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Jack Black

Born: August 28, 1969, Santa Monica, California - USA

Thomas Jacob Black, known professionally as Jack Black, is an American actor, comedian and musician.

His acting career has been extensive, starring primarily in comedy films. Black is known for his roles in “Shallow Hal” (2001), “School of Rock” (2003), “King Kong” (2005), “The Holiday” (2006), the “Kung Fu Panda” franchise (2008–2016), “Tropic Thunder” (2008), “Gulliver's Travels” (2010), and “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” (2017). He has been nominated for two Golden Globe Awards.

Black is the lead vocalist of the comedic rock group Tenacious D which he formed in 1994 with friend Kyle Gass. They have released the albums Tenacious D, The Pick of Destiny and Rize of the Fenix.

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Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot (2018)

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On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.

69 2018 113
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The House with a Clock in its Walls (2018)

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A young orphan named Lewis Barnavelt discovers a world of hidden passageways in his uncle's old house.

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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)

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In the brand-new adventure Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, starring an all-star cast – Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, and Karen Gillan – four unlikely friends get sucked into the perilous world of Jumanji, and are transformed into avatars with unique skills. They’ll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, or they’ll be stuck in Jumanji forever…

68 2017 119
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The Polka King (2017)

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Local Pennsylvania polka legend Jan Lewan develops a plan to get rich that shocks his fans and lands him in jail.

59 2017 95
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Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)

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When Po's long-lost panda father suddenly reappears, the reunited duo travels to a secret panda paradise to meet scores of hilarious new panda characters. But when the supernatural villain Kai begins to sweep across China defeating all the kung fu masters, Po must do the impossible-learn to train a village full of his fun-loving, clumsy brethren to become the ultimate band of Kung Fu Pandas.

72 2016 95
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Goosebumps (2015)

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| 103 Min

A young kid teams up with the niece of young adult horror author R.L. Stine after the writer's imaginary demons are set free on the town of Greendale, Maryland.

64 2015 103
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The D Train (2015)

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| 101 Min

With his 20th reunion looming, Dan can’t shake his high school insecurities. In a misguided mission to prove he’s changed, Dan rekindles a friendship with the popular guy from his class and is left scrambling to protect more than just his reputation when a wild night takes an unexpected turn.

51 2015 101
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The Brink (2015)

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An epic dark comedy focusing on a geopolitical crisis and its effect on three disparate and desperate men: U.S. Secretary of State Walter Hollander; Alex Coppins, a lowly Foreign Service officer; and Zeke Callahan, an ace Navy fighter pilot. These three compromised souls must pull through the chaos around them to save the planet from World War III.

78 2015 30
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Sex Tape (2014)

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When Jay and Annie first got together, their romantic connection was intense – but ten years and two kids later, the flame of their love needs a spark. To kick things up a notch, they decide – why not? – to make a video of themselves trying out every position in The Joy of Sex in one marathon three-hour session. It seems like a great idea – until they discover that their most private video is no longer private. With their reputations on the line, they know they’re just one click away from being laid bare to the world... but as their race to reclaim their video leads to a night they'll never forget, they'll find that their video will expose even more than they bargained for.

51 2014 97
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Harmontown (2014)

Documentary
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A comedic, brutally honest documentary following self-destructive TV writer Dan Harmon (NBC's Community) as he takes his live podcast on a national tour.

74 2014 95
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Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)

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Jack Black is back as Po in this fiercely funny sequel. In his biggest challenge since becoming the Dragon Warrior, Po must lead his fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five, on a mission of epic proportions to defeat his most threatening rival yet. KUNG FU PANDA 2 packs a powerful punch that combines non-stop action, beautiful storytelling and stunning animation in an all-new, awesome adventure!

73 2011 91
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The Big Year (2011)

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Three avid bird watchers compete to spot the rarest birds in North America at a prestigious annual event.

62 2011 100
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The Muppets (2011)

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When Kermit the Frog and the Muppets learn that their beloved theater is slated for demolition, a sympathetic human, Gary, and his puppet roommate, Walter, swoop in to help the gang put on a show and raise the $10 million they need to save the day.

