And what about Bob? Directed by Frank Oz (Bowfinger, The Stepford Wives, Death at a Funeral) and featuring Bill Murray and Richard Dreyfuss this movie is one of those timeless eighties comedies (although it is shot in 1991, it still has that vibe). With a story that anyone can follow, characters that are lovable and humor here funny in different way, it no reinforce stereotypes (Bam!), What about Bob captures your heart, and after the initial viewing you will come back to this movie periodically for a guaranteed dose of laughter. What makes this movie work is that we all faced obnoxious and irritating persons that just won’t leave us alone at some point in our lives, so we can sympathize with Dreyfuss who is being tormented by hilarious Murray. But also, we have the opportunity to see that situation from another angle, sadness mixed with humor (intelligent humor). Not to bore you too much, just see the movie, it is fucking hilarious.

Dr. Leo Marvin is a successful psychiatrist in New York with his own private practice, anxiously awaiting the release of his new book. On the other hand, we have Bob. Bob is suffering from multiple phobias, emotional problems and many more things that just make him awkward and strange. As his previous psychiatrist refers him to unsuspecting Dr. Marvin,  Bob is looking forward to this change hoping that he will cure him. At first everything seems perfectly good, as Bob starts making baby steps to his recovery and starts getting more and more attached to Leo. But as Leo decides to take a vacation, Bobs clinginess will start to show as he starts following him around and driving him absolutely crazy…

Director: Frank Oz

Cast: Bill Murray, Richard Dreyfuss, Julie Hagerty, Charlie Korsmo, Kathryn Erbe, Tom Aldredge

Fun Facts:  According to Richard Dreyfuss, he and Bill Murray did not get along during filming.


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