L.A. Story

L.A. Story (1991)

Something funny is happening in L.A.

  • Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
  • Release Date: 1991-02-08
  • User Rating: 6.4/10 from 305 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 35min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: TriStar Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Mick Jackson
star 6.5/10
From 305 Ratings


With the help of a talking freeway billboard, a "wacky weatherman" tries to win the heart of an English newspaper reporter, who is struggling to make sense of the strange world of early-90s Los Angeles.

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  • Steve Martin

    as Harris K. Telemacher
  • Victoria Tennant

    as Sara McDowel
  • Richard E. Grant

    as Roland Mackey
  • Marilu Henner

    as Trudi
  • Sarah Jessica Parker

    as SanDeE
  • Susan Forristal

    as Ariel
  • Kevin Pollak

    as Frank Swan
  • Sam McMurray

    as Morris Frost
  • Patrick Stewart

    as Mr. Perdue
  • Andrew Amador

    as Bob, News Anchor
  • Gail Grate

    as Gail
  • Eddie De Harp

    as Maitre D' at Brunch
  • M.C. Shan

    as Rap Waiter at L'Idiot
  • Frances Fisher

    as June
  • Iman

    as Cynthia
  • Tommy Hinkley

    as Ted
  • Larry Miller

    as Tom
  • Anne Crawford

    as Sharon
  • Samantha McCoy

    as Sheila
  • Thornton Simmons

    as Man
  • Dennis Dragon

    as Crook
  • Richard Stahl

    as Bank Executive
  • Aaron Lustig

    as Boring Speaker
  • Julianna McCarthy

    as Woman
  • Time Winters

    as Floss Waiter at L'Idiot
  • Pierre Epstein

    as Chef
  • Wesley Thompson

    as Jesse
  • George Plimpton

    as Straight Weatherman
  • David Glyn Price

    as Pilot
  • Wesley Mann

    as Tony
  • Mark Steen

    as Tod PA
  • Jaime Gomez

    as Tod PA
  • Amy Wallace

    as Tod PA
  • Cheryl Baker

    as Changing Room Woman
  • May Boss

    as Old Woman
  • Scott Johnston

    as Co-Pilot
  • Robert Lind

    as Chainsaw Juggler
  • Tony Marsico

    as Hard Rock Patron
  • Burt Nacke

    as Cameraman
  • Mary Pedersen

    as Airline Ticket Agent
  • Matt Stetson

    as Spokesmodel Teacher
  • Paula Abdul

    as Roller Skater in Front of Tail O' the Pup (uncredited)
  • Brian Banowetz

    as Bellman (uncredited)
  • Sean Michael Beyer

    as Parking Valet (uncredited)
  • Michael E. Burgess

    as Waiter (uncredited)
  • Chevy Chase

    as Carlo Christopher (uncredited)
  • Tina Cote

    as Extra (uncredited)
  • Larry Echerer

    as Boy in Yard (uncredited)
  • Woody Harrelson

    as Harris' Boss (uncredited)
  • Terry Jones

    as Sara's Mother (voice) (uncredited)
  • Rick Moranis

    as Gravedigger (uncredited)
  • Robert Picardo

    as Voicephone (voice) (uncredited)
  • Cindra Skotzko

    as Dressing Room Girl (uncredited)
  • Terri Wilson

    as Stage Hand (uncredited)
Sound Richard Portman Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Editing Richard A. Harris Editor
Production Mario Kassar Executive Producer
Production Mindy Marin Casting
Directing Mick Jackson Director
Camera Andrew Dunn Director of Photography
Sound Mark P. Stoeckinger Supervising Sound Editor
Production Daniel Melnick Producer
Sound Lon Bender Supervising Sound Editor
Writing Steve Martin Screenplay
Production Steve Martin Executive Producer
Sound Peter Rodgers Melnick Original Music Composer
Art Lawrence Miller Production Design
Art Charles William Breen Art Direction
Art Chris Butler Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Rudy Dillon Costume Design
Production Michael I. Rachmil Producer
Directing Pamela Alch Script Supervisor
Crew Joe Dunne Stunt Coordinator
Crew Alan E. Lorimer Special Effects Coordinator
Camera Marcia Reed Still Photographer
Editing Jane Kass First Assistant Editor
Production Chris Coles Unit Production Manager
Sound James E. Webb Production Sound Mixer
Sound Andy Napell Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Production Jerry Ariganello Location Manager
Sound Kathleen Bennett Music Editor
Production Amy Wallace Casting Assistant