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Molly Shannon

Born: September 16, 1964, Shaker Heights, Ohio - USA

Molly Helen Shannon is an American actress who was a cast member on “Saturday Night Live” from 1995 to 2001.

In 2017 she won the Film Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film “Other People”.

She has appeared in supporting roles in a number of films, such as “A Night at the Roxbury” (1998), “Never Been Kissed” (1999), “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (2000), “Osmosis Jones” (2001), “My Boss's Daughter” (2003), “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby” (2006), and “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” (2015). Her voice can also be heard in “Igor” (2008) and the “Hotel Transylvania” film series.

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Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018)

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Dracula, Mavis, Johnny and the rest of the Drac Pack take a vacation on a luxury Monster Cruise Ship, where Dracula falls in love with the ship's captain, Ericka, who's secretly a descendant of Abraham Van Helsing, the notorious monster slayer.

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Half Magic (2018)

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Explores themes of female empowerment through sex, work, and friendship. These women are able to come together through their frustration over male dominance and in fact use their newly formed sisterhood to lean on each other and understand that they must first learn to love themselves before doing anything else.

46 2018 94
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Wild Nights with Emily (2018)

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Molly Shannon plays Emily Dickinson in Wild Nights With Emily, a humorous drama. This independent film explores her vivacious, irreverent side that was covered up for years — most notably Emily’s lifelong romantic relationship with another woman

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Private Life (2018)

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Richard and Rachel, a couple in the throes of infertility, try to maintain their marriage as they descend deeper and deeper into the insular world of assisted reproduction and domestic adoption.

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The Little Hours (2017)

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Alison Brie, Aubrey Plaza and Kate Micucci star as disorderly nuns in this outrageous and unapologetically raunchy comedy set in the middle ages. When unruly nuns Alessandra (Alison Brie), Fernanda (Aubrey Plaza) and Ginevra (Kate Micucci) drive off their convent's day laborer, Father Tommasso (John C. Reilly) is forced to hire a new hand, Masetto (Dave Franco), a servant on the run from his former master. Masetto is introduced to the repressed nuns as a deaf-mute in order to dissuade lustfulness, but soon the convent is teeming with salaciousness and debauchery of an unholy nature.

59 2017 90
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Fun Mom Dinner (2017)

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Four moms whose only common ground is their kids' preschool class, decide to get together for a harmless "fun mom dinner."

43 2017 81
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The Layover (2017)

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William H. Macy directs this road-trip comedy following Meg (Kate Upton) and Kate (Alexandra Daddario), two single best friends whose vacation plans are disrupted when their plane is rerouted due to a hurricane warning. During an extended layover in St. Louis, the women compete against each other for the attention of an attractive man (Matt Barr) from their flight.

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Divorce (2016)

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An upcoming HBO show centering on Frances, a woman who suddenly begins to reassess her life and her marriage, and finds that making a clean break and a fresh start is harder than she thought.

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Other People (2016)

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David, a struggling comedy writer fresh off from breaking up with his boyfriend, moves from New York City to Sacramento to help his sick mother. Living with his conservative father and much-younger sisters for the first time in ten years, he feels like a stranger in his childhood home. As his mother’s health declines, David frantically tries to extract meaning from this horrible experience and convince everyone (including himself) that he's \doing okay.”

67 2016 97
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Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)

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When the old-old-old-fashioned vampire Vlad arrives at the hotel for an impromptu family get-together, Hotel Transylvania is in for a collision of supernatural old-school and modern day cool.

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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)

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Greg is coasting through senior year of high school as anonymously as possible, avoiding social interactions like the plague while secretly making spirited, bizarre films with Earl, his only friend. But both his anonymity and friendship threaten to unravel when his mother forces him to befriend a classmate with leukemia.

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The (Dead Mothers) Club (2014)

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| 75 Min

Three women whose paths never cross, yet are bound by the shared experience of losing their mothers during adolescence, exploring each one’s sometimes-complex relationship with her mother.

