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Allison Janney
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Date of Birth: Nov 19, 1959

Country: USA

Biography: Allison Brooks Janney is an American actress, best known for her role as C. J. Cregg on the television series The West Wing. Janney has appeared in a number of films with roles of various sizes, including the 1990s films American Beauty, The Object of My Affection, Big Night, The Impostors, Drop Dead Gorgeous, The Ice Storm, Primary Colors, 10 Things I Hate About You, and Private Parts, and the 2000s films Nurse Betty, The Hours, The Chumscrubber, How to Deal, Winter Solstice...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 58 - You've Seen 0

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Troop Zero (2019)
In rural 1977 Georgia, a misfit girl dreams of life in outer space. When a competition offers her a chance to be recorded on NASA's Golden Record, she recruits a makeshift troop of Birdie Scouts, forging friendships that last a lifetime. (imdb)
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Ma (2019)
A lonely woman befriends a group of teenagers and decides to let them party at her house. Just when the kids think their luck couldn't get any better, things start happening that make them question the intention of their host. (imdb)
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A Happening of Monumental Proportions (2017)
During the course of one day, a group of students at a school in Los Angeles find themselves caught up in a plot of sex, lies and dead bodies. (imdb)
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I, Tonya (2017)
Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises among the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the sport is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes. (imdb)
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Sun Dogs (2017)
Following his third failed attempt to join the military, courage-obsessed misfit, Ned Chipley, takes a Marine Officer's advice to "protect the home front" a little too seriously. Determined to find his purpose in life, Ned Chipley zeroes in on a casino manager, who may or may not be an Al Qaeda mastermind. Chipley enlists the help of a young runaway named Tally Petersen; together they form the most unlikely anti-terrorism unit of post-9/11 America in SUN DOGS. (imdb)
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Miss Peregrine
When Jacob discovers clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. But the mystery and danger deepen as he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers.
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Tallulah (2016)
Desperate to be rid of her toddler, a dissatisfied Beverly Hills housewife hires a stranger to babysit and ends up getting much more than she bargained for. (imdb)
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The Girl on the Train (2016)
In the thriller, Rachel (Blunt), who is devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds. Based on Paula Hawkins' bestselling novel. (comingsoon)
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Spy (2015)
Susan Cooper is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency's most dangerous missions. But when her partner falls off the grid and another top agent is compromised, she volunteers to go deep undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer, and prevent a global crisis. (imdb)
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The Rewrite (2015)
An Oscar-winning writer in a slump leaves Hollywood to teach screenwriting at a college on the East Coast, where he falls for a single mom taking classes there. (imdb)
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The DUFF (2015)
A high school senior instigates a social pecking order revolution after finding out that she has been labeled the DUFF (Designated Ugly Fat Friend) to her prettier more popular friends. (imdb)
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Minions (2015)
Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world. (imdb)
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Binky Nelson Unpacified (2015)
The Nelsons go and rob a museum and Binky Nelson loses his pacifier while him and his family were robbing the bank. So Binky Nelson goes back to the museum to get his pacifier back. (imdb)
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Tammy (2014)
After losing her job and learning that her husband has been unfaithful, a woman hits the road with her profane, hard-drinking grandmother. (imdb)
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Bad Words (2014)
A spelling bee loser sets out to exact revenge by finding a loophole and attempting to win as an adult. (imdb)
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Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014)
The time-travelling adventures of an advanced canine and his adopted son, as they endeavor to fix a time rift they created.
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Days and Nights (2014)
Reckless desire wreaks havoc over Memorial Day weekend as a family confronts the volatile and fragile nature of love. (imdb)
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Mom (2013)
Mom (2013) - TV Series
Centers on Christy, a newly sober single mom who tries to pull her life together in Napa Valley. (imdb)
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Touchy Feely (2013)
A massage therapist is unable to do her job when stricken with a mysterious and sudden aversion to bodily contact. Meanwhile, her uptight brother's foundering dental practice receives new life when clients seek out his "healing touch." (sundance.org)
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The Way, Way Back (2013)
Duncan, an introverted 14-year-old, comes into his own over the course of a comedic summer when he forms unlikely friendships with the gregarious manager of a rundown water park and the misfits who work there. (sundance.org)
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Struck by Lightning (2012)
After being struck and killed by lightning, a young man recounts the way he blackmailed his fellow classmates into contributing to his literary magazine. (imdb)
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A Thousand Words (2012)
A blasé guy learns that he has only 1,000 words left to speak before he will die. (imdb)
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Liberal Arts (2012)
When thirty-something Jesse is invited back to his alma mater, he falls for a young 19-year-old college student and is faced with the powerful attraction that springs up between them. (imdb)
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The Help (2011)
A look at what happens when a southern town's unspoken code of rules and behavior is shattered by three courageous women who strike up an unlikely friendship.
