Is a laugh-out riot with bill murray playing the title character of bob wiley, a somewhat neurotic nut ball who's in need of therapy in order to calm his nerves from all the fears he has from germs, elevators, and god knows what else. In the movie most of the main characters have a major psychological disorder, and other secondary ones though the movie centers around bob wiley, each and every one of the characters' disorders are shown. Bob wiley is a good-natured man with great work ethic, but he suffers from multiple phobias and is divorced because his ex-wife likes neil diamond he feels good about the results of an initial session with dr leo marvin, an egotistical new york psychoanalyst.
Psych105jennie bregan9/13/2015movie analysis:what about bobfor my paper i watched the popular movie what about bob this movie is about apopular psychiatrist just-turned-author of a best selling book baby steps and hisnewly attained patient bob wiley. The two main characters are both exaggerated types -- bob is delusional, and dr marvin is selfish and egotistical both of them learn a few things over the course of the movie, but overall they're not particularly sympathetic. In 1991, bill murray introduced us to the phobia-prone bob wiley, diagnosed with “multi-phobic personality characterized by acute separation anxiety and extreme need for family connections. Marvin tries to get rid of bob in various ways, but somehow, he keeps bouncing back one obstacle is that dr marvin's wife and 2 children take quite a liking to bob bob seems to take center stage at the worst possible moments for dr marvin.
Murray plays bob wiley, a multi-phobic psychiatric patient who follows his successful and (beyond) egotistical psychiatrist dr leo marvin (played by dreyfuss) on vacation when the unstable bob befriends the other members of marvin's family, it pushes the doctor over the edge. A 1991 comedy film directed by frank oz, starring bill murray and richard dreyfuss dr leo marvin (dreyfuss) is a successful therapist with a best-selling book out and a gig with a morning show scheduled he is also very arrogant he takes an appointment with a patient, bob wiley (murray), who has. Part 1 analysis of what about bob what about bob is a comedy film that is not only enjoyable to watch, but also provides some perfect examples of psychological disorders characterized through the star, bob wiley while being somewhat ridiculous and exaggerated, this film is also able to convey the reality of these disorders and the often extreme affects that they are associated with. In the movie, what about bob, the main character bob wiley is one of dr leo marvin's newest patients dr marvin is an uptight, egotistical psychiatrist who can't wait to get on good morning america to introduce his new book about emotional disorders.
In the 1991 comedy, what about bob bill murray portrays a peculiar and anxious man that is isolated by his multiple phobias and excessive dependence on therapists bob wiley’s (bill murray’s character) fears range from germs to fear of having a heart attack or his bladder explode spontaneously. What about bob bob wiley (bill murray) an exemplar of neediness and a compendium of phobias, bob follows marvin to his family's country house dr marvin tries to get him to leave the trouble is, everyone love bob as his oblivious patient makes himself at home, dr marvin loses his professional composure and, before long, may be ready. Reaction paper the movie, what about bob, was about a man who suffered from several psychological issues, in which he sought therapy from a psychiatrist bob, the main characters name, had many phobias as well as anxiety and social disorders. Psychological character analysis of what about bob psychological analysis of what about bob danyel samuel psy-137 6/18/2014 abstract the movie “what about bob” follows the story of the two main protagonists dr leo marvin (played by richard dreyfuss), and bob wiley (played by bill murray throughtout the movie, these two display a number of psychological related problems. Comic wizard bill murray teams up with academy award(r)-winner richard dreyfuss in an outrageously wild comedy that's sure to drive you off the deep end murray plays bob wiley, a troubled but.
Meeting with the patient , bob wiley, begins an odd relationship when we are introduced to bob we instantly see him take imposing control of the interview and when he speaks we hear how well rehearsed he is as a patient. Psychological evaluation of the characters: movie, “what about bob” the story develops through the relationship between a psychiatrist, dr leo marvin and his patient, mr bob wiley, who suffers from multiple phobias and visits the doctor for a consultation. Dr leo marvin (richard dreyfuss) is an old-fashioned straight man rarely seen in the irony-rich comedies of today — a fussy perfectionist with a low boiling point. As you assess the what about bob's main character using the five factor model, i chose this one since bob wiley exhibits high degrees of neurotic behaviors throughout the movie and a myriad of phobias. During bob's first visit, leo shows bob a picture of my son sigmund bob: i worry about diseases so i have trouble touching things i get dizzy spells, nausea, cold sweats, hot sweats, fever blisters, difficulty breathing, difficulty swallowing, blurred vision, involuntary trembling, dead hands, numb lips, fingernail sensitivity, pelvic.
Synopsis in this comedy about a doctor-patient relationship pushed way beyond the office, bill murray plays bob wiley, a neurotic new yorker struggling with a whirlwind of paralyzing phobias. The patient is bob wiley (murray), a lovable, walking encyclopedia of fears, and problems shortly after bob meets leo, bob follows him to his vacation spot in the process of driving leo to insanity, bob charms leo's wife and kids, steals the spotlight on leo's interview, blows up leo's house, and marries leo's sister, lily. Meanwhile, bob wiley is a recluse who is so afraid to leave his own apartment that he has to talk himself out the door when bob is pawned off on leo by a psychiatrist colleague, bob becomes attached to leo. In this comedy about a doctor-patient relationship pushed way beyond the office, bill murray plays bob wiley, a neurotic new yorker struggling with a whirlwind of paralyzing phobias.
This feature is not available right now please try again later. Portrays realistic psychological issues a from comedic perspective through the characters bob wiley and his therapist dr leo marvin after having just one session with dr marvin (dreyfuss), bob (murray) thinks the world of him.
Murray’s character, bob wiley, is a “multiphobic personality in a constant state of panic” we see this from the beginning of the movie when bob has to go outside of his apartment most presentable is germaphobia, but he really fears just about anything. What about bob: analysis 2 abstract in the movie what about bob the main character bob wiley suffers from many psychological disorders and phobias when his new therapist dr marvin leaves for a month on vacation, bob followed the doctor and his family to help his separation anxiety. A lot of people think that the central character in this movie was bob wiley (played by bill murray), but i would actually say that dr leo marvin (played by richard dreyfuss) was the protagonist of the movie.