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The craft, creative process and complicated lives of stand-up comedians. (imdb)
A family go on holiday to Scotland to visit their terminally ill grandfather.
Dustin Hoffman makes his directorial debut with this tale of four aging opera singers (Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay, Billy Connolly and Pauline Collins). (tiff.net)
Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse. (imdb)
The Ballad of Nessie (2011) - Short Film
A story set in the bonny blue highlands of Scotland, and centered on Nessie, the friendly Loch Ness monster, her best friend MacQuack the rubber duck, and how the duo came to live in the moor they call home. Problems arrive in the form of a land developer named MacFroogle, who wants to build a mini-golf empire on top of Nessie's home. (imdb)
Boog's friends rally to bring him home from a Russian traveling circus. (imdb)
Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver takes an assignment in Bermuda, but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens. (imdb)
The MacManus brothers are living in Ireland with their father, but when they learn their priest has been killed by mob forces, they return to Boston to bring justice to those responsible.
After falling head over hooves in love with Giselle, Elliot's road to the altar takes a slight detour when Mr. Weenie is kidnapped by a group of pampered pets determined to return him to his owners. (imdb)
In grand "X-Files" manner, the film's storyline is being kept under wraps. This much can be revealed: It is a stand-alone story in the tradition of some of the show's most acclaimed and beloved episodes, and takes the complicated relationship between Fox Mulder (Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Anderson) in unexpected directions. Mulder continues his unshakable quest for the truth, and Scully, the passionate, ferociously intelligent physician, remains inextricably tied to Mulder's pursuits.
Billy Connolly (Was It Something I Said) (2007) - Direct-to-Video
Billy Connolly brings more of his brand of observational comedy to the stage in a blistering comic commentary on daily life.
Timmy Robinson's best friend in the whole wide world is a six-foot tall rotting zombie named Fido. But when FIDO eats the next-door neighbor, Mom and Dad hit the roof, and Timmy has to go to the ends of the earth to keep Fido a part of the family. A boy-and-his-dog movie for grown ups, "FIDO" will rip your heart out. (imdb)
Garfield, America's favorite cat, is going continental. He's traveling across the pond to surprise his master, Jon Arbuckle, who is in London to propose to his girlfriend, veterinarian Liz Wilson.
A happily domesticated grizzly bear named Boog, has his perfect world turned upside down after he meets Elliot, a scrawny, fast-talking one-horned wild mule deer. They both end up stranded together in the woods during hunting season and it's up to the duo to rally all the other forest animals and turn the tables on the hunters. (imdb)
A definitive look at the infamous expletive, this film explores how this oft-used word, still widely seen as obscene, somehow permeates every aspect of our culture - from Hollywood, to the schoolyard, to the Senate floor in Washington, D.C., where it is at the very center of the ongoing debate on free speech. (ThinkFilm)
Billy Connolly: Live in New York (2005) - Direct-to-Video
Billy Connolly stand-up
Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune. (imdb)
This documentary look at the rise and fall of filmmaker Troy Duffy (The Boondock Saints) is a stunning, often hilarious look at how, even in the shark-infested waters of moviemaking, one's teeth can be too sharp. (Film Forum)
A group of archaeological students become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve their professor. The group must survive in 14th century France long enough to be rescued. (imdb)
The paths of two warriors converge when the Emperor of Japan hires a Civil War veteran to train Japan's first modern army. As he encounters the Samurai traditions, the troubled American soldier finds himself at the center of a violent and epic struggle between two eras and two worlds, with only his sense of honor to guide him.
Based on the acclaimed best-selling novel by Janet Fitch, White Oleander follows a young woman's journey through hardship and loss to maturity, joy and true independence. (Warner Bros.)
The Rutles 2: Can't Buy Me Lunch (2002) - TV Special
After sitting on a shelf at Warner Brothers for over a year, the much anticipated sequel to Eric Idle and Gerard Corvin's 1978 mockumentary, is finally on release, revealing the final exploits of The Rutles as they do a reunion tour of America.
