Garry Marshall

Garry Kent Marshall (November 13, 1934 – July 19, 2016) was an American actor, director, writer and producer. His notable credits include creating Happy Days and The Odd Couple and directing Nothing In Common, Pretty Woman, Runaway Bride, Valentine's Day, and The Princess Diaries. Description above from the Wikipedia article Garry Marshall, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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A League of Their Own (1992)

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As America's stock of athletic young men is depleted during World War II, a professional all-female baseball league springs up in the Midwest, funded by publicity-hungry candy maker Walter Harvey (Garry Marshall). Competitive sisters Dottie Hinson (Geena Davis) and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Penny Marshall
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Geena Davis  •  Madonna  •  Lori Petty

Beaches (1988)

A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Bette Midler  •  Barbara Hershey  •  John Heard  •  Spalding Gray

Chicken Little (2005)

When the sky really is falling and sanity has flown the coop, who will rise to save the day? Together with his hysterical band of misfit friends, Chicken Little must hatch a plan to save the planet from alien invasion and prove that the world's biggest hero is a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Dindal
CAST:  Zach Braff  •  Garry Marshall  •  Don Knotts  •  Patrick Stewart

Dear God (1996)

When letters written to God start getting results, and replies, people everywhere are amazed. The Post Office however is annoyed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Greg Kinnear  •  Laurie Metcalf  •  Maria Pitillo  •  Tim Conway

Exit to Eden (1994)

Elliot is going to the island of Eden to live out his submissive fantasies, but inadvertently photographs diamond smugglers at work. Smugglers, and detectives, follow him to the island, where they try to retrieve the film. Elliot begins falling in love with Lisa, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Dana Delany  •  Paul Mercurio  •  Rosie O'Donnell  •  Dan Aykroyd

Frankie and Johnny (1991)

When Johnny is released from prison following a forgery charge, he quickly lands a job as a short-order cook at a New York diner. Following a brief fling with waitress Cora, Frankie develops an attraction for Cora's friend and fellow waitress Frankie. While Frankie ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Al Pacino  •  Héctor Elizondo  •  Kate Nelligan

Georgia Rule (2007)

Georgia Rule follows a rebellious, uncontrollable teenager who is hauled off by her dysfunctional mother to spend the summer with her grandmother. Her journey will lead all three women to revelations of buried family secrets and an understanding that - regardless ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Jane Fonda  •  Lindsay Lohan  •  Felicity Huffman  •  Dermot Mulroney

Hocus Pocus (1993)

After 300 years of slumber, three sister witches are accidentally resurrected in Salem on Halloween night, and it is up to three kids and their newfound feline friend to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenny Ortega
CAST:  Bette Midler  •  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Kathy Najimy  •  Omri Katz

Keeping Up with the Steins (2006)

All hilarity breaks loose in this heartwarming coming-of-age comedy when three generations of Fiedlers collide in a crazy family reunion. As they prepare for the biggest Bar Mitzvah on the block, they begin to see that they're much more alike than they'd originally ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Marshall
CAST:  Daryl Sabara  •  Jami Gertz  •  Jeremy Piven  •  Cheryl Hines

Lost in America (1985)

David and Linda Howard are successful yuppies from LA. When he gets a job disappointment, David convinces Linda that they should quit their jobs, liquidate their assets, and emulate the movie Easy Rider, spending the rest of their lives traveling around America.. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Albert Brooks
CAST:  Albert Brooks  •  Julie Hagerty  •  Sylvia Farrel  •  Michael Greene

Nothing in Common (1986)

On his way up the corporate ladder, David Basner confronts his greatest challenge: his father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Jackie Gleason  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  Héctor Elizondo

Orange County (2002)

Shaun Brumder is a local surfer kid from Orange County who dreams of going to Stanford to become a writer and to get away from his dysfunctional family household. Except Shaun runs into one complication after another, starting when his application is rejected after ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jake Kasdan
CAST:  Colin Hanks  •  Jack Black  •  Schuyler Fisk  •  Bret Harrison

Overboard (1987)

Heiress, Joanna Stayton hires carpenter, Dean Proffitt to build a closet on her yacht -- and refuses to pay him for the project when it's done. But after Joanna accidentally falls overboard and loses her memory, Dean sees an opportunity to get even.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Goldie Hawn  •  Kurt Russell  •  Edward Herrmann  •  Katherine Helmond

Pretty Woman (1990)

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When a millionaire wheeler-dealer enters a business contract with a Hollywood hooker Vivian Ward, he loses his heart in the bargain.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Richard Gere  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Jason Alexander

Raising Helen (2004)

Helen Harris has a glamorous, big-city life working for one of New York's hottest modeling agencies. But suddenly her free-spirited life gets turned upside down when she must chose between the life she's always loved, and the new loves of her life!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Kate Hudson  •  Joan Cusack  •  Hayden Panettiere  •  Spencer Breslin

Runaway Bride (1999)

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 flees from her grooms in the last possible moment. Ike, who does not have the best opinion ...  (more)

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

Soapdish (1991)

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Celeste Talbert is the star of the long-running soap opera "The Sun Also Sets." With the show's ratings down, Celeste's ruthlessly ambitious co-star, Montana Moorehead, and the show's arrogant producer, David Seton Barnes, plot to aggravate her into leaving the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Hoffman
CAST:  Sally Field  •  Kevin Kline  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Cathy Moriarty

The Flamingo Kid (1984)

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Brooklyn teenager Jeffrey Willis, thoroughly unhappy with his modest homestead, embraces the other-world aspects of his summer job at the posh Flamingo Club. He spurns his father in favor of the patronage of smooth-talking Phil Brody and is seduced by the ample ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Héctor Elizondo  •  Molly McCarthy  •  Martha Gehman

The Majestic (2001)

Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Darabont
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Martin Landau  •  Laurie Holden  •  David Ogden Stiers

The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004)

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Mia Thermopolis is now a college graduate and on her way to Genovia to take up her duties as princess. Her best friend Lilly also joins her for the summer. Mia continues her 'princess lessons'- riding horses side-saddle, archery, and other royal. But her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Anne Hathaway  •  Julie Andrews  •  Héctor Elizondo  •  John Rhys-Davies
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