Eric Idle

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Eric Idle (born 29 March 1943) is an English comedian, actor, author, singer, writer, and comedic composer who wrote and performed as a member of the popular British comedy group Monty Python. Description above from the Wikipedia article Eric Idle, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie (1998)

Young Rudolph suffers a childhood accident that sees his nose turn from the publicly accepted norm of black to a glowing red colour. His parents worry about him getting teased, and indeed he does in the end. When he is beaten in the reindeer games by his rival for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William R. Kowalchuk Jr.
CAST:  Eric Pospisil  •  Kathleen Barr  •  John Goodman  •  Whoopi Goldberg

Young Rudolph suffers a childhood accident that sees his nose turn from the publicly accepted norm of black to a glowing red colour. His parents worry about him getting teased, and indeed he does in the end. When he is beaten in the reindeer games by his rival for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William R. Kowalchuk Jr.
CAST:  Eric Pospisil  •  Kathleen Barr  •  John Goodman  •  Whoopi Goldberg

102 Dalmatians (2000)

Get ready for a howling good time as an all new assortment of irresistible animal heroes are unleashed in this great family tail! In an unlikely alliance, the outrageous Waddlesworth... a parrot who thinks he's a Rottweiler... teams up with Oddball... an un-marked ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Lima
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Alice Evans  •  Tim McInnerny

Get ready for a howling good time as an all new assortment of irresistible animal heroes are unleashed in this great family tail! In an unlikely alliance, the outrageous Waddlesworth... a parrot who thinks he's a Rottweiler... teams up with Oddball... an un-marked ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Lima
CAST:  Glenn Close  •  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Alice Evans  •  Tim McInnerny

The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash (1978)

The story of the rise and fall of the Pre-Fab Four.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Idle  •  Gary Weis
CAST:  Eric Idle  •  John Halsey  •  Ricky Fataar  •  Neil Innes

The story of the rise and fall of the Pre-Fab Four.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Idle  •  Gary Weis
CAST:  Eric Idle  •  John Halsey  •  Ricky Fataar  •  Neil Innes

And Now for Something Completely Different (1971)

A collection of Monty Python's Flying Circus skits from the first two seasons of their British TV series.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian MacNaughton
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Graham Chapman  •  Terry Gilliam  •  Eric Idle

A collection of Monty Python's Flying Circus skits from the first two seasons of their British TV series.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian MacNaughton
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Graham Chapman  •  Terry Gilliam  •  Eric Idle

Casper (1995)

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Furious that her late father only willed her his gloomy-looking mansion rather than his millions, Carrigan Crittenden is ready to burn the place to the ground when she discovers a map to a treasure hidden in the house. But when she enters the rickety mansion to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Silberling
CAST:  Malachi Pearson  •  Eric Idle  •  Bill Pullman  •  Christina Ricci

Furious that her late father only willed her his gloomy-looking mansion rather than his millions, Carrigan Crittenden is ready to burn the place to the ground when she discovers a map to a treasure hidden in the house. But when she enters the rickety mansion to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Silberling
CAST:  Malachi Pearson  •  Eric Idle  •  Bill Pullman  •  Christina Ricci

Dudley Do-Right (1999)

Based on the 60's-era cartoon of the same name. Royal Canadian Mountie Dudley Do-right is busy keeping the peace in his small mountain town when his old rival, Snidely Whiplash, comes up with a plot to buy all the property in town, then start a phony gold rush by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hugh Wilson
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Alfred Molina  •  Eric Idle

Based on the 60's-era cartoon of the same name. Royal Canadian Mountie Dudley Do-right is busy keeping the peace in his small mountain town when his old rival, Snidely Whiplash, comes up with a plot to buy all the property in town, then start a phony gold rush by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hugh Wilson
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Alfred Molina  •  Eric Idle

Hollywood Homicide (2003)

Joe Gavilan (Harrison Ford) and his new partner K. C. Calden (Josh Hartnett), are detectives on the beat in Tinseltown. Neither one of them really wants to be a cop, Gavilan moonlights as a real estate broker, and Calden is an aspiring actor moonlighting as a yoga ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Shelton
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Josh Hartnett  •  Lena Olin  •  Bruce Greenwood

Joe Gavilan (Harrison Ford) and his new partner K. C. Calden (Josh Hartnett), are detectives on the beat in Tinseltown. Neither one of them really wants to be a cop, Gavilan moonlights as a real estate broker, and Calden is an aspiring actor moonlighting as a yoga ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Shelton
CAST:  Harrison Ford  •  Josh Hartnett  •  Lena Olin  •  Bruce Greenwood

How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989)

Pressure from his boss and a skin-cream client produces a talking boil on a British adman's neck.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Robinson
CAST:  Richard E. Grant  •  Rachel Ward  •  Richard Wilson  •  Jacqueline Tong

Pressure from his boss and a skin-cream client produces a talking boil on a British adman's neck.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Robinson
CAST:  Richard E. Grant  •  Rachel Ward  •  Richard Wilson  •  Jacqueline Tong

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

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King Arthur, accompanied by his squire, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure. On the way, Arthur battles the Black Knight who, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam  •  Terry Jones
CAST:  Graham Chapman  •  John Cleese  •  Eric Idle  •  Michael Palin

King Arthur, accompanied by his squire, recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise, Sir Lancelot the Brave, Sir Robin the Not-Quite-So-Brave-As-Sir-Lancelot and Sir Galahad the Pure. On the way, Arthur battles the Black Knight who, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam  •  Terry Jones
CAST:  Graham Chapman  •  John Cleese  •  Eric Idle  •  Michael Palin

Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (1982)

