If there's one word in Powder Valley's cattle country that makes the locals' jaws clench and trigger-fingers twitch, here it is: sheep. But easygoing Jason Sweet won a trainload of sheep in a poker game and he aims to graze them. And rolling, green Powder Valley looks like the perfect place. In the year he was named the top male box-office draw, G..
In Elmer the Great and two more baseball-themed hits, fan and former semi-pro player Joe E. Brown wound up and pitched winning comedy. In Eleven Men and a Girl, he swaps horsehide for pigskin and ' surrounded by the 1929 All-American football team, who make the lithe Brown look like a greyhound at a Rottweiler convention ' scores more big laughs. D..
When a decaying Russian satellite crashes on the island, the Professor uses a key component for a barometer. With that device, he learns that a massive wave is going to swamp the island. In desperation, the castaways lash their huts together into one structure in order to have any chance to ride the disaster out. The wave strikes the island and the..
A tenant gives her high-strung landlord a new lease on life in this sparkling romantic comedy starring Academy Award(R)winners* David Niven, Jane Wyman and Broderick Crawford. When his business manager buys Eric Phillips (Niven) an apartment house as an investment, the uptight concert pianist reluctantly agrees to inspect it. His snooty manner soon..
Fasten your seat belts and hang on tight ... The Fat Boys have just fumbled their way into Palm Beach high society, and not since The Three Stooges crashed Hollywood has the screen seen such a comedic culture clash. This zany action-comedy ignites when The Fat Boys--Mark Prince Markie Dee Morales, Damon Kool Rock-ski Wimbley and Darren The Human Be..
Collected from one of the most popular segments of the acclaimed HBO Original Series Real Time with Bill Maher, New Rules takes steady aim at well, just about everything in sight, bringing in the hosts incisive wit and hilarious asides. Bill Maher: New Rules brings these cleverly conceived barbs to DVD for the first time, along with some brilliant ..
Inspired by the passing of U.S.O. perennial Bob Hope, Friars Club roast-master Jeffrey Ross takes Drew up on an invitation to join the U.S.O. in their ongoing mission - delivering punch-lines on the front lines. Having just bought a new camcorder, he travels to Iraq and captures his rare, intimate, and often times hilarious experience on camera. Ar..
BOBBIKINS stars Shirley Jones and Max Bygraves as the parents of the title character, an infant who talks like an adult. Bygraves is the only one who hears the infant speak, leading others to believe he is losing his mind.
Meet the original Man Behind the Eight Ball, regularly put upon, ever frustrated, constantly aspiring, forever misfiring ' and always the beloved butt of a cosmic joke. Joe McDoakes is the Everyman of Warner Bros.' series of one-reelers about a guy whose approach to everyday challenges or self-improvement made moviegoers howl from 1942 to 1956 (wri..
Look out fellas ' it's The Gimme Girls! The Warner Bros. dream team of Joan Blondell and Glenda Farrell had the glam and the gams to knock ANYone out of a Great Depression, and Warner Bros. was the only studio with the guts to let them do it! Traveling Saleslady finds Joan playing a toothpaste heiress who takes her cocktail-flavored toothpaste dis..
Ex-Marine Ellie and shy bookworm Janis are fledgling female Feds who'd make Eliot Ness proud. More importantly, they'll make you laugh. Starring as these plucky FBI recruits are gangbuster comediennes Rebecca de Mornay (Risky Business, Wedding Crashers) and Mary Gross (Saturday Night Live, A Mighty Wind). Brawny Ellie and brainy Janis go together l..
A comic force, multi-Emmy (R) nominee Bill Maher (Real Time with Bill Politically Incorrect ) is in his true element ? stand-up comedy ? in this freewheeling, no-holds-barred performance before a packed house in Raleigh, North Carolina. In this live show, Bill fearlessly and hilariously lets loose on a comprehensive set of unique insights and contr..
Which rarely screened comedy has what Gene Kelly calls some of his favorite dance creations? That's right: Living in a Big Way. This 1947 movie is Kelly in a big way. Like many postwar films, Living in a Big Way embraces a familiar theme: the plight of the returning servicemen. Kelly returns home to the war bride he scarcely knows and finds she has..
The bad boys of magic go over the edge in this mind-blowing, role-switching comedy murder mystery set in the dizzying world of Altlantic City casinos. In a TV interview, Penn mentions his idea of a fun practical joke: I wish someone were trying to kill me. It would give focus to my life, excitement. I'd be like James Bond. Twenty-million people hea..
Hey, you! Wanna catch the L.A. garage band that first recorded the oft-covered rock essential Hey Joe? That would be the Leaves, seen here in a performance of In the House of Dr. Stone. The Cool Ones has more cool musical stuff, too. Like Glen Campbell on his way to country/pop renown. Plus This Town, the song composed by Lee Hazlewood (the films m..
Gene Raymond sticks out a thumb and pulls in a plum in this diverting and fresh (The New York Times) screwball comedy costarring Wendy Barrie and Helen Broderick. When no one will finance his play, would-be producer Michael MacCreigh (Raymond) bets his rich uncle he can leave New York without money or clothes and arrive in Los Angeles 10 days later..