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Jon Favreau

Born: October 19, 1966, Flushing, New York City, New York - USA

Jonathan Kolia Favreau is an American actor and filmmaker.

As an actor, he is known for roles in films such as “Rudy” (1993), “Swingers” (1996) (which he also wrote), “Very Bad Things” (1998), “The Break-Up” (2006), “Couples Retreat” (2009), and “Chef” (2014) (which he also directed).

He has also directed the films “Elf” (2003), “Zathura: A Space Adventure” (2005), “Iron Man” (2008), “Iron Man 2” (2010), “Cowboys & Aliens” (2011), and “The Jungle Book” (2016), and served as an executive producer on “The Avengers” (2012), “Iron Man 3” (2013), and “Avengers: Age of Ultron” (2015).

Favreau also portrays Happy Hogan in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and played Pete Becker during season three of the television sitcom “Friends”.

He produces films under his banner, Fairview Entertainment. The company has been credited as co-producers in most of Favreau's directorial ventures.

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The Lion King (2019)

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Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba's exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.

54 2019 118
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Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

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Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian, in a journey that will set the course of one of the Star Wars saga’s most unlikely heroes.

72 2018 135
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The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling (2018)

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A two-part documentary on legendary comedian Garry Shandling, featuring interviews from nearly four dozen friends, family and colleagues; four decades’ worth of television appearances; and a lifetime of personal journals, private letters and home audio and video footage.

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Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

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Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, young Peter Parker (Tom Holland) returns home to live with his Aunt May. Under the watchful eye of mentor Tony Stark, Parker starts to embrace his newfound identity as Spider-Man. He also tries to return to his normal daily routine -- distracted by thoughts of proving himself to be more than just a friendly neighborhood superhero. Peter must soon put his powers to the test when the evil Vulture emerges to threaten everything that he holds dear.

78 2017 133
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The Jungle Book (2016)

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An orphan boy is raised in the Jungle with the help of a pack of wolves, a bear and a black panther.

76 2016 106
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Term Life (2016)

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If Nick Barrow can stay alive for 21 days, he'll die happy. Everyone Nick knows wants him dead; Mob bosses, contract killers, and dirty cops. Performing the last act of a desperate man, Nick takes out a million dollar insurance policy on himself, payable to his estranged daughter. The problem? The policy doesn't take effect for 21 days. Nick knows they'll be lucky to be alive for twenty-one hours.

54 2016 93
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Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

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When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from enacting his terrible plans, and soon uneasy alliances and unexpected action pave the way for an epic and unique global adventure.

77 2015 142
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Entourage (2015)

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Movie star Vincent Chase, together with his boys, Eric, Turtle and Johnny, are back…and back in business with super agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold. Some of their ambitions have changed, but the bond between them remains strong as they navigate the capricious and often cutthroat world of Hollywood.

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Chef (2014)

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A chef who loses his restaurant job starts up a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family.

73 2014 115
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Iron Man 3 (2013)

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When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.

73 2013 130
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The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

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A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belforts autobiography.

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Identity Thief (2013)

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When a mild-mannered businessman learns his identity has been stolen, he hits the road in an attempt to foil the thief -- a trip that puts him in the path of a deceptively harmless-looking woman.

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The Avengers (2012)

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When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins!

81 2012 143
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Cowboys & Aliens (2011)

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A woman struggles to find a way to live her life after the death of her husband and child.

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Zookeeper (2011)

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A comedy about a zookeeper who might be great with animals, but he doesn't know anything about the birds and the bees. The man can't find love, so he decides to quit his job at the zoo, but his animal friends try to stop him and teach him that Mother Nature knows best when it comes to love.

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Iron Man 2 (2010)

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With the world now aware of his dual life as the armored superhero Iron Man, billionaire inventor Tony Stark faces pressure from the government, the press, and the public to share his technology with the military. Unwilling to let go of his invention, Stark, along with Pepper Potts, and James \Rhodey\ Rhodes at his side, must forge new alliances - and confront powerful enemies.

