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Sam Weisman is a Actor, Director and Producer American

Sam Weisman

Sam Weisman
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Nationality USA
Birth at Binghamton (USA)

Sam Weisman, né en 1947, est un acteur, producteur et réalisateur américain né à Binghamton, New York (États-Unis).

Best films

George of the Jungle (1997)
(Director)
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003)
(Director)

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Filmography of Sam Weisman (11 films)

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Actor

Wholly Moses, 1h43
Directed by Gary Weis
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about religion
Actors Dudley Moore, Laraine Newman, James Coco, Paul Sand, Jack Gilford, Dom DeLuise
Roles Talent Coordinator
Rating43% 2.1624952.1624952.1624952.1624952.162495
A couple of tourists, Harvey and Zoey, discover a lost scroll from the Book of Herschel, evidently someone who received commandments from God, only to have Moses take all the credit.
Being There, 2h10
Directed by Hal Ashby
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about television, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Political films, Films about autism
Actors Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Melvyn Douglas, Jack Warden, Richard A. Dysart, Richard Basehart
Roles Colson
Rating79% 3.9986453.9986453.9986453.9986453.998645
Chance (Peter Sellers) is a middle-aged man who lives in the townhouse of an old, wealthy man in Washington, D.C. He is simple-minded and has lived there his whole life, tending the garden. Other than gardening, his knowledge is derived entirely from what he sees on television. When his benefactor dies, Chance naively says he has no claim against the estate, and is ordered to move out. Thus he discovers the outside world for the first time.

