saul
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Release: 1995
A transit worker pulls commuter Peter off railway tracks after he's mugged, but—while he's in a coma—his family mistakenly thinks she's Peter's fiancée, and she doesn't correct them. Things get more complicated when she falls for his brother, who's not quite sure that she's who she claims to be.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Michael Rispoli movies?

TOP 13:

The Great Muppet Caper

The Great Muppet Caper
Jack Warden as: Mike Tarkenian
Genre: Crime, Family, Comedy, Mystery, Music
Release: 1981
Kermit and Fozzie are newspaper reporters sent to London to interview Lady Holiday, a wealthy fashion designer whose priceless diamond necklace is stolen. Kermit meets and falls in love with her secretary, Miss Piggy. The jewel thieves strike again, and this time frame Miss Piggy. It's up to Kermit and Muppets to bring the real culprits to justice.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Frank Oz movies?

TOP 12:

...And Justice for All

...And Justice for All
Jack Warden as: Judge Francis Rayford
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1979
An ethical Baltimore defense lawyer disgusted with rampant legal corruption is asked to defend a judge he despises in a rape trial. But if he doesn't do it, the judge will have him disbarred.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Joe Morton movies?

TOP 11:

Death on the Nile

Death on the Nile
Jack Warden as: Dr. Ludwig Bessner
Genre: Mystery
Release: 1978
As Hercule Poirot enjoys a luxurious cruise down the Nile, a newlywed heiress is found murdered on board. Can Poirot identify the killer before the ship reaches the end of its journey?
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Maggie Smith movies?


TOP 10:

Edge of the City

Edge of the City
Jack Warden as: Charles Malik
Genre: Drama
Release: 1957
An army deserter and a black dock worker join forces against a corrupt union official.

TOP 9:

Run Silent, Run Deep

Run Silent, Run Deep
Jack Warden as: Yeoman 1st Class Mueller
Genre: Drama, War
Release: 1958
The captain of a submarine sunk by the Japanese during WWII is finally given a chance to skipper another sub after a year of working a desk job. His singleminded determination for revenge against the destroyer that sunk his previous vessel puts his new crew in unneccessary danger.
Did you know that this movie is also one of best Clark Gable movies?

TOP 8:

Bullets Over Broadway

Bullets Over Broadway
Jack Warden as: Julian Marx
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Release: 1994
Set in 1920s New York City, this movie tells the story of idealistic young playwright David Shayne. Producer Julian Marx finally finds funding for the project from gangster Nick Valenti. The catch is that Nick's girl friend Olive Neal gets the part of a psychiatrist, and Olive is a bimbo who could never pass for a psychiatrist as well as being a dreadful actress. Agreeing to this first compromise is the first step to Broadway's complete seduction of David, who neglects longtime girl friend Ellen. Meanwhile David puts up with Warner Purcell, the leading man who is a compulsive eater, Helen Sinclair, the grand dame who wants her part jazzed up, and Cheech, Olive's interfering hitman / bodyguard. Eventually, the playwright must decide whether art or life is more important.

TOP 7:

The Verdict

The Verdict
Jack Warden as: Mickey Morrissey
Genre: Drama
Release: 1982
Frank Galvin is a down-on-his-luck lawyer and reduced to drinking and ambulance chasing, when a former associate reminds him of his obligations in a medical malpractice suit by serving it to Galvin on a silver platter—all parties are willing to settle out of court. Blundering his way through the preliminaries, Galvin suddenly realizes that the case should actually go to court—to punish the guilty, to get a decent settlement for his clients... and to restore his standing as a lawyer.

TOP 6:

From Here to Eternity

From Here to Eternity
Jack Warden as: Cpl. Buckley
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Release: 1953
In 1941 Hawaii, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second in command are falling in love.


TOP 5:

Brian's Song

Brian's Song
Jack Warden as: Coach George Halas
Genre: Drama, TV Movie
Release: 1971
Based on the real-life relationship between teammates Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers and the bond established when Piccolo discovers that he is dying.

TOP 4:

Being There

Being There
Jack Warden as: President 'Bobby'
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release: 1979
A simple-minded gardener named Chance has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge of the world except what he has learned from television.

TOP 3:

La Classe américaine

La Classe américaine
Jack Warden as: A Journalist (archive footage)
Genre: Comedy, TV Movie
Release: 1993
George Abitbol, the classiest man in the world, dies tragically during a cruise. With his last breath, he whispers: “Shitty world.” The director of an American newspaper, wondering about the meaning of these intriguing final words, asks his three best investigators, Dave, Peter and Steven, to solve the mystery… (16 French actors dub scenes from various Warner Bros. films to create a parody of “Citizen Kane,” 1941.)

TOP 2:

All the President's Men

All the President's Men
Jack Warden as: Harry M. Rosenfeld
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 1976
In the run-up to the 1972 elections, Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward covers what seems to be a minor break-in at the Democratic Party National Headquarters. He is surprised to find top lawyers already on the defense case, and the discovery of names and addresses of Republican fund organizers on the accused further arouses his suspicions. After the editor of the Post runs with the story and assigns Woodward and Carl Bernstein to it, they find the trail leading higher and higher in the Republican Party—and eventually into the White House itself.

TOP 1:

12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men
Jack Warden as: Juror 7
Genre: Drama
Release: 1957
The defense and the prosecution have rested and the jury is filing into the jury room to decide if a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent of murdering his father. What begins as an open and shut case soon becomes a mini-drama of each of the jurors' prejudices and preconceptions about the trial, the accused, and each other.



If you like the best Jack Warden movies, then you will also like the best Burt Lancaster movies, where many of their films coincide.