Search results for "Shelley Berman"


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Meet the Fockers (2004) RT 39% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Apr 2005

In this sequel to the hit comedy Meet the Parents, hard-to-crack ex-CIA man Jack Byrnes and his wife, Dina, head for the warmer climes of Florida to meet son-in-law-to-be Greg ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jay Roach
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Teri Polo  •  Robert De Niro  •  Dustin Hoffman

Teen Witch (1989)

Louise is not very popular at her highschool. Then she learns that she's descended from the witches of Salem and has inherited their powers. At first she uses them to get back ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Dorian Walker
CAST:  Robyn Lively  •  Dan Gauthier  •  Joshua John Miller  •  Caren Kaye

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 Best Man (1964) RT Audience 91%

The other party is in disarray. Five men vie for the party nomination for president. No one has a majority as the first ballot closes and the front-runners begin to decide how ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Franklin J. Schaffner
CAST:  Henry Fonda  •  Cliff Robertson  •  Edie Adams  •  Margaret Leighton

The Holiday (2006) RT 47% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 2007

Two women, one (Cameron Diaz) from America and one (Kate Winslet) from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nancy Meyers
CAST:  Cameron Diaz  •  Kate Winslet  •  Jude Law  •  Jack Black

Dementia (1955)

DVD release: Oct 2000

Shot entirely without dialogue and filled with suggestive violence and psycho-sexual imagery, it's like a skid row expressionist thriller following the nocturnal prowling of a ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Horror
DIRECTION:  John Parker
CAST:  Adrienne Barrett  •  Ben Roseman  •  Bruno VeSota  •  Ed Hinkle

The Legend of Secret Pass (2010) RT Audience 15%

The 'Legend of Secret Pass' takes place in the mountains of the South West and involves Thunderbirds of Indian mythology and an animal refuge of mystical proportions. An ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Steve Trenbirth
CAST:  Ron Perlman  •  Joe Pantoliano  •  Frankie Muniz  •  David Cross

When Jews Were Funny (2013) RT 67% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Mar 2014

From the 1930's to the 1970's, pretty well every comedian or comic you might see on TV or the movies was Jewish. Jews came to dominate the world of western‐society comedy on ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Alan Zweig
CAST:  Shecky Greene  •  Howie Mandel  •  Shelley Berman  •  Norm Crosby

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
DIRECTION:  Elan Gale
CAST:  Ahmed Ahmed  •  Shelley Berman  •  Sandra Bernhard  •  Richard Lewis

Cutting Edge Comedians of the '60s & '70s (2007)

In the late 1950s, a fresh, unconventional style of standup comedy emerged in sharp contrast to the standard "Take my wife, please" approach. It tackled such previously taboo ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Bill Cosby  •  Steve Martin  •  Lily Tomlin  •  Mel Brooks




The Last Producer (2000)

DVD release: Jun 2002

An old-time mogul struggles to reenter the club where power and money make the rules.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Burt Reynolds
CAST:  Burt Reynolds  •  Lauren Holly  •  Benjamin Bratt  •  Charles Durning

Every Home Should Have One (1970)

Teddy, working at an advertising agency, has to come up with a campaign for frozen porridge.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Jim Clark
CAST:  Marty Feldman  •  Judy Cornwell  •  Garry Miller  •  Shelley Berman

Divorce American Style (1967) RT 100% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Jan 2004

After 17 years of marriage in American suburbia, Richard and Barbara Harmon step into the new world of divorce.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Bud Yorkin
CAST:  Dick Van Dyke  •  Debbie Reynolds  •  Jason Robards  •  Jean Simmons

Beware! The Blob (1972) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Sep 2000

A technician brings a frozen specimen of the original Blob back from the North Pole. When his wife accidentally defrosts the thing, it terrorizes the populace, including the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Larry Hagman
CAST:  Robert Walker, Jr.  •  Richard Stahl  •  Richard Webb  •  Shelley Berman

You Don't Mess With the Zohan (2008)

An Israeli counterterrorism soldier with a secretly fabulous ambition to become a Manhattan hairstylist. Zohan's desire runs so deep that he'll do anything -- including faking ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  John Turturro  •  Emmanuelle Chriqui  •  Nick Swardson

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