• Exporting Raymond (2011)

Exporting Raymond

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

Keywords: 2010s, Amusing

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    The Hollywood Reporter

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

  • 75
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    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

  • 55
    Scott TobiasNPR

    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

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