Search results for "Charles Grodin"


Catch-22 (1970) RT 85% / Audience 76%

DVD release: May 2001

A bombardier in World War II tries desperately to escape the insanity of the war. However, sometimes insanity is the only sane way cope with a crazy situation. Catch-22 is a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Alan Arkin  •  Martin Balsam  •  Richard Benjamin  •  Art Garfunkel

11 Harrowhouse (1974) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: Feb 2011

A small time diamond merchant jumps at the chance to supervise the purchase and cutting of a large first class diamond. But when the diamond is stolen from him, he is ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Aram Avakian
CAST:  Charles Grodin  •  Candice Bergen  •  James Mason  •  Trevor Howard

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) RT 89% / Audience 74%

DVD release: May 2003

A ship sent to investigate a wave of mysterious sinkings encounters the advanced submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by Captain Nemo.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Fleischer
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  James Mason  •  Paul Lukas  •  Peter Lorre

Beethoven (1992) RT 31% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Jul 2000

The Newton family live in their comfortable home, but there seems to something missing. This "hole" is filled by a small puppy, who walks into their home and their lives. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Brian Levant
CAST:  Charles Grodin  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  Dean Jones  •  Nicholle Tom

Beethoven's 2nd (1993) RT 27% / Audience 30%

DVD release: Jul 1998

Beethoven is back -- and this time, he has a whole brood with him now that he's met his canine match, Missy, and fathered a family. The only problem is that Missy's owner, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Rod Daniel
CAST:  Charles Grodin  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  Nicholle Tom  •  Christopher Castile

Dave (1993) RT 94% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Apr 1998

Bill Mitchell is the philandering and distant President of the United States. Dave Kovic is a sweet-natured and caring Temp Agency operator, who by a staggering coincidence ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Kevin Kline  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Frank Langella  •  Kevin Dunn

Heart and Souls (1993) RT 55% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Nov 1998

A businessman is reunited with the four lost souls who were his guardian angels during childhood, all with a particular purpose to joining the afterlife.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Ron Underwood
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Charles Grodin  •  Kyra Sedgwick  •  Elisabeth Shue

Heaven Can Wait (1978) RT 89% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jul 1999

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Buck Henry  •  Warren Beatty
CAST:  Warren Beatty  •  Julie Christie  •  James Mason  •  Dyan Cannon

Ishtar (1987) RT 30% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Aug 2013

Two terrible lounge singers get booked to play a gig in a Moroccan hotel but somehow become pawns in an international power play between the CIA, the Emir of Ishtar, and the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Elaine May
CAST:  Warren Beatty  •  Dustin Hoffman  •  Isabelle Adjani  •  Charles Grodin

Just Me and You (1978)

A salesman travels cross country with a quirky New Yorker.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Erman
CAST:  Louise Lasser  •  Charles Grodin  •  Michael Alldredge  •  Miriam Byrd-Nethery




King Kong (1976) RT 46% / Audience 30%

DVD release: Jul 1999

In this remake of the 1933 classic about the giant ape, an oil company expedition disturbs the peace of Kong and brings him back to New York to exploit him. Even though a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  John Guillermin
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Jessica Lange  •  Charles Grodin  •  John Randolph

Midnight Run (1988)

An accountant embezzles $15 million of mob money, jumps bail and is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Martin Brest
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Charles Grodin  •  Yaphet Kotto  •  John Ashton

It Runs in the Family (1994) RT Audience 46%

DVD release: Aug 2006

It is now summer in the Parker family; and the usual amount of numerous events are happening in their separate lives. Ralphie is searching for the perfect top to use to beat ...  (more)

GENRES: Family
DIRECTION:  Bob Clark
CAST:  Charles Grodin  •  Kieran Culkin  •  Mary Steenburgen  •  Christian Culkin

Real Life (1979) RT 88% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Feb 2001

A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let him and his crew film their everyday lives, in the manner of the ground-breaking PBS series "An American Family".  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Albert Brooks
CAST:  Albert Brooks  •  Joseph Schaffler  •  Phyllis Quinn  •  Charles Grodin

So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993) RT 55% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jun 1999

Just after a bad breakup, Charlie MacKenzie falls for lovely butcher Harriet Michaels and introduces her to his parents. But, as voracious consumers of sensational tabloids, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Romance
DIRECTION:  Thomas Schlamme
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Nancy Travis  •  Anthony LaPaglia  •  Amanda Plummer

The Great Muppet Caper (1981) RT 79% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Jul 2001

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Family
DIRECTION:  Jim Henson
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Frank Oz  •  Dave Goelz  •  Jerry Nelson

The Heartbreak Kid (1972) RT Audience 65%

Three days into his Miami honeymoon, Lenny meets tall, blonde Kelly. This confirms him in his opinion that he has made a serious mistake and he decides he wants Kelly instead.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Elaine May
CAST:  Charles Grodin  •  Jeannie Berlin  •  Mitchell Jason  •  Augusta Dabney

The Lonely Guy (1984) RT 48% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Dec 1998

A writer for a greeting card company learns the true meaning of loneliness when he comes home to find his girlfriend in bed with another man.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Arthur Hiller
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Charles Grodin  •  Merv Griffin  •  Judith Ivey

Seems Like Old Times (1980) RT 75% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Mar 2002

Writer Nick Gardenia is kidnapped from his California cliffhouse and forced to rob a bank. Now a fugitive, he seeks help from his ex, Glenda. She is a public defender ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jay Sandrich
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Goldie Hawn  •  Charles Grodin  •  Robert Guillaume