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G-Force (2009)

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A team of trained secret agent animals, guinea pigs Darwin, Juarez, Blaster, mole Speckles, and fly Mooch takes on a mission for the US government to stop evil Leonard Saber, who plans to destroy the world with household appliances. But the government shuts them down and they are sentenced to a pet shop. Can they escape to defeat the villain and save the world?

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Couples Retreat (2009)

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Vince Vaughn headlines a talented and hilarious ensemble cast in this relationship comedy about four couples who go to a tropical island and get sucked into the resort's couples therapy. While at first reluctant to the new age psychology they're being handed, eventually some of the couples realize that their relationships are far from flawless. Written by Jon Favreau who also co-stars along with Kristen Bell, Jason Bateman, Malin Akerman, Kristin Davis, and Jean Reno.

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I Love You, Man (2009)

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Peter Klaven is a successful real estate agent who, upon getting engaged to the woman of his dreams, Zooey, discovers, to his dismay and chagrin, that he has no male friend close enough to serve as his Best Man. Peter immediately sets out to rectify the situation, embarking on a series of bizarre and awkward \man-dates,\ before meeting Sydney Fife.

71 2009 105
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Iron Man (2008)

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Tony Stark. Genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist. Son of legendary inventor and weapons contractor Howard Stark. When Tony Stark is assigned to give a weapons presentation to an Iraqi unit led by Lt. Col. James Rhodes, he's given a ride on enemy lines. That ride ends badly when Stark's Humvee that he's riding in is attacked by enemy combatants. He survives - barely - with a chest full of shrapnel and a car battery attached to his heart. In order to survive he comes up with a way to miniaturize the battery and figures out that the battery can power something else. Thus Iron Man is born. He uses the primitive device to escape from the cave in Iraq. Once back home, he then begins work on perfecting the Iron Man suit. But the man who was put in charge of Stark Industries has plans of his own to take over Tony's technology for other matters.

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Four Christmases (2008)

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Brad and Kate have made something of an art form out of avoiding their families during the holidays, but this year their foolproof plan is about go bust -- big time. Stuck at the city airport after all departing flights are canceled, the couple is embarrassed to see their ruse exposed to the world by an overzealous television reporter. Now, Brad and Kate are left with precious little choice other than to swallow their pride and suffer the rounds.

56 2008 88
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Open Season (2006)

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Boog (Martin Lawrence), a domesticated grizzly bear with no survival skills, has his perfect world turned upside down when he meets Elliot (Ashton Kutcher) a scrawny, fast-talking mule deer. When Elliot convinces Boog to leave his cushy home in a park ranger's garage to try a taste of the great outdoors, things quickly spiral out of control. Relocated to the forest with open season only three days away, Boog and Elliot must acclimate in a hurry. They must join forces to unite the woodland creatures and take the forest back!

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The Break-Up (2006)

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Superstars Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn star in this smash-hit romantic comedy about the dissolution of one Chicago couple's live-in romance. Aniston is an art dealer who is pushed to the breaking-up point with her bullish sweet-talking boyfriend (Vaughn) and calls it quits. When neither ex is willing to move out of the condo they used to share, the only solution is to continue living as hostile roommates until somebody caves. Bittersweet and original, The Break-Up toys with conventions of the genre to produce a remarkably affecting and honest depiction love with all the details. Also starring Jon Favreau, Joey Lauren Adams, Jason Bateman and Judy Davis.

58 2006 106
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Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - Hollywood to the Heartland (2006)

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In the spirit of the old west variety shows, Vaughn played host to the ensemble of comedians and performed improvisational sketches with surprise celebrity and musical guests. The film chronicles the journey of Vaughn and the comedians as travel over 6,000 miles and perform 30 shows in 30 consecutive nights in cities across the nation.

62 2006 100
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Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)

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After their father (Tim Robbins) is called into work, two young boys, Walter (Josh Hutcherson) and Danny (Jonah Bobo), are left in the care of their teenage sister, Lisa (Kristen Stewart), and told they must stay inside. Walter and Danny, who anticipate a boring day, are shocked when they begin playing Zathura, a space-themed board game, which they realize has mystical powers when their house is shot into space. With the help of an astronaut (Dax Shepard), the boys attempt to return home.

