Date of Birth: Mar 6, 1947
Biography: Robert "Rob" Reiner is an American actor, director, producer, writer, and political activist. As an actor, Reiner first came to national prominence as Archie and Edith Bunker's son-in-law, Michael "Meathead" Stivic, on All in the Family. That role earned him two Emmy Awards during the 1970s. As a director, Reiner was recognized by the Directors Guild of America (DGA) with nominations for Stand by Me, When Harry Met Sally..., and A Few Good Men. He was trained at the UCLA Film School.(Wikipedia)
Total Credits at Criticker: 38 (Actor), 21 (Director), 5 (Writer)
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Titles you haven't rated - Actor (38) | Director (21) | Writer (5)
- Meet the Bunkers (1971) - S1 E1
- Writing the President (1971) - S1 E2
- Archie in the Lock-Up (1971) - S2 E3
- Archie's Aching Back (1971) - S1 E3
- Archie Gives Blood (1971) - S1 E4
- Judging Books by Covers (1971) - S1 E5
- Gloria Has a Belly Full (1971) - S1 E6
Andre the Giant (2018) - TV Movie
A look at the life and career of professional wrestler André Roussimoff, who gained notoriety in the 1980s as Andre the Giant.
A group of journalists covering George Bush's planned invasion of Iraq in 2003 are skeptical of the president's claim that Saddam Hussein has "weapons of mass destruction."
Feature documentary about humor and the Holocaust, examining whether it is ever acceptable to use humor in connection with a tragedy of that scale, and the implications for other seemingly off-limits topics in a society that prizes free speech. (imdb)
A look at the life and work of writer/filmmaker Nora Ephron. (imdb)
A behind-the-scenes look inside the case to overturn California's ban on same-sex marriage. Shot over five years, the film follows the unlikely team that took the first federal marriage equality lawsuit to the U.S. Supreme Court. (imdb)
Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stockbroker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government. (imdb)
What if you had one chance to be a hero? Would you take it? Or play it safe? That is the question facing an ordinary boy in Everyone's Hero, a funny and warm tale of a kid who believes he can make a difference if he just hangs in there despite overwhelming odds. (20th Century Fox)
Seinfeld: The Breakthrough Season (2005) - Short Film
An in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the Emmy-winning season in which Seinfeld leapt from cult favorite to ratings sensation and officially became a "show about nothing." (imdb)
The 100 Scariest Movie Moments (2004) - TV Mini-Series
Film-makers, performers, genre authorities and selected high-profile fans count down the most chilling moments in cinematic history. (imdb)
How It Began (2004) - Direct-to-Video
Numerous actors, writers and NBC executives talk of how the show "Seinfeld" came to fruition. Many amusing stories are presented, mostly from Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld, about how interesting it was for two comedians to start their very own show their own groundbreaking way.
Alex Sheldon (Wilson) is an author whose writer's block is the least of his problems - he also happens to be flat broke and owes Cuban loan sharks $100,000. Desperate, Alex secures the services of opinionated stenographer Emma Dinsmore (Hudson) to help him complete his novel and get paid by his publisher in time to save his skin. (Warner Bros.)
Dickie Roberts (Spade) is a 35-year old former child star. Now an out-of-work actor turned parking valet, Dickie is desperate to audition for a great role that could revitalize his career, but the part requires him to play a "normal" guy. Problem is, Dickie is anything but normal. He decides to hire a family to adopt him so he can relive his childhood and, in essence, grow up from scratch. (Paramount)
Disneyland, mon vieux pays natal (2002) - TV Movie
Disneyland exists, and so do children, I guess. Children are not picky: their dream is to be anyone, to live anyhow, to go anywhere, and they do it. Thats a childs life for you: they do not decide, they decide nothing. Life is only what it is, nothing else, and they know it. Children love life, everybody knows that, but nothing forces them into loving the life they lead.
