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Harry Shearer
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Date of Birth: Dec 23, 1943

Country: USA

Biography: Harry Julius Shearer (born December 23, 1943) is an American actor, comedian, writer, voice artist, musician, author, radio host and director. He is known for his long-running role on The Simpsons, his work on Saturday Night Live, the comedy band Spinal Tap and his radio program Le Show...(wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 32 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Actor (30) | Writer (4) | Director (3)
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Satan & Adam (2018)
SATAN & ADAM chronicles the unlikely pairing of legendary one-man-band Sterling "Mr. Satan" Magee and harmonica master Adam Gussow. Shot over 20 years, the film showcases one of the greatest blues duos you probably never got a chance to see. Magee and Gussow came together on the streets of Harlem in the 1980s, a time when race relations in New York City were at an all-time low.
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XTC: This is Pop (2017)
Emerging from the late 1970s punk and new wave explosion, XTC amasses a devoted following with hit singles like 'Making Plans For Nigel' and 'Mayor Of Simpleton'. Presenting a journey into the world of the band, the film includes newly filmed interviews with Andy Partridge, Colin Moulding, Dave Gregory and Terry Chambers. Through a mixture of animation, archive and specially-shot sequences, the film explores the minds of principle songwriters, Partridge and Moulding.
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Der Clown (2016)
A documentary about Jerry Lewis' never released Holocaust movie "The Clown who cried".
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The Big Uneasy (2010)
Follows three remarkable people--the leaders of two scientific investigation teams, and one whistleblower--as they reveal the true story of why New Orleans flooded.
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Fired! (2007)
When actress Annabelle Gurwitch was fired from a play by Woody Allen, she wondered how she would cope with being downsized by a cultural icon. Turning to friends in show business, she was assured she was not alone. Featuring interviews with comedians, economists and regular working folks, and drawing on her hugely popular book, "Fired!" is a humorous look at downsizing in America.
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The Simpsons Movie (2007)
It takes a wide screen to fully capture Homer Simpson's stupidity, and The Simpsons Movie does it. In the eagerly-awaited animated feature film based on the hit TV series, Homer must save the world from a catastrophe he himself created. (20th Century Fox)
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For Your Consideration (2006)
Christopher Guest focuses his lens on Hollywood's obsession with awards in this straightforward narrative about the little indie that could and its fragile and frantic mob of actors, crewmembers, media figures, executives and various hangers-on. (Warner Independent Pictures)
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Chicken Little (2005)
This epic tale presents a new twist to the classic fable of a young chicken who causes widespread panic when he mistakes a falling acorn for a piece of the sky. (Disney)
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A Mighty Wind (2003)
Mockumentary captures the reunion of 1960s folk trio the Folksmen as they prepare for a show at The Town Hall to memorialize a recently deceased concert promoter. (imdb)
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Teddy Bears
A comic junket behind-the-scenes of the world's most exclusive power-broker retreat. The true story: the richest, most powerful white men in America gather each summer in Northern California for a super secret retreat that takes them back to their sophomore year in college. For fifty-one weeks a year they run the country. For one week they run amuck. They're there to unwind, but they get really unwound when that secrecy is threatened. (Visionbox Pictures)
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Out There (2001)
Out There (2001) - Short Film
Dig deep into the mysterious subconcious of a man who believes in alien abduction. Are the nightmare visions real or just some kind of psychosis? Watch and find out! (Atom Films)
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Haunted Castle (2001)
Johnny's mother (Baertsoen) was a famous, yet reclusive, rock star who spent her final days isolated in a mysterious old castle. Upon her death, Johnny (Steverlinck), a young up-and-coming musician in his own right, is summoned to his mother's castle in accordance with her final wishes. Upon his arrival, Johnny begins to discover that things are not as they appear. (nWave Pictures)
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Dick (1999)
After taking a wrong turn on a White House tour, teens Betsy Jobs (Dunst) and Arlene Lorenzo (Williams) stumble across a room packed full of presidential secrets. To find out exactly what the girls know, "Tricky Dick" Nixon (Hedaya) himself appoints them as official White House dog walkers. Suddenly and accidentally, the two girls are swept up in the political intrigue of the world's most famous break-in: Watergate. (Columbia Tristar)
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The Truman Show (1998)
Twenty-nine years ago, a baby boy was adopted by the OmniCam Corporation to become the subject of the most popular television show of all time. His name is Truman Burbank.
