Carl Fredricksen (Edward Asner) has always dreamed of traveling the world, and at the age of 78 he finally decides the time is right. Tying thousands of balloons onto his house, Carl lifts off and begins his journey to expore the globe. But, before long, he discovers that he's not alone because Russell (Jordan Nagai), an 8-year old Junior Wilderness Explorer, was on his porch when the house took off. With no way to take him home, Carl slowly warms up to Russell and gains a new lease on life. Directed by Pete Docter and Bob Peterson. With Christopher Plummer, John Ratzenberger and Delroy Lindo. Categories: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family. Year: 2009.
Edward Asner in Up
Will Ferrell stars as an elf raised in Santa's Workshop in the North Pole who grows to twice the size of the other elves. Learning that his biological father (James Caan) lives in New York, he heads off to the Big Apple. There he finds that his Scrooge-like father and step-brother (Daniel Tay) don't know the true meaning of Christmas spirit, and he sets out to teach them. Zooey Deschanel is a beautiful young woman he falls in love with. Directed by Jon Favreau. With Peter Dinklage and Mary Steenburgen. Categories: Comedy, Family, Fantasy. Year: 2003.
Edward Asner in Elf
Marvin (Rob Schneider) dreams of becoming a heroic cop, but he just doesn't have what it takes. His fortunes change when he's critically injured in a car accident and Dr. Wilder (Michael Caton), a deranged scientist, rebuilds Marvin from the inside out using animal organs. At first, Marvin's new body gives him remarkable new abilities, allowing him to gain the instant fame he's always wished for. But, when his animal instincts begin to take over at all the wrong times, Marvin struggles to keep his mind on his duties and maintain his relationship with his new love, Rianna (Colleen Haskell). Directed by: Luke Greenfield. With John C. McGinley and Edward Asner. Category: Comedy. Year: 2001.
Edward Asner in The Animal