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Little Shop of Horrors | Movie Details for Director Frank Oz | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 80%  Little Shop of Horrors  94 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Family, Musical]  [Frank Oz]  [19 Dec 1986]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 90%, Metacritic 81/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 12 nominations.
Actors:  Ellen Greene, Levi Stubbs, Rick Moranis, Vincent Gardenia
Plot:  A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed.
Writer:  Howard Ashman (screenplay by), Howard Ashman (based on the musical play "Little Shop of Horrors"), Roger Corman (based on the film by), Charles B. Griffith (based on the 1960 screenplay by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels | Movie Details for Director Frank Oz | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 76%  Dirty Rotten Scoundrels  110 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Crime]  [Frank Oz]  [14 Dec 1988]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 88%, Metacritic 68/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win.
Actors:  Anton Rodgers, Glenne Headly, Michael Caine, Steve Martin
Plot:  Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000 first.
Writer:  Dale Launer, Stanley Shapiro, Paul Henning
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Dark Crystal | Movie Details for Director Jim Henson, Frank Oz | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  The Dark Crystal  93 min,  PG,  [Adventure, Family, Fantasy]  [Jim Henson, Frank Oz]  [17 Dec 1982]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 73%, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations.
Actors:  Dave Goelz, Frank Oz, Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen
Plot:  On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal, and so restore order to his world.
Writer:  David Odell (screenplay), Jim Henson (story)
Language:  English    Country:  USA, UK    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Bowfinger | Movie Details for Director Frank Oz | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Bowfinger  97 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy]  [Frank Oz]  [13 Aug 1999]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, Metacritic 71/100, External Reviews
Awards:  6 nominations.
Actors:  Christine Baranski, Eddie Murphy, Heather Graham, Steve Martin
Plot:  When a desperate movie producer fails to get a major star for his bargain basement film, he decides to shoot the film secretly around him.
Writer:  Steve Martin
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
What About Bob? | Movie Details for Director Frank Oz | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  What About Bob?  99 min,  PG,  [Comedy]  [Frank Oz]  [17 May 1991]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 83%, Metacritic 60/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Bill Murray, Charlie Korsmo, Julie Hagerty, Richard Dreyfuss
Plot:  A successful psychotherapist loses his mind after one of his most dependent patients, an obsessive-compulsive neurotic, tracks him down during his family vacation.
Writer:  Alvin Sargent (story), Laura Ziskin (story), Tom Schulman (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Muppets Take Manhattan | Movie Details for Director Frank Oz | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  The Muppets Take Manhattan  94 min,  G,  [Adventure, Comedy, Drama]  [Frank Oz]  [13 Jul 1984]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, Metacritic 64/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations.
Actors:  Dave Goelz, Frank Oz, Jim Henson, Steve Whitmire
Plot:  Kermit and his friends go to New York City to get their musical on Broadway only to find it's a more difficult task than they anticipated.
Writer:  Tom Patchett (story by), Jay Tarses (story by), Frank Oz (screenplay by), Tom Patchett (screenplay by), Jay Tarses (screenplay by)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Death at a Funeral | Movie Details for Director Frank Oz | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  Death at a Funeral  90 min,  R,  [Comedy]  [Frank Oz]  [07 Sep 2007]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.4/10, Metacritic 67/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 2 nominations.
Actors:  Andy Nyman, Ewen Bremner, Keeley Hawes, Matthew Macfadyen, Peter Dinklage
Plot:  Chaos ensues when a man tries to expose a dark secret regarding a recently deceased patriarch of a dysfunctional British family.
Writer:  Dean Craig
Language:  English    Country:  USA, Germany, UK, Netherlands    More Info:  IMDB
The Score | Movie Details for Director Frank Oz | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 70%  The Score  124 min,  R,  [Crime, Drama, Thriller]  [Frank Oz]  [13 Jul 2001]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 73%, Metacritic 71/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Angela Bassett, Edward Norton, Marlon Brando, Robert De Niro
Plot:  An aging thief hopes to retire and live off his ill-gotten wealth when a young kid convinces him into doing one last heist.
Writer:  Daniel E. Taylor (story), Kario Salem (story), Kario Salem (screenplay), Lem Dobbs (screenplay), Scott Marshall Smith (screenplay)
Language:  English, French    Country:  USA, Germany    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
In & Out | Movie Details for Director Frank Oz | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  In & Out  90 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Frank Oz]  [19 Sep 1997]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 72%, Metacritic 70/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 7 wins & 16 nominations.
Actors:  Joan Cusack, Kevin Kline, Matt Dillon, Tom Selleck
Plot:  A midwestern teacher questions his sexuality after a former student makes a comment about him at the Academy Awards.
Writer:  Paul Rudnick
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Indian in the Cupboard | Movie Details for Director Frank Oz | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 65%  The Indian in the Cupboard  96 min,  PG,  [Drama, Family, Fantasy]  [Frank Oz]  [14 Jul 1995]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.9/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 71%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Hal Scardino, Lindsay Crouse, Litefoot, Richard Jenkins
Plot:  On his ninth birthday a boy receives many presents. Two of them first seem to be less important: an old cupboard from his brother and a little Indian figure made of plastic from his best ...
Writer:  Lynne Reid Banks (novel), Melissa Mathison (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
HouseSitter | Movie Details for Director Frank Oz | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 49%  HouseSitter  102 min,  PG,  [Comedy, Romance]  [Frank Oz]  [12 Jun 1992]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 37%, External Reviews
Actors:  Dana Delany, Goldie Hawn, Julie Harris, Steve Martin
Plot:  Con artist Gwen moves into Newton's empty house without his knowledge, and begins setting up house posing as his new wife.
Writer:  Mark Stein (story), Brian Grazer (story), Mark Stein (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Stepford Wives | Movie Details for Director Frank Oz | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 40%  The Stepford Wives  93 min,  PG-13,  [Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Frank Oz]  [11 Jun 2004]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 26%, Metacritic 42/100, External Reviews
Awards:  3 wins.
Actors:  Bette Midler, Glenn Close, Matthew Broderick, Nicole Kidman
Plot:  The secret to a Stepford wife lies behind the doors of the Men's Association of how women become different and immobilized robots.
Writer:  Ira Levin (book), Paul Rudnick (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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