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UPDATE: Win tickets to the Fresno premiere of ‘Parental Guidance’

The winners of the tickets to the advance screening of “Parental Guidance” have been selected.

They are: Doreen Nagle, bebe, Jennifer Caser, Luis Solis. Shaonmemdez, Zach, Jeff Pierce, Gaynell, Dwight Wilcox, Jeanne, Rose, Gwen, Shell, Pam, Nancy Castano, Barry Falke, Deborah Hamilton, denise, Frances, Ken Chavez, Jackie, Julita, Ryan, Mary Vaux, Erica Perez, Oscar, Janet Klise, Barb, Sandra Terrel, Christine, Joanne, Cisco Mendez, Susan T, Fresno Dan, Haley P, Emily Wedin, Lita, Angie Rosenthal, Joseph Rodriguez, Kris, Wes, Angela Whitney, Dan, Kristi, Kristen Petersen, Carrie, Sergio, Efren, Kim, Alexy, Raymond Gonzalez, Ron, Dixion Bainbridge, Frank, Edith, Dave, Chris, Jason Valasquez, Kristi, Terri, Julio, Monica, Kelly Nicholson, Paul Schlesinger, Wes, Leonor Villamueva, Kristen Wilson, Amanda Delgado, Ernie, Brian L. Baker, Charlie and Robert Lara.

ORIGINAL POST: The near-capacity crowd that packed Chukchansi Park in August 2011 for the Fresno Grizzlies game got to see actor Billy Crystal throw out the first pitch. The ballpark was used that night to film scenes for Crystal’s new movie, “Parental Guidance.” He plays Artie Decker who is supposed to be the voice of the Fresno Grizzlies.

Many of you who were at the game must be wondering how much of Fresno, the Grizzlies and the park are shown. The movie doesn’t open until Christmas Day but the Beehive would like to cut that wait for you. We’re hosting the first local showing of the movie at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19. The Fresno Grizzlies will joining us for this special screening, which is exclusive to Beehive readers and special guests.

There are 70 pairs of tickets available for the screening. Want a pair? All you have to do is comment below telling us your favorite Billy Crystal movie. Deadline to enter is noon on Friday, Dec. 14. Winners will be picked at random and notified via e-mail, so please leave a valid address. You will be notified by 5 p.m. Dec. 17 if you are a winner.

Good luck. The rules and regulations are below.

Only readers who submit a comment on this post are eligible. Winners will be picked at random. Recipients will be notified by e-mail at the end of each giveaway period. No substitutions or transfer of winners/prizes. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Some prizes may have due dates for redemption/use. Employees and immediate family of The Fresno Bee, and any/all of the participating giveaway sponsors, are not eligible to win. By accepting a giveaway, recipient consents to allow the use of his/her name and/or photograph for advertising or similar promotions without further compensation. Winner releases all sponsors of liability regarding use and enjoyment of the prizes. Tax liabilities and insurance, if any, are sole responsibility of the winner. No purchase necessary to win.

Responses to "UPDATE: Win tickets to the Fresno premiere of ‘Parental Guidance’"

Charles Martinez says:

City Slickers!

Joanna Spence says:

I really liked Mr. Cyrstal in City Slickers, but my favorite his him as Mike Wazowski in Monster’s Inc.

Jacquelyn Valdez says:

Definitely City Slickers!

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Robert Lara says:

My favorite Billy Crystal movie – City Slickers.

Charlie says:

“Analyze This” was my favorite Billy Crystal flick, ’cause he’d played MORE than just his usual comedian role. :)

Brian L. Baker says:

City Slickers! :)

Ernie says:

Does “The Princess Bride” count?

Other than that, I like “When Harry Met Sally” and “Monsters Inc.”

amanda delgado says:

When Harry Met Sally!!

Kristin Wilson says:

Running Scared

Leonor Villanueva says:

When Harry Met Sally

Wes says:

I love the classic “When Harry Met Sally”!

Paul Schlesinger says:

It would have to be “When Harry met Sally”.

Donna says:

City Slickers for sure!!

