Search results for "Carl Reiner"


Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982) RT 77% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Mar 1999

Juliet Forrest is convinced that the reported death of her father in a mountain car crash was no accident. Her father was a prominent cheese scientist working on a secret ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Rachel Ward  •  Carl Reiner  •  Reni Santoni

Oh, God! (1977) RT 72% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Jul 2002

When God appears to an assistant grocery manager as a good natured old man, the Almighty selects him as his messenger for the modern world.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  John Denver  •  George Burns  •  Teri Garr  •  Donald Pleasence

Summer Rental (1985) RT 15% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Jack Chester, an overworked air traffic controller, takes his family on vacation to the beach. Things immediately start to go wrong for the Chesters, and steadily get worse. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Karen Austin  •  John Candy  •  Kerri Green  •  Joey Lawrence

Summer School (1987) RT 61% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Jun 2004

A high-school gym teacher has big plans for the summer, but is forced to cancel them to teach a "bonehead" English class for misfit goof-off students. Fortunately, his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Mark Harmon  •  Kirstie Alley  •  Courtney Thorne-Smith  •  Shawnee Smith

The Jerk (1979) RT 84% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Jul 2005

After discovering he's not really black like the rest of his family, likable dimwit Navin Johnson runs off on a hilarious misadventure in this comedy classic that takes him ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Bernadette Peters  •  Catlin Adams  •  Mabel King

The Man with Two Brains (1983) RT 76% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Mar 1999

A story about a brain surgeon who tries to end his unhappy marriage to spend more time with a disembodied brain.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Kathleen Turner  •  David Warner  •  Paul Benedict

Fatal Instinct (1993) RT 19% / Audience 41%

DVD release: Apr 2003

A spoof of the late 80s and early 90s suspense thrillers and murder mysteries, including Basic Instinct, Sleeping With The Enemy, Cape Fear and others. A cop/attorney (yes ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Armand Assante  •  Sherilyn Fenn  •  Kate Nelligan  •  Sean Young

All of Me (1984) RT 91% / Audience 67%

DVD release: Feb 1999

Just before stubborn millionaire Edwina Cutwater dies, she asks her uptight lawyer, Roger Cobb to amend her will so that her soul will pass to the young, vibrant Terry Hoskins ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Lily Tomlin  •  Victoria Tennant  •  Madolyn Smith Osborne

The One and Only (1978) RT Audience 54%

DVD release: Jun 2008

1951: Andy Schmidt is in his last year of college. Taking life easy and always a saucy joke on his lips, he manages to win fellow student Mary's heart, although she's already ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Henry Winkler  •  Kim Darby  •  Gene Saks  •  William Daniels

Sibling Rivalry (1990)

Marjorie Turner is suffocating. Her younger sister Jeanine has no ambition, and her 8 year marriage to Harry puts her in constant competition with his family (all doctors)..  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Kirstie Alley  •  Bill Pullman  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Jami Gertz




Enter Laughing (1967) RT 50% / Audience 50%

DVD release: May 2000

David Kolowitz, a nice young man living with his parents in New York City in 1938, works at a machine repair shop. His parents want David to study to become a pharmacist. But ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  José Ferrer  •  Shelley Winters  •  Elaine May  •  Jack Gilford

The Comic (1969) RT Audience 63%

An account of the rise and fall of a silent film comic, Billy Bright. The movie begins with his funeral, as he speaks from beyond the grave in a bitter tone about his fate, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Dick Van Dyke  •  Michele Lee  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Cornel Wilde

That Old Feeling (1997) RT 43% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Apr 1998

A bride's divorced parents find their old feelings for each other during the wedding reception and over the course of the next few days upsetting the newlywed's honeymoon.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Carl Reiner
CAST:  Dennis Farina  •  Paula Marshall  •  Danny Nucci  •  Bette Midler

Ocean's Eleven (2001) RT 82% / Audience 80%

DVD release: May 2002

Less than 24 hours into his parole, charismatic thief Danny Ocean is already rolling out his next plan: In one night, Danny's hand-picked crew of specialists will attempt to ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Brad Pitt  •  Matt Damon  •  Andy García

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

Ocean's Twelve (2004) RT 56% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Danny Ocean reunites with his old flame and the rest of his merry band of thieves in carrying out three huge heists in Rome, Paris and Amsterdam – but a Europol agent is hot ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Brad Pitt  •  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Julia Roberts

Slums of Beverly Hills (1998) RT 80% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jan 1999

In 1976, a lower-middle-class teenager struggles to cope living with her neurotic family of nomads on the outskirts of Beverly Hills.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tamara Jenkins
CAST:  Natasha Lyonne  •  Alan Arkin  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Eli Marienthal

The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle (2000)

Rocky and Bullwinkle have been living off the finances made from the reruns of their cartoon show. Boris and Natasha somehow manage to crossover into reality and team up with ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Des McAnuff
CAST:  Rene Russo  •  Jason Alexander  •  Piper Perabo  •  Randy Quaid

The Majestic (2001) RT 42% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Jun 2002

Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Darabont
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Martin Landau  •  Laurie Holden  •  David Ogden Stiers

The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (1966) RT 84% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Oct 2002

Without hostile intent, a Soviet sub runs aground off New England. Men are sent for a boat, but many villagers go into a tizzy, risking bloodshed.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • War
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Carl Reiner  •  Eva Marie Saint  •  Alan Arkin  •  Brian Keith