Search results for "James Coco"

A New Leaf (1971) RT 100% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Apr 2014

Henry Graham lives the life of a playboy. When his lawyer tells him one day that his lifestyle has consumed all his funds, he needs an idea to avoid climbing down the social ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Elaine May
CAST:  Walter Matthau  •  Elaine May  •  Jack Weston  •  George Rose

Murder by Death (1976) RT 65% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Lionel Twain invites the world's five greatest detectives to a 'dinner and murder'. Included are a blind butler, a deaf-mute maid, screams, spinning rooms, secret passages, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Moore
CAST:  Eileen Brennan  •  Truman Capote  •  James Coco  •  Peter Falk

Only When I Laugh (1981) RT 50% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Sep 2003

A boozy Broadway actress comes out of a 12-week cure to face the problems of her best friends as well as her needy daughter. She tries to balance the terrors of returning to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Glenn A. Jordan
CAST:  Marsha Mason  •  Kristy McNichol  •  James Coco  •  Joan Hackett

The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984) RT 81% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 2001

When the Muppets graduate from Danhurst College, they take their song-filled senior revue to New York City, only to learn that it isn't easy to find a producer who's willing ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Romance
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Frank Oz  •  Dave Goelz  •  Steve Whitmire

The Wild Party (1975) RT Audience 13%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Loosely based on the Fatty Arbuckle scandal, an aging silent movie comic star tries for a comeback by staging a wild party that turns into a sexual free-for-all. The comic ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  James Coco  •  Raquel Welch  •  Perry King  •  Tiffany Bolling

Wholly Moses! (1980) RT Audience 42%

DVD release: Jul 2004

Harvey and Zoey, two tourists in Israel, discover an ancient scroll about Herschel, the man who was almost Moses. Herschel receives the command from God to free his people ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
CAST:  Dudley Moore  •  Laraine Newman  •  James Coco  •  Paul Sand

The Cheap Detective (1978) RT 50% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Nov 2001

Spoofing the entire 1940s detective genre, and his own performances as a bumbling private detective, Peter Falk plays Lou Pekinpaugh, a San Francisco private detective accused ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Moore
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Ann-Margret  •  Eileen Brennan  •  Sid Caesar

There Must Be a Pony (1986)

Marguerite Sydney is a celebrated Hollywood star attempting a comeback after a stay in a mental hospital, as well as trying to re-establish a relationship with her teenage son ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Joseph Sargent
CAST:  Elizabeth Taylor  •  Robert Wagner  •  James Coco  •  William Windom

End of the Road (1970)

After a catatonic episode on a railway station platform, Jacob Horner is taken to "The Farm"...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Aram Avakian
CAST:  Stacy Keach  •  James Earl Jones  •  Harris Yulin  •  Dorothy Tristan

Such Good Friends (1971) RT Audience 27%

DVD release: May 2011

Julie Messinger is an intense woman who hides her wild emotions and desires under her conventional facade. Her husband Richard checks into the hospital for a simple mole ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Dyan Cannon  •  James Coco  •  Jennifer O'Neill  •  Ken Howard

The Diary of Anne Frank (1980) RT Audience 33%

The story of a 13-year-old Jewish girl and her family who are forced into hiding by the Nazis during World War II.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Boris Sagal
CAST:  Maximilian Schell  •  Melissa Gilbert  •  Joan Plowright  •  Melora Marshall

Charleston (1977)

Charleston is a 1977 Italian comedy film written and directed by Marcello Fondato. It reprises the style of the film The Sting.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Marcello Fondato
CAST:  Bud Spencer  •  Herbert Lom  •  Dino Emanuelli  •  Geoffrey Bayldon

That's Adequate (1989)

This mockumentary about fictional movie studio Adequate Pictures boasts an interesting cast. Tony Randall hosts, and James CoCo (practically on his deathbed) stars as head of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Harry Hurwitz
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Tony Randall  •  James Coco  •  Jerry Stiller

Generation (1969)

Jim Bolton, a well-off businessman from Chicago hears that his daughter Doris is pregnant in New York. Since he did not even know she was seeing anyone he fears the worst. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  George Schaefer
CAST:  David Janssen  •  Kim Darby  •  Sam Waterston  •  James Coco

Man of La Mancha (1972) RT 50% / Audience 71%

DVD release: May 2004

In the sixteenth century, Miguel de Cervantes, poet, playwright, and part-time actor, has been arrested, together with his manservant, by the Spanish Inquisition. They are ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Music
DIRECTION:  Arthur Hiller
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Sophia Loren  •  James Coco  •  Ian Richardson

Bye Bye Monkey (1978)

In metahistorical New York city electrotechnician Lafayette deals with a megalomaniac director of a wax museum of ancient Rome, an italian lonely anarchist, a group of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Marco Ferreri
CAST:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Marcello Mastroianni  •  James Coco  •  Abigail Clayton

Scavenger Hunt (1979) RT Audience 75%

Old Mr. Parker has made millions inventing and selling games. At the beginning of the movie, he dies and his relatives gather for the reading of the will. However, Old Mr. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Michael Schultz
CAST:  Richard Benjamin  •  Cleavon Little  •  James Coco  •  Scatman Crothers