Search results for "Frank Oz"


Bowfinger (1999) RT 81% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Jan 2000

On the verge of bankruptcy and desperate for his big break, aspiring filmmaker Bobby Bowfinger concocts a crazy plan to make his ultimate dream movie. Rallying a ragtag team ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Heather Graham  •  Christine Baranski

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988) RT 88% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Dec 1997

Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000 first.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Michael Caine  •  Glenne Headly  •  Anton Rodgers

Little Shop of Horrors (1986) RT 90% / Audience 79%

DVD release: May 2000

Seymour Krelborn is a nerdy orphan working at Mushnik's, a flower shop in urban Skid Row. He harbors a crush on fellow co-worker Audrey Fulquard, and is berated by Mr. Mushnik ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Music
DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Rick Moranis  •  Ellen Greene  •  Vincent Gardenia  •  Steve Martin

The Dark Crystal (1982) RT 72% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Oct 1999

On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal and restore order to his world, before the grotesque race ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Frank Oz  •  Jim Henson
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Kathryn Mullen  •  Frank Oz  •  Dave Goelz

The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984) RT 81% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 2001

When the Muppets graduate from Danhurst College, they take their song-filled senior revue to New York City, only to learn that it isn't easy to find a producer who's willing ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Frank Oz  •  Dave Goelz  •  Steve Whitmire

The Score (2001) RT 73% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Dec 2001

An aging thief hopes to retire and live off his ill-gotten wealth when a young kid convinces him into doing one last heist.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Marlon Brando  •  Angela Bassett  •  Edward Norton

The Stepford Wives (2004) RT 26% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Nov 2004

What does it take to become a Stepford wife, a woman perfect beyond belief? Ask the Stepford husbands, who've created this high-tech terrifying little town, in a very modern ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Bette Midler  •  Glenn Close

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

In & Out (1997) RT 72% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Oct 1998

A midwestern teacher questions his sexuality after a former student makes a comment about him at the Academy Awards.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Kevin Kline  •  Joan Cusack  •  Tom Selleck  •  Matt Dillon

Housesitter (1992) RT 37% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Jul 1998

After building his dream house, architect Newton Davis proposes marriage to his girlfriend, only to be summarily rejected. He seeks solace in a one-night stand with a waitress ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Goldie Hawn  •  Dana Delany  •  Suzanne Whang




The Indian in the Cupboard (1995) RT 70% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Jul 2001

A nine-year-old boy gets a plastic Indian and a cupboard for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life and befriends him.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Hal Scardino  •  Litefoot  •  Lindsay Crouse  •  Richard Jenkins

Death at a Funeral (2007)

Chaos ensues when a man tries to expose a dark secret regarding a recently deceased patriarch of a dysfunctional British family.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank Oz
CAST:  Matthew Macfadyen  •  Keeley Hawes  •  Andy Nyman  •  Ewen Bremner

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

Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983)

As Rebel leaders map their strategy for an all-out attack on the Emperor's newer, bigger Death Star. Han Solo remains frozen in the cavernous desert fortress of Jabba the Hutt ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Richard Marquand
CAST:  Mark Hamill  •  Harrison Ford  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Billy Dee Williams

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

Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005)

Years after the onset of the Clone Wars, the noble Jedi Knights lead a massive clone army into a galaxy-wide battle against the Separatists. When the sinister Sith unveil a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  George Lucas
CAST:  Hayden Christensen  •  Ewan McGregor  •  Natalie Portman  •  Ian McDiarmid

Monsters, Inc. (2001) RT 96% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Feb 2013

James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Pete Docter  •  Lee Unkrich  •  David Silverman
CAST:  John Goodman  •  Billy Crystal  •  Mary Gibbs  •  Steve Buscemi