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Eddie Izzard
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Date of Birth: Feb 7, 1962

Country: UK

Biography: Edward John "Eddie" Izzard is an English stand-up comedian, actor and voice-over artist. His comedy style takes the form of rambling, whimsical monologue and self-referential pantomime. Izzard's works include stand-up sets Unrepeatable, Definite Article, Glorious, Dress to Kill, Circle, Sexie and Stripped. He had a starring role in the television series The Riches as Wayne Malloy and has appeared in many motion pictures such as Ocean's Twelve, Ocean's Thirteen, Mystery Men...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 50 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Actor (50) | Writer (9)
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Abominable (2019)
A magical Yeti must return to his family. (imdb)
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Boyz in the Wood (2019)
Set deep in the Scottish Highlands, Boyz In The Wood is an anarchic cocktail of generational politics, hip-hop loving farmers, and hallucinogenic rabbit shites. (imdb)
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Whisky Galore (2017)
Scottish islanders try to plunder cases of whisky from a stranded ship.
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Victoria & Abdul (2017)
Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim. (imdb)
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Rock Dog (2016)
When a radio falls from the sky into the hands of a wide-eyed Tibetan Mastiff, he leaves home to fulfill his dream of becoming a musician, setting into motion a series of completely unexpected events. (imdb)
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The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years (2016)
A compilation of found footage featuring music, interviews, and stories of The Beatles' 250 concerts from 1963 to 1966.
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Powers (2015)
Powers (2015) - TV Series
Set in a world where humans and super heroes co-exist, a homicide detective, who had his own powers taken from him, investigates crimes involving superhumans along with his partner. (imdb)
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Absolutely Anything (2015)
A group of eccentric aliens confer a human being with the power to do absolutely anything, as an experiment. (imdb)
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Castles in the Sky (2014)
It is the mid-1930s and the storm clouds of WWII were forming in Germany. This films charts the work of Robert Watson Watt - the pioneer of Radar - and his hand-picked team of eccentric yet brilliant meteorologists as they struggle to turn the concept of Radar into a workable reality. Hamstrung by a tiny budget, seemingly insurmountable technical problems and even a spy in the camp, Watson Watt also has to deal with marital problems as he chases his dream.
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Boychoir (2014)
Stet, a troubled and angry 11-year-old orphan from a small Texas town, ends up at a Boy Choir school back East after the death of his single mom. Completely out of his element, he finds himself in a battle of wills with a demanding Choir Master who recognizes a unique talent in this young boy as he pushes him to discover his creative heart and soul in music. (imdb)
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The Unbelievers (2013)
Renowned scientists Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss cross the globe as they speak publicly about the importance of science and reason in the modern world. (imdb)
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Eddie Izzard: Force Majeure Live (2013)
Eddie Izzard returns to stage in 2013 with the biggest stand-up comedy world tour ever & his best Live performance yet, FORCE MAJEURE LIVE. (imdb)
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Treasure Island (2012)
A retelling of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel. After the death of Captain Flint (Sutherland), his betrayed First Mate Long John Silver (Izzard), hatches a plan to retrieve Flint's hidden treasure.
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Mockingbird Lane (2012)
Grandpa Sam Dracula is essentially Dracula who assembled Herman because no man was good enough for his daughter Lily, a sexy vamp. Lily's niece Marilyn the freak is actually normal and Lily and Herman's only child, Eddie, has his werewolf tendencies surface in puberty, forcing the family to relocate to their famous 1313 Mockingbird Lane address. (imdb)
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Lost Christmas (2011)
Urban fairytale set in Manchester. A series of tragic events that blight a young boy's life are reversed one Christmas Eve, giving him and those around him the happy ending that they were destined to have. (BBC)
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Rage (2009)
A young blogger at a New York fashion house shoots behind-the-scenes interviews on his cell-phone. (imdb)
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Believe: The Eddie Izzard Story (2009)
Believe chronicles comedian Eddie Izzard's rise to fame from his early influences - losing his mother to cancer at a young age before being sent with his brother to boarding school to his close present day relationship with his supportive father. (imdb)
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Eddie Izzard: Stripped (2009)
Stripped is the title of a stand-up comedy tour by Eddie Izzard, and is a continuation of the British comedian's typical style of comedy, full of "stream-of-conscious banter and predilection for nonsensical detours and frequent tangents." (wikipedia)
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The Day of the Triffids (2009)
A big-budget retelling of John Wyndham's classic science fiction tale. When most of the population of the planet is struck blind by a solar flare, they struggle to survive -- a struggle made all the more difficult by the increasing dominance of the Triffids, a carnivorous and ambulatory plant species that was previously harvested for oil.