Director

Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star, 1h38
Directed by Sam Weisman
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about television
Actors Mary McCormack, David Spade, Craig Bierko, Rob Reiner, Scott Terra, Jenna Boyd
Rating54% 2.7489652.7489652.7489652.7489652.748965
Dickie Roberts is a former child star who shot to fame on a TV sitcom called The Glimmer Gang with his catchphrase "This is Nuckin' Futs!". His career subsequently halted after his 6th birthday. Since his heyday, he has been reduced to parking cars at Morton's and appearing on Celebrity Boxing, where he is matched with Emmanuel Lewis. In the public eye and to his girlfriend Cyndi who apparently leaves him during a roadside incident, Dickie is washed up.
What's the Worst That Could Happen?, 1h34
Directed by Sam Weisman
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about disabilities, Escroquerie, Sign-language films, American Sign Language films, Films about language and translation
Actors Martin Lawrence, Danny DeVito, William Fichtner, John Leguizamo, Glenne Headly, Carmen Ejogo
Rating54% 2.7492852.7492852.7492852.7492852.749285
Kevin Caffrey, a thief and connoisseur is at a local auction looking for things worth stealing. He meets Amber Belhaven who is auctioning off her father's painting to pay a hotel bill. When Kevin asks Amber about her hotel room which leads to Amber asking if he was trying to sleep with her, Kevin blinks rapidly and lies while also telling her that when he blinks he lies. When Kevin asks Amber if he could see her sometime Amber pretends to have the same thing Kevin has and says yes. While knowing what hotel she was staying in, he shows up to her room with the painting she auctioned off, having stolen it. Kevin tells Amber about his stealing business which shocks Amber at first but she accepts it in order to be with Kevin, and she later gives Kevin her father's lucky ring.
The Out-of-Towners, 1h30
Directed by Sam Weisman
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy
Actors Steve Martin, Goldie Hawn, John Cleese, Mark McKinney, Oliver Hudson, William Duell
Rating55% 2.750232.750232.750232.750232.75023
Henry and Nancy Clark are a couple living in a quiet Ohio town. Married for 27 years, their last child has left home and Nancy is suffering from empty nest syndrome. Unbeknownst to her, Henry has lost his job due to corporate downsizing and has an interview in New York. Nancy sneaks on the plane with him and they begin a disastrous series of misadventures. Their plane is rerouted to Boston, their luggage is lost, they are mugged at gunpoint and their daughter has used their credit card to the point where it has reached its limit. They are thrown out of their hotel by a pompous manager (John Cleese) who also indulges in cross dressing. Forced to live by their wits on the street, the couple find themselves caught up in a robbery, chased by the police through Central Park and also finding renewed love between them. In the end, Henry aces his job interview and the two begin a new life together in "The Big Apple".
George of the Jungle, 1h25
Directed by Peter Jackson, Sam Weisman
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about animals, Mise en scène d'un éléphant, Films about lions, Films about birds, Films about apes, Children's films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Brendan Fraser, Leslie Mann, Thomas Haden Church, Holland Taylor, John Bennett Perry, Richard Roundtree
Rating54% 2.700122.700122.700122.700122.70012
The film begins with an animated introduction featuring a plane heading toward "the Heart of Africa" (more specifically, a region called "Bukuvu"). The plane crashes and George, an infant/toddler, is lost, but enjoys vine swinging and crashing into trees as a running gag. 25 years later, George (Brendan Fraser) has grown into a Tarzan-like man, the "King of the Jungle", who makes his home around Ape mountain. His friends include a sophisticated talking gorilla named Ape (voiced by John Cleese), along with a toco toucan named Tookie, a small capuchin monkey named Little Monkey, and an African elephant named Shep, whom he calls his "dog" (all voiced by Frank Welker).
Bye Bye Love, 1h46
Directed by Sam Weisman
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Matthew Modine, Randy Quaid, Paul Reiser, Janeane Garofalo, Rob Reiner, Amy Brenneman
Rating60% 3.0499553.0499553.0499553.0499553.049955
This is a story about the breakup of the family. In particular, it focuses on the lifestyle of three divorced men in the Los Angeles area, Dave Goldman (Matthew Modine), wrestling coach/driver's ed teacher Vic Damico (Randy Quaid), and real estate agent Donny Carson (Paul Reiser).
D2: The Mighty Ducks, 1h46
Directed by Sam Weisman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action
Themes Sports films, Ice hockey films, Children's films, Sports d'hiver
Actors Emilio Estevez, Joshua Jackson, Michael Tucker, Joss Ackland, Jan Rubes, Kathryn Erbe
Rating60% 3.0492553.0492553.0492553.0492553.049255
Former peewee ice hockey coach Gordon Bombay is a star in the minor leagues and is expected to make it to the National Hockey League soon. However, after a career-ending knee injury, he returns to Minneapolis. Bombay is then offered a chance to coach a team representing the United States in the Junior Goodwill Games. Team USA consists of many of the old Ducks, in addition to five new players with special talents.

Producer

Summer Catch, 1h48
Directed by Michael Tollin
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Sports films, Baseball films
Actors Freddie Prinze, Jr., Jessica Biel, Fred Ward, Jason Gedrick, Brittany Murphy, Gabriel Mann
Roles Producer
Rating50% 2.501742.501742.501742.501742.50174
Ryan Dunne is a local baseball prospect who gets an opportunity to play in the Cape Cod Baseball League for the Chatham Athletics. Dunne was born and raised in Chatham, Massachusetts and dreams of playing in the major leagues. He helps his dad with his landscaping business and takes care of Veteran's Field, where the Chatham A's play.
Dad
Dad (1989)
, 1h57
Directed by Gary David Goldberg
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Jack Lemmon, Ted Danson, Olympia Dukakis, Kathy Baker, Kevin Spacey, Ethan Hawke
Roles Co-Producer
Rating62% 3.1498553.1498553.1498553.1498553.149855
John Tremont (Ted Danson) is a busy executive. He learns during a meeting that his mother has collapsed and been rushed to the hospital. Flying immediately to Los Angeles, he ends up becoming a caretaker of his father Jake (Jack Lemmon) while Bette Tremont (Olympia Dukakis) recovers from her heart-attack. A retired aerospace industry worker, Jake has become somewhat feeble and totally reliant on his wife, so John attempts to get him more involved in day-to-day things like taking care of the house.