61 2005 101
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Wimbledon (2004)

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Pro tennis "hot shot" Lizzie Bradbury (Kirsten Dunst) is a rising star who lives to win. But when she falls for long-shot contender Peter Colt (Paul Bettany) amid the glitz and glamour of Wimbledon, Lizzie discovers it's not if you win or lose, but how you play the game... of love. A deliciously witty romantic comedy about chasing your dreams and risking your heart, Wimbledon is a fun and charming story of love across the net.

59 2004 98
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Elf (2003)

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One Christmas Eve a long time ago, a baby crawled into Santa's bag of toys ... Raised as an elf, Buddy grows into an adult three times larger than the biggest elf and realizes that he will never truly fit in at the North Pole. This holiday season, Buddy goes looking for his true place in the world - in New York City. Buddy finds his workaholic father, who's on Santa's "naughty" list, a new mother and a 10-year-old brother who doesn't believe in Santa Claus or elves. Here, now, Buddy discovers his destiny - to save Christmas for New York and the world!

69 2003 97
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Something's Gotta Give (2003)

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Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart attack at the home of Marin's mother Erica. Left in the care of Erica and his doctor, a love triangle starts to take shape.

67 2003 128
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The Big Empty (2003)

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Struggling actor John Person agrees to drive a blue suitcase from Los Angeles to the small town of Baker, Calif., and hand it over to a mysterious cowboy in return for having his credit card debt of $27,000 paid off. Upon his arrival, John can't find the cowboy but receives an ominously head-shaped package he's supposed to hang onto. While waiting, John gets close to Ruthie, whose psychotic boyfriend, Randy, keeps threatening to kill him.

62 2003 94
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Daredevil (2003)

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He dwells in a world of external night, but the blackness is filled with sounds and scents, tastes and textures that most cannot perceive. Although attorney Matt Murdock is blind, his other four senses function with superhuman sharpness. By day, Murdock represents the downtrodden. At night he is Daredevil, a masked vigilante stalking the dark streets of the city, a relentless avenger of justice.

53 2003 103
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The Replacements (2000)

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Maverick old-guard coach Jimmy McGinty is hired in the wake of a players' strike to help the Washington Sentinels advance to the playoffs. But that impossible dream hinges on whether his replacements can hunker down and do the job. So, McGinty dusts off his secret dossier of ex-players who never got a chance (or screwed up the one they were given) and knits together a bad-dream team of guys who just may give the Sentinels their title shot.

65 2000 118
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Deep Impact (1998)

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A seven-mile-wide space rock is hurtling toward Earth, threatening to obliterate the planet. Now, it's up to the president of the United States to save the world. He appoints a tough-as-nails veteran astronaut to lead a joint American-Russian crew into space to destroy the comet before impact. Meanwhile, an enterprising reporter uses her smarts to uncover the scoop of the century.

61 1998 120
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Very Bad Things (1998)

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Jackie Chan is a youngster, living in a remote vllage with his grandfather who teaches him Kong-Fu (naturally). He keeps getting into fights, even though his grandfather warns him not to show their Kong-Fu to others. Jackie, though, is tempted by some thugs he beat up to act as the master of a Kong-Fu school. This school's name apparently spreads far, as an old enemy of Jackie's grandfather (who t

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Swingers (1996)

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This is a story about Mike, a guy who left his girl in New York when he came to LA to be a star. It's been six months since his girlfriend left him and he's not doing so good. So, his pal and some other friends try and get him back in the social scene and forget about his 6 year relationship.

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Rudy (1993)

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Rudy grew up in a steel mill town where most people ended up working, but wanted to play football at Notre Dame instead. There were only a couple of problems. His grades were a little low, his athletic skills were poor, and he was only half the size of the other players. But he had the drive and the spirit of 5 people and has set his sights upon joining the team.

75 1993 114
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Flashdance (1983)

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The popular 1980’s dance movie that depicts the life of an exotic dancer with a side job as a welder who true desire is to get into ballet school. It’s her dream to be a professional dancer and now is her chance. The film has a great soundtrack with an Oscar winning song.

61 1983 95



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