PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama
A neurotic, twice-divorced sci-fi writer moves back in with his mother to solve his personal problems.
Since she had received no alimony from ex-husband Paul Simon, Albert Brooks asked good friend (and daughter of the movie's star Debbie Reynolds), Carrie Fisher, if she would ask her ex to give Brooks the right to use an adapted version of his famous song "Mrs. Robinson", which had originally been ... ...
I'm sorry, John. I wasn't listening.
When John is reading his mothers transcript of the story she wrote in her youth we see that she has misspelled the name of the Whitman's candy company as Whittman.
$228,040 (USA) (29 December 1996)
$19,119,165 (USA) (18 May 1997)
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