Richard Lewis

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Richard Philip Lewis (born June 29, 1947) is an American comedian and actor.

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Leaving Las Vegas (1995)

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Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Elisabeth Shue  •  Julian Sands  •  Richard Lewis

Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Figgis
CAST:  Nicolas Cage  •  Elisabeth Shue  •  Julian Sands  •  Richard Lewis

Once Upon a Crime (1992)

On their way to Monte Carlo, Monaco, Marilyn and her husband, Neil, meet several other married couples, including Julian and Phoebe, who are traveling with a lost dog they plan to return to its wealthy owner for a large reward. But, when the dog's mistress is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eugene Levy
CAST:  John Candy  •  Jim Belushi  •  Cybill Shepherd  •  Sean Young

On their way to Monte Carlo, Monaco, Marilyn and her husband, Neil, meet several other married couples, including Julian and Phoebe, who are traveling with a lost dog they plan to return to its wealthy owner for a large reward. But, when the dog's mistress is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eugene Levy
CAST:  John Candy  •  Jim Belushi  •  Cybill Shepherd  •  Sean Young

Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)

Robin Hood comes home after fighting in the Crusades to learn that the noble King Richard is in exile and that the despotic King John now rules England, with the help of the Sheriff of Rottingham. Robin Hood assembles a band of fellow patriots to do battle with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Cary Elwes  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Roger Rees  •  Dave Chappelle

Robin Hood comes home after fighting in the Crusades to learn that the noble King Richard is in exile and that the despotic King John now rules England, with the help of the Sheriff of Rottingham. Robin Hood assembles a band of fellow patriots to do battle with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mel Brooks
CAST:  Cary Elwes  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Roger Rees  •  Dave Chappelle

The Aristocrats (2005)

One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Penn Jillette  •  Paul Provenza
CAST:  Jason Alexander  •  Chris Albrecht  •  Hank Azaria  •  Shelley Berman

One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Penn Jillette  •  Paul Provenza
CAST:  Jason Alexander  •  Chris Albrecht  •  Hank Azaria  •  Shelley Berman

Wagons East! (1994)

After the 1860s Wild West, a group of misfit settlers - including ex-doctor Phil Taylor, prostitute Belle, and homosexual bookseller Julian - decide they cannot live in their current situation in the west. They hire a grizzled alcoholic wagon master by the name of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Markle
CAST:  Joe Bays  •  Abraham Benrubi  •  Jill Boyd  •  John Candy

After the 1860s Wild West, a group of misfit settlers - including ex-doctor Phil Taylor, prostitute Belle, and homosexual bookseller Julian - decide they cannot live in their current situation in the west. They hire a grizzled alcoholic wagon master by the name of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Markle
CAST:  Joe Bays  •  Abraham Benrubi  •  Jill Boyd  •  John Candy

Method to the Madness of Jerry Lewis (2011)

It will surprise few to discover that star of stage and screen Jerry Lewis has sought to amuse others since he was five years old. Since that early age, audiences split their sides watching his wacky antics, whilst wannabe comics aspired to his prolific career, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregg Barson
CAST:  Michael Andrew  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Richard Belzer  •  Carol Burnett

It will surprise few to discover that star of stage and screen Jerry Lewis has sought to amuse others since he was five years old. Since that early age, audiences split their sides watching his wacky antics, whilst wannabe comics aspired to his prolific career, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregg Barson
CAST:  Michael Andrew  •  Alec Baldwin  •  Richard Belzer  •  Carol Burnett

She's Funny That Way (2014)

On the set of a playwright's new project, a love triangle forms between his wife, her ex-lover, and the call girl-turned-actress cast in the production.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Jennifer Aniston  •  Imogen Poots  •  Lucy Punch  •  Owen Wilson

On the set of a playwright's new project, a love triangle forms between his wife, her ex-lover, and the call girl-turned-actress cast in the production.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Bogdanovich
CAST:  Jennifer Aniston  •  Imogen Poots  •  Lucy Punch  •  Owen Wilson

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

Vamps (2012)

