Short Circuit

Short Circuit


Short Circuit

Release year: 1986 Director: John Badham Screenwriter: S.S. Wilson, Brent Maddock Starring: Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens, Austin Pendleton, G.W. Bailey, Brian McNamara, Tim Blaney (voice)  An experimental army robot is struck by lightning which wakes intelligence in the little guy. He escapes the lab and befriends animal care-giver Stephanie (Sheedy) but the lab ..

Liar Liar

Liar Liar


Liar Liar

Release year: 1997 Director: Tom Shadyac Screenwriter: Paul Guay, Stephen Mazur Starring: Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, Justin Cooper, Cary Elwes, Anne Haney,  Jennifer Tilly, Amanda Donohoe Ratings: 1 Golden Globe nomination: Best Comedy/Musical.  The focus lawyer Fletcher Reede (Carrey) has on his career means he often neglects his son Max (Cooper). When he once again ..

Teacher’s Pet

Teacher’s Pet


Teacher’s Pet

Release year: 1958 Director: George Seaton Screenwriters: Fay Kanin, Michael Kanin Starring: Doris Day, Clark Gable, Gig Young, Mamie Van Doren, Nick Adams, Peter Baldwin, Marion Ross, Charles Lane Ratings: 2 Oscar nominations: best Supporting Actor (Gig Young), Best Original Screenplay. 2 Golden Globes nominations: Best Actor Comedy/Musical (Clark Gable), Best Supporting Actor (Gig Young). ..

Private Benjamin

Private Benjamin


Private Benjamin

Release year: 1980 Director: Howard Zieff Screenwriter: Nancy Meyers, Charles Shyer, Harvey Miller Starring: Goldie Hawn, Eileen Brennan, Armand Assante, Robert Webber, Barbara Barrie, Mary Kay Place, Hal Williams, Toni Kalem Ratings: 3 Oscar nominations: Best Actress (Goldie Hawn), Best Supporting Actress (Eileen Brennan), Best Original Screenplay. 1 Golden Globe nomination: Best Actress Comedy/Musical (Goldie ..

For Keeps?

For Keeps?


For Keeps?

Release year: 1988 Director: John G. Avildsen Screenwriter: Tim Kazurinsky, Denise DeClue Starring: Molly Ringwald, Randall Batinkoff, Kenneth Mars, Miriam Flynn, Conchata Ferrell, Sharon Brown, John Azrchen  Darcy (Ringwald) and Stan (Batinkoff) is one of those young couples who seems meant to be forever. But when Darcy gets pregnant in the final year of high ..

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids


Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Release year: 1989 Director: Joe Johnston Screenwriter: Stuart Gordon, Brian Yuzna. Ed Naha, Tom Schulman Starring: Rick Moranis, Marcia Strassman, Amy O’Neill, Robert Oliveri, Jared Rushton, Thomas Wilson Brown, Matt Frewer, Kristine Sutherland Wayne Szalinski (Moranis) has spent years on a shrinking machine, without success. But one day a baseball accident becomes the missing link ..

Who’s Harry Crumb

Who’s Harry Crumb


Who’s Harry Crumb

Release year: 1989 Director: Paul Flaherty Screenwriters: Robert Conte, Peter Wortmann Starring: John Candy, Jeffrey Jones, Annie Potts, Tim Thomerson, Barry Corbin, Shawnee Smith, Valri Bromfield, Renée Coleman When rich girl Jennifer (Coleman) is kidnapped, her father (Corbin) contacts Eliot Draisen (Jones) from acclaimed detective agency Crumb & Crumb. Draisen puts the last descendant of ..

Overboard

Overboard


Overboard

Release year: 1987 Director: Garry marshall Screenwriter: Leslie Dixon Starring: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Edward Herrmann, Katherine Helmond, Mike Hagerty, Roddy McDowall, Jared Rushton Dean (Russell) is hired by the arrogant and snobbish rich socialite Joanna (Hawn) to renew the wardrobe closet on her yacht. Unsatisfied with his job, she throws him overboard without paying ..

Look Who’s Talking

Look Who’s Talking


Look Who’s Talking

Release year: 1989 Director: Amy Heckerling Screenwriter: Amy Heckerling Starring: Kirstie Alley, John Travolta, Bruce Willis (voice), Olympia Dukakis, George Segal, Abe Vigoda, Twink Caplan, Jason Schaller When Mollie (Alley) discovers she is pregnant with her married lover she decides to raise the baby on her own. During labour she meets cab driver James (Travolta) ..

Kindergarten Cop

Kindergarten Cop


Kindergarten Cop

Release year: 1990 Director: Ivan Reitman Screenwriter: Murray Salem, Herschel Weingrod, Timothy Harris Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed, Linda Hunt, Richard Tyson, Carroll Baker, Joseph and Christian Cousins When tough cop Kimble (Schwarzenegger) goes undercover as a kindergarten teacher he finds himself facing his most difficult assignment yet. The second collaboration between ..

My Man Godfrey

My Man Godfrey


My Man Godfrey

Release year: 1936 Director: Gregory La Cava Screenwriter: Morrie Ryskind, Eric Hatch (based on his novel) Starring: William Powell, Carole Lombard, Alice Brady, Gail Patrick, Eugene Pallette, Jean Dixon, Alan Mowbray, Mischa Auer, Pat Flaherty Ratings: 6 Oscar nominations: Best Actor (William Powell), Best Actress (Carole Lombard), Best Supporting Actor (Mischa Auer), Best Supporting Actress (Alice ..

Election

Election


Election

Release Year: 1999 Director: Alexander Payne Writers: Alexander Payne (screenplay), Jim Taylor (screenplay), Tom Perrotta (based on his 1998 novel Election) Starring: Matthew Broderick, Reese Witherspoon, Chris Klein, Jessica Campbell, Mark Harelik, Phil Reeves, Molly Hagan, Delaney Driscoll, Colleen Camp, Frankie Ingrassia Rating: Nominated for 1 Oscar: Best Adapted Screenplay. Nominated for 1 Golden Globe: Best ..