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Kotch is a 1971 comedy film which tells the story of an elderly man who runs away so as not to be put into a nursing home. It stars Walter Matthau, Deborah Winters, Felicia Farr, Charles Aidman and Ellen Geer.

The movie was adapted by John Paxton from the novel by Katherine Topkins. It was directed by Jack Lemmon.

The movie was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Walter Matthau), Best Film Editing, Best Music, Song (for Marvin Hamlisch and Johnny Mercer for Life Is What You Make It) and Best Sound.