• Analyze This (1999)

Analyze This

Release Date: March 5th, 1999

DVD Release Date: August 17th, 1999

R |1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary

When doctors tell a mob boss (Robert De Niro) that he is suffering from anxiety attacks, he seeks the help of Ben, a therapist (Billy Crystal), who is manipulated into treating him, with hysterical results. Just as Ben and his fiancée (Lisa Kudrow) are about to wed, they are faced with a mobster who won't take no for an answer.

Cast: Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow, Joe Viterelli, Chazz Palminteri, Joseph Rigano, Bill Macy, Leo Rossi

Director: Harold Ramis

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Spring Creek Productions, Tribeca Productions, Face Productions, Baltimore Pictures, NPV Entertainment, Village Roadshow Prod.

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Father, 1990s, Fall, New York City, Lighthearted, Prison, Playful, Amusing, Rise, Murder

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The comedy here isn't all on the surface, and Viterelli [the bodyguard Jelly] is one reason why. show more

  • 100
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    More than a high concept stretched to feature length. This is a funny and extremely satisfying comedy, the best in a while. show more

  • 75
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    Maybe the problem with Analyze This is that it isn't enough of a Ramis movie. [5 Mar 1999]

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Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy