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

Billy Jack (1971) RT 64% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Ex-Green Beret hapkido expert saves wild horses from being slaughtered for dog food and helps protect a desert "freedom school" for runaway.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tom Laughlin
CAST:  Tom Laughlin  •  Delores Taylor  •  Clark Howat  •  Victor Izay

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

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

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

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

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)

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

The Big Bus (1976) RT 78% / Audience 57%

DVD release: Jul 2002

The ultimate disaster film parody. A nuclear powered bus is making it's maiden non-stop trip from New York to Denver. The journey is plagued by disasters due to the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  James Frawley
CAST:  Joseph Bologna  •  Stockard Channing  •  John Beck  •  Rene Auberjonois

This Is Spinal Tap (1984) RT 95% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Jul 1998

"This Is Spinal Tap" shines a light on the self-contained universe of a metal band struggling to get back on the charts, including everything from its complicated history of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Christopher Guest  •  Michael McKean  •  Harry Shearer  •  R.J. Parnell




Tunnel Vision (1976) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Jan 2013

A committee investigating TV's first uncensored network examines a typical day's programming, which includes shows, commercials, news programs, you name it. What they discover ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Neal Israel  •  Bradley R. Swirnoff
CAST:  Philip Proctor  •  Howard Hesseman  •  Dan Barrows  •  Stephen Feinberg

Americathon (1979) RT Audience 41%

DVD release: Nov 2010

In a story told in narrative flashbacks, a young TV consultant is hired by the President of a bankrupt USA to organize a telethon in order to prevent the country from being ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Neal Israel
CAST:  John Ritter  •  Harvey Korman  •  Fred Willard  •  Chief Dan George

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

Some Kind of a Nut (1969)

A New York City bank teller becomes a media celebrity when he refuses to comply with his employer's demands that he shave his beard. Directed by Garson Kanin, this 1969 comedy ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Garson Kanin
CAST:  Dick Van Dyke  •  Angie Dickinson  •  Rosemary Forsyth  •  Zohra Lampert

The Ghost of Flight 401 (1978)

An aircraft crashes in the Florida Everglades, killing 103 passengers. After the wreckage is removed, salvageable parts from the plane are used to repair other aircraft. Soon ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Steven Hilliard Stern
CAST:  Ernest Borgnine  •  Kim Basinger  •  Gary Lockwood  •  Tina Chen

Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever (1983)

Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever is a 1983 television special produced by Suzanne de Passe for Motown Records, The show was also co-written by de Passe along with Ruth ...  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Michael Jackson  •  Adam Ant  •  Nick Ashford  •  Diana Ross

You Can't Take It with You (1979)

Emmy winner Jean Stapleton and Academy Award winner Art Carney star in the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart about a slightly daft family who do ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Paul Bogart
CAST:  Jean Stapleton  •  Barry Bostwick  •  Blythe Danner  •  Marla Gibbs

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