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Mr. Sunshine (2011)
Ben Donovan (Matthew Perry) manages The Sunshine Centre, a seconde rate sports/events arena in San Diego. A short lived quirky comedy that chronicles the daily goings-on of misfit folks working in an unorthodox job. (jalfredlee (imdb)
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The Oranges (2011)
A guy falls for the daughter of a family friend, making life just a bit awkward for himself and the family. (tiff.net)
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Life During Wartime (2009)
Friends, family, and lovers struggle to find love, forgiveness, and meaning in a war-torn world riddled with comedy and pathos.
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Away We Go (2009)
A couple who is expecting their first child travel around the U.S. in order to find a perfect place to start their family. Along the way, they have misadventures and find fresh connections with an assortment of relatives and old friends who just might help them discover "home" on their own terms for the first time.
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Pretty Ugly People (2008)
Lucy (Missi Pyle) has always used food to escape life's problems. But when this self-titled "fat friend" lures her group of old college buddies to the Montana wilderness, she reveals a new self - skinny, beautiful and still flawed. Setting out on a journey that will change their lives forever, this heartfelt comedy reveals that the grass isn't always greener on the other side of obesity.
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Prop 8: The Musical (2008)
A musical spoof of California's Proposition 8.
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Juno (2007)
Faced with an unplanned pregnancy, an offbeat young woman makes an unusual and bizarre decision regarding her unborn child. (imdb)
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Hairspray (2007)
Based on the 1988 John Waters cult classic, Hairspray is the story of Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, who has only one passion: dancing. When her dream of becoming a regular personality on "The Corny Collins Show" comes true, she wins many fans and becomes an advocate for integration. (New Line Cinema)
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Over the Hedge (2006)
A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating...and learns a lesson about family himself. (imdb)
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The Chumscrubber (2005)
Richly layered and thematically provocative, The Chumscrubber renders a portrait of the fractured and fractious quality of life in American suburbia with crystalline precision. (Newmarket Films)
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Strangers with Candy (2005)
Strangers with Candy is a daring leap backwards. A prequel to the critically acclaimed Comedy Central series of the same name, it is the tale of Jerri Blank (Sedaris), a forty-seven year old ex-con, junky whore who decides to return home after thirty-two years as a runaway. (ThinkFilm)
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Piccadilly Jim (2004)
Set in the 1930s, an American with a scandalous reputation on both sides of the Atlantic must do an about-face in order to win back the woman of his dreams. (imdb)
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Winter Solstice (2004)
A poignant look at the impact a woman's love and support has on a father struggling with his sons setting out to explore their independence. (Paramount Classics)
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Finding Nemo (2003)
This visually stunning underwater adventure follows the comedic and eventful journeys of two fish - a father and his son Nemo - who become separated in the Great Barrier Reef. (Disney/Pixar)
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How to Deal (2003)
The story of 17-year-old Halley Martin (Moore), who has been convinced by the outrageous relationships around her that the whole concept of true love is vastly overrated. (New Line Cinema)
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The Hours (2002)
The story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place; all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. (Paramount)
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Nurse Betty (2000)
A Kansas City waitress (Renee Zellweger) with dreams of becoming a nurse becomes delusional after seeing her no-good car salesman husband (Aaron Eckhart) murdered. Becoming delusional from shock, she becomes convinced that she is the former fiancee of her soap opera idol (Greg Kinnear). What she also believes is that the soap opera is real and goes to LA to find the hospital where he works as a cardiologist... (imdb)
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Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)
A wickedly colorful, twisted comedy, Drop Dead Gorgeous probes the heart of a small Minnesota town where a fictional teen beauty pageant has unleashed a fury of very unladylike behavior. (New Line Cinema)
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American Beauty (1999)
