Daniel Hillard (Robin Williams) is a struggling father who loses his job as a voice actor for cartoons. When he throws a disastrous surprise birthday party for his son, Chris, everything takes a turn for the worse. Daniel's wife, Miranda (Sally Field), has had it with Daniel and wants a divorce. When the divorce hearings arrive, Daniel is denied custody of the children, but is allowed visitations... but seeing his children once a week isn't enough. Daniel, with the help of his friend, theatrical make-up artist Frank (Harvey Fierstein), disguises himself as "Mrs. Doubtfire," a woman of mature years, a sharp tongue, and an endearing way with the children. In the guise of "Mrs. Doubtfire", Daniel charms his way back into the lives of his unsuspecting family. But his act is too good, and complications arise... and if his act is discovered, he may be separated from his family permanently.
Nominated for 7 Academy Awards and Winner for Best Directing, this groundbreaking film classic launched the career of two-time Oscar Winner Dustin Hoffman. During a party given by his parents to celebrate his graduation, Benjamin Braddock (Hoffman) is seduced by the sexy Mrs. Robinson (Anne Bancroft), the wife of his father's business partner and closes friends. Although Benjamin is shy and inexperienced, they have an affair. But then, when Benjamin falls in love with Mrs. Robinson's daughter, Elaine (Katharine Ross), a jealous and angry Mrs. Robinson does everything in her power to keep the young couple apart.
Sally Field leads an all-star cast in this sidesplittingly funny look at a scandal-ridden TV soap opera. Kevin Kline, Robert Downey, Jr., Whoopi Goldberg, Cathy Moriarty and Elisabeth Shue star as the zany cast and crew of The Sun Also Sets, America's hottest "soap," where on-screen drama and off-screen craziness combine for outrageous hilarity! There's enough dirty laundry to keep everyone in hot water in this unadulterated comedy hit that's "99 and 44/100 percent fun!" - Joel Siegel, Good Morning America.
Rogers and Clarke (Warren Beatty and Dustin Hoffman) are two inept songwriters, down on their luck and desperate for money. Taking the advice of their shifty agent, the duo are whisked off on a tour of the mystical republic of Ishtar. On their arrival, our heroes are separately recruited into spying for opposing sides of a planned revolution, while simultaneously vying for the attention of a gorgeous female freedom fighter (Isabelle Adjani). But Clarke and Rogers make worse spies than they do songwriters, and soon they're left stranded in the desert with only a blind camel and several CIA assassins for company.
In the most sizzling performance of her career, Julie Andrews is a woman impersonating a man ... impersonating a woman(!) in 1934 Paris. James Garner and Robert Preston offer brilliant supporting roles. Year: 1982 Director: Blake Edwards Starring: Julie Andrews, James Garner, Robert Preston, Lesley Ann Warren MPAA Rating: PG (c) 1982 A Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved
High-spirited high jinks on Christmas Eve put Frank Cross (Bill Murray) in a ghostly time warp in this hilarious take-off of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." Cross, who has made the meteoric rise from the depths of the mailroom to TV network president, is mean, nasty, uncaring, unforgiving and has a sadistic sense of humor - perfect qualities for a modern-day Scrooge.Before the night is over, he'll be visited by a maniacal New York cab driver from the past, a present-day fairy who's into pratfalls and, finally, a ghoulish, seven-foot headless messenger from the future.
A New York advertising executive is in danger of losing a major client who is a lipstick manufacturer. He saves the account by enticing a voluptuous movie queen to endorse the product and they begin an affair. The man becomes dismayed at the wild attention of the fans and retires to a quiet life as a chicken farmer.