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Bernie (2011)

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In this true story in the tiny, rural town of Carthage, TX, assistant funeral director Bernie Tiede was one of the town's most beloved residents. Everyone loved and appreciated Bernie, and it came as no surprise when he befriended Marjorie Nugent, an affluent widow who was as well known for her sour attitude as her fortune. Until that day news came that Marjorie Nugent had been dead for some time, and Bernie Tiede was being charged with the murder.

68 2011 100
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Gulliver's Travels (2010)

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Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver takes an assignment in Bermuda, but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens.

49 2010 85
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Kung Fu Panda Holiday (2010)

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The Winter Feast is Po's favorite holiday. Every year he and his father hang decorations, cook together, and serve noodle soup to the villagers. But this year Shifu informs Po that as Dragon Warrior, it is his duty to host the formal Winter Feast at the Jade Palace. Po is caught between his obligations as the Dragon Warrior and his family traditions: between Shifu and Mr. Ping.

69 2010 21
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Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (2010)

Documentary
| 107 Min

An in-depth look at the Canadian rock band Rush, chronicling the band's musical evolution from their progressive rock sound of the '70s to their current heavy rock style

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Year One (2009)

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When a couple of lazy hunter-gatherers are banished from their primitive village, they set off on an epic journey through the ancient world.

49 2009 97
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Kung Fu Panda (2008)

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Prepare for awesomeness with this delightful Academy Award®-nominated DreamWorks Animation film. Jack Black is the voice of Po, a noodle slurping dreamer who must embrace his true self-fuzzy flaws and all–in order to become the real Dragon Warrior. Filled with high-kicking humor, groundbreaking animation, and an all-star cast including Angelina Jolie, Seth Rogen, Jackie Chan and Dustin Hoffman.

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Tropic Thunder (2008)

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| 107 Min

Vietnam veteran \Four Leaf\ Tayback's memoir, Tropic Thunder, is being made into a film. Director Damien Cockburn can’t control the cast of prima donnas. Behind schedule and over budget, Cockburn is ordered by a studio executive to get filming back on track, or risk its cancellation. On Tayback's advice, Cockburn drops the actors into the middle of the jungle to film the remaining scenes. Unbeknownst to the actors and production, the group have been dropped in the middle of the Golden Triangle, the home of heroin-producing gangs.

70 2008 107
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Be Kind Rewind (2008)

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A man whose brain becomes magnetized unintentionally destroys every tape in his friend's video store. In order to satisfy the store's most loyal renter, an aging woman with signs of dementia, the two men set out to remake the lost films.

64 2008 102
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Margot at the Wedding (2007)

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Margot and her son Claude decide to visit her sister Pauline after she announces that she is getting married to less-than-impressive Malcolm. In short order, the storm the sisters create leaves behind a mess of thrashed relationships and exposed family secrets.

61 2007 91
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The Holiday (2006)

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Cameron Diaz and Academy Award®-winner Kate Winslet star as two women who have just survived bad bouts of man trouble just before the holidays. Desperate for a change of scene, they swap houses and travel in different directions (Diaz to London, Winslet to Los Angeles), each finds herself alone in an unfamiliar town, but neither remains a stranger in her new surroundings for long. The all-star cast includes Jude Law, Jack Black, Eli Wallach, Ed Burns and Rufus Sewell. From writer-director Nancy Meyers.

69 2006 136
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Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)

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In Venice Beach, naive Midwesterner JB bonds with local slacker KG and they form the rock band Tenacious D. Setting out to become the world's greatest band is no easy feat, so they set out to steal what could be the answer to their prayers... a magical guitar pick housed in a rock-and-roll museum some 300 miles away.

68 2006 93
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Nacho Libre (2006)

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Nacho Libre is loosely based on the story of Fray Tormenta (\Friar Storm\), aka Rev. Sergio Gutierrez Benitez, a real-life Mexican Catholic priest who had a 23-year career as a masked luchador. He competed in order to support the orphanage he directed. The producers are Jack Black, David Klawans, Julia Pistor, and Mike White.

57 2006 92
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King Kong (2005)

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In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with leading lady Ann Darrow.

73 2005 187
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Shark Tale (2004)

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Oscar (Will Smith), a lowly tongue-scrubber at the local Whale Wash, becomes a hero when he tells a great white lie. When his lie begins to unravel, Oscar teams up with an outcast vegetarian shark, Lenny (Jack Black) and his loyal friend Angie (Renée Zellweger) to help him stand up to the most feared shark in the water (Robert De Niro) and find his true place in the reef.

