Wallace Shawn

Wallace Shawn

Date of Birth: 12 Nov 1943

Country: USA

Biography: Wallace Michael Shawn, sometimes credited as Wally Shawn, is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, author, voice artist, and comedian. His best-known film roles include Vizzini in The Princess Bride (1987), and debate teacher Mr. Hall in Clueless (1995). Shawn is well known for his distinctive and high pitched voice. In the animated Toy Story films he gave life to "Rex," an insecure Tyrannosaurus Rex toy. Shawn has pursued a parallel career as a playwright... - www.wikipedia.org

Total Credits at Criticker: 78 (Actor), 5 (Writer)

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    Rifkin\
    A married American couple attend the San Sebastian film festival, only for each of them to find themselves becoming entangled with another partner.
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    Marriage Story
    A stage director and his actor wife struggle through a grueling, coast-to-coast divorce that pushes them to their personal and creative extremes. (imdb)
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    Book Club
    Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading 50 Shades of Grey in their monthly book club.
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    What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Deep Space Nine
    What We Left Behind – Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is a documentary, taking a retrospective look at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, its impact, meaning and legacy. The documentary also features several of the writers breaking the story of a hypothetical eighth season of the series. Working with CBS Digital, scenes from all seven seasons have been remastered in high definition. (https://memory-alpha.fandom.com)
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    The Only Living Boy in New York
    Adrift in New York City, a recent college graduate's life is upended by his father's mistress.
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    Animal Crackers
    A family must use a magical box of Animal Crackers to save a run-down circus from being taken over by their evil uncle Horatio P. Huntington. (imdb)
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    The Double
    A clerk in a government agency finds his unenviable life takes a turn for the horrific with the arrival of a new co-worker who is both his exact physical double and his opposite - confident, charismatic and seductive with women.
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    Don Peyote
    DON PEYOTE tells the story Warren Allman, an unemployed stoner who finally finds a purpose in life after an unpleasant encounter with a homeless man preaching the end is near. Fueled by vivid apocalyptic dreams, Warren becomes obsessed with 2012 doomsday theories and decides to make a documentary on the subject while his fiance is busy planning their wedding. (imdb)
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    Christmas at Cartwright\
    A single mom gets a holiday job as a department store Santa to help boost her finances, and then an angel enters her life and brings about some positive changes, including the spark of a new romance. (imdb)
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    Toy Story That Time Forgot
    It's a post Christmas play date and the toys have to go up against the fearsome and aggressive new dino toys. (imdb)
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    Admission
    A Princeton admissions officer who is up for a major promotion takes a professional risk after she meets a college-bound alternative school kid who just might be the son she gave up years ago in a secret adoption. (imdb)
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    Andre Gregory: Before and After Dinner
    An exploration of the life and work of the groundbreaking director, actor, artist, and raconteur. (imdb)
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    Toy Story of Terror
    What starts out as a fun road trip for the Toy Story gang takes an unexpected turn for the worse when the trip detours to a roadside motel. After one of the toys goes missing, the others find themselves caught up in a mysterious sequence of events that must be solved before they all suffer the same fate in this Toy Story OF TERROR! -- (C) ABC (ABC)
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    A Late Quartet
    A drama about an illustrious string quartet, whose quarter-century anniversary precipitates a tempestuous release of repressed feelings, long-held resentments and painful betrayals. (imdb)
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    Vamps
    Two female vampires in modern-day New York City are faced with daunting romantic possibilities. (imdb)
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    Partysaurus Rex
    Partysaurus Rex (2012) - Short Film
    When Rex finds himself left behind in the bathroom, he puts his limbs to use by getting a bath going for a bunch of new toy friends. (imdb)
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    Hawaiian Vacation
    The toys throw Ken and Barbie a Hawaiian vacation in Bonnie's room. (imdb)
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    The Speed of Thought
    Joshua Lazarus has a special gift -- but will this gift destroy him before he can escape to freedom with his newly found soul mate? (imdb)
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    Toy Story 3
    Toy cowboy Woody (voiced by Tom Hanks), his astronaut pal, Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen), and their friends cope with their owner's departure for college and their new home in a daycare center.