Provoked by forbidden passions, Lester Burnham (Spacey) decides to make a few changes in his rut of a life, changes that are less midlife crisis than adolescence reborn. The freer he gets, the happier he gets, which is even more maddening to his wife, Carolyn (Bening), and daughter Jane (Birch) --especially when he turns his lustful gaze toward Jane's friend, the sultry Angela (Suvari). (Dreamworks SKG)
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10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
A remake of the classic Shakespare play "The Taming of the Shrew.", set in a modern day highschool. (imdb)
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The West Wing (1999)
Inside the lives of staffers in the west wing of the White House. (imdb)
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The Object of My Affection (1998)
George and Nina seem like the perfect couple. They share a cozy Brooklyn apartment, a taste for tuna casserole dinners, and a devotion to ballroom dancing. They love each other. There's only one hitch: George is gay. And when Nina announces she's pregnant, things get especially complicated. Vince - Nina's overbearing boyfriend and the baby's father-wants marriage. Nina wants independence. George will do anything for a little unqualified affection, but is he ready to become an unwed surrogate dad? (imdb)
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Six Days Seven Nights (1998)
A dream vacation that turns into a tropical nightmare. A gruff, rough-hewn cargo pilot living in the islands, Quinn Harris (Ford) hates tourists ... though he's not above making a fast buck from a sharp-tongued New Yorker, Robin Monroe (Heche), when she's desperate for a quick flight to Tahiti. But this already uneasy relationship suddenly takes a nosedive when his weather-beaten old plane is forced down in a storm, stranding the duo. (Buena Vista)
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David and Lisa (1998)
Lukas Haas portays David, a withdrawn but apparent near genius, who fears being touched. Brittney Murphy plays Lisa, a young woman seemingly suffering from split personalities who speaks only in rhymes and withdraws from anyone who doesn't speak to her likewise. Meeting in the psychiatric ward, the two's eyes lock and an obvious attraction is indicated. First each must learn to approach each other in their own sphere...
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Path to Paradise (1997)
The incredible story of the events leading up to the bombing of the World Trade Center in New York and the capture of the terrorists. The amazing thing is that the FBI had an informant among the terrorists, but refused to pay him $500/week for more information. They eventually had to pay $1 million and place him in the witness protection program. A story of incompetence on all sides.
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Private Parts (1997)
Private Parts captures Howard at his most hilarious, in a bare-all, no-jokes-barred look at a true entertainment sensation.
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The Ice Storm (1997)
It's November 1973 in New Canaan, Connecticut. Watergate has caught up with Richard Nixon. The Beatles are recording solo albums. Wife-swapping has come to the suburbs. And, the Hood family is skidding out of control. (Fox Searchlight)
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First Do No Harm (1997)
Meryl Streep stars as a mother who goes to extraordinary lengths to help find treatment for her epileptic son. When insurance coverage runs out, she immerses herself in medical research in a last-ditch effort to discover a cure. She learns of a controversial diet that could reduce seizures, but she forges ahead even in the face of intense disapproval.
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Julian Po (1997)
Christian Slater is a stranger who comes to a small town. The local citizens think he's up to no good... (imdb)
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Big Night (1996)
Primo and Secondo are two brothers who have emigrated from Italy to open an Italian restaurant in America. Primo is the irascible and gifted chef, brilliant in his culinary genius, but determined not to squander his talent on making the routine dishes that customers expect. Secondo is the smooth front-man, trying to keep the restaurant financially afloat, despite few patrons other than a poor artist who pays with his paintings... (imdb)
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The Associate (1996)
A film about making it on Wall Street. Prejudices are hard to break and Laurel Ayres quickly learns that in order for people to take her seriously she has to work for an older white man or be one.
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Miracle on 34th Street (1994)
In this new holiday "miracle", based on the 1947 film classic, a little girl discovers dreams do come true if you really believe... (imdb)
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The Cowboy Way (1994)
Two buddies and championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar... (imdb)
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Who Shot Pat? (1989)
A coming-of-age tale set in Brooklyn during the late '50s which centers around the high school life of a group of teens that have to deal with racial tensions at their interracial vocational high school. (imdb)
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