Kindergarten Cop introduced by Ivan Reitman

Approx. Duration: 1 hour 56 minutes

Series - Retrospective

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Ivan Reitman introduces the film that confirmed Arnold Schwarzenegger's comedy chops.

Guest Biography

    • Ivan Reitman
    • Comedy titan Ivan Reitman has been associated with some of the biggest box office successes in Canadian cinema. He produced David Cronenberg's breakthrough features — Shivers (74) and Rabid (76) — and went on to produce and direct Meatballs (79), Bill Murray's star-making vehicle and one the highest grossing Canadian features ever made. Reitman's off-Broadway production of The National Lampoon Show evolved into the Universal feature National Lampoon's Animal House (78), a huge box office hit which changed the face of comedy and gave SNL actor John Belushi his breakout film role. Reitman soon built an impressive career as one of the most reliable director-producers in Hollywood, creating a string of hit-films including Stripes (81) and Ghostbusters (84). His son, Jason Reitman, has kept the love of comedy in the family. He is the director of Thank You For Smoking (05), and the Oscar-nominated features Juno (07) and Up in the Air (09).

Kindergarten Cop introduced by Ivan Reitman

    • Kindergarten Cop
    • Ivan Reitman
    • A muscle-bound detective (Arnold Schwarzenegger) on the trail of a vicious drug dealer must go undercover as a kindergarten teacher — and soon finds that the mean streets may be safer than the classroom.