Search results for "Phyllis Diller"


A Bug's Life (1998) RT 92% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 1999

On behalf of "oppressed bugs everywhere," an inventive ant named Flik hires a troupe of warrior bugs to defend his bustling colony from a horde of freeloading grasshoppers led ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Andrew Stanton  •  John Lasseter
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Julia Louis-Dreyfus  •  Hayden Panettiere  •  Phyllis Diller

How to Live Forever (2011) RT 57% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Jun 2012

Director Mark Wexler embarks on a worldwide trek to investigate just what it means to grow old and what it could mean to really live forever. But whose advice should he take? ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Mark Wexler
CAST:  Ray Kurzweil  •  Aubrey de Grey  •  Ray Bradbury  •  Suzanne Somers

Looking for Lenny (2011) RT Audience 57%

In-depth documentary that uses Lenny Bruce's legacy to explore the present condition of the fear of words and expression.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Elan Gale
CAST:  Ahmed Ahmed  •  Shelley Berman  •  Sandra Bernhard  •  Richard Lewis

I Am Comic (2010) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Oct 2010

Through unprecedented backstage access and candid interviews, the film weaves through the absurd world of the working comedian and reveals a crazy and hilarious psychological ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Jordan Brady
CAST:  Ahmed Ahmed  •  Franklyn Ajaye  •  Ant  •  Craig Anton

On Location with Phyllis Diller (1977)

Phyllis Diller live on location 1977  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Marty Callner
CAST:  Phyllis Diller

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

Goodnight, We Love You (2004)

GOODNIGHT, WE LOVE YOU is a film that chronicles the final stand-up comedy performance of a true living legend - the first female stand-up comic in history: Phyllis Diller. ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Greg Barson
CAST:  Phyllis Diller  •  Marty Allen  •  Roseanne Barr  •  Red Buttons

The Nuttiest Nutcracker (1999) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Oct 1999

The Nuttiest Nutcracker is a 1999 direct-to-video Christmas film loosely based on the classic tale The Nutcracker, directed by Harold Harris, starring the voices of James ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  Harold Harris
CAST:  James Belushi  •  Phyllis Diller  •  Cheech Marin  •  Cam Clarke

The Silence of the Hams (1994) RT Audience 41%

DVD release: Jan 1995

The federal agent Joe Dee Foster is currently investigating a serial killer, helped by doctor Animal who is isolated in a maximum security jail.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ezio Greggio
CAST:  Ezio Greggio  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Billy Zane  •  Joanna Pacuła

The Boneyard (1991) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jun 1991

Children turned into zombies wreak havoc in a coroner's building with just a burned-out psychic, an experienced cop and two coroners to stop the madness.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  James Cummins
CAST:  Ed Nelson  •  Deborah Rose  •  Norman Fell  •  James Eustermann




Alice Through the Looking Glass (1987) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: May 2011

Alice returns to Wonderland in this animated feature based on Lewis Carroll's sequel about a little girl making her way through a fantastic land filled with strange creatures ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  Andrea Bresciani  •  Richard Slapczynski
CAST:  Janet Waldo  •  Phyllis Diller  •  Mr. T  •  Jonathan Winters

The Sunshine Boys (1975)

Lewis and Clark, aka The Sunshine Boys, were famous comedians during the vaudeville era, but off-stage they couldn't stand each other and haven't spoken in over 20 years of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  Walter Matthau  •  George Burns  •  Richard Benjamin  •  Lee Meredith

The Private Navy of Sgt. O'Farrell (1968) RT Audience 69%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Sgt. O'Farrell an Army soldier on an island in the South Pacific during World War II is trying to bring the two basics of life to his fellow servicemen, women and beer. The ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • War
DIRECTION:  Frank Tashlin
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Mako Iwamatsu  •  Phyllis Diller  •  Jeffrey Hunter

Mad Monster Party? (1967)

When Dr Frankenstein decides to retire from the monster-making business, he calls an international roster of monsters to a creepy convention to elect his successor. Everyone ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Horror
DIRECTION:  Jules Bass
CAST:  Boris Karloff  •  Allen Swift  •  Gale Garnett  •  Phyllis Diller

Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number! (1966) RT Audience 36%

DVD release: Aug 2003

The divine Didi, a European actress known more for her bubble bath scenes than for her acting, decides she has had enough with bubble baths and wants to be taken seriously as ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Marshall
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Elke Sommer  •  Phyllis Diller  •  Cesare Danova

The Fat Spy (1966) RT Audience 9%

DVD release: Mar 2005

A mostly-deserted island, which is believed to be the home to the fountain of youth, is off the coast of Florida. The island gets some visitors in the form of a teenage boy ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Joseph Cates
CAST:  Jayne Mansfield  •  Phyllis Diller  •  Brian Donlevy  •  Harriet Hilliard

Splendor in the Grass (1961) RT 85% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Feb 2000

A fragile Kansas girl's unrequited and forbidden love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Elia Kazan
CAST:  Natalie Wood  •  Warren Beatty  •  Pat Hingle  •  Audrey Christie

Pink Motel (1982) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jun 1991

A couple who own and run a cheap motel have to put up with an assortment of weirdos and perverts who rent rooms there on a Friday night.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mike MacFarland
CAST:  Phyllis Diller  •  Slim Pickens  •  Terri Berland  •  Brad Cowgill