Get Bruce


1h 28m 1999

Brief Synopsis

Who do Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Bette Midler and Whoopi Goldberg call the funniest man in Hollywood? A guy you've never heard of until now: Bruce Vilanch. Chances are, when a star needs a little (or a lot of) advice, they'll say two words: 'Get Bruce!' Vilanch has written for every type of aw

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1999
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA; San Francisco, California, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 28m

Synopsis

Who do Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Bette Midler and Whoopi Goldberg call the funniest man in Hollywood? A guy you've never heard of until now: Bruce Vilanch. Chances are, when a star needs a little (or a lot of) advice, they'll say two words: 'Get Bruce!' Vilanch has written for every type of award show, comedy show and live performance. And for the last several years, he's also been the head writer of the Academy Awards show. This is the movie that takes you behind the scenes of Hollywood's most glamorous events with a cast of liminaries including Roseanne, Carol Burnett, Sigourney Weaver, Nathan Lane, Shirley MacLaine, Elizabeth Taylor, Lily Tomlin and many more. Join Robin, Billy, Bette and Whoopi on a guided tour of one man's hilarious life.

Crew

Constance Acunto

Music Supervisor

Mark Anderson

Assistant Camera Operator

Lauren Bacall

Other

Tim Banik

Caterer

Christine Baranski

Other

Roseanne Barr

Other

Albie Berk

Music Supervisor

Larry Blank

Music Supervisor

Earl Brown

Music Supervisor

Carol Burnett

Other

Eric Butler

Music Supervisor

Johnny Carson

Other

Margaret Cho

Other

David Copperfield

Other

Billy Crystal

Other

Tim Curry

Other

Beverly D'angelo

Other

Fantasia Darling

Assistant Production Coordinator

Fantasia Darling

Production Assistant

Theodora Dempwolf

Production Assistant

Ross Deroche

Music Supervisor

Fran Durham

Music Supervisor

Michael Feinstein

Other

Michael Feinstein

Song

Michael Feinstein

Music

Bill Flicker

Editor

Delon Freund

Camera

Susan Futterman

Other

David M. Garber

Titles

Whoopi Goldberg

Other

Juan Goldsmith

Production Assistant

Rick Goldstein

Editor

Will Gorges

Production Assistant

Lorainne Grey

Researcher

Donna Griffin

Hair

Paul Guerrero

Other

Danny Harris

Other

Salma Hayek

Other

Adam Heller

Hair

Ron Hellman

Property Master

Florence Henderson

Other

Roy Hogstedt

Assistant Camera Operator

Kent Hughes

Assistant Camera Operator

Joan Hyler

Coproducer

Robert Joyce

Music Supervisor

Andrew J. Kuehn

Producer

Susan B. Landau

Executive Producer

Nathan Lane

Other

Michele Lee

Other

Jenifer Lewis

Other

Steve Lively

Music Supervisor

Kama Logan

Assistant Production Coordinator

Kama Logan

Production Assistant

James Loyce

Other

Ali Macgraw

Other

Shirley Maclaine

Other

Jim Mansen

Sound Mixer

Jeff Margolis

Other

Gregory Mcclatchy

Editor

Gregory Mcclatchy

Executive Producer

Bette Midler

Other

Jose Luis Mignone

Other

Jose Luis Mignone

Director Of Photography

Charla Miller

Hair

Jim Mulryan

Camera

Maureen Nolan

Editor

Bob O'donnel

Music Supervisor

Rosie O'donnell

Other

Jim O'keefe

Camera

Donny Osmond

Other

Marie Osmond

Other

Bob Pack

Production

Francois Pelikan

Hair

Craig Pettigrew

Music Supervisor

Robert Ramos

Hair

Irwin Rappaport

Coproducer

Irwin Rappaport

Production

Paul Reiser

Other

Chris Rich

Production Assistant

Lindy Robbins

Song

Pelcio R Santos

Key Grip

George Schlatter

Other

Bob Schuck

Sound Mixer

Don Scotti

Production Coordinator

Don Scotti

Other

Don Scotti

Line Producer

Don Scotti

Editor

Don Scotti

Camera

Steven Seagal

Other

Max Shachory

Production Assistant

Marc Shaiman

Other

Russ H Simon

Sound Mixer

Michael W Smith

Other

Joshua Strauss

Editing

Patrick Swayze

Other

David Swett

Assistant Camera Operator

Eduardo Szyszlican

Gaffer

Elizabeth Taylor

Other

Lily Tomlin

Other

Sophie Tucker

Other

Bruce Vilanch

Other

Hennie Vilanch

Other

Steven Wacks

Camera

Dave Wagner

Production Assistant

Sigourney Weaver

Other

Raquel Welch

Other

John West

Music Supervisor

Eugenia Weston

Hair

Robin Williams

Other

Keith Winner

Sound Mixer

Frank Wolf

Music Supervisor

Sebastion Zebala

Production Assistant

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1999
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA; San Francisco, California, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 28m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States September 17, 1999

Released in United States 1999

Released in United States Fall September 17, 1999

Released in United States January 1999

Released in United States July 1999

Released in United States March 1999

Released in United States on Video February 29, 2000

Shown at Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival October 20 - November 15, 1999.

Shown at OUTFEST '99: The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival July 8-19, 1999.

Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 4-14, 1999.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Documentaries: Truth with an Attitude) May 13 - June 6, 1999.

Began shooting April 1, 1996.

Completed shooting October 1997.

Released in United States 1999 (Shown at Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival October 20 - November 15, 1999.)

Released in United States 1999 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival (Documentaries: Truth with an Attitude) May 13 - June 6, 1999.)

Released in United States January 1999 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (Park City at Midnight) in Park City, Utah January 21-31, 1999.)

Released in United States on Video February 29, 2000

Released in United States March 1999 (Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival March 4-14, 1999.)

Released in United States July 1999 (Shown at OUTFEST '99: The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival July 8-19, 1999.)

Limited Release in United States September 17, 1999

Released in United States Fall September 17, 1999