Search results for "Christopher Guest"


A Mighty Wind (2003) RT 88% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Sep 2003

In "A Mighty Wind", director Christopher Guest reunites the team from "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman" to tell tell the story of 60's-era folk musicians, who inspired ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Bob Balaban  •  Catherine O'Hara  •  Larry Miller  •  Eugene Levy

Almost Heroes (1998) RT 8% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Two hapless explorers lead an ill-fated 1804 expedition through the Pacific Northwest in a hopeless, doomed effort to reach the Pacific Ocean before Lewis and Clark.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Chris Farley  •  Matthew Perry  •  Bokeem Woodbine  •  Barry Del Sherman

For Your Consideration (2006) RT 51% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Feb 2007

Three actors learn that their respective performances in the film "Home for Purim," a drama set in the mid-1940s American South, are generating award-season buzz.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Catherine O'Hara  •  Stephen Rannazzisi  •  Ed Begley, Jr.  •  Eugene Levy

Best in Show (2000) RT 95% / Audience 89%

DVD release: May 2001

The tension is palpable, the excitement is mounting and the heady scent of competition is in the air as hundreds of eager contestants from across America prepare to take part ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Jay Brazeau  •  Parker Posey  •  Michael Hitchcock  •  Catherine O'Hara

Waiting for Guffman (1996) RT 91% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Corky St. Clair is a director, actor and dancer in Blaine, Missouri. When it comes time to celebrate Blaine's 150th anniversary, Corky resolves to bring down the house in ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Christopher Guest  •  Eugene Levy  •  Fred Willard  •  Catherine O'Hara

Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman (1993)

Nancy Archer has had an alien encounter and it's left her 50 ft. tall! Now she sees the men in her life from a new angle - looking down on them - and it's time to fight back.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Daryl Hannah  •  Frances Fisher  •  William Windom  •  Cristi Conaway

The Big Picture (1989) RT 91% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Oct 2002

Hollywood beckons for recent film school grad Nick Chapman, who is out to capitalize on the momentum from his national award-winning student film. Studio executive Allen Habel ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Kevin Bacon  •  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  J. T. Walsh  •  Teri Hatcher

The Invention of Lying (2009) RT 58% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Jan 2010

Set in a world where the concept of lying doesn't exist, a loser changes his lot when he invents lying and uses it to get ahead.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ricky Gervais  •  Matthew Robinson
CAST:  Ricky Gervais  •  Jennifer Garner  •  Jonah Hill  •  Louis C.K.

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)

Hapless museum night watchman Larry Daley must help his living, breathing exhibit friends out of a pickle now that they've been transferred to the archives at the Smithsonian ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Shawn Levy
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Amy Adams  •  Owen Wilson  •  Hank Azaria

Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project (2007) RT 80% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Feb 2008

The documentary consists of tape of Don's show (never been filmed before), interviews with Don's contemporaries, (Steve Lawrence, Bob Newhart, Debbie Reynolds, etc.), ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Don Rickles  •  Dave Attell  •  Richard Lewis  •  Chris Rock




Mrs Henderson Presents (2005)

Eccentric 70-year-old widow purchases the Windmill Theatre in London as a post-widowhood hobby. After starting an innovative continuous variety review, which is copied by ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Bob Hoskins  •  Will Young  •  Christopher Guest

A Few Good Men (1992) RT 81% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Oct 1997

When cocky military lawyer Lt. Daniel Kaffee and his co-counsel, Lt. Cmdr. JoAnne Galloway, are assigned to a murder case, they uncover a hazing ritual that could implicate ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Tom Cruise  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Demi Moore  •  Kevin Bacon

Sticky Fingers (1988) RT Audience 25%

This screwball urban comedy is about two dippy roommates, struggling musicians Lolly (Melanie Mayron) and Hattie (Helen Slater), who are asked by an equally spacey, ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Catlin Adams
CAST:  Helen Slater  •  Melanie Mayron  •  Danitra Vance  •  Eileen Brennan

The Princess Bride (1987) RT 97% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Jan 1999

In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Cary Elwes  •  Robin Wright  •  Chris Sarandon

Heartbeeps (1981) RT Audience 20%

DVD release: Sep 2005

Heartbeeps stars Andy Kaufman and Bernadette Peters as domestic robots who fall in love and run off together.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Allan Arkush
CAST:  Andy Kaufman  •  Bernadette Peters  •  Randy Quaid  •  Christopher Guest

The Long Riders (1980) RT 82% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Mar 2001

The origins, exploits and the ultimate fate of the James gang is told in a sympathetic portrayal of the bank robbers made up of brothers who begin their legendary bank raids ...  (more)

GENRES: History • Western
DIRECTION:  Walter Hill
CAST:  David Carradine  •  Keith Carradine  •  Robert Carradine  •  James Keach

The Missing Link (1980)

An adult animated comedy with rock music soundtrack, portraying a far-fetched explanation of the Dawn of Man.  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Picha
CAST:  Ron Venable  •  John Graham  •  Bob Kaliban  •  Christopher Guest

The Fortune (1975) RT 20% / Audience 36%

DVD release: May 1998

Two bumbling hustlers in the 1920s attempt to gain the fortune of an heiress. Nothing will stop them . Not even murder.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols
CAST:  Stockard Channing  •  Jack Nicholson  •  Warren Beatty  •  Ian Wolfe