Movies

Herein lie the answers to the tiny funny question about tiny funny movies posted in the tiny funny lobby of HUGE Theater during the Tiny Funny Women Fest.

What is your favorite movie?

The Beast of Bottomless Lake-  directed by Craig March, starring David Nykl and Leann Jijian Hume

Deep in the waters of the bottomless lake known as Okanagan, lives the serpent like creature, Ogopogo. Some say it’s a myth, others say they’ve seen it. For Dr. Paul Moran, Cryptozoologist, it could be his ticket to fame and fortune and the validation he’s always been searching for.
Follow Dr. Moran and his team of dedicated and not so dedicated adventurers as they embark on a hilarious and sometimes tragic expedition to prove the existence of the creature and change our perception of the world as we know it. Oh, and claim the two-million dollar bounty that goes along with it.

Princess Bride- directed by Rob Reiner, starring Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin

A classic fairy tale, with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing (as read by a kindly grandfather).

A Clockwork Orange- directed by Stanley Kubrick, starring Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee and Michael Bates

Protagonist Alex is an “ultraviolent” youth in futuristic Britain. As with all luck, his eventually runs out and he’s arrested and convicted of murder and rape. While in prison, Alex learns of an experimental program in which convicts are programmed to detest violence. If he goes through the program his sentence will be reduced and he will be back on the streets sooner than expected. But Alex’s ordeals are far from over once he hits the mean streets of Britain that he had a hand in creating.

Waiting for Guffman- directed by Christopher Guest, starring Christopher Guest, Fred Willard and Catherine O’Hara

An aspiring director and the marginally-talented amateur cast of a hokey small-town Missouri musical production go overboard when they learn that someone from Broadway will be in attendance.

The Philadelphia Story- directed by George Cukor, starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn and James Stewart

When a rich woman’s ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.

Big Fish- directed by Tim Burton, starring Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney and Billy Crudup

A son tries to learn more about his dying father by reliving stories and myths he told about his life.

Hedwig and the Angry Itch- directed by John Cameron Mitchell, starring John Cameron Mitchell, Miriam Shor and Stephen Trask

A transexual punk rock girl from East Berlin tours the US with her rock band as she tells her life story and follows the ex-boyfriend/bandmate who stole her songs.

Goonies- directed by Richard Donner, starring Sean Astin, Josh Brolin and Jeff Cohen

A group of kids embark on a wild adventure after finding a pirate treasure map.

Coming to America- directed by John Landis, starring Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall and James Earl Jones

An African prince goes to Queens, New York City to find a wife whom he can respect for her intelligence and will.

Best in Show- directed by Christopher Guest, starring Fred Willard, Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara

A colorful array of characters competes at a national dog show.

Amelie- directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, starring Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz and Rufus

Amelie, an innocent and naive girl in Paris, with her own sense of justice, decides to help those around her and along the way, discovers love.

The Jerk- directed by Carl Reiner, starring Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters and Catlin Adams

A complete imbecile struggles to make it through life on his own, until a strange invention makes him unbelievably wealthy.

Ghostbusters- directed by Ivan Reitman, starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Sigourney Weaver        

Three unemployed parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.

Beavis and Butthead Do America- directed by Mike Judge and Mike de Seve, starring Mike Judge, Bruce Willis and Demi Moore

The dimwitted teen duo of Beavis and Butt-Head travel across America in search of their stolen television set.

Grease- directed by Randal Kleiser, starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John

Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they’re now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind- directed by Michel Gondry, starring Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet and Tom Wilkinson

A couple undergo a procedure to erase each other from their memories when their relationship turns sour, but it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with.

The Sound of Music- directed by Robert Wise, starring Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer and Eleanor Parker

A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.

The Royal Tenenbaums- directed by Wes Anderson, starring Gene Hackman, Gwyneth Paltrow and Anjelica Huston

An estranged family of former child prodigies reunites when one of their member announces he has a terminal illness.

Moonrise Kingdom- directed by Wes Anderson, starring Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward and Bruce Willis

A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out and find them.

Les Miserables- directed by Tom Hooper, starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway

In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after he breaks parole, agrees to care for factory worker Fantine’s daughter, Cosette. The fateful decision changes their lives forever.

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