Joe Flaherty

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Joe Flaherty (born June 21, 1941) is an American-Canadian actor and comedian. He is best known for his work on the Canadian sketch comedy SCTV, from 1976 to 1984, and as Harold Weir on Freaks and Geeks. He is currently a judge on The Second City's Next Comedy Legend. Description above from the Wikipedia article Joe Flaherty, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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1941 (1979)

In the days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, panic grips California, where a military officer leads a mob chasing a Japanese sub.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  Ned Beatty  •  John Belushi  •  Lorraine Gary

In the days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, panic grips California, where a military officer leads a mob chasing a Japanese sub.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  Ned Beatty  •  John Belushi  •  Lorraine Gary

Back to the Future Part II (1989)

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Marty and Doc are at it again in this wacky sequel to the 1985 blockbuster as the time-traveling duo head to 2015 to nip some McFly family woes in the bud. But things go awry thanks to bully Biff Tannen and a pesky sports almanac. In a last-ditch attempt to set ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Lea Thompson  •  Elisabeth Shue

Marty and Doc are at it again in this wacky sequel to the 1985 blockbuster as the time-traveling duo head to 2015 to nip some McFly family woes in the bud. But things go awry thanks to bully Biff Tannen and a pesky sports almanac. In a last-ditch attempt to set ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Lea Thompson  •  Elisabeth Shue

Club Paradise (1986)

When Chicago firefighter Jack Moniker retires and moves to a small Caribbean island, he is befriended by the owner of a run-down resort. Together they renovate the resort and lure tourists to Club Paradise in an effort to fight off corrupt officials and businessmen ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Ramis
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Peter O'Toole  •  Rick Moranis  •  Jimmy Cliff

When Chicago firefighter Jack Moniker retires and moves to a small Caribbean island, he is befriended by the owner of a run-down resort. Together they renovate the resort and lure tourists to Club Paradise in an effort to fight off corrupt officials and businessmen ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Ramis
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Peter O'Toole  •  Rick Moranis  •  Jimmy Cliff

Double Negative (1980)

Michael Taylor, played by Michael Sarrazin, is tormented by his sheer lack of memory concerning the night his wife was found brutally killed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Bloomfield
CAST:  Michael Sarrazin  •  Susan Clark  •  Anthony Perkins  •  Howard Duff

Michael Taylor, played by Michael Sarrazin, is tormented by his sheer lack of memory concerning the night his wife was found brutally killed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Bloomfield
CAST:  Michael Sarrazin  •  Susan Clark  •  Anthony Perkins  •  Howard Duff

Detroit Rock City (1999)

In 1978, a Kiss concert was an epoch-making event. For the three teen fans in Detroit Rock City getting tickets to the sold-out show becomes the focal point of their existence. They'll do anything for tickets -- compete in a strip club's amateur-night contest, take ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Rifkin
CAST:  Giuseppe Andrews  •  James DeBello  •  Edward Furlong  •  Sam Huntington

In 1978, a Kiss concert was an epoch-making event. For the three teen fans in Detroit Rock City getting tickets to the sold-out show becomes the focal point of their existence. They'll do anything for tickets -- compete in a strip club's amateur-night contest, take ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Rifkin
CAST:  Giuseppe Andrews  •  James DeBello  •  Edward Furlong  •  Sam Huntington

Going Berserk (1983)

John Bourgignon, a drummer/chauffeur engaged to the daughter of a United States senator encounters a sleazy film director, the leader of an aerobics cult, and other crazed characters in the days leading up to his wedding.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Steinberg
CAST:  John Candy  •  Joe Flaherty  •  Eugene Levy  •  Alley Mills

John Bourgignon, a drummer/chauffeur engaged to the daughter of a United States senator encounters a sleazy film director, the leader of an aerobics cult, and other crazed characters in the days leading up to his wedding.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Steinberg
CAST:  John Candy  •  Joe Flaherty  •  Eugene Levy  •  Alley Mills

Happy Gilmore (1996)

