George Denis Patrick Carlin began his screen career during the 1960s with TV variety shows, especially as a host-performer on ‘The Tonight Show’.
Carlin’s first film appearance was in the romantic-comedy ‘With Six You Get Eggroll’ (1968). He appeared in the comedy show ‘Away We Go’ (1967), and hosted the first show of ‘Saturday Night Live’ (1975). He featured in the variety series ‘Tony Orlando & Dawn’ (1974-1977), and the comedy-film ‘Car Wash’ (1976). From 1977 to 2008, he recorded 14 specials for HBO.
Carlin’s first substantial role was as ‘Frank Madras’ in the successful comedy ‘Outrageous Fortune’ (1987), followed by the title role in TV-movie ‘Justin Case’ (1988). He played ‘Rufus’ in the sci-fi comedy ‘Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure’ (1989), and its sequel. He featured in the romantic-drama ‘The Prince of Tides’ (1991), followed by the children’s series ‘Shining Time Station’ (1991-1993), and also narrated the children’s series ‘Thomas & Friends’ (1991-1995).
Carlin co-created and starred in the sitcom ‘The George Carlin Show’ (1994-1995). He was a voice-actor in ‘Tarzan II’ (2005), ‘Cars’ (2006) and ‘Happily N’Ever After’ (2007). He also starred in the fantasy-comedy ‘Dogma’ (1999), the sci-fi-fantasy ‘Scary Movie-3’ (2005), ‘Jersey Girl’ (2004), and appeared as himself in several TV shows.
When two angels are banished from heaven due to disobedience, they desperately look for a way to return. They find one too, but their solution can destroy humanity. It is now on an abortion clinic counsellor with a unique background, an apostle, a stripper/muse and two prophets, Jay and Silent Bob to stop the two angels from returning to heaven.
Jay and Silent Bob discover that a movie adaptation of the comic, which is based on them, is being planned by Miramax Films. Furious at the negative feedback the movie is generating, the two decide to go to Hollywood to stop the film from being made or at least get a royalty. En route, they meet up with a hitchhiker, jewel thieves and are chased by a Wildlife Marshal.
Bill and Ted are two high school friends who are about to start a band. However, they are not doing well in their history class, which means that Ted would be sent off to military school if he fails the exam. However, a time traveler arrives from the future. He lets them know that their band is the foundation for a perfect society and therefore he decides to help them.
The Prince of Tides is a romantic drama film which tells the story of Tom, a troubled football coach, who goes to New York to help Susan, a psychiatrist, cure his twin sister who is struggling with psychological problems. He talks to her about their family history, and in the process, starts to fall for her as well.
Ollie Trinke, a successful music publicist, is unable to cope with sudden grief and changes in life when his wife dies while giving birth to their daughter Gertie. After losing his job and facing difficulties with fatherhood responsibilities, he and Gertie move-in with his father in New Jersey. Later, he meets a video store clerk Maya, who helps him rebuild his life.
This sci-fi comedy film is about a tyrant from the future who creates android doubles of Bill and Ted, and sends them back in time to eliminate the originals.
In this satirical movie, news reporter Cindy Campbell learns about a sinister videotape which spells death for its viewers. Cindy has a notion that there is a connection of some sort between the videotape and the crop circles that are mysteriously formed on Tom Logan’s farm. Fearing an alien invasion, she knows she must help the President avert the attack.
This 1979 comedy film depicts the America of 1998 where the government is going bankrupt, and faces the threat of foreclosure by wealthy Native Americans. In a desperate attempt to raise money, President Chet Roosevelt, with the help of a TV consultant, organizes Americathon, a 30 day telethon to raise $400 billion. However, there are some who don’t want this to succeed.
Cars, the animated Pixar classic, tells the story of anthropomorphic talking cars. Racing rookie Lightning McQueen finds himself trapped in Radiator Springs after falling off his truck. As McQueen starts doing community service for damaging roads, he makes friends, falls in love, and ends up being trained by racing legend Hudson Hornet to discover who he truly is inside.
George Carlin Awards
|George Carlin... It's Bad for Ya!||Best Comedy Album||2009|
|Winner||Best Spoken Comedy Album||2002|
|Winner||Best Spoken Comedy Album||2001|
|George Carlin: Jammin' in New York||Best Spoken Comedy Album||1994|
|Winner||Best Comedy Recording||1973|