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    Capitalism: A Love Story
    What is the price that America pays for its love of capitalism? Moore takes us into the homes of ordinary people whose lives have been turned upside down and looks for explanations.
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    Jack and the Beanstalk
    Jack goes up the beanstalk to rescue a little girl who has been transformed into a harp. (imdb)
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    Kit Kittredge: An American Girl
    An American Girl tells the uplifting story of Kit Kittredge (Breslin), a clever and resourceful ten-year old.
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    The Windmill Movie
    Filmmaker Richard P. Rogers tried for twenty years to make a documentary about his own life. He died in 2001, leaving the project unfinished, until his widow, acclaimed photographer Susan Meiselas, commissioned his former student Alexander Olch to make a film out of the pieces. (imdb)
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    I Could Never Be Your Woman
    A mother falls for a younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time. Mother Nature messes with their fates. (imdb)
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    Tom and Jerry in Shiver Me Whiskers
    Tom and Jerry are caught up in three pirate brother's search for a treasure.
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    Chicken Little
    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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    The Incredibles
    From the creators of "Toy Story," "Monsters, Inc." and "Finding Nemo," comes this hilarious action-packed animated adventure about superheroes. (Disney Enterprises, Inc./Pixar Animation Studios)
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    Melinda and Melinda
    This film combines romantic comedy and drama in a way that Woody Allen, unique among filmmakers, likes to contrast.
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    Karroll\
    Allen Karroll hates Christmas ever since his ex-girlfriend humiliated him in front of thousands of people one Christmas. As a man who writes greeting cards for a living, this proves to be a hinderance. He also hates the man who lives across the street, Zeb Rosecog, who seems to take delight in tormenting him, who also happens to be the former CEO of Karroll's greeting card company... (imdb)
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    The Haunted Mansion
    The Haunted Mansion comes alive like never before with eye-popping visual and special effects in this all-new, fun-filled, fright-packed comedy adventure. (Disney)
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    Personal Velocity
    A tale of three women who have reached a turning point in their lives. Delia is a spirited, working-class woman from a small town in New York who leaves her abusive husband and sets out on a journey to reclaim the power she has lost. Greta is a sharp, spunky editor who is rotten with ambition. To spite the hated infidel ways of her father, she has settled into a complacent relationship and is struggling (not too hard) with issues of fidelity to her kind but unexciting husband... (imdb)
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    The Curse of the Jade Scorpion
    Woody Allen's latest crime caper stars Allen as crackerjack insurance investigator CW Briggs. Briggs might be forced to relinquish bragging rights to being the best in the business when he falls under the spell of a crook -- and a beautiful colleague -- in his most baffling case to date, and finds that he is the one left clueless. (DreamWorks SKG)
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    Blonde
    Blonde (2001) - TV Mini-Series
    A fictional biography of Marilyn Monroe mixed with series of real events in her life. (imdb)
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    The Prime Gig
    A telesales con man finds the ultimate racket - but starting an affair with the girlfriend of his guru-like boss might be the wrong call... (imdb)
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    Toy Story 2
    The sequel to the landmark 1995 computer-animated blockbuster from Disney and Pixar. This time around, the fun and adventure continue when Andy goes off to cowboy camp and the toys are left to their own devices. Things shift into high gear when an obsessive toy collector kidnaps Woody -- who hasn't the slightest clue that he's a greatly valued collectible. (Disney/Pixar)
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    My Favorite Martian
    A martian lands on Earth and makes friends with a reporter. (imdb)
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    Noah
    Noah (1998) - TV Movie
    Disney`s story about a housebuilder named Norman that takes the role of Noah and builds an ark. (IMDB Comments)
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    Vegas Vacation
    Chevy Chase returns as dimwitted dad Clark W. Griswold in a pratfall-down funny romp bouncing from the casino to a Hoover Dam tour to Vegas shows and more. (Warner Bros.)