The modern-day story focuses on two beautiful young vampires who are living the good nightlife in New York until love enters the picture and each has to make a choice that will jeopardize their immortality.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amy Heckerling
CAST:  Alicia Silverstone  •  Krysten Ritter  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Richard Lewis

The modern-day story focuses on two beautiful young vampires who are living the good nightlife in New York until love enters the picture and each has to make a choice that will jeopardize their immortality.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amy Heckerling
CAST:  Alicia Silverstone  •  Krysten Ritter  •  Sigourney Weaver  •  Richard Lewis

The Danger of Love: The Carolyn Warmus Story (1992)

Michael Carlin, a teacher, has been having an affair with a much younger fellow teacher Carolyn Warmus. When his wife is murdered, the police suspect him due to inconsistencies in his alibi, and no evidence points to anyone else.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joyce Chopra
CAST:  Joe Penny  •  Jenny Robertson  •  Richard Lewis  •  Joseph Bologna

Michael Carlin, a teacher, has been having an affair with a much younger fellow teacher Carolyn Warmus. When his wife is murdered, the police suspect him due to inconsistencies in his alibi, and no evidence points to anyone else.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joyce Chopra
CAST:  Joe Penny  •  Jenny Robertson  •  Richard Lewis  •  Joseph Bologna

Larry David: Curb Your Enthusiasm (1999)

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Mock documentary about Seinfeld writer Larry David featuring contributions from his friends and colleagues. Larry makes a return to stand-up comedy and prepares to film a television special for HBO. This is the original special that gave birth to the long-running ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert B. Weide
CAST:  Larry David  •  Jason Alexander  •  Larry Charles  •  Carol Leifer

Mock documentary about Seinfeld writer Larry David featuring contributions from his friends and colleagues. Larry makes a return to stand-up comedy and prepares to film a television special for HBO. This is the original special that gave birth to the long-running ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert B. Weide
CAST:  Larry David  •  Jason Alexander  •  Larry Charles  •  Carol Leifer

The Wrong Guys (1988)

Five former cub scouts have a reunion and go camping on the mountain they never conquered. High jinks ensue due to their childhood enemies and a group of escaped convicts who mistake them for an FBI unit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Bilson
CAST:  Louie Anderson  •  Richard Lewis  •  Biff Manard  •  Brion James

Five former cub scouts have a reunion and go camping on the mountain they never conquered. High jinks ensue due to their childhood enemies and a group of escaped convicts who mistake them for an FBI unit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Bilson
CAST:  Louie Anderson  •  Richard Lewis  •  Biff Manard  •  Brion James

That's Adequate (1989)

This mockumentary about fictional movie studio Adequate Pictures boasts an interesting cast. Tony Randall hosts, and James CoCo (practically on his deathbed) stars as head of the studio. Includes parodies of everything from silent comedies to porn, including an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Hurwitz
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Tony Randall  •  James Coco  •  Jerry Stiller

This mockumentary about fictional movie studio Adequate Pictures boasts an interesting cast. Tony Randall hosts, and James CoCo (practically on his deathbed) stars as head of the studio. Includes parodies of everything from silent comedies to porn, including an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harry Hurwitz
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Tony Randall  •  James Coco  •  Jerry Stiller

Drunks (1997)

At the beginning of a nightly Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, Jim seems particularly troubled. His sponsor encourages him to talk that night, the first time in seven months, so he does - and leaves the meeting right after. As Jim wanders the night, searching for some ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Cohn
CAST:  Richard Lewis  •  Amanda Plummer  •  Spalding Gray  •  Faye Dunaway

At the beginning of a nightly Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, Jim seems particularly troubled. His sponsor encourages him to talk that night, the first time in seven months, so he does - and leaves the meeting right after. As Jim wanders the night, searching for some ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Cohn
CAST:  Richard Lewis  •  Amanda Plummer  •  Spalding Gray  •  Faye Dunaway

The Last Party (1993)