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Life After Beth (2014)

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Zach is devastated by the unexpected death of his girlfriend, Beth. When she mysteriously returns, he gets a second chance at love. Soon his whole world turns upside down...

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Scary Movie 5 (2013)

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Home with their newly-formed family, happy parents Dan and Jody are haunted by sinister, paranormal activities — disrupting new mama Jody’s dancing aspirations in the “Swan Lake ballet and threatening Dan’s rise as an ape researcher. Determined to expel the insidious force, they install security cameras and discover their family is being stalked by an evil dead demon! The latest installment of the SCARY MOVIE franchise includes hilarious, non-stop send ups of some of the biggest recent cinematic hits and pop culture, featuring Ashley Tisdale, Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan, Snoop Dogg, Katt Williams, Katrina Bowden, Kate Walsh, Heather Locklear and Mike Tyson.

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Trust Me (2013)

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Trust Me follows flailing Hollywood agent Howard, who seemingly strikes gold after signing the next big child star. What results is an unexpected ride through the nasty inner workings of Hollywood, as Howard desperately tries to make it in an industry that has no interest in recognizing his bumbling but ultimately genuine nature.

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Hotel Transylvania (2012)

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Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula’s lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. One special weekend, Dracula (Adam Sandler) has invited all his best friends – Frankenstein and his wife, the Mummy, the Invisible Man, the Werewolf family, and more – to celebrate his beloved daughter Mavis’s (Selena Gomez) 118th birthday. For Dracula catering to all of these legendary monsters is no problem but the party really starts when one ordinary guy stumbles into the hotel and changes everything!

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Bad Teacher (2011)

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Elizabeth Halsey is a foulmouthed, ruthless, and inappropriate teacher. When she’s dumped by her fiancé, she sets her sights on a rich, handsome substitute teacher, her scheming gets her into a whole heap of trouble.

57 2011 92
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Neighbors from Hell (2010)

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Neighbors from Hell was a satirical American animated sitcom that ran on TBS from June 7, 2010 to July 26, 2010. The executive producer of the series is Pam Brady. The first and only season consisted of 10 episodes. The series is owned by 20th Century Fox Film Corporation. It's produced by Fox Television Animation and MoonBoy Animation, a division of DreamWorks Animation. The majority of the animation is produced by Bardel Entertainment in Vancouver, and a team of animators in Los Angeles, Bento Box Entertainment, did some of the animation and retakes.

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Snow Buddies (2008)

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| 87 Min

Dylan Sprouse, Jim Belushi and Kris Kristofferson lend their voices to this family-friendly tale about a feisty pack of golden retriever puppies that embarks on an Alaskan adventure. When they find themselves stranded in the northern wilderness, the canine offspring of famed sports star Air Bud team up with an experienced sled dog and a husky pup, who teach them the importance of working together.

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Evan Almighty (2007)

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Steve Carell, reprising his role as the polished, preening newscaster Evan Baxter of Bruce Almighty, is the next person selected by God to perform a holy mission in this hilarious family comedy. Newly elected to Congress, Evan's life is turned upside-down when God appears and mysteriously commands him to build an ark. But his befuddled family just can't decide whether Evan is having an extraordinary mid-life crisis or is truly on to something of Biblical proportions...Also starring Academy Award®-winner Morgan Freeman, John Goodman, and Lauren Graham.

54 2007 96
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Year of the Dog (2007)

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A secretary's life changes in unexpected ways after her dog dies.

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Little Man (2006)

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Hired to steal the fabulous Queen Diamond, pint-sized jewel thief Calvin Sims and his dimwitted partner Percy stash the stone in Vanessa Edwards' handbag when their getaway plans go uproariously awry. Discovering Vanessa's husband, Darryl, who's hopelessly obsessed with becoming a father, Calvin trades in his duds for diapers and poses as an abandoned baby. Suffering through a host of hysterical humiliations and outrageous family outings, Calvin desperately tries to retrieve the gem before his cover is blown, and Darryl and Vanessa really cut him down to size. 

