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Affectionate tribute to Bruce Vilanch (1948- ), who writes material for celebrities who make public appearances... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Whoopi Goldberg ... Herself

Bette Midler ... Herself

Robin Williams ... Himself

Nathan Lane ... Himself

Lily Tomlin ... Herself

Bruce Vilanch ... Himself

Raquel Welch ... Herself

Michael Feinstein ... Himself

Shirley MacLaine ... Herself

Florence Henderson ... Herself

Steven Seagal ... Himself

Michael Douglas ... Himself

Paul Reiser ... Himself
Danny Harris ... Himself

Jenifer Lewis ... Herself

Roseanne Barr ... Herself (as Roseanne)

Carol Burnett ... Herself

Jeff Margolis ... Himself

Salma Hayek ... Herself
Dora Mendoza ... Herself
Paul Guerro ... Himself
Henne Vilanch ... Herself

Michele Lee ... Herself

Billy Crystal ... Himself

George Schlatter ... Himself
Stephen Pouliot ... Himself
Susan Futterman ... Herself

Marc Shaiman ... Himself
Michael Smith ... Himself
James Loyce ... Himself
Don Scotti ... Himself

Christine Baranski ... Herself

Tim Curry ... Himself

Traci Lords ... Herself
Tom Vergron ... Himself

David Copperfield ... Himself

Margaret Cho ... Herself

Beverly D'Angelo ... Herself

Ali MacGraw ... Herself

Lauren Bacall ... Herself

Merry Clayton ... Herself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tim Bock ... The Agent

Bill Clinton ... Himself (uncredited)

Hillary Clinton ... Herself (uncredited)

Ted Danson ... Himself (uncredited)

Rosie O'Donnell ... Herself (uncredited)

Patrick Swayze ... Himself (uncredited)

Elizabeth Taylor ... Herself (uncredited)

Sigourney Weaver ... Herself (uncredited)

Directed by
Andrew J. Kuehn 
Produced by
Joan Hyler .... co-producer
Andrew J. Kuehn .... producer
Susan B. Landau .... executive producer
Gregory McClatchy .... executive producer
Irwin M. Rappaport .... co-producer
Don Scotti .... line producer
Original Music by
Michael Feinstein 
Cinematography by
José Louis Mignone 
Film Editing by
William Flicker  (as Bill Flicker)
Maureen Nolan 
Camera and Electrical Department
John Grace .... camera operator
Roy Hogstedt .... assistant camera
Editorial Department
Andrew J. Kuehn .... supervising editor
Gregory McClatchy .... supervising editor
Music Department
Larry Blank .... music supervisor
Other crew
Robert Ahrens .... assistant to executive producer
Dan Riley .... assistant: Irwin M. Rappaport
Marcel Valcarce .... title designer

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Also Known As:
"Get Bruce!" - USA (promotional title)
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Rated R for language and risque humor
82 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Bruce Vilanch:[when he won his Emmy] I'm very sorry I didn't have to sleep around to win this award.See more »
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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Bruce Gets His, 20 April 2001
Author: Schlockmeister from Midnight MovieLand

Bruce gets his due that is. This is a man many people don't even know and when they do they know him as the guy who sits in the square next to Whoopi Goldberg on "Hollywood Squares". There is a reason he is there beside some of the best comic minds in Hollywood. Bruce Vilanch is who they go to to get jokes. He is the man behind the best comic moments of the biggest events in Hollywood. This movie follows Bruce as he writes and cuts up with various celebs (the funniest parts are when they just talk in stream-of-conscious style and let the jokes come as they may.) Celebrities are interviewed and Bruce is praised as the comedy-messiah come to earth (which he is), Bruce's mother is interviewed in true Jewish mother fashion and you see where he gets his humor being raised by this lady. If you like gossipy Hollywood humor and in-jokes, you might really enjoy this movie. Recommended!

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