Search results for "Michael McKean"


1941 (1979) RT 32% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Mar 1999

It's been six days since the attack on Pearl Harbor. Panic grips California, supposedly the next target of the Japanese forces. Everywhere in California, people are suffering ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Steven Spielberg
CAST:  Dan Aykroyd  •  Ned Beatty  •  John Belushi  •  Lorraine Gary

A Mighty Wind (2003) RT 88% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Sep 2003

In "A Mighty Wind", director Christopher Guest reunites the team from "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman" to tell tell the story of 60's-era folk musicians, who inspired ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Bob Balaban  •  Catherine O'Hara  •  Larry Miller  •  Eugene Levy

Airheads (1994) RT 21% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Oct 2001

The Lone Rangers have heavy-metal dreams and a single demo tape they can't get anyone to play. The solution: Hijack an AM rock station and hold the deejays hostage until they ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Music
DIRECTION:  Michael Lehmann
CAST:  Brendan Fraser  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Adam Sandler  •  Chris Farley

Auto Focus (2002) RT 72% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Mar 2003

A successful TV star during the 1960s, former "Hogan's Heroes" actor Bob Crane projects a wholesome family-man image, but this front masks his persona as a sex addict who ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Greg Kinnear  •  Willem Dafoe  •  Rita Wilson  •  Maria Bello

Best in Show (2000) RT 95% / Audience 89%

DVD release: May 2001

The tension is palpable, the excitement is mounting and the heady scent of competition is in the air as hundreds of eager contestants from across America prepare to take part ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Jay Brazeau  •  Parker Posey  •  Michael Hitchcock  •  Catherine O'Hara

Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997) RT Audience 42%

DVD release: Aug 2005

A prequel to the first animated/live-action Casper feature, Casper: A Spirited Beginning introduces the friendliest ghost you'll ever know and explains how Casper met and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Sean McNamara
CAST:  Steve Guttenberg  •  Lori Loughlin  •  Rodney Dangerfield  •  Michael McKean

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

Coneheads (1993) RT 33% / Audience 37%

DVD release: Apr 2001

With enormous cone-shaped heads, robotlike walks and an appetite for toilet paper, aliens Beldar and Prymatt don't exactly blend in with the population of Paramus, N.J. But ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Steve Barron
CAST:  Robert Knott  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Jane Curtin  •  Sinbad

Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001) RT 42% / Audience 26%

DVD release: Oct 2001

A group of beavers ask Dr. Dolittle to save their habitat from loggers. The only hope is to get the forest preserved because it's the home of a protected bear, but there's a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Steve Carr
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Kristen Wilson  •  Raven-Symoné  •  Kyla Pratt

Earth Girls Are Easy (1988) RT 66% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Jul 2000

In this musical comedy, Valerie is dealing with her philandering fiancé, Ted, when she finds that a trio of aliens have crashed their spaceship into her swimming pool. Once ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Julien Temple
CAST:  Geena Davis  •  Michael McKean  •  Jeff Goldblum  •  Damon Wayans




For Your Consideration (2006) RT 51% / Audience 43%

DVD release: Feb 2007

Three actors learn that their respective performances in the film "Home for Purim," a drama set in the mid-1940s American South, are generating award-season buzz.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Christopher Guest
CAST:  Catherine O'Hara  •  Stephen Rannazzisi  •  Ed Begley, Jr.  •  Eugene Levy

Little Nicky (2000) RT 22% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Apr 2001

After the lord of darkness decides he will not cede his thrown to any of his three sons, the two most powerful of them escape to Earth to create a kingdom for themselves. This ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Steven Brill
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Patricia Arquette  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Rhys Ifans

My First Mister (2001) RT 53% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Apr 2002

Leelee Sobieski is brash, abrasive and vulnerable as a teenage child of divorce who hides her pain behind a mask of hard-edged gothic rebellion. Albert Brooks plays a man who ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Christine Lahti
CAST:  Albert Brooks  •  Leelee Sobieski  •  John Goodman  •  Carol Kane

Nothing to Lose (1997) RT 29% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Advertising executive Nick Beame learns that his wife is sleeping with his employer. In a state of despair, he encounters a bumbling thief whose attempted carjacking goes awry ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Steve Oedekerk
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Martin Lawrence  •  John C. McGinley  •  Kelly Preston

Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987) RT 94% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Nov 2000

A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving, with an obnoxious slob of a shower ring salesman his only companion.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  John Hughes
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  John Candy  •  Laila Robins  •  Michael McKean

Radioland Murders (1994) RT 24% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Oct 2000

In 1939, WBN, a fourth radio network, is about to take to America's airwaves. As if the confusion of the premiere night wasn't enough, Penny Henderson, the owner's secretary, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Drama • Music • Mystery • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mel Smith
CAST:  Brian Benben  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Ned Beatty  •  George Burns

Small Soldiers (1998) RT 48% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Dec 1998

When missile technology is used to enhance toy action figures, the toys soon begin to take their battle programming too seriously.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Fantasy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Gregory Smith  •  Kirsten Dunst  •  Denis Leary  •  Phil Hartman

Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999) RT 19% / Audience 31%

DVD release: Dec 1999

Leanne is salutatorian when she needs to be valedictorian to get her scholarship to Harvard. The only class she is worse than the leader in is history, taught by Mrs. Tingle, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Kevin Williamson
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Katie Holmes  •  Jeffrey Tambor  •  Molly Ringwald

Teddy Bears' Picnic (2002) RT Audience 37%

DVD release: Feb 2004

In Harry Shearer's tongue-in-cheek comedy, a waiter at Zanbesu Glen (a chi-chi Northern California resort) uses his movie camera to spy on the annual communal vacation of a ...  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Harry Shearer
CAST:  Harry Shearer  •  Michael McKean  •  Alan Thicke  •  Peter Marshall

The Aristocrats (2005) RT 79% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Jan 2006

One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Paul Provenza
CAST:  Jason Alexander  •  Chris Albrecht  •  Hank Azaria  •  Shelley Berman