Search results for "Dan Aykroyd"


Dan Aykroyd Unplugged on UFOs (2005) RT Audience 33%

A UFO enthusiast interviews Dan Aykroyd on the subject of extraterrestrials visiting Earth.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  David Sereda
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  Ronald Reagan  •  David Sereda  •  Gordon Cooper

Nothing but Trouble (1991) RT Audience 47%

DVD release: Jan 1993

While attempting to seduce gorgeous lawyer Diane Lightson, wealthy gadabout Chris Thorne agrees to drive her to Atlantic City, N.J. But, when some reckless driving draws the ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Dan Aykroyd
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  John Candy  •  Demi Moore

Trading Places (1983) RT 86% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 2002

A snobbish investor and a wily street con-artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Denholm Elliott

1941 (1979) RT 32% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Mar 1999

It's been six days since the attack on Pearl Harbor. Panic grips California, supposedly the next target of the Japanese forces. Everywhere in California, people are suffering ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  Ned Beatty  •  John Belushi  •  Lorraine Gary

50 First Dates (2004) RT 44% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Henry is a player skilled at seducing women. But when this veterinarian meets Lucy, a girl with a quirky problem when it comes to total recall, he realizes it's possible to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Peter Segal
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Drew Barrymore  •  Rob Schneider  •  Sean Astin

The Rutles (1978)

The story of the rise and fall of the Pre-Fab Four.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Eric Idle  •  Gary Weis
CAST:  Eric Idle  •  John Halsey  •  Ricky Fataar  •  Neil Innes

Antz (1998) RT 96% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Mar 1999

In this animated hit, a neurotic worker ant in love with a rebellious princess rises to unlikely stardom when he switches places with a soldier. Signing up to march in a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Eric Darnell  •  Tim Johnson
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Anne Bancroft  •  Danny Glover

Blues Brothers 2000 (1998) RT 47% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Aug 1998

Elwood, the now lone "Blues Brother" finally released from prison, is once again enlisted by Sister Mary Stigmata in her latest crusade to raise funds for a children's ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime • Music
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Joe Morton  •  John Goodman  •  J. Evan Bonifant  •  Dan Aykroyd

Bright Young Things (2003) RT 65% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Feb 2005

in the 1930’s a social set known to the press – who follow their every move – as the “Bright Young Things.” are Adam and his friends who are eccentric, wild and entirely ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Stephen Fry
CAST:  Simon McBurney  •  Michael Sheen  •  Emily Mortimer  •  James McAvoy

Caddyshack II (1988) RT 4% / Audience 17%

DVD release: May 1999

When a crass new-money tycoon's membership application is turned down at a snooty country club, he retaliates by buying the club and turning it into a tacky amusement park.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Allan Arkush
CAST:  Jackie Mason  •  Robert Stack  •  Dyan Cannon  •  Chevy Chase




Canadian Bacon (1995) RT 14% / Audience 53%

DVD release: May 2001

Canadian Bacon is the only fictitious film from Director Michael Moore. This comedy is about an American president who decides to go to war to bring the public’s opinion of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  John Candy  •  Alan Alda  •  Rhea Perlman  •  Kevin Pollak

Casper (1995) RT 44% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Furious that her late father only willed her his gloomy-looking mansion rather than his millions, Carrigan Crittenden is ready to burn the place to the ground when she ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Brad Silberling
CAST:  Malachi Pearson  •  Eric Idle  •  Bill Pullman  •  Christina Ricci

Celtic Pride (1996) RT 9% / Audience 31%

DVD release: Sep 2002

The National Basketball Association play-offs are taking place, and the Boston Celtics are facing the Utah Jazz in a crucial series. This is also the last year that any games ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Tom DeCerchio
CAST:  Damon Wayans  •  Daniel Stern  •  Christopher McDonald  •  Gail O'Grady

Chaplin (1992) RT 57% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jul 2000

With the use of flashback, an elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, who urges him to be more vulnerable and emotionally honest with his memoirs ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Richard Attenborough
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Geraldine Chaplin  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Paul Rhys

Christmas with the Kranks (2004) RT 5% / Audience 36%

DVD release: Nov 2005

Luther Krank is fed up with the commerciality of Christmas; he decides to skip the holiday and go on a vacation with his wife instead. But when his daughter decides at the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Joe Roth
CAST:  Tim Allen  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  M. Emmet Walsh

Coneheads (1993) RT 33% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Apr 2001

With enormous cone-shaped heads, robotlike walks and an appetite for toilet paper, aliens Beldar and Prymatt don't exactly blend in with the population of Paramus, N.J. But ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Steve Barron
CAST:  Robert Knott  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Jane Curtin  •  Sinbad

Crossroads (2002)

Three friends get together and bury a box making a pact to open it at midnight at their high school graduation. In the little town in Georgia that they live in, things soon ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Drama • Family • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Tamra Davis
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  Justin Long  •  Britney Spears  •  Jamie Lynn Spears

Doctor Detroit (1983) RT 40% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Sep 2005

A shy but gentle man named Clifford Skridlow is a professor of comparative literature at the financially-strapped fictional Monroe College in Chicago. A chance encounter with ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Michael Pressman
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  Howard Hesseman  •  Donna Dixon  •  Lydia Lei

Dragnet (1987) RT Audience 62%

DVD release: May 1991

LAPD Sgt. Joe Friday -- the equally straight-laced nephew of the famous police sergeant of the same name -- is paired up with a young, freewheeling detective named Pep ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Tom Mankiewicz
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  Tom Hanks  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Harry Morgan