Search results for "Buddy Hackett"

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Scrooged (1988) RT 68% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Nov 1999

In this modern take on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Karen Allen  •  John Glover  •  John Forsythe

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) RT 75% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Sep 2001

A group of strangers come across a man dying after a car crash who proceeds to tell them about the $350,000 he buried in California. What follows is the madcap adventures of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Milton Berle  •  Sid Caesar  •  Buddy Hackett

The Little Mermaid (1989) RT 92% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Dec 1999

This colorful adventure tells the story of an impetuous mermaid princess named Ariel who falls in love with the very human Prince Eric and puts everything on the line for the ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Ron Clements  •  John Musker
CAST:  Rene Auberjonois  •  Christopher Daniel Barnes  •  Jodi Benson  •  Pat Carroll

The Love Bug (1968) RT 75% / Audience 66%

DVD release: May 2003

Herbie is a car - but no ordinary car. The story follows the Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own from the showroom to the race track, with various close escapes in ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Robert Stevenson
CAST:  Dean Jones  •  Michele Lee  •  Buddy Hackett  •  Joe Flynn

The Music Man (1962) RT 94% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Feb 1999

A con man comes to an Iowa town with a scam using a boy's marching band program, but things don't go according to plan.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Morton DaCosta
CAST:  Robert Preston  •  Shirley Jones  •  Buddy Hackett  •  Ron Howard

The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm (1962) RT Audience 62%

The Grimm brothers Wilhelm and Jacob, known for their literary works in the nineteenth century, have their lives dramatized. In the movie they write a family history for a ...  (more)

GENRES: Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  George Pal  •  Henry Levin
CAST:  Laurence Harvey  •  Karlheinz Böhm  •  Claire Bloom  •  Walter Slezak

The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea (2000)

Set several years after the first film, Ariel and Prince Eric are happily married with a daughter, Melody. In order to protect Melody from the Sea Witch, Morgana, they have ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Jim Kammerud
CAST:  Jodi Benson  •  Samuel E. Wright  •  Tara Strong  •  Pat Carroll

Paulie (1998) RT 62% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Aug 1999

Paulie, an intelligent parrot who actually talks, relates the story of his struggle to a Russian immigrant who works as a janitor at the research institute where he is housed ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  John Roberts
CAST:  Gena Rowlands  •  Tony Shalhoub  •  Cheech Marin  •  Bruce Davison

Hey Babe! (1983)

Theresa (Yasmine Bleeth) is an imaginative, rebellious orphan from Brooklyn, who has dreams of show business success. She tries outrageous schemes to launch herself into the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rafal Zielinski
CAST:  Yasmine Bleeth  •  Buddy Hackett  •  Saundra Baly  •  Tara Lee Bell

Everything's Ducky (1961) RT Audience 20%

Everything's Ducky is a 1961 film directed by Don Taylor and starring Buddy Hackett, Mickey Rooney, and Jackie Cooper. Two sailors sneak a talking duck aboard their ship. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Taylor
CAST:  Mickey Rooney  •  Buddy Hackett  •  Joanie Sommers  •  Jackie Cooper

Walking My Baby Back Home (1953)

A young man from a wealthy New York family pursues a career as the leader of a dance band. Musical.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Donald O'Connor  •  Janet Leigh  •  Buddy Hackett  •  Scatman Crothers

The Golden Head (1964)

Stevenson, the famous English criminal expert visits Hungary with his family. While he is chairing a conference on criminology, infamous art treasure robbers steal the golden ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Buddy Hackett  •  George Sanders  •  Cecília Esztergályos  •  Jess Conrad

Jack Frost (1979)

In this delightful animated tale, Pardon-me Pete (Buddy Hackett), the official groundhog of Groundhog Day, tells the story of Jack Frost, who falls in love with a beautiful ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Jules Bass  •  Arthur Rankin, Jr.  •  Masaki Izuka
CAST:  Buddy Hackett  •  Robert Morse  •  Paul Frees  •  Larry Storch

All Hands on Deck (1961)

The admiral is coming, so a sailor (Pat Boone) and his buddy (Buddy Hackett) hide their girlfriend (Barbara Eden) and pet turkey.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Pat Boone  •  Buddy Hackett  •  Dennis O'Keefe  •  Barbara Eden

God's Little Acre (1958) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: Dec 2001

In the 1950s, a poor Georgia cotton farmer and his sons search for the gold presumably buried on the farm by their grandfather but problems related to poverty, marital ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Anthony Mann
CAST:  Robert Ryan  •  Aldo Ray  •  Buddy Hackett  •  Jack Lord

Muscle Beach Party (1964) RT Audience 37%

DVD release: Jul 2007

Local beach-goers find that their beach has been taken over by a businessman training a stable of body builders.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  William Asher
CAST:  Frankie Avalon  •  Annette Funicello  •  Don Rickles  •  Stevie Wonder

Loose Shoes (1980) RT Audience 19%

DVD release: Feb 2004

Broad satire and buffoonery presented as a series of movie trailers. Among the titles and subjects are: "The Howard Huge Story", "Skate-boarders from Hell", "The Invasion of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Ira Miller
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Buddy Hackett  •  Sid Haig  •  Howard Hesseman

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