How Harry Met Sally... (2000) - Short Film
Short documentary about the film When Harry Met Sally
Retrospective documentary on the making of "Stand By Me". (imdb)
A comedy about a video store clerk Ed (Matthew McConaughey) whose life is thrown into chaos when he agrees to let an executive of a televison studio (Ellen DeGeneres) film him for 24 hours. (imdb)
What happens when a screenwriter (Brooks) loses his edge, he turns to anyone he can for help... even if it's the mythical "Zeus's Daughter" (Stone). And he's willing to pay, albeit reluctantly, whatever price it takes to satisfy this goddess, especially when her advice gets him going again on a sure-fire script. However, this is not the limit of her help, she also gets the writer's wife (MacDowell) going on her own bakery enterprise, much to the chagrin of Brooks, who has already had to make many personal sacrifices for his own help. (imdb)
A romantic comedy that asks the question: Can a marriage survive 15 years of marriage? (Universal Studios)
John Travolta leads an all-star cast on a wild race to the presidency in this savagely funny comedy. (Universal Pictures)
This is a story about the breakup of the family. In particular, it focuses on the lifestyle of three divorced men. The film is presented from their perspective and it reveals their relationship with their children, ex-wives, girl friends, male friendships, and their identities as divorced men. In addition to dealing with divorce, the film touches on spousal loss and young adult homelessness. The film can be considered a social commentary that is both comical and emotional. (imdb)
A comic love triangle wherein Alexander falls in love with his younger brother's wife. (imdb)
Set in 1920's New York City, this movie tells the story of idealistic young playwright David Shayne... (imdb)
Philip runs a crisis hotline with Catherine and Mrs Munchnik. That's the easy part, now it gets tricky... (imdb)
A recently-widowed man's son calls a radio talk show in an attempt to find his father a partner.
The Return of Spinal Tap (1992) - TV Movie
Based around Tap's performance at the Royal Albert Hall in 1992. In between the footage of St. Hubbins, Tufnel, and Smalls performing in front of a huge crowd enthusiastically determined to go along with the joke, there are clips purporting to investigate the band's humble origins in the East London suburb of Squatney, and updates from "rockumentary" director Marty DiBergi and hapless record plugger Artie Fufkin from the original movie.
Substance-addicted Hollywood actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox centre her film company insists as a condition of continuing to employ her that she live with her mother Doris Mann, herself once a star and now a champion drinker. (imdb)
Future Americans decide to time travel to 1776 to ask the founding fathers for the solutions to their problems. A glitch in the time machine changes their destination to 1976. Still believing themselves to be in 1776, the time travellers attempt to study this "ideal" civilization. 70's jokes, props and stars abound. (imdb)
A bitter ex-husband. A put upon Momma's boy. Both want their respective spouse and mother dead, but who will pull it off? (imdb)
Spinal Tap, the world's loudest band, is chronicled by hack documentarian Marti DeBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour (imdb)
Million Dollar Infield (1982) - TV Movie
Four wealthy Long Islanders who play for an amateur softball team. All four men suffer from profound personal and professional problems, thus the weekly ball game becomes a method of working out their frustrations. So adept do they become at this cathartic activity that their team makes it to the state-wide championship--which leads to yet another crisis.
Benny and his wife Ruthie a getting set to drive down to Florida, but Benny needs someone to look after his store while he's gone. Though he doesn't think much of him, Benny hands the responsibility over to his son, Russel. While Russel doesn't get much respect from his parents, he's better off than his brother, Ezra, whom Benny has gone so far as to disown. (imdb)
Richard Michaels, who directed over 30 made-for-TV movies as well as episodes of The Brady Bunch and Love, American Style, gives an overly small-screen feel to this self-described "high-flying comedy caper" which remains hopelessly earthbound. Biker-movie refugees Adam Roarke and Larry Bishop (Joey's son) star as -- not surprisingly -- a pair of actors sick of making biker movies and yearning to add some excitement to their lives. (allmovie.com)
Harry Evers and Marvin Ellison have been playing poker Thursday nights with their friends for years. When a disagreement breaks up the game, they decide to continue meeting and doing different things together, instead of staying home with their wives. When the wives find out that the games stopped some time ago, they are a quite upset. Just what have they been doing on Thursday nights. (imdb)
Jerry, not a member of the "protest generation" but is instead, an "All American boy," is drafted into the Army, just as things begin to go well for him. He decision to flee to Canada sparks off conflict with his parents, ending in the film's conclusion - in Vietnam. (imdb)
All in the Family (1971) - TV Series
When New York attorney Gordon Hocheiser meets Louise Callan, the girl of his dreams, he schemes to eliminate his aging, senile mother, even though he promised his late father that he'd always take care of her. He fears that his batty mom's eccentricities will shortly lead to Louise's departure.
High-school violence provides the focus of this socially conscious drama. The trouble begins when a newly promoted black vice-principal in an all-black school must cope with increasing violence and racial tension when white students are bussed in there. (allrovi.com)
A young would-be actor seeks his first break. (imdb)