Harry and Tonto Poster

Release Date: April 2nd, 2007

DVD Release Date: September 6th, 2005

R|1 hr 55 min

Plot Summary
Harry Coombes (Art Carney) is a man in his seventies who is evicted from his Manhattan apartment when the building is set to be demolished. After staying briefly with his son Burt (Phil Bruns), Harry decides to travel across the country, accompanied by his cat, Tonto, to visit his other grown children. However, his visits to a former love (Geraldine Fitzgerald), his daughter, Shirley (Ellen Burstyn) in Chicago, and his youngest son, Eddie (Larry Hagman), in Los Angeles, defy his expectations.

Cast: Art Carney, Ellen Burstyn, Chief Dan George, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Larry Hagman, Arthur Hunnicutt, Josh Mostel, Melanie Mayron

Director: Paul Mazursky

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Amusing, Family, Los Angeles, Touching, Daughter, Growing up, 1970s, New York City, Quest, Endearing, Son


Winner Actor
Nominated Writing (Original Screenplay)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Winner Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical