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Seasons:
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Release Date:
13 September 1986 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Chicago critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert rate new movies with a thumbs up, or a thumbs down. Full summary »
Awards:
Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 3 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
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User Reviews:
An excellent and memorable thing on TV! See more (24 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 2 of 24)

Roger Ebert ... Himself - Host / ... (257 episodes, 1986-2006)

Gene Siskel ... Himself - Host / ... (187 episodes, 1986-1999)
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Series Directed by
Michael B. Wall (9 episodes, 2008)
Don DuPree (5 episodes, 1996-1999)
 
Series Produced by
David Plummer .... supervising producer / assistant producer / ... (143 episodes, 1999-2008)
Annie Porter .... coordinating producer (10 episodes, 2008-2009)
Pamela Wessmann .... associate producer (9 episodes, 2008)
Stuart Cleland .... associate producer / executive producer (4 episodes, 1996-1999)
Andrea Gronvall .... producer (4 episodes, 1996-1999)
Carie Lovstad .... associate producer (3 episodes, 1996-1998)
Larry Dieckhaus .... executive producer (2 episodes, 1996)
Janet LaMonica .... assistant producer (2 episodes, 1996)
David Kodeski .... assistant producer (1 episode, 1999-2007)

Don DuPree .... executive producer (unknown episodes, 2003)
 
Series Original Music by
JJ Lee (50 episodes, 2008-2009)
Christopher Lord (50 episodes, 2008-2009)

David Feldestein (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Greg Connors .... colorist (unknown episodes, 1986)
 
Series Other crew
Sara Martin .... production assistant (9 episodes, 2008)
Katie Muren .... production assistant (9 episodes, 2008)
Lauren Willems .... production assistant (4 episodes, 2005-2006)
Janet LaMonica .... production coordinator (2 episodes, 1998-1999)

Barbara Warren .... publicist (unknown episodes)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Siskel & Ebert & the Movies" - USA (original title)
"At the Movies" - USA (new title)
"Ebert & Roeper" - International (English title) (new title)
"Ebert & Roeper and the Movies" - USA (new title)
"Roger Ebert & the Movies" - USA (new title)
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Runtime:
30 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert did their last show together on 23 January 1999. On that show they reviewed: At First Sight (1999), Another Day in Paradise (1998), The Hi-Lo Country (1998), Playing by Heart (1998) and The Theory of Flight (1998).See more »
Quotes:
Gene Siskel:[referring to "North"] Well, I think you've got to hold Rob Reiner's feet to the fire here: he's the guy in charge, he's saying this is entertainment - it's deplorable. There isn't a gag that works. You couldn't write worse jokes if I told you to write worse jokes. The ethnic stereotyping is appalling, it's embarrassing, you feel unclean as you're sitting there; it's junk - first-class junk.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in "Someone Has to Review It!" (2014)See more »

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7 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
An excellent and memorable thing on TV!, 26 July 2004
Author: SonicStuart from Kansas City, MO

This show has great information on every movie we go and see each year and day! The original movie critic team was Gene Siskel & Roger Ebert who were both really good friends as well as partners and they both grew up in Chicago! So Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert would review every movie that comes up and rates them either thumbs up or thumbs down. The new team now is Roger Ebert and Richard Roeper. Richard Roeper became Roger Ebert's new partner in 2000 after Gene Siskel died in 1999 because of complication from brain surgery. These two film critics also make suggestions as to excellent films they recommend for renting on VHS or DVD! Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert also made an unforgettable guest appearance on ABC/FOX's The Critic which was one of my favorite episodes of The Critic where Jay Sherman hears about the Siskel and Ebert break up and then tries to be one of their new partners and then decides to reunite them!

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