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Michael McKean
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Date of Birth: Oct 17, 1947

Country: USA

Biography: Michael John McKean (born October 17, 1947) is an American actor, comedian, writer, composer and musician, perhaps best known for his portrayal of Squiggy's friend, Leonard 'Lenny' Kosnowski, on the sitcom Laverne and Shirley; as David St. Hubbins of Spinal Tap; and for his work in the Christopher Guest ensemble films...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 59 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Actor (59) | Writer (3)
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Better Call Saul (2015)
The trials and tribulations of criminal lawyer, Saul Goodman, in the time leading up to establishing his strip-mall law office in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (imdb)
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The Meddler (2015)
An aging widow from New York City follows her daughter to Los Angeles in hopes of starting a new life after her husband passes away. (imdb)
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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (2013)
The Batman has returned after a 10-year absence. The Gotham authorities want to arrest him. An old foe wants a reunion. The Feds want the Man of Tomorrow to put a stop to him.
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The Words (2012)
When an aspiring writer claims another man's long lost work as his own, the price he must pay is more than he could have ever imagined. (imdb)
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Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 (2012)
Batman (PETER WELLER) makes comeback
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Pure Country 2: The Gift (2010)
Three angels bestow the gift of song to a young girl, who must follow a series of rules in order hold on to it during her rise to fame and fortune. (imdb)
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Whatever Works (2009)
An eccentric man (Larry David) is taken into a series of adventures and encounters with his friends from Greenwich, a young woman from the South (Evan Rachel Wood), and her parents.
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Adventures of Power (2008)
In his quest to become the world's greatest air-drummer, a small-town dreamer must overcome obstacles and ridicule to save the day.
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The Grand (2007)
An improvisational comedy using a handful of actors playing characters competing in an actual poker tournament. (imdb)
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Joshua (2007)
Joshua is the tale of Brad and Abby Cairn, perfect Manhattan parents in a perfect Manhattan apartment whose perfect life begins to crack after the birth of their second child Lily. Shortly after Lily arrives home, a dark side of prodigy son Joshua slowly begins to reveal itself. (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
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Relative Strangers (2006)
On a mission to locate his biological parents, a tightly wound professional (Livingston) is befuddled to find that the couple who conceived him aren't exactly upper-class. (imdb)
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Heavy: The Story of Metal is a four part documentary special that aired on VH1 in 2006. It focuses on the origins, subgenres, and the bands of heavy metal music, paying close attention to influential bands like Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, Judas Priest, and Iron Maiden, who helped to define heavy metal in its early years. Other bands on the program include, Alice Cooper, Kiss, AC/DC, Van Halen, Def Leppard, Quiet Riot, Mötley Crüe, Megadeth, Metallica, Anthrax, Guns N' Roses, and Marilyn Manson. (wikipedia)
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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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And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003)
Hollywood makes a deal with Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa to film his war and recreate his life.
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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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Slap Her, She
A French foreign-exchange student comes to a small Texas high school, befriends a classmate, and practically takes over her life. (imdb)
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100 Mile Rule (2002)
A dark comedy about three salesmen from Detroit who come to Los Angeles for a two week seminar and get themselves involved in a world of trouble when their 'fun' snowballs into a roller-coaster ride of secrets, guilt, peer pressure and stupidity.
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The Guru (2002)
Pairing comedic screen siren Heather Graham as an honest young woman who has kept one very big secret and English actor Jimi Mistry as an Indian immigrant who wants to be a star, The Guru spins the romantic comedy on its head. (Universal Pictures)
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame II (2002)
Now that Frollo is gone, Quasimodo rings the bell with the help of his new friend and Esmeralda's and Phoebus' little son, Zephyr. But when Quasi stops by a traveling circus owned by evil magician Sarousch, he falls for Madellaine, Sarouch's assistant. But greedy Sarousch forces Madellaine to help him steal the Cathedral's most famous bell. (imdb)
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My First Mister (2001)
Portrays an unlikely bond between two total opposites. As their relationship develops, a friendship that seemed impossible becomes inevitable. (Paramount Classics)
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Never Again (2001)
This romantic comedy takes a ribald yet compassionate look at two lovelorn fifty-something New Yorkers. (USA Films)
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Primetime Glick (2001)
Talk-show parody featuring obese host Jiminy Glick, who usually knows nothing about his guests and hurls veiled insults at them during his interviews. (imdb)
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Best in Show (2000)
The owners (and handlers) of five show dogs head for the Mayflower Kennel Club Dog Show. A film crew interviews them as they prepare for the trip, arrive at Philly's Taft Hotel, and compete. From Florida come the Flecks: she keeps running into old lovers. A wordless ancient in a wheelchair and his buxom trophy wife who may have a thing for the dog's handler own the two-time defending best in show, a poodle... (imdb)
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Beautiful (2000)
Sometimes you have to give up the life of your dreams, to discover the dream of your life... On her journey to become the next Miss American Miss, a young woman is forced to reevaluate her life's goal and, in the process, discovers what's really important and what it truly means to be... Beautiful. (imdb)
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True Crime (1999)
Steve Everett, Oakland Tribune journalist with a passion for women and alcohol, is given the coverage of the upcoming execution of murderer Frank Beachum. His attractive colleague Michelle died in a car accident the night before. Bob Findley, Steve's boss and husband to Steve's current affair, wants him dead and gone as soon as possible. When Steve stumbles across the possibility of Frank Beachum being innocently on death row, Bob feels his time to have come... (imdb)
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Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999)
All her life Leigh Ann Watson (Holmes) has done the right thing. Her only ticket out of town is the one scholarship that goes to her school's top student. All she needs is an "A" in history. There's just one problem: Mrs. Tingle, the history teacher who for 20 years has terrorized the students of Grandsboro High. (Dimension Films)
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The Pass (1998)
After his wife leaves him, a businessman with a compulsive gambling problem travels to Reno, Nev., for some gambling therapy -- which takes a turn when he picks up a psychotic serial killer posing as a hitchhiker.