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Gray Matters (2006)

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They finish each others sentences, dance like Fred and Ginger, and share the same downtown loft--the perfect couple? Not exactly. Gray and Sam, are a sister and brother so compatible and inseparable that people actually assume they are dating. Mortified, they both agree they must branch out and start searching for love. Hell look for a guy for her and shell look for a gal for him.

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The Wedding Weekend (2006)

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A group of guys who sang together in a college a cappella group reunite 15 years later to perform at a friend's wedding and discover how their lives have progressed -- and in some cases regressed -- since their college heyday.

58 2006 96
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Scary Movie 4 (2006)

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Cindy finds out the house she lives in is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien \Tr-iPods\ are invading the world and she has to uncover the secret in order to stop them.

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American Splendor (2003)

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An original mix of fiction and reality illuminates the life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar.

75 2003 101
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My Boss's Daughter (2003)

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When a young man agrees to housesit for his boss, he thinks it'll be the perfect opportunity to get close to the woman he desperately has a crush on - his boss's daughter. But he doesn't plan on the long line of other houseguests that try to keep him from his mission. And he also has to deal with the daughter's older brother, who's on the run from local drug dealers

46 2003 83
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The Santa Clause 2 (2002)

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Better watch out! The big guy in red is coming to town once again. This time, Scott Calvin -- also known as Santa Claus -- finds out theres an obscure clause in his contract requiring him to take on a wife. He has to leave the North Pole to fulfill his obligations, or else hell be forced to give up his Yuletide gig.

55 2002 104
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Osmosis Jones (2001)

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A policeman white blood cell, with the help of a cold pill, must stop a deadly virus from destroying the human they live in, Frank.

62 2001 95
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Wet Hot American Summer (2001)

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The setting is Camp Firewood, the year 1981. It's the last day before everyone goes back to the real world, but there's still a summer's worth of unfinished business to resolve. At the center of the action is camp director Beth, who struggles to keep order while she falls in love with the local astrophysics professor. He is busy trying to save the camp from a deadly piece of NASA's Skylab which is hurtling toward earth. All that, plus: a dangerous waterfall rescue, love triangles, misfits, cool kids, and talking vegetable cans. The questions will all be resolved, of course, at the big talent show at the end of the day.

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

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He's mean, he's green, and he doesn't like the Yuletide season one bit. Jim Carrey stars as the title character in this live-action adaptation of the classic children's story by Dr. Seuss. High atop Mt. Crumpet, The Grinch observes the residents of Whoville joyously preparing to celebrate Christmas. He decides he's had enough of all this happiness, and conspires to steal Christmas from Whoville! A fascinating film filled with Academy Award nominated sets and Academy Award winning make-up that perfectly captures the unique look of Dr. Seuss' world. A true holiday classic!

60 2000 104
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My 5 Wives (2000)

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A three times divorced real estate tycoon, who thought he was through with love. Gets more then he bargained for when he invests in some property for a ski resort in Utah.

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Never Been Kissed (1999)

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Josie Geller, a baby-faced junior copywriter at the Chicago Sun-Times, must pose as a student at her former high school to research contemporary teenage culture. With the help of her brother, Rob, Josie infiltrates the inner circle of the most popular clique on campus. But she hits a major snag in her investigation -- not to mention her own failed love life -- when she falls for her dreamy English teacher, Sam Coulson.

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Analyze This (1999)

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'Toon star Roger is worried that his wife Jessica is playing pattycake with someone else, so the studio hires detective Eddie Valiant to snoop on her. But the stakes are quickly raised when Marvin Acme is found dead and Roger is the prime suspect.

67 1999 103
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A Night at the Roxbury (1998)

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The story of two wealthy brothers, Steve and Doug Butabi who are trying to get into the hottest club in town, The Roxbury. Unfortunately, the boys are complete and utter losers and have no chance of getting in. However, after the boys get into a little fender bender with Richard Grieco (played by himself), their luck starts to turn around. Based on the popular Saturday Night Live skit

62 1998 82



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