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Paulie (1998)

PG 04/17/1998 (US) ComedyFamily 1h 31m

The Bird is the Word


Paulie, an intelligent parrot who actually talks, relates the story of his struggle to a Russian immigrant who works as a janitor at the research institute where he is housed and neglected. Paulie's story begins many years earlier when he is given as a gift to a little girl who stutters. Eventually, he teaches the girl to speak correctly but is taken away by her father because he believes the girl cannot distinguish fantasy from reality because she believes the bird can talk. Paulie goes through a series of adventures with a pawn shop owner, an aging widow, a Mexican-American troubadour and a would be thief before being taken to the institute where he now lives

  1. John Roberts


  2. Laurie Craig


Top Billed Cast

  1. Gena Rowlands

    Gena Rowlands


  2. Tony Shalhoub

    Tony Shalhoub

    Misha Vilyenkov

  3. Cheech Marin

    Cheech Marin


  4. Bruce Davison

    Bruce Davison

    Dr. Reingold

  5. Trini Alvarado

    Trini Alvarado

    Adult Marie Alweather

  6. Jay Mohr

    Jay Mohr

    Benny / Paulie (voice)

  7. Buddy Hackett

    Buddy Hackett


  8. Hallie Eisenberg

    Hallie Eisenberg

    Marie Alweather

  9. Matt Craven

    Matt Craven

    Warren Alweather

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Original Language English

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