Movers and Shakers Poster

Release Date: 1985

PG|1 hr 19 min

Plot Summary
Studio head Joe Mulholland (Walter Matthau) promises his dying producer and mentor, Saul Gritz (Vincent Gardenia), to adapt a popular sex manual into a film, despite his better judgment. Unable to figure out how to turn the nonfiction book into a narrative movie, Mulholland enlists the services of Herb Dorman (Charles Grodin), a screenwriter of popular romantic films with a bad marriage, and volatile director Sid Spokane (Bill Macy) to help him create a movie.

Cast: Walter Matthau, Charles Grodin, Tyne Daly, Vincent Gardenia, Bill Macy, Gilda Radner, Earl Boen, Michael Lerner

Director: William Asher

Genres: Comedy

Keywords: Underdog, Love, Relationships, 1980s, Amusing