Search results for "Michael McKean"


1941 (1979) RT 32% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Mar 1999

It's been six days since the attack on Pearl Harbor. Panic grips California, supposedly the next target of the Japanese forces. Everywhere in California, people are suffering ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  Ned Beatty  •  John Belushi  •  Lorraine Gary

A Mighty Wind (2003) RT 88% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Sep 2003

In "A Mighty Wind", director Christopher Guest reunites the team from "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman" to tell tell the story of 60's-era folk musicians, who inspired ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Bob Balaban  •  Catherine O'Hara  •  Larry Miller  •  Eugene Levy

Airheads (1994) RT 21% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Oct 2001

The Lone Rangers have heavy-metal dreams and a single demo tape they can't get anyone to play. The solution: Hijack an AM rock station and hold the deejays hostage until they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Music
DIRECTION:  Michael Lehmann
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Adam Sandler  •  Chris Farley

Auto Focus (2002) RT 72% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Mar 2003

A successful TV star during the 1960s, former "Hogan's Heroes" actor Bob Crane projects a wholesome family-man image, but this front masks his persona as a sex addict who ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Greg Kinnear  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Rita Wilson  •  Maria Bello

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (2013) RT Audience 94%

DVD release: Jan 2013

Batman has stopped the reign of terror that The Mutants had cast upon his city. Now an old foe wants a reunion and the government wants The Man of Steel to put a stop to Batman.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Animation
DIRECTION:  Jay Oliva
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Ariel Winter  •  David Selby  •  Michael Emerson

10 Rules for Sleeping Around (2013) RT Audience 12%

DVD release: Jul 2014

Two couples come up with 10 rules for a happy and healthy open relationship.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Leslie Greif
CAST:  Tammin Sursok  •  Virginia Williams  •  Jesse Bradford  •  Chris Marquette

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 (2012) RT 100% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Sep 2012

Batman has not been seen for ten years. A new breed of criminal ravages Gotham City, forcing 55-year-old Bruce Wayne back into the cape and cowl. But, does he still have what ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Animation
DIRECTION:  Jay Oliva
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  Ariel Winter  •  David Selby  •  Wade Williams

The Words (2012) RT 24% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Dec 2012

The Words follows young writer Rory Jansen who finally achieves long sought after literary success after publishing the next great American novel. There's only one catch - he ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brian Klugman  •  Lee Sternthal
CAST:  Bradley Cooper  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Jeremy Irons  •  Dennis Quaid

A Pure Country Gift (2010)

Three angels bestow the gift of song to a young girl, who must follow a series of rules in order hold on to it during her rise to fame and fortune.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Christopher Cain
CAST:  Katrina Elam  •  George Strait  •  Travis Fimmel  •  Bronson Pinchot

Adventures of Power (2008) RT 32% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Jan 2011

In his quest to become the world's greatest air-drummer, a small-town dreamer must overcome obstacles and ridicule to save the day.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ari Gold
CAST:  Ari Gold  •  Shoshannah Stern  •  Adrian Grenier  •  Jane Lynch




Whatever Works (2009) RT 49% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Oct 2009

Whatever Works explores the relationship between a crotchety misanthrope, Boris and a naïve, impressionable young runaway from the south, Melody. When Melody's uptight parents ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Larry David  •  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Adam Brooks  •  Michael McKean

Imps* (2009) RT Audience 33%

DVD release: Feb 2009

Once Upon a Time in a mythical place called Hollywood, a long, long, long time ago in a galaxy not so very far away, a witty group of actors with 38 EMMY Nominations, 3 ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Scott Mansfield
CAST:  Linda Blair  •  John Carradine  •  Jennifer Tilly  •  Miguel A. Núñez, Jr.

For Your Consideration (2006) RT 51% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Feb 2007

Three actors learn that their respective performances in the film "Home for Purim," a drama set in the mid-1940s American South, are generating award-season buzz.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Catherine O'Hara  •  Stephen Rannazzisi  •  Ed Begley, Jr.  •  Eugene Levy

The Producers (2005)

After putting together another Broadway flop, down-on-his-luck producer Max Bialystock teams up with timid accountant Leo Bloom in a get-rich-quick scheme to put on the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Susan Stroman
CAST:  Matthew Broderick  •  Uma Thurman  •  Will Ferrell  •  Eileen Essell

The Aristocrats (2005) RT 79% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Jan 2006

One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Paul Provenza
CAST:  Jason Alexander  •  Chris Albrecht  •  Hank Azaria  •  Shelley Berman

And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003) RT Audience 52%

DVD release: Dec 2005

In 1914, the Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa (Antonio Banderas) invites studios to shoot his actual battles against Porfírio Diaz army to raise funds for financing guns and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • War • Western
DIRECTION:  Bruce Beresford
CAST:  Antonio Banderas  •  Eion Bailey  •  Alan Arkin  •  Jim Broadbent

The Guru (2002) RT 57% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Bored with Bollywood movies but fascinated with their Hollywood counterparts from his youth, Ram dreams to become a singer and actor in America, the country where dreams are ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Daisy von Scherler Mayer
CAST:  Jimi Mistry  •  Heather Graham  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Michael McKean

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

My First Mister (2001) RT 53% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Apr 2002

Leelee Sobieski is brash, abrasive and vulnerable as a teenage child of divorce who hides her pain behind a mask of hard-edged gothic rebellion. Albert Brooks plays a man who ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Christine Lahti
CAST:  Albert Brooks  •  Leelee Sobieski  •  John Goodman  •  Carol Kane