Search results for "Jonathan Lynn"

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Clue (1985)

Clue finds six colorful dinner guests gathered at the mansion of their host, Mr. Boddy -- who turns up dead after his secret is exposed: He was blackmailing all of them. With ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Lesley Ann Warren  •  Christopher Lloyd  •  Eileen Brennan  •  Tim Curry

My Cousin Vinny (1992) RT 85% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Two carefree pals traveling through Alabama are mistakenly arrested, and charged with murder. Fortunately, one of them has a cousin who's a lawyer - Vincent Gambini, a former ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Joe Pesci  •  Ralph Macchio  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Mitchell Whitfield

Sgt. Bilko (1996) RT 32% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Jun 1998

The army is known for churning out lean mean fighting machines intent on protecting our great nation. Sergeant Ernie Bilko is the leader of a ragtag group of the sorriest ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Phil Hartman  •  Glenne Headly

The Distinguished Gentleman (1992) RT 13% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Nov 1999

A Florida con man uses the passing of the long time Congressman from his district who he just happens to share a name with, to get elected to his version of paradise, Congress ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Lane Smith  •  Sheryl Lee Ralph  •  Joe Don Baker

The Fighting Temptations (2003) RT 42% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Feb 2004

The Fighting Temptations stars Cuba Gooding, Jr. as the film's protagonist as he attempts to revive a church choir in order to enter a gospel competition with the help of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Beyoncé  •  Cuba Gooding, Jr.  •  Wendell Pierce  •  LaTanya Richardson

The Whole Nine Yards (2000) RT 45% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Jul 2000

A mobster named Jimmy the Tulip agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison; he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Bruce Willis  •  Matthew Perry  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Michael Clarke Duncan

Trial and Error (1997) RT 43% / Audience 30%

DVD release: Nov 1999

An actor poses as a lawyer to help his sick friend, and problems develop.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Jeff Daniels  •  Charlize Theron  •  Michael Richards  •  Jessica Steen

Nuns on the Run (1990) RT 47% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Apr 2005

Brian and Charlie work for a gangster. When the boss learns they want to "leave" he sets them up to be killed, after they help rob the local Triads of their drug dealing ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Eric Idle  •  Robbie Coltrane  •  Camille Coduri  •  Janet Suzman

Wild Target (2010) RT 32% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Feb 2011

Victor Maynard is a middle-aged, solitary assassin who lives to please his formidable mother, despite his own peerless reputation for lethal efficiency. His professional ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Bill Nighy  •  Emily Blunt  •  Rupert Grint  •  Rupert Everett

Greedy (1994)

Meet the McTeagues. They've come to stake a claim in their wealthy uncle's will… only he's not dead yet!  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Michael J. Fox  •  Kirk Douglas  •  Nancy Travis  •  Olivia d'Abo

Into the Night (1985) RT 41% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Sep 2003

Ed Okin used to have a boring life. He used to have trouble getting to sleep. Then one night, he met Diana. Now, Ed's having trouble staying alive.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Jeff Goldblum  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Carmen Argenziano  •  Stacey Pickren

Breaking Glass (1980) RT Audience 88%

DVD release: Oct 2011

Breaking Glass is the story of punk singer Kate and her meteoric rise to stardom. Starting out in the rock pubs of London, Kate, assisted by her manager Danny, becomes a huge ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Brian Gibson
CAST:  Hazel O'Connor  •  Phil Daniels  •  Jon Finch  •  Jonathan Pryce

Pleasure at Her Majesty's (1976)

The first of the Amnesty International comedy benefit galas. The title is a play on the phrase at Her Majesty's pleasure (the show was performed at Her Majesty's Theatre, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Alan Bennett  •  Graham Chapman  •  Peter Cook

The Knowledge (1979)

Four men attempt "The Knowledge" examination to qualify as London taxi drivers.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Bob Brooks
CAST:  Mick Ford  •  Kim Taylforth  •  Nigel Hawthorne  •  Michael Elphick

The Merchant of Venice (2015)

A short film directed by Orson Welles based on William Shakespeare's play of the same name. While actually completed, it is frequently cited as an unfinished film, though ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Charles Gray  •  Oja Kodar  •  Jonathan Lynn  •  Irina Maleeva

Romance with a Double Bass (1974) RT Audience 40%

DVD release: Mar 2005

A bassist shows up early for the betrothal ball of a beautiful princess, and whiles away the time having a dip in the river. The princess is doing the same, unbeknownst to the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Young
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Connie Booth  •  Graham Crowden  •  Freddie Jones

3 Men and a Little Lady (1990)

Sylvia's work increasingly takes her away from the three men who help bring up Mary, her daughter. When she decides to move to England and take Mary with her, the three men ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Emile Ardolino
CAST:  Tom Selleck  •  Steve Guttenberg  •  Ted Danson  •  Nancy Travis

One Man Band (1971)

Five comedy vignettes: 1) Churchill, 2) Swinging London, 3) Tailors, 4) Stately Homes, 5) Tailors.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Orson Welles
CAST:  Orson Welles  •  Oja Kodar  •  Graeme Garden  •  Charles Gray

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