Rented Lips

Rented Lips is a 1988 satire comedy film directed by Robert Downey Sr., and starring his son Robert Downey Jr., as well as Martin Mull, Dick Shawn, and Jennifer Tilly. It was the final film appearance of Shawn, who died in 1987.


Archie is a documentary filmmaker who works alongside his best friend and cinematographer Charlie on films such as Aluminum, Our Shiny Friend. He still lives at home with his mother, who is frustrated at Archie's single minded focus on filmmaking, as she would rather he go out and meet a nice woman.