|Americathon 1979 PG, 86 min.|
Director: Neal Israel
Cast: Harvey Korman, John Ritter, Nancy Morgan, Peter Riegert, Fred Willard, Zane Buzby, George Carlin, Chief Dan George, Howard Hesseman, Jay Leno, Richard Schaal, Meat Loaf, Elvis Costello, Terence McGovern, Tommy Lasorda
The premise for this 1979 film is that it is now 1998, and the U.S. government is broke and threatened from Native Americans AND Big Business. President Chet Roosevelt (John Ritter) has borrowed $4 billion from Native American business owner Sam Birdwater (Chief Dan George), and he is going to foreclose on the loan. Roosevelt decides to raise the needed money through a telethon featuring drug-addicted Monty Rushmore (Harvey Korman) as host. After many problems, including the kidnapping of Roosevelt, American citizens step forward and save the country.
|Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey 1991 PG, 98 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Adventure / Fantasy / Sci-Fi
Director: Peter Hewitt
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, William Sadler, Joss Ackland, Pam Grier, George Carlin, Amy Stock-Poynton, Jim Martin, Hal Landon Jr., Chelcie Ross, Annette Azcuy, Sarah Trigger, Hal Landon Sr., Robert Noble, Taj Mahal
That dumb duo–teenagers Bill and Ted (Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves)–find themselves dead at the hands of their look-alike robots. So, they must convince everyone from God to the Grim Reaper to allow them permission to come back to life in order to get to the "Battle of the Bands" where they plan to perform with their rock group. They do manage to return to Earth and now must compete against their look-alike robots in "The Battle of the Bands." Some funny lines, but boy, are they ever dumb!
|Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure 1989 PG, 90 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Adventure / Sci-Fi / Fantasy
Director: Stephen Herek
Cast: Alex Winter, Keanu Reeves, George Carlin, Robert V. Barron, Bernie Casey, Amy Stock-Poynton, Terry Camilleri, Dan Shor, Ted Steedman, Rod Loomis, Al Leong, Jane Wiedlin, Clifford David, Hal Landon Jr., J. Patrick McNamara
California teenagers Bill and Ted (Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves) are flunking most of their classes, but their history teacher Mr. Ryan (Bernie Casey) gives them a chance to pass–if they do well on an oral history exam. They receive help from an "Emissary from the Future," Rufus (George Carlin), who allows the boys to travel through time in a bogus phone booth and encounter some excellent (pronounced "exxxxcellent") dudes ("deuds"). They meet Joan of Arc (Jane Wiedlin), Abe Lincoln (Robert V. Barron), Beethoven (Clifford David), and Napoleon (Terry Camilleri) and bring them back as eyewitnesses for their oral exam.
|Car Wash 1976 PG, 97 min.|
Director: Michael Schultz
Cast: Franklyn Ajaye, Sully Boyar, Richard Brestoff, George Carlin, Richard Pryor, The Pointer Sisters, Bill Duke, Antonio Fargas, Brooke Adams, Clarence Muse, Jack Kehoe, DeWayne Jessie, Pepe Serna, Melanie Mayron, Garrett Morris
A day in the multiracial lives of customers and employees of the Dee-Luxe Car Wash in L.A. is the basis for this 1970s' ensemble piece. Cheapskate Mr. B. (Sully Boyar) owns the car wash, and those who work or hang out there include T.C. (Franklyn Ajaye), Irwin (Richard Brestoff), Marsha (Melanie Mayron), a taxi driver (George Carlin), and a preacher (Richard Pryor)–all of whom provide entertainment about one day in the '70s.
|Cars 2006 G, 116 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Comedy / Fantasy
Director: John Lasseter
Cast: Owen Wilson, Paul Newman, Bonnie Hunt, Larry the Cable Guy, Cheech Marin, Tony Shalhoub, Guido Quaroni, Jenifer Lewis, Paul Dooley, Michael Wallis, George Carlin, Katherine Helmond, John Ratzenberger, Richard Petty
In this animated, family comedy, race car Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) is on its way to the Piston Cup Championships in California when it has an accident in Radiator Springs. The judge, Doc Hudson (voice of Paul Newman), orders Lightning McQueen to do community service, and in the process of trying to get out of work, Lightning bonds with some of Radiator Springs' inhabitants. Among the new acquaintances are the DA, Sally the Porsche (voice of Bonnie Hunt), and Mater the Tow Truck (voice of Larry the Cable Guy), Lightning learns a thing or two about what is really important. An Academy Award nomination was received for Best Animated Feature.
|Dogma 1999 R, 125 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Adventure / Fantasy
Director: Kevin Smith
Cast: Ben Affleck, George Carlin, Matt Damon, Linda Fiorentino, Salma Hayek, Jason Lee, Jason Mewes, Alan Rickman, Chris Rock, Kevin Smith, Janeane Garofalo, Brian O'Halloran, Bud Cort, Jeff Anderson
In this satire on Catholicism, two renegade angels–Loki (Matt Damon) and Bartleby (Ben Affleck) who were cast out of Heaven–think they have found a loophole that will get them back into Heaven. But Jay (Jason Mewes) and Silent Bob (Kevin Smith) are on to the ploy and are determined to prevent their return.
|George Carlin Live! What Am I Doing in New Jersey? 1988 N/R, 60 min.|
Director: Bruce Gowers
Cast: George Carlin
George Carlin is great in this HBO presentation. He really shines when he takes on the world of politics.