A youthful perspective on the 1992 presidential campaign with a witty, cautionary message to young Americans to start participating in democracy or get the kind of government they deserve.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Levin  •  Mark Benjamin
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Bill Clinton  •  Oliver North  •  Spike Lee

A youthful perspective on the 1992 presidential campaign with a witty, cautionary message to young Americans to start participating in democracy or get the kind of government they deserve.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Levin  •  Mark Benjamin
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Bill Clinton  •  Oliver North  •  Spike Lee

Confessions of an Action Star (2009)

A 'mocumentary' on the rise and fall of Chip and Dales dancer turned martial arts action star, Francis Allen Sledgewick, AKA Frank Sledge. When fame and fortune caused Frank to lose his sense of what's truely important, he realised he's going to have to get in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Martin
CAST:  Holmes Osborne  •  David Leitch  •  Mitch Gaylord  •  Kelly Hu

A 'mocumentary' on the rise and fall of Chip and Dales dancer turned martial arts action star, Francis Allen Sledgewick, AKA Frank Sledge. When fame and fortune caused Frank to lose his sense of what's truely important, he realised he's going to have to get in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Martin
CAST:  Holmes Osborne  •  David Leitch  •  Mitch Gaylord  •  Kelly Hu

Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project (2007)

The documentary consists of tape of Don's show (never been filmed before), interviews with Don's contemporaries, (Steve Lawrence, Bob Newhart, Debbie Reynolds, etc.), established comedians (Billy Crystal, Rosanna Barr, Robin Williams, Chris Rock, etc.) and young ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Don Rickles  •  Dave Attell  •  Richard Lewis  •  Chris Rock

The documentary consists of tape of Don's show (never been filmed before), interviews with Don's contemporaries, (Steve Lawrence, Bob Newhart, Debbie Reynolds, etc.), established comedians (Billy Crystal, Rosanna Barr, Robin Williams, Chris Rock, etc.) and young ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Don Rickles  •  Dave Attell  •  Richard Lewis  •  Chris Rock

Navajazo (2014)

An imagined apocalypse is presented to us through portraits of people struggling to survive in a hostile environment, where they only have themselves and the only thing they have in common is the desire to live, no matter the cost.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ricardo Silva
CAST:  Richard Lewis  •  Amador Granados  •  Yareni García  •  Balthazar Hernández

An imagined apocalypse is presented to us through portraits of people struggling to survive in a hostile environment, where they only have themselves and the only thing they have in common is the desire to live, no matter the cost.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ricardo Silva
CAST:  Richard Lewis  •  Amador Granados  •  Yareni García  •  Balthazar Hernández

The Elevator (1998)

Things are going swimmingly for the film producer Roy Tilden, his last film is a success and he will soon receive an award for it. But his perfect day changed quickly when he takes an elevator with a keen writer. Directly after the door is closed, the emergency ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nigel Dick  •  Rafal Zielinski  •  Arthur Borman
CAST:  Martin Landau  •  Arye Gross  •  Gretchen Becker  •  Gabriel Bologna

Things are going swimmingly for the film producer Roy Tilden, his last film is a success and he will soon receive an award for it. But his perfect day changed quickly when he takes an elevator with a keen writer. Directly after the door is closed, the emergency ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nigel Dick  •  Rafal Zielinski  •  Arthur Borman
CAST:  Martin Landau  •  Arye Gross  •  Gretchen Becker  •  Gabriel Bologna

Misery Loves Comedy (2015)

Over fifty very famous American and Canadian funny people (filmmakers, writers, actors and comedians) share life and professional journeys and insights, in an effort to shed light on the thesis: Do you have to be miserable to be funny?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Pollak
CAST:  Jon Favreau  •  Kevin Smith  •  Bobby Cannavale  •  Freddie Prinze Jr.

Over fifty very famous American and Canadian funny people (filmmakers, writers, actors and comedians) share life and professional journeys and insights, in an effort to shed light on the thesis: Do you have to be miserable to be funny?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Pollak
CAST:  Jon Favreau  •  Kevin Smith  •  Bobby Cannavale  •  Freddie Prinze Jr.
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