When her teenage son takes a powder, former party girl Collette Andrews (Nastassja Kinski) cons two old flames — would-be writer Dale Putley (Robin Williams) and uptight attorney Jack Lawrence (Billy Crystal) — into searching for the 16-year-old by telling each man that he’s the boy’s father. Starting from different points, Jack and Dale ultimately join forces on a wacky pursuit that wends from San Francisco to Sacramento to Reno, Nev.
Ivan Reitman, as a producer and director, has created many of American cinema’s most successful and best loved feature film comedies and has worked with Hollywood’s acting elite. Reitman has produced such hits as the ground-breaking sensation National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978), which introduced John Belushi to American filmgoers, and the family features Beethoven (1992) and Beethoven’s 2nd (1993). His directing credits include Meatballs (1979), Stripes (1981) and Ghost Busters (1984), films starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis; Dave (1993), which starred Kevin Kline and Sigourney Weaver, Junior (1994) which starred Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito and Emma Thompson. Reitman also produced the HBO telefilm The Late Shift (1996) (TV), based on Bill Carter’s non-fiction book about the late-night television wars which received seven Emmy nominations. Other recent producing endeavors include Commandments (1997), starring Aidan Quinn and Courteney Cox, Private Parts (1997… read more