Search results for "Sid Caesar"


The Sid Caesar Collection: The Magic of Live TV (2000)

One of the greatest comedians of early television, Sid Caesar hasn't had his work shown in perennial reruns, so it's especially gratifying to see a collection of his classic ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Sid Caesar  •  Woody Allen  •  Nanette Fabray  •  Larry Gelbart

Airport 1975 (1974) RT 29% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Apr 1998

"Something hit us...the crew is dead...help us, please, please help us!" With these terrifying words, 22 of Hollywood's greatest stars find themselves aboard a pilotless jumbo ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jack Smight
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Karen Black  •  George Kennedy  •  Gloria Swanson

Grease (1978) RT 77% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Sep 2002

Australian good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to ...  (more)

GENRES: Romance
DIRECTION:  Randal Kleiser
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Olivia Newton-John  •  Stockard Channing  •  Jeff Conaway

Grease 2 (1982) RT 32% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jun 2003

It's 1961, two years after the original Grease gang graduated, and there's a new crop of seniors and new members of the coolest cliques on campus, the Pink Ladies and T-Birds. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Patricia Birch
CAST:  Maxwell Caulfield  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Lorna Luft  •  Maureen Teefy

History of the World, Part I (1981)

An uproarious version of history that proves nothing is sacred – not even the Roman Empire, the French Revolution and the Spanish Inquisition.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Mel Brooks  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Harvey Korman

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) RT 75% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Sep 2001

A group of strangers come across a man dying after a car crash who proceeds to tell them about the $350,000 he buried in California. What follows is the madcap adventures of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Milton Berle  •  Sid Caesar  •  Buddy Hackett

Silent Movie (1976) RT 81% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Aspiring filmmakers Mel Funn, Marty Eggs and Dom Bell go to a financially troubled studio with an idea for a silent movie. In an effort to make the movie more marketable, they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Mel Brooks  •  Marty Feldman  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Sid Caesar

The Busy Body (1967) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: Jul 2008

Sid Caesar is a bumbling gopher to a mob boss who must recover a fortune in cash stowed in the suit of a corpse.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  William Castle
CAST:  Sid Caesar  •  Robert Ryan  •  Kay Medford  •  Walt Davis

Vegas Vacation (1997) RT 13% / Audience 52%

DVD release: Jul 1998

The Griswold family hits the road again for a typically ill-fated vacation, this time to the glitzy mecca of slots and showgirls—Las Vegas.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Stephen Kessler
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Beverly D'Angelo  •  Randy Quaid  •  Ethan Embry

Alice in Wonderland (1985) RT Audience 84%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Classic tale of a girl named Alice who follows a white rabbit down a hole into Wonderland, where she can change sizes by eating and drinking and animals talk. After escaping ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Harry Harris
CAST:  Natalie Gregory  •  Sheila Allen  •  Sharee Gregory  •  Red Buttons




The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu (1980) RT 20% / Audience 46%

Fu Manchu's 168th birthday celebration is dampened when a hapless flunky spills Fu's age-regressing elixir vitae. Fu sends his lackeys to round up ingredients for a new batch ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Peter Sellers  •  Richard Quine  •  Piers Haggard
CAST:  Peter Sellers  •  Helen Mirren  •  David Tomlinson  •  Sid Caesar

The Cheap Detective (1978) RT 50% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Nov 2001

Spoofing the entire 1940s detective genre, and his own performances as a bumbling private detective, Peter Falk plays Lou Pekinpaugh, a San Francisco private detective accused ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Moore
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Ann-Margret  •  Eileen Brennan  •  Sid Caesar

Flight to Holocaust (1977)

A team of troubleshooters is called to a skyscraper where a plane has crashed into the 20th floor and is stuck in the side of the building.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Bernard L. Kowalski
CAST:  Patrick Wayne  •  Christopher Mitchum  •  Fawne Harriman  •  Desi Arnaz Jr.

The Emperor's New Clothes (1987) RT Audience 47%

DVD release: Aug 2005

In Europe several several centuries ago, a group of prisoners about to be executed are freed as part of the celebration of the upcoming marriage of the emperor's daughter, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  David Irving
CAST:  Sid Caesar  •  Clive Revill  •  Robert Morse  •  Lysette Anthony

Christmas Snow (1986) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Jan 2005

A crotchety landlord (Syd Caesar) threatens to shutdown a candy shop operated by a widow (Katherine Helmond) operates a candy shop at Christmas time.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Gus Trikonis
CAST:  Katherine Helmond  •  Sid Caesar  •  Melissa Joan Hart

Curse of the Black Widow (1977) RT Audience 38%

DVD release: Jul 1989

Tony Franciosa plays a detective who's on the trail of a murderer whose mutilated and predominantly male victims are found encased in silken cocoons...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Dan Curtis
CAST:  Anthony Franciosa  •  Donna Mills  •  June Lockhart  •  June Allyson

The Spirit is Willing (1967) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 2012

When Ben and Kate Powell (Sid Caesar and Vera Miles) rent a haunted New England house by the sea, their son Steve (Barry Gordon) gets blamed for the destruction caused by ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  William Castle
CAST:  Sid Caesar  •  Vera Miles  •  Barry Gordon  •  John McGiver