Search results for "Howard Hesseman"

About Schmidt (2002) RT 85% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Warren Schmidt is a retired insurance salesman, who at age 66, has no particular plans other than to drive around in the motor home his wife insisted they buy. He's not ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Alexander Payne
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Kathy Bates  •  Hope Davis  •  Dermot Mulroney

Salvation Boulevard (2011) RT 21% / Audience 23%

DVD release: Sep 2012

Set in the world of mega-churches in which a former Deadhead-turned-born again-Christian finds himself on the run from fundamentalist members of his mega-church who will do ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George Ratliff
CAST:  Jennifer Connelly  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Pierce Brosnan  •  Ed Harris

Bigfoot (2012) RT Audience 18%

DVD release: Mar 2006

1970's pop culture icons Danny Bonaduce and Barry Williams face off in the hunt for the legendary mountain creature.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Bruce Davison
CAST:  Barry Williams  •  Howard Hesseman  •  Sherilyn Fenn  •  Danny Bonaduce

All About Steve (2009)

After one short date, a brilliant crossword constructor decides that a CNN cameraman is her true love. Because the cameraman's job takes him hither and yon, she crisscrosses ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Phil Traill
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Thomas Haden Church  •  Bradley Cooper  •  Ken Jeong

Man About Town (2006) RT 38% / Audience 29%

DVD release: Feb 2007

A top Hollywood talent agent finds his cushy existence threatened when he discovers that his wife is cheating on him and that his journal has been swiped by a reporter out to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mike Binder
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Rebecca Romijn  •  John Cleese  •  Mike Binder

Teddy Bears' Picnic (2002) RT Audience 37%

DVD release: Feb 2004

In Harry Shearer's tongue-in-cheek comedy, a waiter at Zanbesu Glen (a chi-chi Northern California resort) uses his movie camera to spy on the annual communal vacation of a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Shearer
CAST:  Harry Shearer  •  Michael McKean  •  Alan Thicke  •  Peter Marshall

On the 2nd Day of Christmas (1997)

Trish (Mary Stuart Masterson) and her six-year-old niece, Patsy, make their living by picking pockets. But when they try to take advantage of holiday shoppers with fat wallets ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  James Frawley
CAST:  Mark Ruffalo  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Lauren Pratt  •  David Hewlett

Gridlock'd (1997) RT 88% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Dec 1997

After a friend overdoses, Spoon and Stretch decide to kick their drug habits and attempt to enroll in a government detox program. Their efforts are hampered by seemingly ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Vondie Curtis-Hall
CAST:  Tupac Shakur  •  Tim Roth  •  Thandie Newton  •  Charles Fleischer

Rockin' at the Red Dog (2005)

DVD release: Jul 2005

This documentary pays tribute to the contributions and importance of the title watering hole in the creation of the psychedelic dancehalls that littered the West during the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Mary Works
CAST:  Howard Hesseman  •  Ernie Fosselius  •  John Nutt  •  Jefferson Airplane

Little Miss Millions (1993)

Private detective Nick is hired to bring back Heather, who ran away from her stepmother to find her real mother.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Jim Wynorski
CAST:  Jennifer Love Hewitt  •  Howard Hesseman  •  Anita Morris  •  Pat Brady

Black Death (1992) RT 68% / Audience 49%

DVD release: May 2011

On her way home in a plane to New York, the teenage Sarah gets very ill. She realizes too late that it's more than a cold and with her parents still on vacation, she breaks ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Sheldon Larry
CAST:  Kate Jackson  •  Al Waxman  •  Jeffrey Nordling  •  Chip Zien

Murder in New Hampshire: The Pamela Wojas Smart Story (1991)

Pamela Smart knows exactly what she wants and is willing to do anything to get it. She is fed up with teaching, and her marriage offers little excitement. Looking for a way ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Joyce Chopra
CAST:  Helen Hunt  •  Chad Allen  •  Larry Drake  •  Hank Stratton

Rubin & Ed (1991)

Reclusive Rubin Farr teams up with vocal but unsuccessful multi-level salesman Ed Tuttle on a quest to bury Rubin's dead cat in the "perfect spot." Their trip takes them ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Trent Harris
CAST:  Crispin Glover  •  Howard Hesseman  •  Karen Black  •  Michael Greene

The Diamond Trap (1988)

DVD release: Jan 1993

When streetwise Manhattan police detectives Rawlings (Howard Hesseman) and Brendan Thomas (Ed Marinaro) discover a major diamond heist is about to go down at a renowned ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure
CAST:  Howard Hesseman  •  Brooke Shields  •  Darren McGavin  •  Dick O'Neill

Six Against the Rock (1987) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Jul 2005

In May of 1946, Alcatraz inmate Bernie Coy initiates a carefully thought out plan to escape the island prison. His plan, carried out with five accomplices, falls apart when ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Paul Wendkos
CAST:  David Carradine  •  Richard A. Dysart  •  Dennis Farina  •  Charles Haid

Inside Out (1986) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Dec 1991

An agoraphobic must give up his sheltered life and venture outside after a series of personal and financial problems.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Taicher
CAST:  Howard Hesseman  •  Jennifer Tilly  •  Beah Richards  •  Dana Elcar

Clue (1985)

Clue finds six colorful dinner guests gathered at the mansion of their host, Mr. Boddy -- who turns up dead after his secret is exposed: He was blackmailing all of them. With ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Lesley Ann Warren  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Eileen Brennan  •  Tim Curry

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

Honky Tonk Freeway (1981) RT Audience 51%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Ticlaw, a small town in Florida, has only one attraction: a safari park. The government constructs a freeway that passes near Ticlaw, but decides not to put an exit into the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Schlesinger
CAST:  David Rasche  •  Paul Jabara  •  Howard Hesseman  •  Teri Garr