Search results for "Fran Brill"


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Being There (1979) RT 96% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Apr 2001

A simple-minded gardener named Chance has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Hal Ashby
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Shirley MacLaine  •  Melvyn Douglas  •  Jack Warden

The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999) RT 77% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Elmo loves his fuzzy, blue blanket, and would never let anything happen to it. However, a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his blanket to a faraway land, and Elmo in hot ...  (more)

GENRES: Family
DIRECTION:  Gary Halvorson
CAST:  Kevin Clash  •  Mandy Patinkin  •  Vanessa Williams  •  Sonia Manzano

What About Bob? (1991) RT 83% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Jul 2000

Before going on vacation, self-involved psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin has the misfortune of taking on a new patient: Bob Wiley. An exemplar of neediness and a compendium of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Julie Hagerty  •  Charlie Korsmo

Old Enough (1984) RT Audience 38%

DVD release: Apr 2010

The 12 years old well-bred Lonnie meets the impudent Karen on the street. They spend some time together and Karen teaches Lonnie some of her favorite occupancies, like make-up ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Marisa Silver
CAST:  Sarah Boyd  •  Rainbow Harvest  •  Neill Barry  •  Alyssa Milano

Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (2011) RT 95% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Apr 2012

Beloved by children of all ages around the world, Elmo is an international icon. Few people know his creator, Kevin Clash, who dreamed of working with his idol, master ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family
DIRECTION:  Constance Marks
CAST:  Bill Barretta  •  Frank Oz  •  Whoopi Goldberg  •  Kevin Clash

Sesame Street: Elmo's Potty Time (2006) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Join Elmo as he reminisces about his potty training journey and guides viewers as they embark on theirs. Elmo and his Sesame friends give helpful, confidence-building tips and ...  (more)

GENRES: Family
DIRECTION:  Emily Squires
CAST:  Kevin Clash  •  Bill Barretta  •  Stephanie D'Abruzzo  •  David Rudman

Amber Waves (1980)

Two seemingly disparate men experience powerful life lessons when a wheat harvester gives a hitch-hiking male model a ride on what feels to be the worst day of their lives, at ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Dennis Weaver  •  Kurt Russell  •  Mare Winningham  •  Fran Brill

The Great Santa Claus Switch (1970)

On December 20, 1970, Jim Henson, Art Carney and Ed Sullivan came together for a special Christmas show. Santa Claus (Art Carney) and his elves are ready to deliver presents ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  John Moffitt
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Art Carney  •  Ed Sullivan  •  Frank Oz

Muppet Guys Talking: Secrets Behind the Show the Whole World Watched (2017)

Five of the original Muppet performers come together for the first time ever to share behind-the-scenes secrets of the Muppets. Includes rare performance footage, surprising ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Frank Oz  •  Jerry Nelson  •  Dave Goelz  •  Bill Barretta

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