Search results for "Wallace Shawn"


Monsters, Inc. (2001) RT 96% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Feb 2013

James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Pete Docter  •  Lee Unkrich  •  David Silverman
CAST:  John Goodman  •  Billy Crystal  •  Mary Gibbs  •  Steve Buscemi

The Incredibles (2004) RT 97% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Bob Parr has given up his superhero days to log in time as an insurance adjuster and raise his three children with his formerly heroic wife in suburbia. But when he receives a ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Brad Bird
CAST:  Craig T. Nelson  •  Holly Hunter  •  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Jason Lee

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 Goofy Movie (1995) RT 53% / Audience 70%

DVD release: Jun 2000

When Max makes an preposterous promise to his girlfriend, his chances to fulfilling it seem hopeless when he is dragged onto a cross-country trip with his embarrassing father, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Kevin Lima  •  Paul Brizzi
CAST:  Bill Farmer  •  Jason Marsden  •  Rob Paulsen  •  Jim Cummings

All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 (1996) RT Audience 38%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Charlie and Itchy return to Earth to find Gabriel's Horn, but along the way meet up with a young boy named David, who ran away from home.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Larry Leker  •  Paul Sabella
CAST:  Ernest Borgnine  •  Bebe Neuwirth  •  Charlie Sheen  •  Hamilton Camp

All That Jazz (1979)

Bob Fosse's semi-autobiographical film celebrates show business stripped of glitz or giddy illusions. Joe Gideon (Roy Scheider) is at the top of the heap, one of the most ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Bob Fosse
CAST:  Roy Scheider  •  Jessica Lange  •  Leland Palmer  •  Ann Reinking

Atlantic City (1980) RT 100% / Audience 77%

DVD release: May 2002

Lou (Burt Lancaster), a small time gangster who thinks he used to be something big, meets and falls for a sexy casino employee named Sally (Susan Sarandon). She needs his help ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Louis Malle
CAST:  Burt Lancaster  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Kate Reid  •  Michel Piccoli

Canadian Bacon (1995) RT 14% / Audience 53%

DVD release: May 2001

Canadian Bacon is the only fictitious film from Director Michael Moore. This comedy is about an American president who decides to go to war to bring the public’s opinion of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  John Candy  •  Alan Alda  •  Rhea Perlman  •  Kevin Pollak

Chicken Little (2005) RT 36% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Mar 2006

When a tiny acorn bonks Chicken Little on the head, he causes widespread panic and gets on the bad side of the entire town. But when he's hit on the head by a real piece of ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Mark Dindal
CAST:  Zach Braff  •  Garry Marshall  •  Don Knotts  •  Patrick Stewart

Clueless (1995) RT 81% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Oct 1999

Shallow, rich and socially successful Cher is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school's pecking scale. Seeing herself as a matchmaker, Cher first coaxes two teachers into ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Amy Heckerling
CAST:  Alicia Silverstone  •  Stacey Dash  •  Brittany Murphy  •  Paul Rudd




Crackers (1984)

Garvey is a San Francisco pawnshop operator. His unemployed and criminal friends Dillard, Turtle, and Weslake, team up with Boardwalk, a local pimp, to burgle Garvey's shop ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Louis Malle
CAST:  Donald Sutherland  •  Jack Warden  •  Sean Penn  •  Wallace Shawn

Duplex (2003) RT 35% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Mar 2004

When a young couple buys their dream home, they have no idea what the sweet little old lady upstairs is going to put them through!  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Danny DeVito
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Drew Barrymore  •  Eileen Essell  •  Amber Valletta

Happily N'Ever After (2006) RT 4% / Audience 34%

DVD release: May 2007

An alliance of evil-doers, led by Frieda, looks to take over Fairy Tale Land. But when Ella realizes her stepmother is out to ruin her storybook existence, she takes a ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Greg Tiernan  •  Paul Bolger  •  Yvette Kaplan
CAST:  George Carlin  •  Andy Dick  •  Sarah Michelle Gellar  •  Lisa Kaplan

House Arrest (1996) RT 10% / Audience 45%

DVD release: Apr 2002

High-schooler Grover Beindorf and his younger sister Stacy decide that their parents, Janet and Ned, are acting childishly when they decide to divorce after 18 years of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Harry Winer
CAST:  Kyle Howard  •  Herbert Russell  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Kevin Pollak

Manhattan (1979) RT 98% / Audience 92%

DVD release: Jul 2000

The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Diane Keaton  •  Michael Murphy  •  Mariel Hemingway

Melinda and Melinda (2004) RT 53% / Audience 47%

DVD release: Oct 2005

While dining out with friends, Sy suggests the difficulty of separating comedy from tragedy. To illustrate his point, he tells his guests two parallel stories about Melinda ; ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Wallace Shawn  •  Stephanie Roth Haberle  •  Larry Pine  •  Radha Mitchell

Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)

Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit, like hers, was fueled by alcohol and flirted with despair.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Alan Rudolph
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Campbell Scott  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Gwyneth Paltrow

My Dinner with Andre (1981) RT 91% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Feb 2001

Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory, apparently playing themselves, share their lives over the course of an evening meal at a restaurant.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Louis Malle
CAST:  Wallace Shawn  •  Andre Gregory  •  Jean Lenauer  •  Roy Butler

Radio Days (1987) RT 88% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Nov 2001

The Narrator (Woody Allen) tells us how the radio influenced his childhood in the days before TV. In the New York City of the late 1930s to the New Year's Eve 1944, this ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Woody Allen
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Mia Farrow  •  Jeff Daniels  •  Larry David

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