Paul Newman Movie Titles

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Throughout his life Paul Newman was an avid race fan.

Even if you are a mega fan of his work, there may be few Paul Newman movie titles you aren't familiar with.

About Paul Newman

Born in Shaker Heights, Ohio, Paul Newman began his acting career at the age of seven in a local production of Robin Hood. His father owned a sporting goods store and his mother stayed home to raise Paul and his brother Arthur.

After graduating from high school in 1943, Newman went on to college, but found it really wasn't for him and decided to join the Navy in hopes of becoming a pilot. His hopes were dashed when during his physical screening, doctors discovered that he was color blind. Newman was sent to basic training and served as a gunner and radioman in World War II.

Heading to Hollywood

Not giving up on his education, after his tour was over, Newman returned to college where he graduated with degrees in both drama and economics. Paul Newman then went on to earn his post graduate degree in drama from Yale University. After doing a brief stint on Broadway, Newman hesitantly headed out to Hollywood.

While Newman would find enormous success in Hollywood, he was never really the "Hollywood type." After meeting who would become his second wife, Joanne Woodward, on the set of The Long Hot Summer, Newman and Woodward maintained a quiet life outside of the Hollywood hustle and bustle in Westport, Connecticut.

Paul Newman Movie Titles List

Because of his incredible talent, the collection of Paul Newman movie titles is legendary and the list literally spans decades. Here they are, separated by decade:

The 1950's

  • The Silver Chalice
  • Somebody Up There Likes Me
  • The Rack
  • The Helen Morgan Story
  • Until They Sail
  • The Long Hot Summer
  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
  • Rally 'Round the Flag Boys!
  • The Left Handed Gun
  • The Young Philadelphians

The 1960's

  • Sweet Bird of Youth
  • From the Terrace
  • The Hustler
  • Paris Blues
  • The Exodus
  • Hemmingway's Adventures of a Young Man
  • Hud
  • A New Kind of Love
  • What a Way to Go!
  • The Outrage
  • Lady L
  • Harper
  • Torn Curtain
  • Hombre
  • Cool Hand Luke
  • The Secret War of Harry Frigg
  • Winning
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

The 1970's

  • WUSA
  • Sometimes a Great Notion
  • Pocket Money
  • The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean
  • The Mackintosh Man
  • The Sting
  • The Towering Inferno
  • The Drowning Pool
  • Buffalo Bill and the Indians
  • Slap Shot
  • Quintet

The 1980's

  • When Time Ran Out
  • Absence of Malice
  • Fort Apache, the Bronx
  • The Verdict
  • Harry and Son
  • The Color of Money
  • Fat Man and a Little Boy
  • Blaze

The 1990's

  • Mr. and Mrs. Bridge
  • The Hudsucker Proxy
  • Nobody's Fool
  • Twilight
  • Message in a Bottle

The 2000's

  • Where the Money Is
  • Road to Perdition
  • Empire Falls
  • Our Town
  • Cars - He was the voice of Doc Hudson

Directing and Producing

During his career, Paul Newman also directed and produced a number of films.

Production Credits

  • Rachel, Rachel - 1968
  • They Might Be Giants - 1971
  • Empire Falls - 2005
  • Winning - 1969
  • WUSA - 1970
  • Sometimes a Great Notion - 1970
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid - 1969

Directorial Credits

  • The Glass Menagerie - 1987
  • Harry and Son - 1984
  • The Shadow Box - 1980
  • The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds - 1972

Retirement From Acting

In 2007, after a long and successful career, Paul Newman decided to retire from acting. Newman was 82 when he announced his retirement, stating "I'm not able to work anymore as an actor, at the level I want to."

The following year, on September 26, 2008, Newman died in his home in Westport, Connecticut. Newman is survived by his wife Joanne Woodward and his children, Susan, Stephanie, Melissa, Elinor and Claire. Newman was preceded in death by his son Scott.

Paul Newman Movie Titles