Angel says:

I gotta agree with the fan favorite. It’s City Slickers all the way!

Tess says:

I liked him as Mike in Monsters Inc.

Lita says:

City Slickers!!

Wilson says:

Analyze This with Robert Deniro.

Chris says:

When Harry Met Sally.

Danny says:

Monsters Inc. as the voice of Mike!!!

Sherry Ochs says:

City Slickers!! :)

Brenda says:

When Harry Met Sally

Shelly Slaven says:

It’s a toughie, but I’d have to say City Slickers (Norman!) although I loved When Harry Met Sally, as well.

Andy says:

City Slickers

kelly nicholson says:

My favorite movie: “Analyze This”

Monica says:

When Harry Met Sallly!!! “Pah-pree-kash”

Julio says:

Monsters Inc.

Terri says:

Monsters Inc.

Kristi says:

Mr. Saturday Night!

Jason Velasquez says:

Billyy Crystall was great in City Slickers!!!!!!!!

Cara Gould says:

City Slickers

Chris says:

Monsters, Inc

Dave says:

Mr. Saturday Night

Edith says:

City Slickers

Cheryl Dawn Nicholson says:

City Slickers… Lots of laughs!…

Marie says:

Gotta love When Harry Met Sally!!!

Jennifer Riggs says:

I have enjoyed many of Billy Crystals movies….that guy still makes me laugh :) One of my faves is “When Harry Met Sally”.

FranCisco Vargas says:

“Analyze This”

Rose says:

When Harry Met Sally

Kim says:

Definately Throw Mama from the train is by far my favorite :)

Melissa Bazante says:

Monsters Inc… but of the ones he was actually in (not just his voice) I’d say When Harry Met Sally. ;)
Thanks for another awesome contest Beehive!

Samantha says:

When Harry met Sally is my favorite

David Magana says:

City Slickers of course!!

Hilda says:

Analyze This

frank says:

throw mama from the train

Dixion Bainbridge says:

Mr. Saturday Night 2 !

Ron says:

“Throw Momma From the Train”

Raymond Gonzalez says:

What? I am so surprised nobody has mentioned my all time favorite, throw mama from the train

Alexy says:

Monsters Inc. Loved it!

Kim says:

City slickers…Norman….Hellloooo!

Efren says:

City Slickers

Sergio says:

I’ve always known he was a star, but I think I saw him more times hosting the Oscars than his films. I faintly remember seeing City Slickers on Saturday Fox Cinema…I never missed a Saturday.

Carrie says:

princess bride :)

Kristen Petersen says:

I have enjoyed many of his movies but When Harry Met Sally is at the top of the list.

Hilda says:

61 is my favorite.

Janice Martinez says:

When Harry Met Sally!
Such a classic!

Hilda says:

Wait- do directorial entries count? Or does he have to *star* in the movie??

It doesn’t really matter. Either is fine.

Kim Anderson says:

My favorite Billy Crystal movie is Monsters, Inc.!!!

Rochelle Flores says:

When Harry Met Sally

Lorraine Kuroda says:

Not one of his most popular but “Memories of Me” was really good.

Janet says:

Analyze This, Monsters Inc.

Nicolas says:

Monsters Inc.

Donna says:

Throw Mamma From The Train

Kristi says:

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

D R G says:

Mr. Saturday Night

Dan says:

Forget Paris

Angela Whitney says:

When Harry met Sally for sure!

Wes says:

I also liked him in America’s Sweethearts.

Joseph Rodriguez says:

Throw momma from the train!!!! Loved him and Danny Devito in it.

Angie Rosenthal says:

City slickers of course!!!

Lita says:

Throw Momma from the Train!!!!!

J. Taylor says:

Has to be “61*”

PTolentino says:

City Slickers

Alyssa says:

When Harry met Sally! :)

Larry says:

City Slickers

john doe says:

analyze that

katbon says:

Forget Paris always comes to mind when I think of Billy Crystal because there was one line I always remember and it still makes me laugh.

belle says:

Monsters Inc.

Juanesha says:

Monsters, Inc.! Mike Wazowski is flawless.

