Sandra Bernhard

Sandra Bernhard (born June 6, 1955) is an American comedian, singer, actress and author. She first gained attention in the late 1970s with her stand-up comedy in which she often bitterly critiques celebrity culture and political figures. Bernhard is number 97 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 greatest standups of all time. Description above from the Wikipedia article  Sandra Bernhard , licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Zoolander (2001)

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Clear the runway for Derek Zoolander, VH1's three-time male model of the year. His face falls when hippie-chic Hansel scooters in to steal this year's award. The evil fashion guru Mugatu seizes the opportunity to turn Derek into a killing machine. It's a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Stiller
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Owen Wilson  •  Christine Taylor  •  Will Ferrell

Clear the runway for Derek Zoolander, VH1's three-time male model of the year. His face falls when hippie-chic Hansel scooters in to steal this year's award. The evil fashion guru Mugatu seizes the opportunity to turn Derek into a killing machine. It's a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Stiller
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Owen Wilson  •  Christine Taylor  •  Will Ferrell

Hudson Hawk (1991)

Eddie Hawkins, called Hudson Hawk has just been released from ten years of prison and is planning to spend the rest of his life honestly. But then the crazy Mayflower couple blackmail him to steal some of the works of Leonardo da Vinci. If he refuses, they threaten ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Lehmann
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Danny Aiello  •  Andie MacDowell  •  James Coburn

Eddie Hawkins, called Hudson Hawk has just been released from ten years of prison and is planning to spend the rest of his life honestly. But then the crazy Mayflower couple blackmail him to steal some of the works of Leonardo da Vinci. If he refuses, they threaten ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Lehmann
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Danny Aiello  •  Andie MacDowell  •  James Coburn

Nice Dreams (1981)

Cheech and Chong house sit for a marijuana grower and rip off the crop. Stalked by keystone-style cops, Los Guys have a series of encounters with L.A. area characters even weirder than themselves  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tommy Chong
CAST:  Cheech Marin  •  Tommy Chong  •  Stacy Keach  •  Evelyn Guerrero

Cheech and Chong house sit for a marijuana grower and rip off the crop. Stalked by keystone-style cops, Los Guys have a series of encounters with L.A. area characters even weirder than themselves  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tommy Chong
CAST:  Cheech Marin  •  Tommy Chong  •  Stacy Keach  •  Evelyn Guerrero

Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird (1985)

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Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky social worker. Unhappy, Big Bird runs away from his foster home, prompting the rest of the Sesame Street gang to go on a cross-country journey to find him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Kwapis
CAST:  Waylon Jennings  •  Sandra Bernhard  •  John Candy  •  Caroll Spinney

Big Bird is sent to live far from Sesame Street by a pesky social worker. Unhappy, Big Bird runs away from his foster home, prompting the rest of the Sesame Street gang to go on a cross-country journey to find him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ken Kwapis
CAST:  Waylon Jennings  •  Sandra Bernhard  •  John Candy  •  Caroll Spinney

The King of Comedy (1982)

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Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin attempts to achieve success in show business by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Jerry Lewis  •  Diahnne Déa  •  Sandra Bernhard

Aspiring comic Rupert Pupkin attempts to achieve success in show business by stalking his idol, a late night talk-show host who craves his own privacy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese
CAST:  Robert De Niro  •  Jerry Lewis  •  Diahnne Déa  •  Sandra Bernhard

Inside Monkey Zetterland (1992)

An off beat comedy about an out of work screen writing/artist that complains about being too cool, too talented and way too gay.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jefery Levy
CAST:  Steve Antin  •  Patricia Arquette  •  Sandra Bernhard  •  Sofia Coppola

An off beat comedy about an out of work screen writing/artist that complains about being too cool, too talented and way too gay.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jefery Levy
CAST:  Steve Antin  •  Patricia Arquette  •  Sandra Bernhard  •  Sofia Coppola

An Alan Smithee Film: Burn, Hollywood, Burn (1998)

