Analyze This [DVD] [1999]

$5.99
Cardmember Offers

Overview

Ratings & Reviews

Overall Customer Rating:
Rating 5 out of 5 stars.
5.0
100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (3 out of 3)

Special Features

  • Commentaries by Billy Crystal, Robert De Niro, and Director/Cowriter Harold Ramis
  • Documentary "Gag" Reel Segment
  • Closed Captioned

Synopsis

Analyze This
In the same year that a hit cable television series, The Sopranos, successfully mined the same premise, this comedy about a mobster seeking advice from a psychiatrist was a box office winner for director Harold Ramis. Billy Crystal stars as Dr. Ben Sobel, a New York shrink who's becoming a little bored with his upscale but neurotic clientele. Into Sobel's practice comes a guy with legitimate problems, Mafia kingpin Paul Viti (Robert DeNiro), a godfather who is being reduced to tears and panic attacks by stress and his guilt over his beloved father's assassination. Intimidated but also fascinated by Viti, Dr. Sobel becomes frustrated when his mob boss patient becomes a full-time occupation, as Viti summons the psychiatrist for his professional help at all hours and in all places, even including the doctor's Florida wedding to TV reporter Laura MacNamara (Lisa Kudrow). In the meantime, a power struggle is brewing with Viti's long-time rival Primo Sidone (Chazz Palminteri), but Viti begins employing the feel-good self-help jargon and techniques he's learned from Dr. Sobel to keep his enemy off balance. Just as the therapist and his powerful patient are making breakthroughs, the FBI attempts to persuade Sobel that Viti is going to have him murdered, leading to a nearly lethal misunderstanding. ~ Karl Williams, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Robert De Niro
    Robert De Niro - Paul Vitti
  • Billy Crystal
    Billy Crystal - Ben Sobel
  • Lisa Kudrow
    Lisa Kudrow - Laura MacNamara
  • Joe Viterelli
    Joe Viterelli - Jelly
  • Chazz Palminteri
    Chazz Palminteri - Primo Sindone

Overall Customer Rating

5 out of 55.0
3 Reviews
100%of customers recommend this product.

Most Helpful ReviewsSee all reviews

        Product images, including color, may differ from actual product appearance.