Where's Poppa? is a 1970 black comedy film; it is based on the novel by Robert Klane and stars George Segal, Ron Leibman and Ruth Gordon. The movie has sometimes been referred to as Going Ape. The plot revolves around the troubled relationship between a lawyer (Segal) and his senile mother (Gordon). The film was directed by Carl Reiner, whose son Rob Reiner had a role in an early performance. Others in the cast are Paul Sorvino, Ron Leibman, Trish Van Devere, Vincent Gardenia and future Saturday Night Live star Garrett Morris. The film was released on July 9, 1970, by United Artists.