Filmmaker Alan Smithee finds himself the unwilling puppet of a potentially bad big budget action film, for which he proceeds to steal the reels, and leaves the cast and crew in a frenzy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Smithee  •  Arthur Hiller
CAST:  Eric Idle  •  Ryan O'Neal  •  Sylvester Stallone  •  Coolio

Filmmaker Alan Smithee finds himself the unwilling puppet of a potentially bad big budget action film, for which he proceeds to steal the reels, and leaves the cast and crew in a frenzy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Smithee  •  Arthur Hiller
CAST:  Eric Idle  •  Ryan O'Neal  •  Sylvester Stallone  •  Coolio

Without You I'm Nothing (1990)

Sandra Bernhard stars in a studio version of her off-Broadway show, blending re-enactments of the original show's pieces with concept vignettes and 'testimonials' to underscore the relationship between a performer and an audience.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Boskovich
CAST:  Sandra Bernhard  •  Steve Antin  •  John Doe  •  Lu Leonard

Sandra Bernhard stars in a studio version of her off-Broadway show, blending re-enactments of the original show's pieces with concept vignettes and 'testimonials' to underscore the relationship between a performer and an audience.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Boskovich
CAST:  Sandra Bernhard  •  Steve Antin  •  John Doe  •  Lu Leonard

Wrongfully Accused (1998)

Ryan Harrison, a violin god, superstar and sex symbol does not want to cheat on sexy Lauren Goodhue's husband with her. Mr. Goodhue is found murdered and Ryan suddenly finds himself being the main suspect. After being sentenced to death he manages to flee while ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pat Proft
CAST:  Leslie Nielsen  •  Michael York  •  Richard Crenna  •  Kelly LeBrock

Ryan Harrison, a violin god, superstar and sex symbol does not want to cheat on sexy Lauren Goodhue's husband with her. Mr. Goodhue is found murdered and Ryan suddenly finds himself being the main suspect. After being sentenced to death he manages to flee while ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pat Proft
CAST:  Leslie Nielsen  •  Michael York  •  Richard Crenna  •  Kelly LeBrock

Stormy Weather: The Music of Harold Arlen (2002)

Some of today's most original recording artists perform the work of famed composer Harold Arlen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Weinstein
CAST:  Paul Soles  •  Kim Bubbs  •  Sandra Bernhard  •  Debbie Harry

Some of today's most original recording artists perform the work of famed composer Harold Arlen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Weinstein
CAST:  Paul Soles  •  Kim Bubbs  •  Sandra Bernhard  •  Debbie Harry

The Late Shift (1996)

David Letterman vies with Jay Leno and his manager to succeed Johnny Carson, retiring from "The Tonight Show."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Betty Thomas
CAST:  Kathy Bates  •  John Michael Higgins  •  Daniel Roebuck  •  Bob Balaban

David Letterman vies with Jay Leno and his manager to succeed Johnny Carson, retiring from "The Tonight Show."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Betty Thomas
CAST:  Kathy Bates  •  John Michael Higgins  •  Daniel Roebuck  •  Bob Balaban

The House of God (1984)

Comedy about a couple of interns in a hospital named 'The House of God'.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Wrye
CAST:  Tim Matheson  •  Charles Haid  •  Michael Sacks  •  Lisa Pelikan

Comedy about a couple of interns in a hospital named 'The House of God'.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Donald Wrye
CAST:  Tim Matheson  •  Charles Haid  •  Michael Sacks  •  Lisa Pelikan

Looking for Lenny (2011)

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

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

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

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

Heavy Petting (1989)

Celebrities and creatives -- including musician David Byrne, performance artist Spalding Gray, comedian Sandra Bernhard, radical activist Abbie Hoffman, and poet Allen Ginsberg-- recall their earliest sexual experiences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Obie Benz
CAST:  David Byrne  •  Sandra Bernhard  •  Frances Fisher  •  Abbie Hoffman

Celebrities and creatives -- including musician David Byrne, performance artist Spalding Gray, comedian Sandra Bernhard, radical activist Abbie Hoffman, and poet Allen Ginsberg-- recall their earliest sexual experiences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Obie Benz
CAST:  David Byrne  •  Sandra Bernhard  •  Frances Fisher  •  Abbie Hoffman

