• Showtime (2002)


Release Date: March 15th, 2002

DVD Release Date: August 13th, 2002

PG-13 |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

When a no-nonsense LAPD detective (Robert De Niro) is forced to star in a reality-based television show with a frustrated actor-turned-LAPD-patrolman (Eddie Murphy), they find their lives turned upside down by a powerhouse producer (Rene Russo) and her very intrusive camera crew.

Cast: Robert De Niro, Eddie Murphy, Rene Russo, Pedro Damián, Yasiin Bey, Frankie R. Faison, William Shatner, Nestor Serrano

Director: Tom Dey

Genres: Comedy , Action

Production Co: Village Roadshow Prod., Material, Tribeca Productions, Warner Brothers, Overbrook Entertainment

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Rise, Madcap, Pursuit, Rivalry, 2000s, Office, Endearing, Los Angeles, Police station

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    What the movie lacks in coherence it makes up for in zest, well-founded self-delight and a sharpshooter's eye for the absurdities of reality TV.

  • 63
    Chris KaltenbachBaltimore Sun

    Humorous but much too predictable send-up of reality TV and the sheer banality of it all.

  • 63
    Boston Globe

    Would seem to be surefire casting. The catch is that they're stuck with a script that prevents them from firing on all cylinders. show more

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