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    Just Write
    Harold is a tour bus driver. While visiting a good friend in a trendy Hollywood cafe, Harold spots his favorite actress, Amanda Clark. She is with her agent Sidney Stone who is repeatedly getting up to make phone calls. When Harold sees Amanda sitting alone, he decides to introduce himself. Instructed not to mention his profession to her, Harold doesn't correct Amanda when she mistakingly assumes he is a writer... (imdb)
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    Critical Care
    Werner Ernst is a young hospital resident who becomes embroiled in a legal battle between two half-sisters (imdb)
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    Clueless
    It's not easy being the most popular and glamorous girl at Beverly Hills High. Especially when you're the envy of scheming Betties (female babes), persistent Barney's (unattractive guys), loser loadies (potheads), and teachers who go postal (freak out) when you turn your homework in late! Yet somehow 15-year-old Cher (Silverstone) keeps it all together, even fining time for extracurricular projects like finding a love match for her debate class teacher... (Paramount)
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    Toy Story
    A cowboy toy is profoundly threatened and jealous when a fancy spaceman toy supplants him as top toy in a boy's room. (imdb)
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    A Goofy Movie
    When Max makes an preposterous promise to his girlfriend, his chances to fulfilling it seem hopeless when he is dragged onto a cross-country trip with his embarrassing father, Goofy. (imdb)
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    The Wife
    Tom Noonan's dark comedy features a husband-and-wife team of psychotherapists who run a New-Age therapy group out in the wilderness. One night, Jack and Rita are visited by one of their patients, Cosmo, and his wife, Arlie. Cosmo's wife has felt "left out" due to her husband's intimate connection with the group. Arlie has insisted on meeting them. The evening begins awkwardly, then grinds on as various tensions and power struggles emerge between and among the two couples.
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    Just Like Dad
    Embarrassed because he perceives his father as dull, a creative boy invents himself a new, more exciting one and finds the popularity he craves. (rottentomatoes.com)
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    The Wonderful World of Disney
    Experience the magic and adventure from Walt Disney world of color. (imdb)
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    Canadian Bacon
    The U.S. President, low in the opinion polls, gets talked into raising his popularity by trying to start a cold war against Canada. (imdb)
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    Vanya on 42nd Street
    An uniterrupted rehersal of Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" played out by a company of actors. The setting is their run down theater with an unusable stage and crumbling ceiling. The play is shown act by act with the briefest of breaks to move props or for refreshments. The lack of costumes, real props and scenery is soon forgotten.
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    Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle
    Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit, like hers, was fueled by alcohol and flirted with despair. (imdb)
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    The Cemetery Club
    This comedy with much Jewish humor is about the widows Doris, Ester and Lucille, who's husbands died one after another in just a few years. The 3 friends in their 50s react quite differently on the deaths. But they make it a habit to meet every year at the graves of their husbands and talk about perspectives in their lives. (imdb)
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    Mom and Dad Save the World
    Emperor Spengo sees Marge Nelson and using a giant magnet, kidnaps her and her husband Dick, hoping to make Marge his before blowing up the Earth... (imdb)
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    The Double 0 Kid
    The Double 0 Kid (1992) - Direct-to-Video
    Lance, a teenager, dreams to be a secret agent when he is suddenly in the middle of an hacker intrigue which aims at an international environmental congress. Lance gets in possession of a computer access card one of which the hackers are in urgent need of for their operation. Lance begins to play with the hackers, seeing his dream come true. (imdb)
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    Nickel & Dime
    A P.I. hasn't paid taxes in ages. When the IRS sends an accountant to investigate him, his only way out is to solve his latest case of a missing heiress. However, someone wants to prevent this.
