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Charles Grodin

Charles Grodin


Birthdate: April 21, 1935

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Charles Grodin (born April 21, 1935) is an American actor, comedian, author and former cable talk show host. Description above from the Wikipedia article Charles Grodin, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia ...detailed bio

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Fast Track (2007)

Living in Manhattan, Tom (Zach Braff) is a cook who has a hard time holding down his job. His wife, Sofia (Amanda Peet), is an attorney. When their first child is born, they agree that she will be a full-time mom and he will work to get a promotion. When Tom gets fired over defending his friend P...
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Clifford (1994)

At a Catholic school in 2050, a troublesome boy named Roger is running away after threatening to blow up the gym when his parents won't allow him to play on the basketball team. He's stopped by Father Clifford (Martin Short), a very old priest, who tries to persuade him to change his ways by tell...
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It Runs in the Family (1994)

The film has several plot lines, one each for Ralphie, his father and his mother, followed by one involving Ralphie and his dad on a fishing trip. Ralphie's quest for most of the movie is to find a top tough enough to knock a bully's top out of a chalk circle in a game of "Kill." Meanwhile, the O...
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So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)

Charlie McKenzie (Myers) is a beat poet living in San Francisco, after having broken up with yet another woman based on paranoid perception. His policeman friend Tony tries to point out the pattern; that Charlie simply is afraid of commitment and tries to think of, or invent, any reason to break ...
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Heart and Souls (1993)

In 1959, Frank and Eva Reilly are on their way to the hospital, as Eva is in labor with their first child. As they are driving, Harrison (Charles Grodin), Julia (Kyra Sedgwick), Milo (Tom Sizemore), and Penny (Alfre Woodard) are presented as passengers on the same bus. Hal, the bus driver (David ...
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Dave (1993)

Dave Kovic (Kline) runs a temporary employment agency in Georgetown, and has a side job impersonating President Bill Mitchell (Kline). He is requested by Secret Service agent Duane Stevensen (Rhames) to make an appearance as the President at a hotel. Dave assumes it is a matter of security, but i...
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Beethoven's 2nd (1993)

The film begins in the home of the Newtons, where George, Alice, their three children, and Beethoven are all well adjusted to living together. Early on, Beethoven meets Missy, a female St. Bernard whose owners are attempting to settle a divorce. Regina, who is seeking $50,000 in the settlement, h...
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Beethoven (1992)

When the film opens, a St. Bernard puppy and a large group of other puppies are stolen from a pet store by two thieves, Harvey and Vernon. After meeting a dog, during his escape from the thieves, the St. Bernard sneaks into the home of the Newton family. The father, George Newton, doesn't want th...
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Taking Care of Business (1990)

A convicted car thief and diehard Chicago Cubs fan, Jimmy Dworski (Belushi) wins tickets to the World Series. Unfortunately, he still has a couple of days left to serve in prison and the warden (Héctor Elizondo) won't let him leave and come back. With the help of other inmates, Jimmy stages a rio...
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Midnight Run (1988)

Bounty hunter Jack Walsh (De Niro) is enlisted by bail bondsman Eddie Moscone (Pantoliano) to bring accountant Jonathan “The Duke” Mardukas (Grodin) back to L.A. The accountant had embezzled $15 million from Chicago mob boss Jimmy Serrano (Farina) before skipping the $450,000 bail Moscone has pos...
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The Couch Trip (1988)

Mental patient John Burns (Aykroyd) gets the chance to fill in for his doctor when he intercepts a telephone call while being reprimanded in the doctor's office, asking if Dr. Baird could fill in for Dr. George Maitlin (Grodin) on his popular radio talk show. Burns jumps at the chance to escape t...
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You Can't Hurry Love (1988)

You Can't Hurry Love is a 1988 comedy film written and directed by Richard Martini. A guy who moonlights as a low-budget director of commercials is looking for someone to love, so he pays a dating service and is videotaped on several occasions. The film shows the many women who seduce our hero, u...
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Ishtar (1987)

Lyle (Beatty) and Chuck (Hoffman) are inept songwriters who dream of becoming a popular singing duo like Simon and Garfunkel. Their songs, with titles like "That a Lawnmower Can Do All That" and "The Echo Song," are performed badly and poorly-received. Their agent, Marty (Weston), books them as l...
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Movers & Shakers (1985)

Hollywood studio mogul Joe Mulholland (Matthau) vows to produce the pet project of a dying acquaintance, who has been trying to find a way to make a film out of a best-selling sex manual. He and screenwriter Herb Derman (Grodin) try to make it happen, but fail in every possible way. Meanwhile, He...
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The Woman in Red (1984)

San Francisco ad man Teddy Pierce is amused by, then obsessed with, a beautiful woman whose red dress goes whooshing over her head from a gust of wind as she crosses a grate. Teddy is happily married to Didi, but he can't get this woman out of his mind. Encouraged by his friends Buddy, Joe and Mi...
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The Lonely Guy (1984)

When shy Larry Hubbard (Steve Martin), a greeting card writer, finds his girlfriend Danielle (Robyn Douglass) in bed with another man, he is forced to begin a new life as a "lonely guy." Larry befriends fellow "lonely guy" Warren (Charles Grodin), who considers committing suicide. After going thr...
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The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981)

Pat Kramer is an ordinary suburban housewife and mother whose husband works for an advertising company. After being exposed to an experimental perfume, she begins to shrink, gradually at first, then rapidly. A few weeks pass, and Pat has shrunk to the height of her own children. Eventually, she b...
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The Great Muppet Caper (1981)

Kermit the Frog, Fozzie Bear, and Gonzo the Great play newspaper reporters for the Daily Chronicle. Kermit and Fozzie, specifically, are playing identical twin reporters, which becomes the source of a running gag - supposedly, nobody can tell they are twins unless Fozzie wears his hat. While Gonz...
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Seems Like Old Times (1980)

Nick Gardenia (Chase), an out-of-luck writer, has the use of a friend's California mountain cabin. He is interrupted by a pair of bank robbers (Omen and Alaimo) who use Nick to rob a bank in Carmel. Their modus operandi is to take an innocent person and force them at gunpoint to rob banks, take t...
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It's My Turn (1980)

Kate Gunzinger is a mathematics professor at a Chicago university. She lives with a man named Homer in a comfortable but not terribly passionate relationship. Kate travels to New York for a job interview and to attend the wedding of her widowed father. She meets the bride's son, Ben Lewin, a for...