Failed hockey player-turned-golf whiz Happy Gilmore -- whose unconventional approach and antics on the grass courts the ire of rival Shooter McGavin -- is determined to win a PGA tournament so he can save his granny's house with the prize money. Meanwhile, an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Christopher McDonald  •  Julie Bowen  •  Frances Bay

Failed hockey player-turned-golf whiz Happy Gilmore -- whose unconventional approach and antics on the grass courts the ire of rival Shooter McGavin -- is determined to win a PGA tournament so he can save his granny's house with the prize money. Meanwhile, an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Christopher McDonald  •  Julie Bowen  •  Frances Bay

Heavy Metal (1981)

A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Sabella  •  Jimmy T. Murakami  •  John Bruno  •  Pino Van Lamsweerde  •  Gerald Potterton  •  John Halas  •  Barrie Nelson  •  Harold Whitaker  •  Jack Stokes  •  Julian Harris
CAST:  Rodger Bumpass  •  Jackie Burroughs  •  Joe Flaherty  •  Harold Ramis

A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Sabella  •  Jimmy T. Murakami  •  John Bruno  •  Pino Van Lamsweerde  •  Gerald Potterton  •  John Halas  •  Barrie Nelson  •  Harold Whitaker  •  Jack Stokes  •  Julian Harris
CAST:  Rodger Bumpass  •  Jackie Burroughs  •  Joe Flaherty  •  Harold Ramis

Home on the Range (2004)

When a greedy outlaw schemes to take possession of the "Patch Of Heaven" dairy farm, three determined cows, a karate-kicking stallion and a colorful corral of critters join forces to save their home. The stakes are sky-high as this unlikely animal alliance risk ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Will Finn  •  John Sanford
CAST:  Randy Quaid  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Judi Dench  •  Cuba Gooding Jr.

When a greedy outlaw schemes to take possession of the "Patch Of Heaven" dairy farm, three determined cows, a karate-kicking stallion and a colorful corral of critters join forces to save their home. The stakes are sky-high as this unlikely animal alliance risk ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Will Finn  •  John Sanford
CAST:  Randy Quaid  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Judi Dench  •  Cuba Gooding Jr.

Innerspace (1987)

Test pilot Tuck Pendleton volunteers to test a special vessel for a miniaturization experiment. Accidentally injected into a neurotic hypochondriac, Jack Putter, Tuck must convince Jack to find his ex-girlfriend, Lydia Maxwell, to help him extract Tuck and his ship ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Martin Short  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Meg Ryan  •  Kevin McCarthy

Test pilot Tuck Pendleton volunteers to test a special vessel for a miniaturization experiment. Accidentally injected into a neurotic hypochondriac, Jack Putter, Tuck must convince Jack to find his ex-girlfriend, Lydia Maxwell, to help him extract Tuck and his ship ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Martin Short  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Meg Ryan  •  Kevin McCarthy

National Security (2003)

Two mismatched security guards are thrown together to bust a smuggling operation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Steve Zahn  •  Colm Feore  •  Bill Duke

Two mismatched security guards are thrown together to bust a smuggling operation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Steve Zahn  •  Colm Feore  •  Bill Duke

One Crazy Summer (1986)

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An aspiring teenage cartoonist and his friends come to the aid of a singer trying to save her family property from developers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Savage Steve Holland
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Demi Moore  •  Bobcat Goldthwait  •  Tom Villard

An aspiring teenage cartoonist and his friends come to the aid of a singer trying to save her family property from developers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Savage Steve Holland
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Demi Moore  •  Bobcat Goldthwait  •  Tom Villard

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

Slackers (2002)

Dave, Sam and Jeff are about to graduate from Holden University with honors in lying, cheating and scheming. The three roommates have proudly scammed their way through the last four years of college and now, during final exams, these big-men-on-campus are about to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dewey Nicks
CAST:  Jason Segel  •  Devon Sawa  •  Jason Schwartzman  •  Jaime King