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    She\
    Doug Simpson lives alone with his two daughters Katie and Bonnie. Katie has just turned 15 and when Doug is out of town on a business trip she gets herself treatment at a beauty parlor (imdb)
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    Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills
    Divorcee Lisabeth Hepburn-Savarian (Woronov) moves in with very recently-widowed Clare (Bissett) while her house is being fumigated, and the chauffeur of one (Sharkey) makes a bet with the houseboy of the other (Beltran) as to which will bed the other's employer first. An assortment of friends and relatives--not to mention the ghost of the deceased--show up for the wake and the games are most definitely on. (timon88)
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    We\
    A couple of escaped convicts on the run find refuge with the Church when they are mistaken for two priests... (imdb)
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    The Moderns
    Nick Hart (Keith Carradine) is a struggling American artist who lives amongst the expatriate community in 1920s Paris. He becomes involved in a plot by wealthy art patroness Nathalie de Ville (Geraldine Chaplin) to forge three paintings. This leads to several run-ins with American rubber magnate Bertram Stone (John Lone), who happens to be married to Hart's ex-wife Rachel (Linda Fiorentino) (imdb)
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    The Princess Bride
    A young boy listens to while his grandfather reads him the adventures of Buttercup (Wright), the most beautiful woman in the world, and Westly (Elwes), the man she loves, in the fairy-tale kingdom of Florin. [MGM]
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    Prick Up Your Ears
    This film is the story of the spectacular life and violent death of British playwright Joe Orton. In his teens, Orton is befriended by the older, more reserved Kenneth Halliwell, and while the two begin a relationship, it's fairly obvious that it's not all about sex. (imdb)
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    The Bedroom Window
    Terry is having an affair with his boss' wife Sylvia. One night after an office party they are together and Sylvia witnesses an attack on Denise from Terry's bedroom window. She doesn't want to expose their relationship and so is reluctant about talking to the police. Terry, wanting to help, gives the police the description of the attacker. He soon becomes the main suspect in the case. He then sets to find the real rapist/killer with some help from victim Denise. (imdb)
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    Nice Girls Don\
    April has a problem. Whenever she gets anything like passionate with a guy all sorts of things seem to spontaneously combust. (imdb)
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    Head Office
    Upon graduation from college with a business degree, John Issel is promptly hired by Helmes's company I.N.C. At INC, the one who gets ahead, does it by kissing ass, or over someone else's dead body. John keeps getting promotions, but cant figure out why. Actually management doesn't care about him, they hope that having hired him, his father, Senator Issel, will vote the way they like. (imdb)
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    The Hotel New Hampshire
    The film talks about a family that weathers all sorts of disasters and keeps going in spite of it all... (imdb)
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    Crackers
    Garvey (Jack Warden) is a San Francisco pawnshop operator. His unemployed and criminal friends Dillard... (imdb)
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    Micki + Maude
    A bigamist must keep his wives from meeting each other, which becomes tricky when they're both pregnant.
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    Strange Invaders
    Charlie's ex-wife disappears and he goes to where she grew up, a rural town in the mid-west, to look for her. But surprisingly, nobody knows about her or any of her many relatives, the Newman's. He meets aliens, but when he contacts the FBI they don't believe him. (imdb)
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    Deal of the Century
    Arms dealers from several companies vie to sell the most expensive and highest technological weapons to a South American dictator. There are complications; understanding the exact nature of how 'gifts' are used to grease the wheels of a sale, a religious conversion from one of the salesman and a romance that begins to grow between two competitors, not to mention the imminent financial collapse of one of the companies if they don't make this sale. (imdb)
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    Lovesick
    A psychiatrist who falls in love with a patient is visited by the spirit of Sigmund Freud, who gives him advice on how to handle it. (imdb)
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    The First Time
    A young film student pursues women while studying under a bizarre, eclectic film prof. (imdb)
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    A Little Sex
    A Little Sex....a lot of laughs! (imdb)
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    My Dinner with Andre
    Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory share their lives over the course of an evening meal at a restaurant.
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    Cheaper to Keep Her
    A newly divorced swinger on the prowl goes to work as a detective for a neurotic feminist attorney. (imdb)
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    Atlantic City
    Lou is a small time gangster, who thinks he used to be something big. He meets up with a younger girl... (imdb)
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    Simon
    A group of scientists take Simon, a psychology professor, as a test person for a brainwash experiment. After that they try to convince him that he was a living-being from another planet. (imdb)
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    Manhattan
    A divorced New Yorker currently dating a high-schooler brings himself to look for love in the mistress of his best friend instead (imdb)
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    All That Jazz
    Director/choreographer Bob Fosse tells his own life story as he details the sordid life of Joe Gideon (Roy Scheider), a womanizing, drug-using dancer. (imdb)
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    Starting Over
    A divorced man falls in love, but somehow he can't get over his ex-wife. This effects his love life in comic ways. Based on Dan Wakefield's novel. (imdb)
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    A Master Builder
    A successful, ego-maniacal architect who has spent a lifetime bullying his wife, employees and mistresses wants to make peace as his life approaches its final act. (imdb)
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