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Godzilla (1998)
Following the French atomic bomb tests in the South Pacific, an unknown creature is spotted passing eastward through the Panama Canal.
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Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun (1997)
How to create the imagination of movement for fun parks is the theme of this documentary. Although engineers try and try to create machines that shake, tilt, turn, lift and drop people in a way that fools their senses, the real McCoy cannot be imitated: Roller Coasters just let you experience movement much, much more intense than everything else - even on the screen. (Julian Reischl (imdb)
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Matt Hobbs is a talented but unsuccessful actor. When estranged (and strange) ex-wife Beth dumps their daughter Jeannie on Matt, father and daughter have a lot of adjusting to do. His budding relationship with attractive production assistant Cathy Breslow is made complicated, while the precocious child is overly accustomed to getting her own way. Matt eventually faces the choice of family vs career in a particularly difficult way. (imdb)
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The Return of Spinal Tap (1992)
Based around Tap's performance at the Royal Albert Hall in 1992. In between the footage of St. Hubbins, Tufnel, and Smalls performing in front of a huge crowd enthusiastically determined to go along with the joke, there are clips purporting to investigate the band's humble origins in the East London suburb of Squatney, and updates from "rockumentary" director Marty DiBergi and hapless record plugger Artie Fufkin from the original movie.
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A Year and a Half in the Life of Metallica (1992)
The infamous documentary following the recording of the infamous Metallica (aka The Black Album) record at One On One Studio in 1990-1992. (lostinlodos)
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The Fisher King (1991)
Terry Gilliam's romantic parable The Fisher King delves deep into the nature of love and loss, of guilt and redemption, of character and tragedy. (Tri-Star)
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Pure Luck (1991)
The daughter of a wealthy bussinessman has dissapeared in Mexico, and all the efforts to find her have been unsuccessful. A psycologist, knowing that the girl has an ultra bad luck, persuades her father to send to Mexico one of his employees, an accountant with super bad luck, to find her. (imdb)
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Do the Bartman (1990)
Bart wrecks school recital and dances through the streets.
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The Simpsons (1989)
The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield. (imdb)
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My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)
An alien is sent on a secret mission to Earth, where she appears as a gorgeous, attractive, and single lady... (imdb)
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Plain Clothes (1988)
To prove his brother's innocence, undercover officer Nick enrolls in high school again, dealing with crushes, bullies, humiliations, popularity swings, and quirky teachers and staff to find the real murderer. (imdb)
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The History of White People in America (1985)
In this parody of documentaries, host Martin Mull discusses the contributions that white people have made to the USA, visits the Institute of White Studies, and follows a typical white family as they go about their everyday lives. (imdb)
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This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Spinal Tap, the world's loudest band, is chronicled by hack documentarian Marti DeBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour (imdb)
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The Right Stuff (1983)
Director Philip Kaufman and a stellar cast -- including Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn and Ed Harris -- chronicle NASA's early transition from breaking the sound barrier in 1947 to the expeditions of the Mercury astronauts in the 1960s. Richly variegated and surprisingly funny, this film adaptation of a novel by Tom Wolfe brilliantly depicts the personal, political and technological achievements it took for America to get ahead in the space race.
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Animalympics (1980)
Animalympics is all about the Animal Olympics Contest where all the animals around the world gather to take part in everything from skiing in North America to the very long marathon race in humid conditions. With lively music provided by Graham Gouldman, the film is very different to other cartoons, being more of a drama-comedy than cartoon. With a turtle hosting the proceedings and a killer whale competing against a sting ray in the swimming competition. (imdb)
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Real Life (1979)
A pushy, narcissistic filmmaker persuades a Phoenix family to let he and his crew film their everyday lives... (imdb)
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The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh (1979)
The Pittsburgh basketball team is hopeless. Maybe with the aid of an astrologer, and some new astrologically compatible players, they can become winners. (imdb)
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Cracking Up (1977)
What would happen if a 9.7 magnitude earthquake were to strike the L.A. area? This is what "Cracking Up" looks at from the lighter side. The movie is composed of individual skits of original material by the actors spun around this hypothetical disaster. (imdb)
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