The Undefeated (2011)

A documentary that chronicles Sarah Palin's pre-political life; her tenure as Governor of Alaska, and her time spent as John McCain's running mate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Bannon
CAST:  Sarah Palin  •  Pamela Anderson  •  Mark Ballas  •  Roseanne Barr

A documentary that chronicles Sarah Palin's pre-political life; her tenure as Governor of Alaska, and her time spent as John McCain's running mate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Bannon
CAST:  Sarah Palin  •  Pamela Anderson  •  Mark Ballas  •  Roseanne Barr

Catwalk (1995)

A documentary following Christy Turlington and other models during spring fashion week in Milan, Paris and New York.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Leacock
CAST:  Christy Turlington  •  Azzedine Alaïa  •  Giorgio Armani  •  Nadja Auermann

A documentary following Christy Turlington and other models during spring fashion week in Milan, Paris and New York.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Leacock
CAST:  Christy Turlington  •  Azzedine Alaïa  •  Giorgio Armani  •  Nadja Auermann

Lover Girl (1997)

Jake is a 16-year-old girl whose mother left her. She finds her older sister Darlene in L.A., but Darlene turns her away. Darlene's neighbor Marci takes pity on Jake, allowing her to stay over. When Jake discovers that Marci is a manager in a massage parlor, she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lisa Addario  •  Joe Syracuse
CAST:  Tara Subkoff  •  Sandra Bernhard  •  Kristy Swanson  •  Loretta Devine

Jake is a 16-year-old girl whose mother left her. She finds her older sister Darlene in L.A., but Darlene turns her away. Darlene's neighbor Marci takes pity on Jake, allowing her to stay over. When Jake discovers that Marci is a manager in a massage parlor, she ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lisa Addario  •  Joe Syracuse
CAST:  Tara Subkoff  •  Sandra Bernhard  •  Kristy Swanson  •  Loretta Devine

See You in September (2010)

Feeling abandoned by her therapist who's gone on an extended vacation, beautiful Lindsay gets help with her fear of commitment from an ad hoc support group formed by other New Yorkers also left high and dry by their shrinks. But when her pals dare her to date ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tamara Tunie
CAST:  Justin Kirk  •  Estella Warren  •  Liza Lapira  •  Whoopi Goldberg

Feeling abandoned by her therapist who's gone on an extended vacation, beautiful Lindsay gets help with her fear of commitment from an ad hoc support group formed by other New Yorkers also left high and dry by their shrinks. But when her pals dare her to date ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tamara Tunie
CAST:  Justin Kirk  •  Estella Warren  •  Liza Lapira  •  Whoopi Goldberg

Dallas Doll (1994)

Dallas, an American golf tutor, arrives in a quiet Sydney suburb to teach at the local school and sets about causing chaos with the family she stays with.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ann Turner
CAST:  Sandra Bernhard  •  Victoria Longley  •  Frank Gallacher  •  Jake Blundell

Dallas, an American golf tutor, arrives in a quiet Sydney suburb to teach at the local school and sets about causing chaos with the family she stays with.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ann Turner
CAST:  Sandra Bernhard  •  Victoria Longley  •  Frank Gallacher  •  Jake Blundell

Track 29 (1988)

Years after a desperate teenage Linda gives up her baby for adoption, she finds herself face-to-face with Martin, a young man claiming to be her long-lost son. Linda embraces Martin and in him finds a welcome reprieve from her unhappy marriage to the neglectful ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicolas Roeg
CAST:  Theresa Russell  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Colleen Camp  •  Sandra Bernhard

Years after a desperate teenage Linda gives up her baby for adoption, she finds herself face-to-face with Martin, a young man claiming to be her long-lost son. Linda embraces Martin and in him finds a welcome reprieve from her unhappy marriage to the neglectful ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicolas Roeg
CAST:  Theresa Russell  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Colleen Camp  •  Sandra Bernhard
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