David Wright says:

Running Scared w/ Billy Crystal and Gregory Hines

Linda Louie says:

I also liked When Harry meets Sally and I liked him in Soap the tv series.

Brian Snyder says:

City Slickers

Emily Wedin says:

Forget Paris

Haley p says:

Monsters Inc!!! :D

FresnoDan says:

My favorite Billy C movie is CITY SLICKERS

Susan T says:

City Slickers!!

RandyCR says:

When Harry meets Sally

Cisco Mendez says:

Monsters Inc. !!!!

Joanne says:

I love “The Princess Bride”!

Christine says:

City slickers definitely!

Sandra terrel says:

Throw mama from the train

Barb says:

City Slickers!! Never tire of seeing this “western”!

Jo says:

Definitely When Harry Met Sally!!!!!!!!

Linda Hamby says:

I love Billy Crystal movies!

Ashley Owens says:

I would have to say “Throw Momma from the Train” it’s a classic, I loved it.

Rey says:

City slickers

Kelly says:

The Princess Bride

Michael says:

Mr.Saturday Night

Marcus Martinez says:

Put that thing back where it came from so help me god. lol. Monsters Inc!

Rachel says:

Throw Momma from the Train

Helen Prince says:

When Harry met Sally!!

Janis Madsen says:

Princess Bride, although he is a great Monster too.

Janet Klise says:

“When Harry Met Sally” is my favorite Billy Crystal movie, but “Parental Guidance” might become my new favorite just because I was at the stadium when they did some filming — and my husband and I got to say “Hi, welcome to Fresno” to Billy Crystal on the concourse.

Oscar says:

I have to say Monsters Inc. I love baseball and with this movie and kids a must watch for me.

Erica Perez says:

Monsters Inc.!!! I love that movie!

Mary Vaux says:

Mr Saturday Night was my favorite

Ryan says:

Monsters, Inc.!!! Only because Mike Waz kinda rhymes with Mike Oz.

Julita says:

Princess Bride that is also a good one too!

LV says:

City Slickers oh yah that’s my favorite.

Jackie says:

He was hilarious as Miracle Max in the Princess Bride!!



frances says:

when harry met sally

Monica says:

Monsters inc! :)

Britt says:

Throw momma from the train

Elizabeth says:

City Slickers

Lisa says:

City slickers

crystal says:

Is that really fair to have to pick one?! I’d go with Princess Bride, Monsters Inc., and City Slickers!

Sally Sipes says:

“When Harry Met Sally” would obviosly be my favorite!

Eliseo alonso says:

Analyze that!

Karen Harley says:

City Slickers!

Ariana ruiz says:

Princess bride

Denise says:

City Slickers and of course, his tv series Soap.

Deborah Hamilton says:

When Harry met Sally is my favorite, but I’ve been following him forever. I watched his standup comedy years ago, and he has just progressed incredibley. Best host of Academy Awards in the last 30 years. Debby

licette solis says:

When Harry Met Sally was my favorite.

Barry Falke says:

City Slickers for me.

Nancy Castano says:

America’s Sweethearts

Pam says:

I grew up watching him on SOAP and I am now enjoying watching the reruns on TV. He is great in everything he does. Eager to see this one as well

Shell says:

When Harry met Sally

Gwen says:

I LOVED him in When Harry Met Sally!

Rose says:

When Harry met Sally.

jeanne says:

When Harry Met Sally – and I also love it when he hosts the Academy Awards!

Dwight Wilcox says:

The Princess Bride

Gaynell says:

Monsters Inc!!

Jeff pierce says:

City Slickers was awesome.

Zach says:

Monsters Inc

Shaon Mendez says:

Analyze That…Hilarious!!

Luis Solis says:

Monsters inc, without his vocal talents, I don’t think it would be as successful., and as good.

Jenifer Casey says:

City Slickers
Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’, keep them dogies rollin’, man my ass is swollen, Rawhide! -Mitch Robbins

Bebe says:

Monsters Inc.

Doreen Nagle says:

Love, Love, Love “When Harry Met Sally!”

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