Search results for "Lily Tomlin"


Admission (2013) RT 39% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Jul 2013

Straitlaced Princeton University admissions officer Portia Nathan (Tina Fey) is caught off-guard when she makes a recruiting visit to an alternative high school overseen by ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Paul Weitz
CAST:  Tina Fey  •  Paul Rudd  •  Ann Harada  •  Ben Levin

A Prairie Home Companion (2006) RT 81% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Nov 2004

A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Marylouise Burke  •  Woody Harrelson  •  L.Q. Jones  •  Tommy Lee Jones

Big Business (1988) RT 36% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 2002

In the 1940s in the small town of Jupiter Hollow, two sets of identical twins are born in the same hospital on the same night. One set to a poor local family and the other to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jim Abrahams
CAST:  Bette Midler  •  Lily Tomlin  •  Fred Ward  •  Edward Herrmann

I Heart Huckabees (2004) RT 62% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Feb 2005

A husband-and-wife team play detective, but not in the traditional sense. Instead, the happy duo helps others solve their existential issues, the kind that keep you up at ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  David O. Russell
CAST:  Jason Schwartzman  •  Dustin Hoffman  •  Lily Tomlin  •  Jude Law

Krippendorf's Tribe (1998) RT 14% / Audience 23%

DVD release: Jun 2002

After squandering his grant money, despondent and recently widowed anthropologist James Krippendorf must produce hard evidence of the existence of a heretofore undiscovered ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Todd Holland
CAST:  Richard Dreyfuss  •  Jenna Elfman  •  Zakes Mokae  •  Siobhan Fallon

Nashville (1975)

This movie tells the intersecting stories of various people connected to the music business in Nashville. Barbara Jean is the reigning queen of Nashville but is near collapse. ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  David Arkin  •  Barbara Baxley  •  Ned Beatty  •  Karen Black

9 to 5 (1980) RT 83% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Frank Hart is a pig. He takes advantage in the grossest manner of the women who work with him. When his three assistants manage to trap him in his own house they assume ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Colin Higgins
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Lily Tomlin  •  Dolly Parton  •  Dabney Coleman

Orange County (2002) RT 46% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Jun 2002

Shaun Brumder is a local surfer kid from Orange County who dreams of going to Stanford to become a writer and to get away from his disfunctional family household. Except Shaun ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jake Kasdan
CAST:  Colin Hanks  •  Jack Black  •  Schuyler Fisk  •  Bret Harrison

Shadows and Fog (1991) RT 50% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Jun 2001

With a serial strangler on the loose, a bookkeeper wanders around town searching for the vigilante group intent on catching the killer.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Kathy Bates  •  Mia Farrow  •  John Cusack

Short Cuts (1993) RT 95% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Multi-storied, fish-eyed look at American culture with some 22 characters intersecting--profoundly or fleetingly--through each other's lives. Running the emotional gamut from ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Julianne Moore  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Tim Robbins  •  Jack Lemmon




The Beverly Hillbillies (1993) RT 23% / Audience 32%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Jed Clampett and kin move from Arkansas to Beverly Hills when he becomes a billionaire, after an oil strike. The country folk are very naive with regard to life in the big ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Penelope Spheeris
CAST:  Jim Varney  •  Diedrich Bader  •  Erika Eleniak  •  Cloris Leachman

The Celluloid Closet (1996) RT 96% / Audience 89%

DVD release: May 2001

This documentary highlights the historical contexts that gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders have occupied in cinema history, and shows the evolution of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History
DIRECTION:  Rob Epstein  •  Jeffrey Friedman
CAST:  Lily Tomlin  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Armistead Maupin  •  Arthur Laurents

The Player (1992) RT 98% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jul 1997

A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Greta Scacchi  •  Fred Ward  •  Whoopi Goldberg

Flirting with Disaster (1996) RT 87% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Jun 1999

Adopted as a child, new father Mel Colpin (Ben Stiller) decides he cannot name his son until he knows his birth parents, and determines to make a cross-country quest to find ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  David O. Russell
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Patricia Arquette  •  Téa Leoni  •  Mary Tyler Moore

Blue in the Face (1995) RT 43% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Mar 2003

Auggie runs a small tobacco shop in Brooklyn, New York. The whole neighborhood comes to visit him to buy cigarettes and have some small talk. During the movie Lou Reed tries ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Wayne Wang  •  Paul Auster
CAST:  Lou Reed  •  Michael J. Fox  •  Roseanne Barr  •  Mel Gorham

Tea with Mussolini (1999) RT 65% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Nov 1999

Semi-autobiographical film directed by Franco Zeffirelli, telling the story of young Italian boy Luca's upbringing by a circle of English and American women, before and during ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Franco Zeffirelli
CAST:  Cher  •  Maggie Smith  •  Judi Dench  •  Lily Tomlin

Disney's The Kid (2000)

Powerful businessman Russ Duritz is self-absorbed and immersed in his work. But by the magic of the moon, he meets Rusty, a chubby, charming 8-year-old version of himself who ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Jon Turteltaub
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Spencer Breslin  •  Emily Mortimer  •  Lily Tomlin

Moment by Moment (1978) RT Audience 24%

It tells the story of a romance between a young drifter named Strip Harrison (John Travolta) and an older wealthy woman, Trish Rawlings (Lily Tomlin).  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jane Wagner
CAST:  Lily Tomlin  •  John Travolta  •  Andra Akers  •  Bert Kramer

The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981)

After being exposed to a bizarre mixture of household chemicals, Pat Kramer begins to shrink. This baffles scientists, makes parenting difficult, warms the hearts of Americans ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Joel Schumacher
CAST:  Lily Tomlin  •  Charles Grodin  •  Ned Beatty  •  Henry Gibson