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Man on the Moon, 1999

Man on the Moon
Directed by: Milos Forman
Written by: Scott Alexander
Language:  English
Country:  UK, Germany, Japan, USA
Runtime:  118 min
MPAA Rating:  R
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The mood of Man on the Moon is offbeat, touching, and bittersweet. The plot centers around terminal illness, celebrity culture, and the life of a performer. It is a drama, comedy, and period movie. In approach, Man on the Moon is realistic. The setting is New York. It happens in the 1980s. The musical score of Man on the Moon is alternative, pop, and rock. The movie is known for being a Berlin festival winner and a Golden Globe winner. Note that it includes sexual content and profanity.

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In a remarkable and touching performance, Jim Carrey tones down his usual idiosyncrasies to play late... more

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Language: English
Country: UK, Germany, Japan, USA
Release date: 22 December 1999
Runtime: 118 min

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Jim Carrey Jim Carrey As Andy Kaufman
Danny DeVito Danny DeVito As George Shapiro
Courtney Love Courtney Love As Lynne Margulies
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Jim Carrey's performance is an impersonation on the level of genius.
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This movie doesn't tell you much about Andy Kaufman, other than the personae he adopted, and his shenanigans in front of audiences. Jim Carey is good at what he does, and Courtney Love's acting talents are wasted here.
03.June.2009 |  by: a k'wala
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Cute
Jim Carrey is amazing, but this movie just didn't do it for me.
17.September.2008 |  by: Bobby
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great acting
a wonderful portrayal of Andy Kaufman by Jim Carrey, who truly shows his qualities as a serious actor. Very clever and witty.
18.August.2008 |  by: May Graff
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yes!
About Andy Kaufman and his ingenious humor. Great role played by Jim Carrey. Offbeat, funny and clever!
10.August.2008 |  by: ladybug15
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