60 2004 89
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Envy (2004)

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A man becomes increasingly jealous of his friend s newfound success.

48 2004 99
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School of Rock (2003)

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Fired from his band and hard up for cash, guitarist and vocalist Dewey Finn finagles his way into a job as a fourth-grade substitute teacher at a private school, where he secretly begins teaching his students the finer points of rock n roll. The schools hard-nosed principal is rightly suspicious of Finns activities. But Finns roommate remains in the dark about what hes doing.

71 2003 108
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Ice Age (2002)

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With the impending ice age almost upon them, a mismatched trio of prehistoric critters -- Manny the woolly mammoth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger and Sid the giant sloth -- find an orphaned infant and decide to return it to its human parents. Along the way, the unlikely allies become friends. But when enemies attack, their quest takes on far nobler aims..

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Orange County (2002)

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Shaun Brumder is a local surfer kid from Orange County who dreams of going to Stanford to become a writer and to get away from his disfunctional family household. Except Shaun runs into one complication after another starting when his application is rejected after his dim-witted guidance counselor sends the wrong application.

62 2002 82
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Saving Silverman (2001)

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A pair of buddies conspire to save their best friend from marrying the wrong woman, a cold-hearted beauty who snatches him from them and breaks up their Neil Diamond cover band.

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Shallow Hal (2001)

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| 114 Min

A shallow man falls in love with a 300 pound woman because of her \inner beauty\.

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High Fidelity (2000)

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When record store owner Rob Gordon gets dumped by his girlfriend, Laura, because he hasn't changed since they met, he revisits his top five breakups of all time in an attempt to figure out what went wrong. As Rob seeks out his former lovers to find out why they left, he keeps up his efforts to win Laura back.

76 2000 113
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The Jackal (1997)

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| 124 Min

When a deadly and faceless international assassin (Bruce Willis) eludes the best efforts of the FBI, they must turn to the only man who has ever seen him-- an imprisoned IRA terrorist (Richard Gere). With Academy Award winner Sidney Poiter, this glob trotting action thriller will keep you on the edge of your seat!

63 1997 124
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Crossworlds (1997)

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College good guy Joe is drawn into a battle to save the world from arch-enemy Ferris. Joes heirloom pendant just happens to be the key to the staff that opens doors to the Crossworlds. When Laura shows up to check on the key and Ferris goons begin their assaults, they run to semi-retired adventurer A.T. for help and guidance.

53 1997 90
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Bio-Dome (1996)

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Bud and Doyle are two losers who are doing nothing with their lives. Both of their girlfriends are actively involved in saving the environment, but the two friends couldn't care less about saving the Earth. One day, when a group of scientists begin a mission to live inside a \Bio-Dome\ for a year without outside contact, Bud and Doyle mistakenly become part of the project themselves.

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The Cable Guy (1996)

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When recently single Steven moves into his new apartment, cable guy Chip comes to hook him up -- and doesn't let go. Initially, Chip is just overzealous in his desire to be Steven's pal, but when Steven tries to end the \friendship,\ Chip shows his dark side. He begins stalking Steven, who's left to fend for himself because no one else can believe Chip's capable of such behavior.

60 1996 96
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Waterworld (1995)

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Academy Award winner Kevin Costner stars in this post-apocalyptic adventure that takes us to a future Earth that is completely flooded after the melting of the polar ice caps. Costner captivates as a lone maverick that helps a mother (Tripplehorn) and her daughter flee from a band of nomadic terrorists. Academy Award nominee Dennis Hopper delivers another brilliantly villainous performance as the leader of this tribe of travelling warriors. This entertaining film offers a sweeping, liquid vision of the future anchored by powerful and commanding performances.

61 1995 135
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Dead Man Walking (1995)

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A justice drama based on a true story about a man on death row who in his last days forms a strong relationship with a nun who teaches him forgiveness and gives him spirituality as she accompanies him to his execution. Susan Sarandon won an Oscar for best female actress for her convincing portrayal of Sister Helen Prejean.

76 1995 122
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The Neverending Story III: Escape from Fantasia (1994)

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A young boy must restore order when a group of bullies steal the magical book that acts as a portal between Earth and the imaginary world of Fantasia.

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