Best Movies of Paul Newman

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

Aggregate Rating: 239 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 58 | Earnings: $102.31M

Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close.


Cool Hand Luke (1967)

Aggregate Rating: 231 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 91 | Earnings: null

A laid back Southern man is sentenced to two years in a rural prison, but refuses to conform.


The Sting (1973)

Aggregate Rating: 227 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 80 | Earnings: $159.60M

In Chicago in September 1936, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker.


Cars (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 174 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 73 | Earnings: $244.05M

A hot-shot race-car named Lightning McQueen gets waylaid in Radiator Springs, where he finds the true meaning of friendship and family.


The Color of Money (1986)

Aggregate Rating: 159 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 77 | Earnings: $52.29M

Fast Eddie Felson teaches a cocky but immensely talented protégé the ropes of pool hustling, which in turn inspires him to make an unlikely comeback.


Hombre (1967)

Aggregate Rating: 158 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 80 | Earnings: null

John Russell, disdained by his "respectable" fellow stagecoach passengers because he was raised by Indians, becomes their only hope for survival when they are set upon by outlaws.


Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)

Aggregate Rating: 140 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 73 | Earnings: $7.70M

Set during World War II, an upper-class family begins to fall apart due to the conservative nature of the patriarch and the progressive values of his children.


Absence of Malice (1981)

Aggregate Rating: 134 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $40.70M

When a prosecutor leaks a false story that a liquor warehouse owner is involved in the murder of a union head, the man's life begins to unravel.


The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)

Aggregate Rating: 130 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 53 | Earnings: $2.87M

A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.


The Hustler (1961)

Aggregate Rating: 129 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

An up-and-coming pool player plays a long-time champion in a single high-stakes match.


Where the Money Is (2000)

Aggregate Rating: 112 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 49 | Earnings: $5.66M

Carol Ann MacKay is a fine, popular nurse at a retirement home, and spends her free time with her hunky athletic husband Wayne MacKay, who was the star of her school's football team when ...


Message in a Bottle (1999)

Aggregate Rating: 103 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 39 | Earnings: $52.80M

A woman discovers a tragic love letter in a bottle on a beach, and is determined to track down its author.


Hud (1963)

Aggregate Rating: 88 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Honest and hard-working Texas rancher Homer Bannon has a conflict with his unscrupulous, selfish, arrogant and egotistical son Hud, who sank into alcoholism after accidentally killing his brother in a car crash.


The Verdict (1982)

Aggregate Rating: 84 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $54.00M

A lawyer sees the chance to salvage his career and self-respect by taking a medical malpractice case to trial rather than settling.


Slap Shot (1977)

Aggregate Rating: 77 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $28.00M

A failing ice hockey team finds success using constant fighting and violence during games.


Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)

Aggregate Rating: 77 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Drifter Chance Wayne returns to his hometown after many years of trying to make it in the movies. Arriving with him is a faded film star he picked up along the way, Alexandra Del Lago. ...


Nobody's Fool (1994)

Aggregate Rating: 75 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $39.49M

A stubborn man past his prime reflects his life of strict independence and seeks more out of himself.


Sometimes a Great Notion (1970)

Aggregate Rating: 74 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A family of fiercely independent Oregon loggers struggle to keep the family business alive amidst changing times.


The Towering Inferno (1974)

Aggregate Rating: 73 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: $116.00M

At the opening party of a colossal, but poorly constructed, office building, a massive fire breaks out that threatens to destroy the tower and everyone in it.


Harper (1966)

Aggregate Rating: 71 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Lew Harper, a cool private investigator, is hired by a wealthy California matron to locate her kidnapped husband.



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