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Final Justice (1998)
A teacher kidnaps the attorney who successfully defended her gay brother's killer.
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Still Breathing (1997)
Two lost souls: she a con-artist in L.A.; he a puppeteer in San Antonio have the same dream linking each with the other. He travels to L.A. to find this woman he has become obsessed with. She resists, afraid of his kooky ideas until she travels with him to San Antonio and meets his wise grandmother. Story of two disparate people linked by "fate" gets increasingly interesting as it rolls along. (imdb)
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Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997)
Casper tells the story of how he became such a good-natured ghost. (imdb)
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That Darn Cat (1997)
A maid is kidnapped and scratches a message onto D.C. the cat's collar and when his owner Patti discovers this, she plays amateur detective with the help of D.C. to try to find the culprits. (imdb)
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Nothing to Lose (1997)
Nick Beam's life couldn't get any worse. He discovers he has been living a lie and is on the verge of a nervous breakdown... (imdb)
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Jack (1996)
Because of an unusual aging disorder that has aged him four times faster than a normal human being, a boy enters the fifth grade for the first time with the appearance of a 40 year old man. (imdb)
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The Sunshine Boys (1996)
Two aging comedians who acrimoniously dissolved their act eight years earlier must overcome their differences when they have the chance for a lucrative movie comeback (imdb)
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Edie and Pen (1996)
Edie (Jennifer Tilly) is heading to Reno, Nevada, "Divorce Capital of the Nation," where she plans to get a quickie divorce so she can marry her new boyfriend. There, she meets Pen (Stockard Channing), a middle-aged woman ending a long marriage to a philandering husband (Stuart Wilson). The two women soon discover that they have much more in common than their yearning to be free from their failed relationships.
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The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)
The original 70's TV family is now placed in the 1990's, where they're even more square and out of place than ever. (imdb)
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Airheads (1994)
Chazz, Rex, and Pip are a band known as The Lone Rangers, and all they're looking for is some attention... (imdb)
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MacShayne: The Final Roll of the Dice (1994)
MacShayne is back, now he is the head of security at the hotel where he stayed in the previous movie. And he has his hands full. First he has to take care of the grandson of the hotel's CEO, who is a kleptomaniac. And he has to try calm down the diva who is going to perform at the hotel, whose base player is her ex-husband whom she wishes would just go away. And when he is found dead, she is the prime suspect cause she has threatened him time and time again. (imdb)
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Radioland Murders (1994)
In 1939, WBN, a 4th netwok is about to take to America's airwaves. As if the confusion of the premiere night wasn't enough, Penny Henderson, the owner's secretary, must deal with an unhappy sponsor, an overbearing boss and a soon-to-be ex-husband who desperately wants her back. (imdb)
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Coneheads (1993)
An alien couple with cone-shaped heads (Dan Aykroyd and Jane Curtin) from the planet "Remulak" is mistakingly ditched on earth... (imdb)
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Man Trouble (1992)
Jack Nicholson stars as a guard dog trainer who gets involved with one of his clients (Ellen Barkin). Beverly D'Angelo plays Barkin's sister, a classic airhead, who is spilling all she knows about her gangster boyfriend (Harry Dean Stanton). (imdb)
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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 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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Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992)
After a freak accident, an invisible yuppie runs for his life from a treacherous CIA official while trying to cope with his new life. (imdb)
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Hider in the House (1989)
A deranged man, Tom Sykes, hides out in the attic while an unsuspecting couple and their family carry on their life in the house below. Once Tom stops just hiding out and becomes involved with the family and, in particular, the wife, the problems begin. (imdb)
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The Big Picture (1989)
Film school grad Nick Chapman thought his career was made after his award winning short film, but discovered Hollywood wasn't as easy as it seems. (imdb)
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Short Circuit 2 (1988)
Robot Johnny Five comes to the city and gets manipulated by criminals who want him for their own purposes (imdb)
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Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)
A spaceship with three furry aliens lands in a California girl's swimming pool, so she makes friends with them. (imdb)
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Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)
A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving, with an obnoxious slob of a shower ring salesman his only companion.
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Light of Day (1987)
The siblings Patty and Joe live in an industrial suburb. While Patty's ambition is their rock band "The Barbusters" only, Joe also cares for the family and the upbringing of Patty's young son Benji. Their pious mother reproaches them for their way of life, especially when they quit their jobs and go on tour, taking Benji with them. (imdb)
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D.A.R.Y.L. (1985)
A young boy is found wandering without any memory of who he is. A family takes him in and begin to look for clues to help him find his way home... (imdb)
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Clue (1985)
Six guests are invited to a strange house and must cooperate with the staff to solve a murder mystery (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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Young Doctors in Love (1982)
An 'Airplane'-style spoof of hospital soap operas: a brilliant young trainee can't stand the sight of blood; a doctor romances the head nurse in order to get the key to the drugs cabinet; there's a mafioso on the loose disguised as a woman - in other words all the usual ingredients present and correct, though in this case the laughs are intentional. (imdb)
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Used Cars (1980)
When the owner of a struggling used car lot is killed, it's up to the lot's hot-shot salesman to save the property from falling into the hands of the owner's ruthless brother and used-car rival. (imdb)
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1941 (1979)
Hysterical Californians prepare for a Japanese invasion in the days after Pearl Harbor. (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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Laverne & Shirley (1976)
The misadventures of two single women in the 1950's and '60's. (imdb)
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