List of the best Austin Pendleton movies: Sunset(2018), The Muppet Movie(1979), Men of Means(1998), Lovely by Surprise(2007), Mr. Nanny(1993), Simon(1980), The Mimic(2020), Short Circuit(1986), The Sound of Silence(2019), Strip Search(2004), Fumbleheads(1999), The 4th Floor(1999) ... ...
Comedy, Kids & Family
Kermit and his newfound friends trek across America to find success in Hollywood, but a frog legs merchant is after Kermit.
In a world where two men in close proximity will eventually draw guns, Rico "BULLET" Burke finds himself at a crossroads. Having long ago ruined his brilliant collegiate football career ... See full summary »
A truly unique and visually stunning take on meta-fiction, Lovely By Surprise follows the journey of novelist Marian Walker as she attempts to finish her first novel.
Comedy, Kids & Family
Alex Mason, Sr.
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A former professional wrestler is hired to be the bodyguard/nanny for a couple of bratty kids whose inventor father is being stalked by a rival.
Dr. Carl Becker
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An egghead (Austin Pendleton) and his think-tank colleagues brainwash a professor (Alan Arkin) to think he's from another planet.
Between long walks down the street and a twisted dinner date, a man goes to extreme lengths to prove that his new neighbor is a sociopath.
Number 5 of a group of experimental robots in a lab is electrocuted, suddenly becomes intelligent, and escapes.
A successful "house tuner" in New York City, who calibrates the sound in people's homes in order to adjust their moods, meets a client with a problem he can't solve.
Mystery & Thriller
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A woman inherits a rent-controlled apartment and is terrorized by a neighbor.
Italian-American mafioso Carmine Ganucci evicts Miss Poole and her school of etiquette from the commercial building he has just purchased, the space which he wants for one of his own ... See full summary »
Sci-Fi, Mystery & Thriller
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A detective investigates a murder, only to find that the victim is... himself. Soon, he discovers multiple versions of himself, not all of them friendly.
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An old trucker (Henry Fonda) steals his truck for one last cross-country run, with a madam (Eileen Brennan) and her crew on board.
A cantankerous handyman (Alan Arkin) retreats to his bed and calls for a reunion with his estranged children after his lawsuit causes his community to turn against him.
A music professor (Ryan O'Neal) visits San Francisco with his fiancee (Madeline Kahn) and meets a kooky woman (Barbra Streisand).
An unemployed ex-office worker (Anna Thomson) searching for work floats a fragile line of sanity as she struggles to find friendship and companionship. Her tenuous grasp on reality further ... See full summary »
A disadvantaged, abused, neglected, exploited but basically decent kid slips into criminality while trying to cope with his harsh, inescapable reality.
Mystery & Thriller, Drama
An unemployed man who lives with his wife and overbearing mother-in-law sees an opportunity to relieve himself of the old bat, which tangles him in a maze of deception.
A divorced man falls in love, but somehow he can't get over his ex-wife. This affects his love life in comic ways. Based on Dan Wakefield's novel.
Isle Of Man|UK|USA
Set in the 1930s, an American with a scandalous reputation on both sides of the Atlantic must do an about-face in order to win back the woman of his dreams.
A suburban housewife chokes to death and is brought back to life by a spell cast by her wacky sister.
Two New Yorkers accused of murder in rural Alabama while on their way back to college call in the help of one of their cousins, a loudmouth lawyer with no trial experience.
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A computer programmer decides to become a thief. And when he starts making waves an insurance investigator hounds him. He also meets a woman who becomes his accomplice.
Mat and Alan, estranged brothers, reunite just before Alan leaves for a vacation with his girlfriend. When he returns sooner than expected without his girlfriend, Alan finds Mat and his family have moved into his apartment.
A ruthless editor tries to get his top reporter to cover one more crime story before retirement.
How important is the truth when falling in love? Bella is a Manhattan café waitress, about to turn 35, stuck in a long-term affair going nowhere. Paul is a widower, facing old age alone. ... See full summary »
Now out of prison but still disgraced by his peers, Gordon Gekko works his future son-in-law, an idealistic stock broker, when he sees an opportunity to take down a Wall Street enemy and rebuild his empire.
A teenage boy comes back from the dead because he is determined to win the most beautiful girl in school.
A young gallerist is in love with two sisters at the same time. In order to solve the problem he decides to invent his own twin-brother.
Set during World War II, an upper-class family begins to fall apart due to the conservative nature of the patriarch and the progressive values of his children.
On the set of a playwright's new project, a love triangle forms between his wife, her ex-lover, and the call girl-turned-actress cast in the production.
Umbrella Santa, Marty
With their daughter, Blair, away, Luther and Nora Krank decide to skip Christmas all together until she decides to come home, causing an uproar when they have to celebrate it at the last minute.
After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.
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After losing her job, making out with her soon-to-be former boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson faces spending the holiday with her family.
The life of Bettie Page, a 1950s pin-up model and one of the first sex icons in America, who became the target of a Senate investigation because of her risqué bondage photos.
Dr. Alexander Grade
Bob Newhart stars as President Manfred Link in this zany, wonderfully cast comedy from veteran funnyman Buck Henry (Heaven Can Wait, The Graduate).
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In 1839, the revolt of Mende captives aboard a Spanish owned ship causes a major controversy in the United States when the ship is captured off the coast of Long Island. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free.
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What happens when you get a "gift from god" (a financial windfall), but, many years later, find out it was just a loan -- due immediately....
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48 hours of intersecting lives and crimes in Los Angeles.
A man is trying desperately to be certified insane during World War II, so he can stop flying missions.