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Jennifer Saunders

Born: July 12, 1958, Sleaford, Lincolnshire - England

Jennifer Jane Saunders is an English comedian, screenwriter, singer, and actress.

She has won two BAFTAs, an International Emmy Award, a British Comedy Award, a Rose d'Or Light Entertainment Festival Award, two Writers' Guild of Great Britain Awards, and a Peoples Choice Award.

She first came into widespread attention in the 1980s and early 1990s when she became a member of The Comic Strip after graduating from the Central School of Speech and Drama.

Along with her comedy partner Dawn French, she writes and stars in their eponymous sketch show, “French & Saunders”, and has received international acclaim for writing and playing the lead role of Edina Monsoon in the BBC sitcom “Absolutely Fabulous”.

In her other work, she has guest starred in the American sitcoms “Roseanne” and “Friends” and won the American People's Choice Award for voicing the wicked Fairy Godmother in DreamWorks' animated “Shrek 2”. More recently, she wrote and starred in “Jam & Jerusalem” and “The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle”.

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Poster of Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie
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Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (2016)

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Comedy |
Crime |
United Kingdom |
USA |
| 91 Min

The first cinematic adventure for the long-running British comedy where the whole original cast is going to be reunited.

54 2016 91
Poster of Sing
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Sing (2016)

Movie
Animation |
Comedy |
Family |
USA |
| 108 Min

A koala named Buster recruits his best friend to help him drum up business for his theater by hosting a singing competition.

72 2016 108
Poster of Minions
64%

Minions (2015)

Movie
Animation |
Adventure |
Comedy |
USA |
| 91 Min

A stranger mentors a young Reno gambler who weds a hooker and befriends a vulgar casino regular.

64 2015 91
Poster of Coraline
77%

Coraline (2009)

Movie
Animation |
USA |
| 100 Min

When Coraline moves to an old house, she feels bored and neglected by her parents. She finds a hidden door with a bricked up passage. During the night, she crosses the passage and finds a parallel world where everybody has buttons instead of eyes, with caring parents and all her dreams coming true. When the Other Mother invites Coraline to stay in her world forever, the girl refuses and finds that the alternate reality where she is trapped is only a trick to lure her.

77 2009 100
Poster of Shrek 2
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Shrek 2 (2004)

Movie
Adventure |
Animation |
Comedy |
Fantasy |
USA |
| 93 Min

Happily ever after never seemed so far far away when a trip to meet the in-laws turns into a hilariously twisted adventure for Shrek (Mike Myers) and Fiona (Cameron Diaz). With the help of his faithful Donkey (Eddie Murphy), Shrek takes on a potion-brewing Fairy Godmother, the pompous Prince Charming (Rupert Everett), and the ogre-killer, Puss In Boots (Antonio Banderas) who's a pussycat at heart.

72 2004 93
Poster of Absolutely Fabulous
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Absolutely Fabulous (2001)

Movie
| 105 Min

Edina Monsoon and her best friend Patsy drive Eddie's sensible daughter, Saffron, up the wall with their constant drug abuse and outrageous selfishness. Numerous in-jokes and heavy doses of cruel humour have made this series a cult hit in the UK and abroad

46 2001 105
Poster of Muppet Treasure Island
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Muppet Treasure Island (1996)

Movie
Comedy |
USA |
| 100 Min

After telling the story of Flint's last journey to young Jim Hawkins, Billy Bones has a heart attack and dies just as Jim and his friends are attacked by pirates. The gang escapes into the town where they hire out a boat and crew to find the hidden treasure, which was revealed by Bones before he died. On their voyage across the seas, they soon find out that not everyone on board can be trusted.

69 1996 100



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