Monty Python perform many of their greatest sketches at the Hollywood Bowl, including several from pre-Python days.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian MacNaughton  •  Terry Hughes
CAST:  Terry Gilliam  •  John Cleese  •  Graham Chapman  •  Eric Idle

Monty Python perform many of their greatest sketches at the Hollywood Bowl, including several from pre-Python days.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ian MacNaughton  •  Terry Hughes
CAST:  Terry Gilliam  •  John Cleese  •  Graham Chapman  •  Eric Idle

Life of Brian (1979)

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Brian Cohen is an average young Jewish man, but through a series of ridiculous events, he gains a reputation as the Messiah. When he's not dodging his followers or being scolded by his shrill mother, the hapless Brian has to contend with the pompous Pontius Pilate ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Jones
CAST:  Graham Chapman  •  John Cleese  •  Terry Gilliam  •  Eric Idle

Brian Cohen is an average young Jewish man, but through a series of ridiculous events, he gains a reputation as the Messiah. When he's not dodging his followers or being scolded by his shrill mother, the hapless Brian has to contend with the pompous Pontius Pilate ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Jones
CAST:  Graham Chapman  •  John Cleese  •  Terry Gilliam  •  Eric Idle

Quest for Camelot (1998)

During the times of King Arthur, Kayley is a brave girl who dreams of following her late father as a Knight of the Round Table. The evil Ruber wants to invade Camelot and take the throne of King Arthur, and Kayley has to stop him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frederik Du Chau
CAST:  Jessalyn Gilsig  •  Cary Elwes  •  Gary Oldman  •  Don Rickles

During the times of King Arthur, Kayley is a brave girl who dreams of following her late father as a Knight of the Round Table. The evil Ruber wants to invade Camelot and take the throne of King Arthur, and Kayley has to stop him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frederik Du Chau
CAST:  Jessalyn Gilsig  •  Cary Elwes  •  Gary Oldman  •  Don Rickles

Shrek the Third (2007)

The King of Far Far Away has died and Shrek and Fiona are to become King & Queen. However, Shrek wants to return to his cozy swamp and live in peace and quiet, so when he finds out there is another heir to the throne, they set off to bring him back to rule the kingdom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Miller
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Julie Andrews

The King of Far Far Away has died and Shrek and Fiona are to become King & Queen. However, Shrek wants to return to his cozy swamp and live in peace and quiet, so when he finds out there is another heir to the throne, they set off to bring him back to rule the kingdom.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Miller
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Eddie Murphy  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Julie Andrews

South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999)

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When the four boys see an R-rated movie featuring Canadians Terrance and Philip, they are pronounced "corrupted", and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Trey Parker
CAST:  Trey Parker  •  Matt Stone  •  Mary Kay Bergman  •  Isaac Hayes

When the four boys see an R-rated movie featuring Canadians Terrance and Philip, they are pronounced "corrupted", and their parents pressure the United States to wage war against Canada.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Trey Parker
CAST:  Trey Parker  •  Matt Stone  •  Mary Kay Bergman  •  Isaac Hayes

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)

An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  John Neville  •  Eric Idle  •  Sarah Polley  •  Oliver Reed

An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  John Neville  •  Eric Idle  •  Sarah Polley  •  Oliver Reed

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

The Meaning of Life (1983)

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Life's questions are 'answered' in a series of outrageous vignettes, beginning with a staid London insurance company which transforms before our eyes into a pirate ship. Then there's the National Health doctors who try to claim a healthy liver from a still-living ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Jones
CAST:  Terry Gilliam  •  Graham Chapman  •  John Cleese  •  Eric Idle

Life's questions are 'answered' in a series of outrageous vignettes, beginning with a staid London insurance company which transforms before our eyes into a pirate ship. Then there's the National Health doctors who try to claim a healthy liver from a still-living ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Jones
CAST:  Terry Gilliam  •  Graham Chapman  •  John Cleese  •  Eric Idle

The Scream Team (2002)

Eccentric Frank Carlyle ran a horror shop in small-town Steeple Falls, which takes pride in and profit from its Halloween traditions. Frank's widower grandson Richard grudgingly returns there from Boston with his own kids, bright Ian and bratty Claire, to settle ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Gillard
CAST:  Kat Dennings  •  Mark Rendall  •  Robert Bockstael  •  Eric Idle

Eccentric Frank Carlyle ran a horror shop in small-town Steeple Falls, which takes pride in and profit from its Halloween traditions. Frank's widower grandson Richard grudgingly returns there from Boston with his own kids, bright Ian and bratty Claire, to settle ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Gillard
CAST:  Kat Dennings  •  Mark Rendall  •  Robert Bockstael  •  Eric Idle

The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue (1998)

Timmy meets a girl mouse and they set off to find the Great Owl.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dick Sebast
CAST:  Eric Idle  •  Harvey Korman  •  Peter MacNicol  •  Hynden Walch

Timmy meets a girl mouse and they set off to find the Great Owl.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dick Sebast
CAST:  Eric Idle  •  Harvey Korman  •  Peter MacNicol  •  Hynden Walch

The Transformers: The Movie (1986)

The Autobots must stop a colossal planet-consuming robot who goes after the Autobot Matrix of Leadership. At the same time, they must defend themselves against an all-out attack from the Decepticons.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nelson Shin
CAST:  Norman Alden  •  Jack Angel  •  Michael Bell  •  Gregg Berger

The Autobots must stop a colossal planet-consuming robot who goes after the Autobot Matrix of Leadership. At the same time, they must defend themselves against an all-out attack from the Decepticons.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nelson Shin
CAST:  Norman Alden  •  Jack Angel  •  Michael Bell  •  Gregg Berger
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