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Elizabeth Banks

Elizabeth Banks

Date of Birth: 10 Feb 1974

Country: USA

Biography: Elizabeth Maresal Mitchell, known professionally as Elizabeth Banks, is an American actress. Banks had her film debut in the low-budget independent film Surrender Dorothy. Since then, she is best known for her roles in the films Definitely, Maybe, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, W., Role Models, Wet Hot American Summer, The Uninvited and the Spider-Man franchise. On television, Banks currently stars in the recurring role of Avery Jessup on the sitcom 30 Rock...(Wikipedia)

Total Credits at Criticker: 63 (Actor), 4 (Director), 1 (Writer), 1 (Creator)

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    Catch Me If You Can
    Frank W. Abagnale (DiCaprio) worked as a doctor, a lawyer and as a co-pilot for a major airline -- all before his 21st birthday. A master of deception, he was also a brilliant forger, whose skill at check fraud had netted him millions of dollars in stolen funds. FBI agent Carl Hanratty (Hanks) has made it his prime mission to capture Frank and bring him to justice, but Frank is always one step ahead of him, baiting him to continue the chase. (DreamWorks)
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    Ordinary Sinner
    Three friends encounter violence and bigotry in a small college town. (imdb)
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    Seabiscuit
    The tale of a down-and-out racehorse that took the entire nation on the ride of a lifetime. (Universal Pictures)
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    Shaft
    New York City police detective John Shaft goes on a personal mission to make sure the son of a real estate tycoon is brought to justice after a racially-motivated murder.
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    Spider-Man
    Peter Parker (Maguire), after being bitten by a genetically altered spider, becomes Spider-Man, a hero of superhuman strength with the ability to cling to any surface. He dedicates himself to a life of fighting crime, while living a double life as a superhero and working student. (Sony)
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    Swept Away
    Contemporary adaptation of Lina Wertmuller's 1974 romantic comedy, a story of love, sex, drugs and too much money - all set against the backdrop of a Mediterranean island paradise.
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    Wet Hot American Summer
    Set on the last day of camp, in the hot summer of 1981, Wet Hot American Summer follows a group of counselors who are each trying to complete their unfinished business before the day ends. (Eureka Pictures)
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    The 40-Year-Old Virgin
    A comedic take on a sweet-natured but middle-aged virgin who, through the well-meaning but misguided efforts of his co-workers, begins an unforgettable educational journey toward the goal of finally 'doing it.' (Universal)
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    The Baxter
    The Baxter is a romantic comedy set in Brooklyn about Elliot Sherman, "the wrong guy," an accountant, who seems always to be getting left at the altar. (IFC Films)
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    Heights
    Heights follows five characters over twenty-four hours on a fall day in New York City. As the interrelated stories proceed, the connections between the lives of the five characters begin to reveal themselves and their stories unravel. (Sony Pictures Classics)
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    Daltry Calhoun
    Johnny Knoxville stars as Daltry Calhoun, the go to guy, the man with a plan. A man whose life and failing grass seed empire take and unexpected turn with the arrival of the young daughter he never knew. With his life in chaos, Daltry must figure out how to save his business and learn to be the father he never thought he could be. (Miramax)
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    Slither
    Slither is an edgy blend of heart-stopping terror, wry humor and surprising humanity from genre-bending screenwriter James Gunn, whose "Dawn of the Dead" became one of 2004's most surprising hits. (Universal)
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    The Sisters
    Using a college on New York's Upper East Side as their surrogate home and sanctuary, four siblings struggle to banish the ghost of their dead father and create some semblance of harmony as adults. Suggested by Chekhov's "The Three Sisters," this unflinchingly honest drama explores and explodes the myths surrounding family and friendship. (Arclight Films)
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    Invincible
    Invincible is inspired by the true story of Vince Papale (Wahlberg), a man with nothing to lose who ignore the staggering odds and made his dream come true. (Disney)
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    Fred Claus
    Fred Claus, Santa's bitter older brother, is forced to move to the North Pole. (imdb)
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    Definitely, Maybe
    Will Hayes, a 30-something Manhattan dad is in the midst of a divorce when his 10 year old daughter, Maya, starts to question him about his life before marriage. Maya wants to know absolutely everything about how her parents met and fell in love. Will's story begins in 1992... (imdb)
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    Meet Bill
    A guy fed up with his job and married to a cheating wife reluctantly mentors a rebellious teen. (imdb)
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    Meet Dave
    Dave Ming Chang (Eddie Murphy), newly arrived in New York City, may be the ultimate fish out of water. There's something about him that's not quite right - for starters, he seems remarkably out of place and uncomfortable in his own body. And for good reason: "Dave" is not a man at all, but a ship made in the image of its miniature-sized captain. It's Eddie Murphy in Eddie Murphy in "Meet Dave".
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    W.
    A chronicle on the life and presidency of George W. Bush
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    Zack and Miri Make a Porno
    Lifelong platonic friends Zack (Rogen) and Miri (Banks) look to solve their respective cashflow problems by making an adult film together. As the cameras roll, however, the duo begin to sense that they may have more feelings for each other than they previously thought. (imdb)
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    Role Models
    Wild behavior forces a pair of energy drink reps (Paul Rudd and Seann William Scott) to enroll in a Big Brother program.
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    The Uninvited
    Anna Rydell returns home to her sister (and best friend) Alex after a stint in a mental hospital, though her recovery is jeopardized thanks to her cruel stepmother, aloof father, and the presence of a ghost in their home
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    Comanche Moon
    Comanche Moon (2008) - TV Mini-Series
    The governor of Texas sends out a group of Texas Rangers to pursuit a celebrated Comanche horse thief. The leader of the Rangers is captured during the pursuit. The other Rangers decide to return to Austin after they hear it has been raided.
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    Lovely, Still
    A holiday fable that tells the story of an elderly man discovering love for the first time.
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    The Next Three Days
    A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder.
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    Our Idiot Brother
    A comedy centered on an idealist who barges into the lives of his three sisters.
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    Big Breaks
    Big Breaks (2009) - Short Film
