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PG| 1 hr. 40 min.

Plot Summary
Before going on vacation, self-involved psychiatrist Dr. Leo Marvin (Richard Dreyfuss) has the misfortune of taking on a new patient: Bob Wiley (Bill Murray). An exemplar of neediness and a compendium of phobias, Bob follows Marvin to his family's country house. Dr. Marvin tries to get him to leave; the trouble is, everyone love Bob. As his oblivious patient makes himself at home, Dr. Marvin loses his professional composure and, before long, may be ready for the loony bin himself.

Cast: Bill Murray , Richard Dreyfuss , Julie Hagerty , Charlie Korsmo , Kathryn Erbe , Tom Aldredge , Susan Willis , Roger Bowen

Director: Frank Oz

Genres: Comedy

What About Bob? (1991)

Release Date: January 10th, 1991|1 hr. 40 min.

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  • It's a bomb - not the usual bomb, but a time bomb, despite a 20-minute stretch at the beginning that goes along nicely. [17 May 1991] show more

  • A sentimental comedy about mental illness (complete with a sitcom family), wobbly Bob offers further evidence that Disney itself may be afflicted with encroaching schizophrenia. [17 May 1991] show more

  • Actors Bill Murray and Richard Dreyfuss provide the frenzied fun that highlights What About Bob? a wacky slapstick comedy. show more

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  • June 14, 2012 Dry Master
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    This film shows great comedy! A man who's funny and a man who's frustrated. Frank Oz is a great director and a brilliant cast! Great film!

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