MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 18,057 this week

With Friends Like These... (1998)

 -  Comedy  -  10 September 1998 (USA)
5.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.9/10 from 452 users   Metascore: 54/100
Reviews: 15 user | 11 critic | 8 from Metacritic.com

Four small-time two-bit character actors, all close friends, are competing for same important part in the next Martin Scorsese mob film.

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 494 titles
created 14 Sep 2011
 
a list of 27 titles
created 17 Nov 2011
 
a list of 378 titles
created 21 Jul 2013
 
a list of 10000 titles
created 25 Jul 2013
 
a list of 45 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: With Friends Like These... (1998)

With Friends Like These... (1998) on IMDb 5.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of With Friends Like These....
3 wins. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

B.C. Rock (1980)
Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Adult animated comedy with rock music soundtrack portraying a far-fetched explanation of the Dawn of Man.

Director: Picha
Stars: Richard Darbois, Georges Aminel, Roger Carel
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

After his life is saved by a lonely cop, a mobster who moonlights as a stand-up comedian provides the cop with a beautiful young companion.

Director: John McNaughton
Stars: Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, Bill Murray
Hamlet (2000)
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Modern-day New York City adaptation of Shakespeare's immortal story about Hamlet's plight to avenge his father's murder.

Director: Michael Almereyda
Stars: Ethan Hawke, Kyle MacLachlan, Diane Venora
Wild Things (1998)
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A police detective uncovers a conspiracy behind a case involving a high-school guidance counselor when accusations of rape are made against him by two female students.

Director: John McNaughton
Stars: Kevin Bacon, Matt Dillon, Neve Campbell
Kingpin (1996)
Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A star bowler whose career was prematurely "cut off" hopes to ride a new prodigy to success and riches.

Directors: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Stars: Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid, Bill Murray
Get Low (2009)
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A movie spun out of equal parts folk tale, fable and real-life legend about the mysterious, 1930s Tennessee hermit who famously threw his own rollicking funeral party... while he was still alive.

Director: Aaron Schneider
Stars: Robert Duvall, Bill Murray, Sissy Spacek
Scrooged (1988)
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A selfish, cynical T.V. executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.

Director: Richard Donner
Stars: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Walter C. Miller
Stars: Rodney Dangerfield, Aretha Franklin, Bill Murray
Biography | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Semi-biographical film based on the experiences of gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson.

Director: Art Linson
Stars: Peter Boyle, Bill Murray, Bruno Kirby
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A graphic designer's enviable life slides into despair when his girlfriend breaks up with him.

Director: Roman Coppola
Stars: Charlie Sheen, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray
Passion Play (2010)
Drama | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

An angel under the thumb of a ruthless gangster is saved by a trumpet player down on his luck.

Director: Mitch Glazer
Stars: Mickey Rourke, Megan Fox, Bill Murray
Comedy | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

An artist fails a test and is required to direct traffic in New York City's Holland Tunnel. He winds up falling in love with a beautiful woman, who takes him to the moon on a Lunar Cruiser.

Director: Tom Schiller
Stars: Zach Galligan, Apollonia van Ravenstein, Lauren Tom
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Frederika Kesten ...
Carmine Costanzo ...
...
Edit

Storyline

Four small-time two-bit character actors, all close friends, are competing for same important part in the next Martin Scorsese mob film.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

10 September 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mom's Up on the Roof  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References The Flintstones (1994) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
warm and very funny
4 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

With Friends Like These.... is definitely a cut above most Hollywood films about Hollywood. It is laugh-out-loud funny as well as warm, touching and authentic when it comes to depicting relationships between friends and spouses...a totally worthwhile experience! The entire cast is great, especially Adam Arkin and Laura San Giancommo as transplanted east coasters trying to tough it out until their ship comes in on the west coast. Bill Murray's turn as the self-involved famous producer is a riot. The fact that this film was not distributed at the time it was originally made, is a sad comment on the business end of the business, where so much junk makes it's way to the big screen, and other films, of higher quality, like this one, get lost. The writing is hysterical, filled with rapid one liners reminiscent of classic comedians, delivered with perfect timing. For anyone who has ever suffered through endless casting cattle calls or tried to get "in front" of the right people, this film is a must. For everyone else it's a decided pleasure.


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
under-rated movie oxxido
Come on... truly funny film! :) Melsta-2
Song at the end- it's an old number gatta99
About The Godfather cinemaisart
Discuss With Friends Like These... (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page