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Monty Python: Almost the Truth - Lawyers Cut (2009)
Documentary that covers the members of the Monty Python comedy troupe from their birth to the present day. It highlights their childhood, schooling and university life, pre-Python work and includes interviews from modern day comedians and performers that cite the troupe as an influence, all five surviving Pythons (John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin) and archive footage of the late Graham Chapman. (FilmAffinity)
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Valkyrie (2008)
Based on actual events, a plot to assassinate Hitler is unfurled during the height of WWII. (imdb)
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The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)
"Prince Caspian" finds the Pevensie siblings pulled back into the land of Narnia, where a thousand years have passed since they left. The children are once again enlisted to join the colorful creatures of Narnia in combating an evil villain who prevents the rightful Prince from ruling the land. (imdb)
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Igor (2008)
"Igor" is a playfully irreverent comedy that brings a new twist to the classic monster genre. In a world filled with Mad Scientists and Evil Inventions, one talented evil scientist's hunch-backed lab assistant has big dreams of becoming a Mad Scientist himself and winning the annual Evil Science Fair.
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Across the Universe (2007)
A musical inspired on Beatles's songs. A dock worker Jude (Jim Sturgess) travels to America in the 1960s to find his estranged father. There he falls in love with sheltered American teenager Lucy (Evan Rachel Wood). When her brother Max (Joe Anderson) is drafted to fight in the Vietnam War, they become involved in peace activism. (imdb)
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The Riches (2007)
The Riches (2007) - TV Series
A family of crooks and grifters assume the identity of an upper-middle-class family in the Deep South (imdb)
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My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006)
In New York, when the shy and lonely project manager of a design firm Matt Saunders meets Jenny Johnson in the subway, he invites her to date and have dinner with him. Jenny immediately falls in love for him, they have sex and she discloses her true identity to him, telling that she is the powerful superhero G-Girl. After meeting his co-worker and friend Hannah Lewis, the needy Jenny becomes jealous, controlling and manipulative... (imdb)
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The Wild (2006)
An odd assortment of animals from the New York Zoo including a lion, a giraffe, an anaconda, a koala and a squirrel discover what a jungle the city can be when they set off on a daring mission to rescue one of their own in this outrageous, computer-animated comedy-adventure. (Disney)
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Romance & Cigarettes (2005)
A down-and-dirty musical set in the world of working-class New York, tells a story of a husband's journey into infidelity and redemption when he must choose between his seductive mistress and his beleaguered wife. (imdb)
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Renegade (2004)
In the 1870's, U.S Marshal Mike S. Blueberry tries to stop Wally Blount, the man who killed his girlfriend, from getting to a stockpile of gold hidden in Indian territory. On his way, he meets Prosit, a German villain on a persistent mission to find gold in the Superstition Mountains. (imdb)
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Five Children and It (2004)
'It' is a Psammead (voiced by Eddie Izzard), an ancient, ugly and irritable sand fairy the children find one day on a secret beach at their uncle's mansion. It grants them one wish per day, lasting until sunset. But they soon learn it is very hard to think of really sensible wishes, and each one gets them into unexpected difficulties. Magic, the children find, can be as awkward as it is enticing. (imdb)
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Eddie Izzard: Sexie (2003)
Eddie Izzard: Sexie (2003) - Direct-to-Video
Eddie Izzard goes on about transvestitism, aeroplanes, superheroes, Greek mythology, the planet Mars, the emergency services, sharks, human evolution, dentists, firemen, horses, and the "Baguetti Western" Blueberry in which he starred as a German cowboy. (wikipedia)
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Revengers Tragedy (2002)
Cottrell Boyce's script mixes the original Jacobean language with modern asides and sets Middleton's story in the year 2011, in the aftermath of a natural disaster which has destroyed the southern half of Great Britain a dystopia in which society is collapsing and where vendettas and the crude exercise of power are the norm. In a post-apocalyptic Liverpool of the future, a wronged man returns from a self-imposed exile to bring down those responsible for his wife's murder. (wikipedia.org)
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Spike Milligan: I Told You I Was Ill - A Live Tribute (2002)
A tribute to Spike Milligan recorded six months after his death, featuring performances and readings of some of his best material. (imdb)
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Eddie Izzard: Circle (2002)
Eddie Izzard: Circle (2002) - Direct-to-Video
Town Hall, New York City, 26 June 2000. An evening with Eddie Izzard in which he moves back and forth in time, with religion as the loose but constant theme... (imdb)
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The Cat
An extraordinary look at a fateful excursion of "fun and frolic" aboard William Randolph Hearst's private yacht in November of 1924 that brought together some of the century's best known personalities and resulted in a still-unsolved, hushed-up killing. (Lions Gate Films)
