Search results for "Phyllis Diller"

A Bug's Life (1998) RT 92% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Apr 1999

On behalf of "oppressed bugs everywhere," an inventive ant named Flik hires a troupe of warrior bugs to defend his bustling colony from a horde of freeloading grasshoppers led ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  John Lasseter
CAST:  Kevin Spacey  •  Julia Louis-Dreyfus  •  Hayden Panettiere  •  Phyllis Diller

Splendor in the Grass (1961) RT 85% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Feb 2000

A fragile Kansas girl's unrequited and forbidden love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Elia Kazan
CAST:  Natalie Wood  •  Warren Beatty  •  Pat Hingle  •  Audrey Christie

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

The Fat Spy (1966) RT Audience 9%

DVD release: Mar 2005

A mostly-deserted island, which is believed to be the home to the fountain of youth, is off the coast of Florida. The island gets some visitors in the form of a teenage boy ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Joseph Cates
CAST:  Jayne Mansfield  •  Phyllis Diller  •  Brian Donlevy  •  Harriet Hilliard

The Silence of the Hams (1994) RT Audience 41%

DVD release: Jan 1995

The federal agent Joe Dee Foster is currently investigating a serial killer, helped by doctor Animal who is isolated in a maximum security jail.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ezio Greggio
CAST:  Ezio Greggio  •  Dom DeLuise  •  Billy Zane  •  Joanna Pacuła

Did You Hear the One About the Traveling Saleslady? (1968)

Agatha Knabenshu arrives in a small town in Missouri to sell player pianos to the locals. She's fired after her disastrous sales attempts nearly destroy the town. The stranded ...  (more)

CAST:  Phyllis Diller  •  Bob Denver  •  Joe Flynn  •  Eileen Wesson

Rowan & Martin at the Movies (1968)

This public service short for U.S. Savings Bonds starts out with Rowan and Martin arriving at a TV studio, ostensibly to host a show. It turns out that trumpet player Herb ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Jack Arnold
CAST:  Dan Rowan  •  Dick Martin  •  Herb Alpert  •  Dan Blocker

How to Live Forever (2011) RT 57% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Jun 2012

Director Mark Wexler embarks on a worldwide trek to investigate just what it means to grow old and what it could mean to really live forever. But whose advice should he take? ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Mark Wexler
CAST:  Ray Kurzweil  •  Aubrey de Grey  •  Ray Bradbury  •  Suzanne Somers

Carol Channing: Larger Than Life (2012) RT 89% / Audience 87%

DVD release: May 2012

If Carol Channing didn't exist, no one could have made her up. One in a billion, Carol , at 89, remains an unstoppable, megawatt dynamo. Broadway diva extraordinaire is just ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Dori Berinstein
CAST:  Carol Channing  •  Loni Anderson  •  Mary Jo Catlett  •  Marge Champion

Eight on the Lam (1967) RT Audience 73%

Bank teller and widower with seven kids, Bob Hope finds $10,000 in a parking lot.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  George Marshall
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Phyllis Diller  •  Jonathan Winters  •  Shirley Eaton

Looking for Lenny (2011) RT Audience 57%

In-depth documentary that uses Lenny Bruce's legacy to explore the present condition of the fear of words and expression.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
CAST:  Ahmed Ahmed  •  Shelley Berman  •  Sandra Bernhard  •  Richard Lewis

Pink Motel (1982) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jun 1991

A couple who own and run a cheap motel have to put up with an assortment of weirdos and perverts who rent rooms there on a Friday night.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mike MacFarland
CAST:  Phyllis Diller  •  Slim Pickens  •  Terri Berland  •  Brad Cowgill

Goodnight, We Love You (2004)

GOODNIGHT, WE LOVE YOU is a film that chronicles the final stand-up comedy performance of a true living legend - the first female stand-up comic in history: Phyllis Diller. ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Greg Barson
CAST:  Phyllis Diller  •  Marty Allen  •  Roseanne Barr  •  Red Buttons

On Location with Phyllis Diller (1977)

Phyllis Diller live on location 1977  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Marty Callner
CAST:  Phyllis Diller

I Am Comic (2010) RT Audience 67%

DVD release: Oct 2010

Through unprecedented backstage access and candid interviews, the film weaves through the absurd world of the working comedian and reveals a crazy and hilarious psychological ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary
DIRECTION:  Jordan Brady
CAST:  Ahmed Ahmed  •  Franklyn Ajaye  •  Ant  •  Craig Anton

The Sunshine Boys (1975)

Lewis and Clark, aka The Sunshine Boys, were famous comedians during the vaudeville era, but off-stage they couldn't stand each other and haven't spoken in over 20 years of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Herbert Ross
CAST:  Walter Matthau  •  George Burns  •  Richard Benjamin  •  Lee Meredith

The Adding Machine (1969)

An accountant whose job is about to be taken over by a computer starts to re-examine his life and his priorities.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jerome Epstein
CAST:  Milo O'Shea  •  Phyllis Diller  •  Billie Whitelaw  •  Sydney Chaplin

Alice Through the Looking Glass (1987) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: May 2011

Alice returns to Wonderland in this animated feature based on Lewis Carroll's sequel about a little girl making her way through a fantastic land filled with strange creatures ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation
DIRECTION:  Andrea Bresciani  •  Richard Slapczynski
CAST:  Janet Waldo  •  Phyllis Diller  •  Mr. T  •  Jonathan Winters

Unbeatable Harold (2006)

DVD release: Mar 2010

A wannabe Elvis meets his true love, the best waitress in the West..  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ari Palitz
CAST:  Gordon Michaels  •  Nicole DeHuff  •  Dylan McDermott  •  Henry Winkler