Search results for "Howard Zieff"


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Private Benjamin (1980) RT 88% / Audience 60%

DVD release: May 2001

A sheltered young high society woman joins the army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Howard Zieff
CAST:  Goldie Hawn  •  Eileen Brennan  •  Armand Assante  •  Robert Webber

My Girl (1991) RT 50% / Audience 78%

DVD release: May 1998

Vada Sultenfuss is obsessed with death. Her mother is dead, and her father runs a funeral parlor. She is also in love with her English teacher, and joins a poetry class over ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Howard Zieff
CAST:  Anna Chlumsky  •  Macaulay Culkin  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Jamie Lee Curtis

My Girl 2 (1994) RT 27% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Dec 2002

Vada Sultenfuss has a holiday coming up, and an assignment: to do and essay on someone she admires and has never met. She decides she wants to do an assignment on her mother, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Zieff
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Anna Chlumsky  •  Austin O'Brien

The Dream Team (1989) RT 54% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jul 2003

This morning they were playing ping-pong in the hospital rec room. Now they're lost in New York and framed for murder. This was never covered in group therapy.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Howard Zieff
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Peter Boyle  •  Stephen Furst

The Main Event (1979)

Hillary Kramer, successful Perfume magnate awakes one morning to find that her accountant has robbed her blind and left for South America. Going through all of her remaining ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Zieff
CAST:  Barbra Streisand  •  Ryan O'Neal  •  Paul Sand  •  Whitman Mayo

Hearts of the West (1975)

Naive Iowa farm boy Lewis Tater dreams of being a famous Western novelist like his hero, Zane Grey. He leaves home to answer a writing correspondence course's ad for on-campus ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Howard Zieff
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Alan Arkin  •  Blythe Danner  •  Andy Griffith

House Calls (1978)

Charley is a surgeon who's recently lost his wife; he embarks on a tragicomic romantic quest with one woman after another until he meets up with Ann, a singular woman, closer ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Zieff
CAST:  Walter Matthau  •  Art Carney  •  Richard Benjamin  •  Candice Azzara

Unfaithfully Yours (1984) RT 20% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Jun 2005

Dudley Moore plays a composer who suspects his wife of cheating. He plots to kill her and frame it on her lover. The whole movie sort of compares his expectations of a perfect ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Zieff
CAST:  Dudley Moore  •  Nastassja Kinski  •  Armand Assante  •  Albert Brooks

Slither (1973) RT 80% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Dec 1991

While searching for a small fortune of embezzled money, an ex-con, a small-time bandleader, his doting wife and a kooky drifter find themselves being followed. Their chase ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Howard Zieff
CAST:  James Caan  •  Peter Boyle  •  Sally Kellerman  •  Louise Lasser

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