Billy Connolly plays Steve Myers, a lawyer who became a fisherman from frustration. When his one piece of property, his boat, is struck by lightning and destroyed he is denied insurance money because it was 'an act of God'. He re-registers as a lawyer and sues the insurance company and the church under the geise of God, defending himself. The accident leads him to a friendship and eventual relationship with a journalist, Anna Redmond (Davis). (imdb)
Gentlemen's Relish (2001) - TV Movie
Kingdom Swann is a talented but rather naive Scottish artist who lives in Edwardian London with his housekeeper, Violet, a dowdy and self-effacing but very loyal young woman from Lancashire. He is dismayed to find that there is no longer a demand for his style of paintings. Then Violet buys him a camera from the local market stall... (imdb)
Cletis Tout is a comedy about mistaken identities, a hit man who sees everything in terms of the movies and a twenty year old diamond heist. (imdb)
An extremely nice guy falls for a really bad girl. (imdb)
Against the turbulent backdrop of Belfast in the 1980s, two fellow barbers -- Colm, a Catholic, and George, a Protestant -- form an unlikely partnership to corner the toupee market in Northern Ireland. (DreamWorks)
Columbo: Murder with Too Many Notes (2000) - TV Episode
Findlay Crawford, a Hollywood film composer and conductor, murders a talented composer/musician who has been ghostwriting most of Crawford's work in recent years, including the entire score for the last film, which won an Oscar. Crawford is jealous of the young musician whose talent outshines his own. (imdb)
Billy Connolly: Erect for 30 Years (1999) - Direct-to-Video
The highlights from Billy Connolly's thirty years as a stand up comedian are collected together here, along with a previously unseen live performance in Glasgow by the Big Yin.
Two Irish brothers accidentally killed mafia thugs. They turned themselves in and were released as heroes. They then see it as a calling by God and started knocking off mafia gang members one by one. Willem Dafoe plays the detective trying to figure out the killings, but the closer he was to catching the Irish brothers, the more he thinks the brothers are doing the right thing. (imdb)
Mean, gritty, dirty and low and that's just the Policeman Gary Keltie (Ken Stott) out for retribution for the horrendous crimes against the helpless people of Edinburgh during the nineteen seventies, by notorious, torturous, and killer, debt collector Nickie Dryden (Billy Connolly). This is as hard as they come; giants of their professions one with a trade that needs to be kept secret and the other holding a grudge. (imdb)
"Strange Fruit" had everything that makes a legendary rockband: Money, Fame, Success, Groupies, a Singer who died of drugs and even a divine ending, when lightning struck the stage during an open-air. (imdb)
Alex knows the whereabouts of a stashed-away fortune of $1 million. The mysterious Anja kidnaps him, but he's transferred clues of location of the cash onto computer disk that he gives to his dog called PC, who has to find a friend of Alex, Susan. (imdb)
Queen Victoria (Dench) was the world's most powerful woman. Rugged Scotsman John Brown (Connolly) was a lowly servant who looked after her horses. Yet when circumstances brought them together, the result was a passionate friendship that scandalized a nation. (Buena Vista Entertainment)
The Muppet's twist on the classic tale. (imdb)
An English soldier and the daughter of an Algonquin chief share a romance when English colonists invade seventeenth-century Virginia.
Down Among the Big Boys (1993) - TV Episode
Set in Glasgow, Louie, the detective son of an upright police sergeant, is about to marry. His intended is the daughter of JoJo (Connolly), a wealthy and compulsive thief who attempts a spectacular robbery. Louie is put in charge of the investigation of JoJo's latest enterprise. JoJo learns of his peril and begins an exercise in risk management. (imdb)
A married woman agrees to have sex with another man for $1,000,000. (imdb)
When a union strike leaves Scottish miner Danny Scoular jobless, he worries about being able to support his family. Desperate for a solution, Danny agrees to fight a bare-knuckle match for a cash prize, not realizing he'll be the sparring slave of gang boss Matt Mason, a ruthless businessman. While he's away training, his wife takes a lover, and it seems Danny will have to fight to keep her ... but first, he'll have to fight for his life.
Head of the Class (1986) - TV Series
A laidback teacher provides needed guidance about life for a special class of exceptional students. (imdb)
Blue Money (1985) - TV Movie
Larry dreams of becoming a star entertainer, but until then he drives a cab and works as chauffeur for the shady Ramirez. One day he has a look in the suitcase that Ramirez is carrying around: it's full with money! He can't resist and steals it. In front of his friends he claims he's finally got a contract with a famous director and invites them to celebrate, while the mob is after the money. (imdb)
Farce about a British diplomat to a West Indian island nation who finds his idyllic existance thrown into chaos when a large American drilling company finds a huge source of natural mineral water there. (imdb)
Billy Connolly: Billy Bites Yer Bum Live (1981) - Direct-to-Video
From the days when he still had red hair and was rising to the peak of his career, this is one of Billy's legendary early performances. The culmination of a marathon British tour that started in 1980, Billy Bites Yer Bum Live was filmed at London's Apollo Victoria over two nights in February 1981.
Father Goddard hears confessions at a catholic school. In confession, student Benjamin Stanfield tells Goddard that he has accidentally murdered his friend and buried him in the forest. Goddard investigates the matter and finds a buried scarecrow. Shortly after, Stanfield once again enters the confession booth, telling Goddard that what before was a practical joke, he has now made happen.
Billy Connolly: Big Banana Feet (1976) - TV Special
Documentary following Billy Connolly on a tour of Ireland during the troubles.