Alan Metter

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Alan Metter is an American film director. He has directed numerous films from 1983 to 2005. He also produced The Winds of Whoopie(1983). Description above from the Wikipedia article Alan Metter, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

Back to School (1986)

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Self-made millionaire Thornton Melon decides to get a better education and enrolls at his son Jason's college. While Jason tries to fit in with his fellow students, Thornton struggles to gain his son's respect, giving way to hilarious antics.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metter
CAST:  Rodney Dangerfield  •  Keith Gordon  •  Burt Young  •  Robert Downey Jr.

Self-made millionaire Thornton Melon decides to get a better education and enrolls at his son Jason's college. While Jason tries to fit in with his fellow students, Thornton struggles to gain his son's respect, giving way to hilarious antics.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metter
CAST:  Rodney Dangerfield  •  Keith Gordon  •  Burt Young  •  Robert Downey Jr.

Moving (1988)

Arlo accepts what seems to him to be a dream promotion to Idaho. He soon discovers, however, that moving has its own share of problems.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metter
CAST:  Richard Pryor  •  Beverly Todd  •  Raphael Harris  •  Ishmael Harris

Arlo accepts what seems to him to be a dream promotion to Idaho. He soon discovers, however, that moving has its own share of problems.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metter
CAST:  Richard Pryor  •  Beverly Todd  •  Raphael Harris  •  Ishmael Harris

Billboard Dad (1998)

High above Hollywood Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are playing Matchmakers! One's a surfer. The other's a high diver. When these two sisters team up to find a new love for their newly single Dad, it's a fun-loving, eye-catching California adventure gone wild. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metter
CAST:  Mary-Kate Olsen  •  Ashley Olsen  •  Tom Amandes  •  Jessica Tuck

High above Hollywood Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are playing Matchmakers! One's a surfer. The other's a high diver. When these two sisters team up to find a new love for their newly single Dad, it's a fun-loving, eye-catching California adventure gone wild. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metter
CAST:  Mary-Kate Olsen  •  Ashley Olsen  •  Tom Amandes  •  Jessica Tuck

Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)

Janey is new in town, and soon meets Lynne, who shares her passion for dancing in general, and "Dance TV" in particular. When a competition is announced to find a new Dance TV regular couple, Janey and Lynne are determined to audition. The only problem is that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metter
CAST:  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Lee Montgomery  •  Helen Hunt  •  Morgan Woodward

Janey is new in town, and soon meets Lynne, who shares her passion for dancing in general, and "Dance TV" in particular. When a competition is announced to find a new Dance TV regular couple, Janey and Lynne are determined to audition. The only problem is that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metter
CAST:  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Lee Montgomery  •  Helen Hunt  •  Morgan Woodward

Passport to Paris (1999)

Sent to Paris to visit their grandfather, the twins fall in love with France, not to mention two French boys.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metter
CAST:  Mary-Kate Olsen  •  Ashley Olsen  •  Peter White  •  Matt Winston

Sent to Paris to visit their grandfather, the twins fall in love with France, not to mention two French boys.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metter
CAST:  Mary-Kate Olsen  •  Ashley Olsen  •  Peter White  •  Matt Winston

Cold Dog Soup (1990)

Randy Quaid as the taxi driver drives Zen parables (Is time money - Is time the root of all evil?) into his passenger/protegee in a high-speed, idiosyncratic tour of their city's ethnic coteries. All the boy wants is to dispose of his date's dead dog Jasper and get ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metter
CAST:  Randy Quaid  •  Frank Whaley  •  Christine Harnos  •  Sheree North

Randy Quaid as the taxi driver drives Zen parables (Is time money - Is time the root of all evil?) into his passenger/protegee in a high-speed, idiosyncratic tour of their city's ethnic coteries. All the boy wants is to dispose of his date's dead dog Jasper and get ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metter
CAST:  Randy Quaid  •  Frank Whaley  •  Christine Harnos  •  Sheree North

Working Tra$h (1990)

Two men (George Carlin, Ben Stiller) working as janitors at a brokerage firm become rich by making investments based on insider information they gather from the brokers' garbage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metter
CAST:  George Carlin  •  Ben Stiller  •  Buddy Ebsen  •  Leslie Hope

Two men (George Carlin, Ben Stiller) working as janitors at a brokerage firm become rich by making investments based on insider information they gather from the brokers' garbage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metter
CAST:  George Carlin  •  Ben Stiller  •  Buddy Ebsen  •  Leslie Hope

The Growing Pains Movie (2000)

"The Growing Pains Movie" is the first of two reunion movies based on the sitcom "Growing Pains". When the Seaver family reunites in Washington, D.C., to celebrate Jason (Alan Thicke) and Maggie's (Joanna Kerns) 30th wedding anniversary, Maggie startles everyone ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metter
CAST:  Alan Thicke  •  Joanna Kerns  •  Kirk Cameron  •  Tracey Gold

"The Growing Pains Movie" is the first of two reunion movies based on the sitcom "Growing Pains". When the Seaver family reunites in Washington, D.C., to celebrate Jason (Alan Thicke) and Maggie's (Joanna Kerns) 30th wedding anniversary, Maggie startles everyone ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metter
CAST:  Alan Thicke  •  Joanna Kerns  •  Kirk Cameron  •  Tracey Gold

Police Academy: Mission to Moscow (1994)

The Russians seek help in dealing with the Mafia from the veterans of the Police Academy. They head off to Moscow, in order to find evidence against Konstantin Konali, who marketed a computer game that everyone in the world is playing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metter
CAST:  George Gaynes  •  G.W. Bailey  •  Leslie Easterbrook  •  Michael Winslow

The Russians seek help in dealing with the Mafia from the veterans of the Police Academy. They head off to Moscow, in order to find evidence against Konstantin Konali, who marketed a computer game that everyone in the world is playing.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metter
CAST:  George Gaynes  •  G.W. Bailey  •  Leslie Easterbrook  •  Michael Winslow

Summertime Switch (1994)

For the summer, troublemaker Freddie Egan is being sent to a camp-style juvenile detention center, while spoiled rich-kid Frederick Egan III is going to a luxurious getaway for kids of the elite. Until a name mix-up at the bus-boarding area sends the boys to each ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metter
CAST:  Jason Weaver  •  Rider Strong  •  Richard Moll  •  Teresa Ganzel

For the summer, troublemaker Freddie Egan is being sent to a camp-style juvenile detention center, while spoiled rich-kid Frederick Egan III is going to a luxurious getaway for kids of the elite. Until a name mix-up at the bus-boarding area sends the boys to each ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Metter
CAST:  Jason Weaver  •  Rider Strong  •  Richard Moll  •  Teresa Ganzel