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All the Queen
Late in World War II, the Brits still want their hands on a German Enigma, the typewriter-like machine that constructs and sends coded messages. Parachuting behind enemy lines - with two days to find the factory where Enigmas are made, grab one, and get out - are an unlikely quartet: a queen, a pencil pusher, a bookworm, and an almost secret agent... (imdb)
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Shadow of the Vampire (2000)
A witty, atmospheric, and deliciously feverish tale inspired by the great German film director F. W. Murnau and the making of his unforgettable "Nosferatu." (Lions Gate Films)
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Circus (2000)
Bruno, a sadistic criminal, wants clever con man Leo out of the way. Leo and his equally clever wife, Lily, are up to something. So too is Julius: he hires Leo to kill Gloria, Julius's wife. Leo does it, but then Julius shows up with the murder on tape, saying Gloria isn't his wife - it's blackmail. Leo's bookie, Troy, is also closing in, wanting to be paid. Bruno and Lily as well as Bruno and Julius have their own scams running, and Leo is their target. (imdb)
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Python Night: 30 Years of Monty Python (1999)
Series of new sketches performed by the Monty Python team, linking programmes to celebrate their 30th anniversary. (imdb)
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Mystery Men (1999)
By day, they're a bunch of losers, but by night, they're the Mystery Men...a rag team of superhero wannabes who emerge from the darkness to fight the evil madman Cassanova Frankenstein and his disco-dancing henchmen. (Universal Pictures)
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Eddie Izzard: Dress to Kill (1999)
Executive transvestite Eddie Izzard takes his show to San Francisco to give a brief history of pagan and Christian religions, the building of Stonehenge, the birth of the Church of England and of Western empires, and the need for a European dream... (imdb)
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Velvet Goldmine (1998)
In 1984, British newspaper reporter Arthur Stuart is investigating the career of 1970s glam rock star Brian Slade, who was heavily influenced in his early years by American rock singer Curt Wild, whose show was quite crazy for his time. (imdb)
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The Avengers (1998)
British Ministry agent John Steed, under direction from "Mother", investigates a diabolical plot by arch-villain Sir August de Wynter to rule the world with his weather control machine. Steed investigates the beautiful Doctor Mrs. Emma Peel, the only suspect, but simultaneously falls for her and joins forces with her to combat Sir August. (imdb)
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Eddie Izzard: Glorious (1997)
Eddie Izzard's routine has a loose trajectory from the beginning of the Old Testament and the creation of the world in seven days to Revelations; God, in the voice of James Mason, makes several appearances... (imdb)
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The Secret Agent (1996)
London of the late 19th century is a haven for political exiles of all sorts - refugees, partisans, anarchists. Verloc has made his living spying for the Russian goverment, an agent provacateur of sorts, while simultaneously providing information to the London police, specifically Chief Inspector Heat. (imdb)
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Eddie Izzard: Definite Article (1996)
Charismatic, cross dressing comedian Eddie Izzard appeared live at the Shaftebury Theater in his native England in 1996; his irreverent humor is present in full force during this recorded performance. The routine touches upon the varying topics of fashion, James Bond, Noah, and doggy-style sex, all in his characteristically diassociated delivery. (RottenTomatoes.com)
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Totally Bill Hicks (1994)
Totally Bill Hicks (1994) - Direct-to-Video
A celebration of the comedy of Bill Hicks. The film is structured around the different strains of comedy in the Hicks stand-up, sampling the best of his confrontational performance. Interviewees include two major American chat show hosts, David Letterman and Jay Leno, the actor Eric Bogosian and a wide range of comedians who admired his work including Sean Hughes and Eddie Izzard. There are also anecdotal contributions from his high school friends and an interview with his parents.
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Eddie Izzard: Unrepeatable (1994)
Eddie Izzard's style of comedy, of which Unrepeatable is a typical example, is absurdist-observational. It's not rapid-fire one-liners, nor audience participatory, but rather finds a topic, picks up on something ordinary and draws the surreal side of it out, mining the topic for as much laughs from the audience as it will yield... (dvdtimes.co.uk)
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Open Fire (1994)
Open Fire (1994) - TV Movie
David Martin is released once again from prison - he's provocative and aggressive, escaped from prison twice. When he's caught again during a burglary, he shoots one of the police officers. Until 1983 he advances to the most wanted criminal in UK. After a chase through half of London, a suspect is shot by police officer Finn - an innocent, as it turns out, so Finn is suspended. The case becomes a police scandal, when he's even accused of murder. (imdb)
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Eddie Izzard: Live at the Ambassadors (1993)
In 1993 Eddie took his show to the Ambassadors Theatre for a 4 week run which he had to extend twice. (auntiemomo.com)
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