Exporting Raymond Poster

Release Date: April 29th, 2011

DVD Release Date: August 2nd, 2011

PG|1 hr 26 min

Plot Summary
Television producer Phil Rosenthal, creator of "Everybody Loves Raymond," travels to Moscow to retool the hit show for Russian audiences. However, Rosenthal hits a number of bumps on the road to launching the new version of "Raymond." He's blocked from hiring the actor he wants for the lead role, executives refuse to tape the show in front of a live audience, and a costume designer has a completely opposite view on how the cast should be dressed.

Director: Phil Rosenthal

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Culver Entertainment

Distributors: Samuel Goldwyn Company

Keywords: Amusing, 2010s

Ratings & Reviews

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  • So long as Exporting Raymond sticks to the headaches of adapting Everybody Loves Raymond into Everybody Loves Kostya, it's a funny and revealing look at the immense chasm between the two cultures. show more

  • The real key to the documentary's appeal is its writer-director Phil Rosenthal, creator of the long-running CBS sitcom. show more

  • I mean no disrespect to Rosenthal when I say I laughed louder during the movie than during any episode of his hit TV show. show more

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