Search results for "Paul Dooley"


Insomnia (2002) RT 92% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Oct 2002

Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Christopher Nolan
CAST:  Hilary Swank  •  Al Pacino  •  Robin Williams  •  Maura Tierney

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

A Perfect Couple (1979) RT Audience 48%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Offbeat but endearing romantic comedy about unlikely match-up (by computer dating) of straitlaced Dooley, under the thumb of overbearing father, and singer Heflin, whose life ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Paul Dooley  •  Marta Heflin  •  Titos Vandis  •  Belita Moreno

A Wedding (1978) RT 78% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Muffin's wedding to Dino Corelli is to be a big affair. Except the ageing priest isn't too sure of the ceremony, only the families actually turn up as the Corelli Italian ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Carol Burnett  •  Desi Arnaz Jr.  •  Geraldine Chaplin  •  Howard Duff

Angels in the Endzone (1997) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Apr 2004

The football team jesse is on is terrible, after the death of his father Jesse quits the team. Then angels come to help the team get better and nobody can see them but Jesse's ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family
DIRECTION:  Gary Nadeau
CAST:  Paul Dooley  •  Matthew Lawrence  •  David Gallagher  •  Jack Coleman

Breaking Away (1979)

Dave, nineteen, has just graduated high school, with his 3 friends, The comical Cyril, the warm hearted but short-tempered Moocher, and the athletic, spiteful but good-hearted ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Dennis Quaid  •  Daniel Stern  •  Jackie Earle Haley  •  Dennis Christopher

Cars (2006) RT 74% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Nov 2006

Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Joe Ranft  •  John Lasseter
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Paul Newman  •  Bonnie Hunt  •  Larry the Cable Guy

Evolver (1994) RT Audience 45%

DVD release: Oct 1999

Meet Evolver, the ultimate toy for the Cyberpunk generation, a virtual-reality game brought to fierce, three-dimensional life. With each battle, Evolver lives up to his name. ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Mark Rosman
CAST:  Ethan Embry  •  Cassidy Rae  •  William H. Macy  •  Nassira Nicola

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

Going Berserk (1983) RT Audience 32%

DVD release: Aug 2010

John Bourgignon, a drummer/chauffeur engaged to the daughter of a United States senator encounters a sleazy film director, the leader of an aerobics cult, and other crazed ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Steinberg
CAST:  John Candy  •  Joe Flaherty  •  Eugene Levy  •  Alley Mills




Hairspray (2007) RT 91% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Nov 2007

Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad and her best friend Penny Pingleton audition to be on The Corny Collins Show and Tracy wins. But when scheming Amber Von Tussle and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Adam Shankman
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Christopher Walken  •  Amanda Bynes

Health (1980)

HealtH is set at a health food convention at a Florida luxury hotel, where a powerful political organization is deciding on a new president.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Carol Burnett  •  Lauren Bacall  •  Glenda Jackson  •  James Garner

Popeye (1980)

Popeye is a super-strong, spinach-scarfing sailor man who's searching for his father. During a storm that wrecks his ship, Popeye washes ashore and winds up rooming at the Oyl ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Robert Altman
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Shelley Duvall  •  Ray Walston  •  Paul Dooley

Runaway Bride (1999) RT 46% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jan 2000

Ike Graham, New York columnist, writes his text always at the last minute. This time, a drunken man in his favourite bar tells Ike about Maggie Carpenter, a woman who always ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Richard Gere  •  Joan Cusack  •  Rita Wilson

Sixteen Candles (1984) RT 86% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Oct 2000

A teenage girls deals with her parents forgetting her birthday and a crush on her high school's heartthrob.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  Molly Ringwald  •  Anthony Michael Hall  •  John Cusack  •  Gedde Watanabe

The Out-of-Towners (1970) RT 54% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Nov 2003

George & Gwen Kellerman make a trip to New York, where George is going to start a new job, it turns out to be a trip to hell.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Arthur Hiller
CAST:  Jack Lemmon  •  Sandy Dennis  •  Sandy Baron  •  Anne Meara

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

Up the Sandbox (1972) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: Jul 2003

A young wife and mother, bored with day-to-day life in New York City and neglected by her husband, slips into increasingly outrageous fantasies: her mother breaking into the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Irvin Kershner
CAST:  Barbra Streisand  •  David Selby  •  Ariane Heller  •  Jacobo Morales

Waiting for Guffman (1996) RT 91% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Corky St. Clair is a director, actor and dancer in Blaine, Missouri. When it comes time to celebrate Blaine's 150th anniversary, Corky resolves to bring down the house in ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Christopher Guest  •  Eugene Levy  •  Fred Willard  •  Catherine O'Hara

Strange Brew (1983)

Something is rotten at the Elsinore Brewery. Bob and Doug Mackenzie (as seen on SCTV) help the orphan Pam regain the brewery founded by her recently-deceased father. But to do ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Rick Moranis  •  Dave Thomas
CAST:  Dave Thomas  •  Rick Moranis  •  Max von Sydow  •  Paul Dooley