Peter O'Toole gives a knock-out performance as Alan Swann, a booze-loving former matinee idol who is forced into making a live appearance on a variety show to appease the IRS. Mark Linn-Baker plays the fledgling writer for the show who must keep Swann on the sober and narrow. MPAA Rating: PG (c) 1982 A Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved
Two of Europe's most virile male stars, Michel Serrault and Ugo Tognazzi, portray two very flamboyant, aging gay gentlemen. Togazzi is the owner of a St. Tropez nightclub where the chief attraction is a drag act performed by his lover, Serrault. Tognazzi has a son from a former marriage who is engaged to the daughter of a politician who is a very active vigilant member of the Union of Moral Order. The son has carefully hidden his father's true profession. But now the upright -and uptight- politician and his wife are coming for a social visit, and the future of Tognazzi's son's marriage is at stake. Tognazzi and Serrault desperately try to "butch up" their home and manners for the ensuing visit. The hilarious complications of the evening are (not quite) beyond belief...
When Laurel hits the "glass ceiling" she quits her job confident she won't be out of work for long. Finding too many CEOs not taking her seriously, she invents a worldly, well-connected male "associate." Things begin to snowball out of control, however, as Laurel's associate takes the business world by storm: women claim to have slept with him; heads of State want to meet him; and in general, he gets all the credit for Laurel's success. In this comedy based on the French movie, "L'Associe," hilarious complications ensue when Laurel decides she must become her male, white "associate."
In this contemporary American adaptation of the 1978 outrageous French farce LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, the story centers on the life of a middle-aged, flamboyant gay couple...Armand and Albert...in the eclectic community of South Beach, Florida, who have raised a straight son. The son announces his engagement to the daughter of a right-wing U.S. senator, and wants to bring his fiancee and her ultraconservative parent's home to meet his family for the first time. What choice is there but to accept his decision with love? So Armand and Albert must pretend to be very straight by attempting to play out the roles of your typical heterosexual "husband" and "wife". Of course, as they dig themselves deeper into the deception, the funnier the situations!
Patrick Swayze, John Leguizamo and Wesley Snipes star in this hilarious adventure about three transvestites on the cross-country road trip of a lifetime. On their way to Hollywood for a drag queen beauty pageant, Vida (Patrick Swayze), Chi Chi (John Leguizamo) and Noxeema (Wesley Snipes) get stranded in the tiny Midwestern town of Snydersville. Determined to make the best of a bad situation, the "girls" set out to repair the broken hearts, broken dreams and broken nails of the small-town residents during one wildly outrageous weekend. (Original Title - To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything! Julie Newmar)
This hysterical comedy from director Billy Wilder finds Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon masquerading as women in order to elude irate Chicago mobsters while befriending a beautiful singer (Marilyn Monroe).
Disguise is the limit. Martin Lawrence brings down the house as crafty FBI agent Malcolm Turner who's willing to go through thick and thin in order to catch an escaped prisoner. Sherry (Nia Long), the con's sexy former flame, might have the skinny on millions in stolen loot, and she's headed for Georgia to lay low for a while. That's enough to send Malcolm deep undercover as Big Momma, an oversized, overbearing Southern granny with an attitude as tough as her pork chops. The result is an outrageous comedy of epic proportions, filled with nonstop laughs and plenty of action!
Richard Dreyfuss delivers an Academy Award-winning performance as romance blooms between two complete opposites forced to share an apartment in New York. Elliot Garfield (Dreyfuss) has just arrived in Manhattan to take the acting role of his life--Richard III in an off-off-Broadway production. Ex-chorus girl Paula McFadden has just been dumped again. This time her ex has abandoned her, sublet their apartment--to Garfield--and left Paula and her nine-year-old daughter without a job or a place to live. Garfield legally has claim to the apartment, but he can't throw a mother and daughter out. So, despite Garfield's habits of chanting, burning incense and walking about naked, the threesome forms a home.
Writer-director-actor Woody Allen is in prime form in this celebrated comedy in which he portrays a neurotic, highly insecure and indecisive comedy writer who falls head over heels in love with a naive small-town "girl" (Diane Keaton) who wants to be a singer. The opening rounds of their relationship involve every romantic clich̩ (hilariously re-created by Allen). Keaton's horrified parents snub the city slicker who loves their daughter, but they move in together, anyway. Insecure Allen is so sure he will lose Keaton that he interprets her every move as rejection. As Keaton's self-confidence grows, Allen's progressively fades.