Dave, Sam and Jeff are about to graduate from Holden University with honors in lying, cheating and scheming. The three roommates have proudly scammed their way through the last four years of college and now, during final exams, these big-men-on-campus are about to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dewey Nicks
CAST:  Jason Segel  •  Devon Sawa  •  Jason Schwartzman  •  Jaime King

Snowboard Academy (1997)

A wacky free-for-all comedy about the riotous rivalry between snobby skiers and knuckle-dragging snowboarders.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Shepphird
CAST:  Jim Varney  •  Corey Haim  •  Brigitte Nielsen  •  Joe Flaherty

A wacky free-for-all comedy about the riotous rivalry between snobby skiers and knuckle-dragging snowboarders.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Shepphird
CAST:  Jim Varney  •  Corey Haim  •  Brigitte Nielsen  •  Joe Flaherty

Speed Zone (1989)

An illegal race that takes place over the United States and nothing will stop this bunch of racers except for the occasional cop or a damsel in distress. Jackie Chan's car is not in this one, but many new cars make up for that. Who will win? Who will crash? Who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Drake
CAST:  John Candy  •  Donna Dixon  •  Matt Frewer  •  Joe Flaherty

An illegal race that takes place over the United States and nothing will stop this bunch of racers except for the occasional cop or a damsel in distress. Jackie Chan's car is not in this one, but many new cars make up for that. Who will win? Who will crash? Who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Drake
CAST:  John Candy  •  Donna Dixon  •  Matt Frewer  •  Joe Flaherty

Stripes (1981)

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John Winger, an indolent sad sack in his 30s, impulsively joins the U.S. Army after losing his job, his girlfriend and his apartment.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Harold Ramis  •  Warren Oates  •  P.J. Soles

John Winger, an indolent sad sack in his 30s, impulsively joins the U.S. Army after losing his job, his girlfriend and his apartment.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ivan Reitman
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Harold Ramis  •  Warren Oates  •  P.J. Soles

The Wrong Guy (1997)

Nelson Hibbert expects to become the new president of Nagel Industries, but Mr. Nagel gives the promotion to another employee. When Nelson barges into Nagel's office to confront him, he finds Nagel's been murdered. Fearing that he will be implicated, Nelson decides ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Steinberg
CAST:  Dave Foley  •  Jennifer Tilly  •  David Anthony Higgins  •  Colm Feore

Nelson Hibbert expects to become the new president of Nagel Industries, but Mr. Nagel gives the promotion to another employee. When Nelson barges into Nagel's office to confront him, he finds Nagel's been murdered. Fearing that he will be implicated, Nelson decides ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Steinberg
CAST:  Dave Foley  •  Jennifer Tilly  •  David Anthony Higgins  •  Colm Feore

Tunnel Vision (1976)

A committee investigating TV's first uncensored network examines a typical day's programming, which includes shows, commercials, news programs, you name it. What they discover will surely crack you up! This outrageous and irreverent spoof of television launched the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neal Israel  •  Bradley R. Swirnoff
CAST:  Phil Proctor  •  Howard Hesseman  •  Dan Barrows  •  Stephen Feinberg

A committee investigating TV's first uncensored network examines a typical day's programming, which includes shows, commercials, news programs, you name it. What they discover will surely crack you up! This outrageous and irreverent spoof of television launched the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neal Israel  •  Bradley R. Swirnoff
CAST:  Phil Proctor  •  Howard Hesseman  •  Dan Barrows  •  Stephen Feinberg

Used Cars (1980)

When the owner of a struggling used car lot is killed, it's up to the lot's hot-shot salesman to save the property from falling into the hands of the owner's ruthless brother and used-car rival.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Jack Warden  •  Frank McRae  •  Gerrit Graham

When the owner of a struggling used car lot is killed, it's up to the lot's hot-shot salesman to save the property from falling into the hands of the owner's ruthless brother and used-car rival.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Zemeckis
CAST:  Kurt Russell  •  Jack Warden  •  Frank McRae  •  Gerrit Graham
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