What about Bob?

What about Bob?

Frank Oz (1991)

PG Certificate


Our Score
Richard Dreyfuss and Bill Murray make a dynamic comedy duo in this amiably manic satire on the therapy business directed by ex-Muppeteer Frank Oz. Murray is especially funny as the annoying multi-phobic patient who follows psychiatrist Dreyfuss on holiday and totally ruins his control-freak life. His carefree schizo slobbishness versus Dreyfuss's Freudian posing makes for a great contrast, and the frenzied laughs come thick and fast without losing their welcome sharp edge or delightfully twisted compassion.


A psychiatrist takes on a friend's client, who turns out to be a well-meaning but annoying neurotic barely able to leave his home. The patient is hugely impressed by the consultant's methods, leading him to follow the therapist on holiday, where he unwittingly proceeds to make his life hell while winning over his family. Comedy, starring Bill Murray, Richard Dreyfuss, Julie Hagerty and Charlie Korsmo.

Cast & Crew

Bob Wiley Bill Murray
Dr Leo Marvin Richard Dreyfuss
Fay Marvin Julie Hagerty
Siggy Marvin Charlie Korsmo
Anna Marvin Kathryn Erbe
Mr Guttman Tom Aldredge
Mrs Guttman Susan Willis
Phil Roger Bowen
Lily Marvin Fran Brill
Carswell Fensterwald Brian Reddy
Director Frank Oz
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourTheatrical distributor: Warner BrothersGuidance: Swearing.Available on: video and DVD