|George Carlin: George's Best Stuff 1996 N/R, 90 min.|
Director: Rocco Urbisci
Cast: George Carlin
If you like George Carlin, you'll love this performance as George performs some of his best routines before a live audience.
|Happily N'Ever After 2007 PG, 85 min.|
Genre: Animation / Family / Fantasy / Comedy
Director: Paul J. Bolger, Yvette Kaplan
Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Freddie Prinze Jr., Andy Dick, Wallace Shawn, Patrick Warburton, George Carlin, Jon Polito, Michael McShane, John Di Maggio, Lisa Kaplan, Jill Talley, Tress MacNeille, Rob Paulson, Kath Soucie
While the Wizard (voice of George Carlin) is away on a golf outing, the evil Frieda (voice of Sigourney Weaver) plots to take over Fairy Tale Land and bring an end to happy endings. Frieda's stepdaughter, Ella (voice of Sarah Michelle Gellar), is waylaid on the way to meet the prince (voice of Patrick Warburton), Rapunzel is yanked from her tower, and a prince falls asleep after kissing Sleeping Beauty. Now Ella searches for help and turns to the Seven Dwarfs and to Prince Charming's servant, Rick (voice of Freddie Prinze, Jr.), for help in bringing back those happy endings.
|Jersey Girl 2004 PG-13, 102 min.|
Director: Kevin Smith
Cast: Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler, Raquel Castro, George Carlin, Jennifer Lopez, Jason Biggs, Mike Starr, Stephen Root, Jennifer Schwalbach Smith, Matthew Cloran, Paul Litowsky, Charles Gilbert, Will Smith
As this story begins, Ollie Trinke (Ben Affleck) seems to have it all. He is a successful Manhattan publicist, and his wife, Gertrude (Jennifer Lopez), is pregnant. But Gertrude dies in childbirth, leaving Ollie with a baby girl, Gertie. Now, seven years later, Ollie lives with his father (George Carlin) in Hylands, NJ, along with Gertie (Raquel Castro). This story not only deals with the father/daughter relationship but with father/son and father/new love interest (Liv Tyler)/daughter relationships as well.
|Outrageous Fortune 1987 R, 105 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Mystery
Director: Arthur Hiller
Cast: Bette Midler, Shelley Long, Peter Coyote, Robert Prosky, John Schuck, George Carlin, Anthony Heald, Ji-Tu Cumbuka, Christopher McDonald, Florence Stanley, Jerry Zaks, John DiSanti, Diana Bellamy, Gary Morgan, J.W. Smith
Aspiring actresses Sandy (Bette Midler) and Lauren (Shelley Long) are both in love with Michael (Peter Coyote). When Michael vanishes under mysterious circumstances, Sandy and Lauren try to track him down. During their cross-country search, they learn that Michael is an espionage agent for a foreign country, and this, in turn, leads them into involvement with the CIA.
|The Prince of Tides 1991 R, 132 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Barbra Streisand
Cast: Barbra Streisand, Nick Nolte, Blythe Danner, Kate Nelligan, Jeroen Krabbe, Melinda Dillon, Jason Gould, George Carlin, Brad Sullivan, Bob Hannah, Maggie Collier, Lindsay Wray, Brandlyn Whitaker, Milton Clark Jr., Bonnie Johnson
While going through a mid-life crisis, a Southern, unemployed football coach Tom Wingo (Nick Nolte), goes to New York where his sister Savannah (Melinda Dillon) has tried to commit suicide. Savannah's psychiatrist, Susan Lowenstein (Barbra Streisand), wants Tom to reveal memories about his childhood and their domineering mother Lila (Kate Nelligan). At first, Tom is reluctant but then learns that the answer for all of them is telling the truth about their past lives. The film received seven Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, Actor (Nolte), and Supporting Actress (Nelligan).
|Scary Movie 3 2003 PG-13, 90 min.|
Director: David Zucker
Cast: Anna Faris, Charlie Sheen, Simon Rex, Queen Latifah, Pamela Anderson, Regina Hall, Eddie Griffin, Leslie Nielsen, George Carlin, Marny Eng, Jeremy Piven, Jenny McCarthy, Simon Cowell, Jianna Ballard, Timothy Stack
In this story, the third in a series of "Scary Movie" films, an alien invasion appears imminent. Cindy (Anna Faris) is now an ambitious anchorwoman investigating the connection between the mysterious appearance of crop circles and a video tape that kills anyone who watches it. Can she help the President (Leslie Nielsen) fend off the invaders?
|With Six You Get Eggroll 1968 G, 99 min.|
Director: Howard Morris
Cast: Doris Day, Brian Keith, Pat Carroll, Barbara Hershey, George Carlin, Alice Ghostley, Vic Tayback, Jamie Farr
Widow Abby McClure (Doris Day) falls in love with a widower, Jake Iverson (Brian Keith), and they decide to marry–this will bring together their four children into one "happy" family.
|1. Americathon (1979)|
2. Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey (1991)
3. Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure (1989)
4. Car Wash (1976)
5. Cars (2006)
6. Dogma (1999)
7. George Carlin Live! What Am I Doing in New Jersey? (1988)
8. George Carlin: George's Best Stuff (1996)
9. Happily N'Ever After (2007)
10. Jersey Girl (2004)
11. Justin Case (1988)
12. Outrageous Fortune (1987)
13. The Prince of Tides (1991)
14. Scary Movie 3 (2003)
15. With Six You Get Eggroll (1968)
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