    Penny and Sam work for a notoriously mean spirited, selfish, and somewhat abusive big fish Hollywood producer, MJ Siegel. They run a day's worth of outrageous and demoralizing errands for her, and end up turning on one another when Penny's movie idea is stolen, pitched, and sold to MJ by Sam as her own idea. (imdb)
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    People Like Us
    A man is tasked with delivering $150,000 of his deceased father's fortune to the sister he has never met. (imdb)
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    The Hunger Games
    Set in a future where the Capitol selects a boy and girl from the twelve districts to fight to the death on live television, Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her younger sister's place for the latest match. (imdb)
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    What to Expect When You\
    A look at the lives of five couples as they prepare to become parents. (imdb)
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    Pitch Perfect
    Beca, a freshman at Barton University, is cajoled into joining The Bellas, her school's all-girls singing group. Injecting some much needed energy into their repertoire, The Bellas take on their male rivals in a campus competition. (imdb)
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    Love, Marilyn
    Love, Marilyn is an intimate excursus into the never-before-seen letters, diaries and notebooks of Marilyn Monroe. Appearing on screen to perform Marilyn's words are renowned contemporary actresses, including Maria Tomei, Uma Thurman, and Glenn Close. (tiff.net)
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    The Details
    When a family of raccoons discover worms living underneath the sod in Jeff and Nealy's backyard, this pest problem begins a darkly comic and wild chain reaction of domestic tension, infidelity and murder. (imdb)
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    Movie 43
    An ensemble comedy intertwining different tales. (imdb)
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    The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
    Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem. (imdb)
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    The Lego Movie
    An ordinary LEGO minifigure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil LEGO tyrant from gluing the universe together. (imdb)
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    Walk of Shame
    A reporter's dream of becoming a news anchor is compromised after a one-night stand leaves her stranded in downtown L.A. without a phone, car, ID or money - and only 8 hours to make it to the most important job interview of her life. (imdb)
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    Love & Mercy
    The life of reclusive Beach Boys songwriter and musician Brian Wilson, from his successes with highly-influential orchestral pop albums to his nervous breakdown and subsequent encounter with controversial therapist Dr. Eugene Landy. (imdb)
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    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
    Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage. (imdb)
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    Little Accidents
    In a small American town still living in the shadow of a terrible coal mine accident, the disappearance of a teenage boy draws together a surviving miner, the lonely wife of a mine executive, and a local boy in a web of secrets. (imdb)
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    Pitch Perfect 2
    Collegiate a cappella group the Barden Bellas enter into an international competition that no American team has ever won. (imdb)
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    Magic Mike XXL
    Three years after Mike bowed out of the stripper life at the top of his game, he and the remaining Kings of Tampa hit the road to Myrtle Beach to put on one last blow-out performance.
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    Every Secret Thing
    A detective looks to unravel a mystery surrounding missing children and the prime suspects: two young women who, seven years ago, were put away for an infant's death. (IMDb)
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    Hurricane of Fun: The Making of Wet Hot
    In 2000, David Wain and Michael Showalter set out to make their first film Wet Hot American Summer. It was a low budget independent film and they cast their friends and a handful of unknown actors - many who were just starting out in the business. During the original shoot, director Amy Rice had unprecedented access and shot over 25 hours of behind the scenes footage. None of this footage has not been seen until now.
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    Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp
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    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
    After being symbolized as the "Mockingjay," Katniss Everdeen and District 13 engage in an all-out revolution against the autocratic Capitol. (imdb)
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    Power Rangers
    A group of high-school kids, who are infused with unique superpowers, harness their abilities in order to save the world.
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    Moonbeam City
    In an alternate, neon-saturated future, arrogant detective Dazzle Novak of the Moonbeam City police force solves cases in the most inept manner possible. He, his partner Chrysalis (the only competent officer on the force), his hard-nosed boss Pizzazz, and his self-undermining rival Rad usually end up solving cases by accident as they strive to outdo each other.
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    Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later
    The campers and counselors of Camp Firewood meet ten years after their last day at camp. (imdb)
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    Pitch Perfect 3
    Following their win at the world championship, the now separated Bellas reunite for one last singing competition at an overseas USO tour, but face a group who uses both instruments and voices.
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    The Happytime Murders
    When the puppet cast of an '80s children's TV show begins to get murdered one by one, a disgraced LAPD detective-turned-private eye puppet takes on the case.
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    The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
    It's been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: LEGO DUPLO invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild. (imdb)
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    Brightburn
    What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister? (imdb)
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    Charlie\
    Reboot of the 2000 action comedy based on the 1970s television series. A new generation of private detectives working for the mysterious Charlie. (imdb)
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    Mrs. America
    Mrs. America (2020) - TV Series
    Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly leads an unexpected fight against the Equal Rights Amendment movement during the 1970s.
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    Call Jane
    A married woman with an unwanted pregnancy lives in a time in America where she can't get a legal abortion and works with a group of suburban women to find help.
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    Modern Family
    Migration
    A family of ducks tries to convince their overprotective father to go on the vacation of a lifetime. (imdb)
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    The Beanie Bubble
    Ty was a frustrated toy salesman until his collaboration with three women turned his stuffed animals into a defining ’90s trend. This behind-the-scenes look at history’s biggest toy craze is a wild story about what—and who—is valued in this world.
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    Wainy Days
    Wainy Days (2007) - TV Series
    American Dad
    American Dad (2005) - TV Series