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Steve Martin

Born: August 14, 1945, Waco, Texas - USA

Stephen Glenn “Steve” Martin is an American actor, comedian, writer, playwright, producer, musician, and composer.

Martin was born in Waco, Texas, and raised in Southern California, where his early influences were working at Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm and working magic and comedy acts at these and other smaller venues in the area.

His ascent to fame picked up when he became a writer for the “Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour”, and later became a frequent guest on “The Tonight Show”. In the 1970s, Martin performed his offbeat, absurdist comedy routines before packed houses on national tours.

Since the 1980s, having branched away from stand-up comedy, he has become a successful actor, playwright, pianist, banjo player, and juggler, eventually earning Emmy, Grammy, and American Comedy awards.

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Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016)

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| 110 Min

The story is told from the point of view of 19-year-old private Billy Lynn who, along with his fellow soldiers in Bravo Squad, becomes a hero after a harrowing battle in Iraq and is brought home temporarily for a victory tour.

63 2016 110
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Home (2015)

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When Earth is taken over by the overly-confident Boov, an alien race in search of a new place to call home, all humans are promptly relocated, while all Boov get busy reorganizing the planet. But when one resourceful girl, Tip (Rihanna), manages to avoid capture, she finds herself the accidental accomplice of a banished Boov named Oh (Jim Parsons). The two fugitives realize there’s a lot more at stake than intergalactic relations as they embark on the road trip of a lifetime.

67 2015 94
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The Big Year (2011)

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| 100 Min

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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Give Me the Banjo (2011)

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| 90 Min

The Banjo Project is a cross-media cultural odyssey: a major television documentary, a live stage/multi-media performance, and a website that chronicle the journey of America’s quintessential instrument—the banjo—from its African roots to the 21st century. It’s a collaboration between Emmy-winning writer-producer Marc Fields and banjo virtuoso Tony Trischka (the Project’s Music Director), one of the most acclaimed acoustic musicians of his generation.

70 2011 90
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The Pink Panther 2 (2009)

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When legendary treasures from around the world are stolen, including the priceless Pink Panther Diamond, Chief Inspector Dreyfus is forced to assign Inspector Clouseau to a team of international detectives and experts charged with catching the thief and retrieving the stolen artifacts.

55 2009 92
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It's Complicated (2009)

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| 121 Min

Academy Award®-winner Meryl Streep stars as a mother of three whose amicable relationship with her remarried ex-husband (Oscar®-nominee Alec Baldwin) unexpectedly becomes more than amicable, which in turn makes her something almost unimaginable--the other woman. It's all perfectly tawdry until Academy Award®-nominee Steve Martin enters the picture as an architect also desiring Streep's affections. Funny, intelligent, and refreshingly mature, this charming comedy from director Nancy Meyers proves that in matters of love, divorce, and everything in between it's...well, It's Complicated.

66 2009 121
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Traitor (2008)

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| 114 Min

When straight arrow FBI agent Roy Clayton heads up the investigation into a dangerous international conspiracy, all clues seem to lead back to former U.S. Special Operations officer, Samir Horn.

70 2008 114
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Baby Mama (2008)

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In a side-splitting film that brings together some of comedy's sharpest talent, stars Tina Fey and Amy Poehler and writer/director Michael McCullers join forces to tell the story of two women, one apartment and the nine months that will change their lives. The always winning and wry Fey portrays a focused and driven New York career woman who desperately wants a baby but is physically unable to carry the child herself. Undaunted, she recruits a South Philly working girl (Poehler) to act as her surrogate. Everything goes according to plan until a pregnant Poehler shows up on Fey's doorstep with no place to live, and suddenly two very different women are joined together to create a very unexpected family. Hilarious and crackling smart, BABY MAMA also stars Academy Award-nominees Greg Kinnear and Sigourney Weaver. Produced by Lorne Michaels and John Goldwyn.

60 2008 99
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The Pink Panther (2006)

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When the coach of the France soccer team is killed by a poisoned dart in the stadium in the end of a game, and his expensive and huge ring with the diamond Pink Panther disappears, the ambitious Chief Inspector Dreyfus assigns the worst police inspector Jacques Clouseau to the case.

56 2006 93
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Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005)

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| 94 Min

Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt return as heads of the Baker family who, while on vacation, find themselves in competition with a rival family of eight children, headed by Eugene Levy,

54 2005 94
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Looney Tunes: Back In Action (2003)

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| 90 Min

Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck are up to their feuding ways again. Tired of playing second fiddle to Bugs, Daffy has decided to leave the Studio for good. He is aided by Warner Bros.' humor impaired Vice President of Comedy, Kate Houghton, who releases him from his contract and instructs WB security guard/aspiring stunt man DJ Drake to capture and \escort\ Daffy off the studio lot.

57 2003 90
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Cheaper by the Dozen (2003)

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| 98 Min

The Baker brood moves to Chicago after patriarch Tom gets a job coaching football at Northwestern University, forcing his writer wife, Mary, and the couple's 12 children to make a major adjustment. The transition works well until work demands pull the parents away from home, leaving the kids bored -- and increasingly mischievous.

71 2003 98
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Novocaine (2001)

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John Winger, an indolent sad sack in his 30s, impulsively joins the U.S. Army after losing his job, his girlfriend and his apartment.

58 2001 95
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Fantasia 2000 (1999)

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| 74 Min

An update of the original film with new interpretations of great works of classical music.

73 1999 74
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Bowfinger (1999)

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| 97 Min

Comedy legends Steve Martin and Eddie Murphy join forces to deliver Bowfinger, a hilarious satire of Hollywood's lunatic fringe. Martin is laugh-out-loud funny as a producer desperate to make his dream project, going to any length to cast the hottest action star (Murphy). An outrageous romp through the world of low - very low - budget filmmaking.

64 1999 97
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The Prince of Egypt (1998)

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An epic adventure that captivated movie audiences the world over in this familiar tale of two brothers- one born of royal blood, one an orphan with a secret past. As one becomes the ruler of a powerful empire and the other the chosen leader of his people, their final confrontation will forever change the world. With Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Sandra Bullock, Patrick Stewart, and Helen Mirren.

70 1998 99
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Sgt. Bilko (1996)

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The army is known for churning out lean mean fighting machines intent on protecting our great nation. Martin is the inexplicable the incorrigible the invicible sgt. Ernie bilko leader of a ragtag group of the sorriest soldiers ever to enlist in the armed forces.

57 1996 90
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Father of the Bride Part II (1995)

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| 106 Min

Just when George Banks has recovered from his daughter's wedding, he receives the news that she's pregnant ... and that George's wife, Nina, is expecting too. He was planning on selling their home, but that's a plan that -- like George -- will have to change with the arrival of both a grandchild and a kid of his own.

59 1995 106
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Mixed Nuts (1994)

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| 97 Min

Philip runs a crisis hotline with Catherine and Mrs Munchnik. That's the easy part, now it gets tricky... Stanley loves evicting people and he evicts Philip. Philip loves helping people and he is loved by Catherine. Catherine is loved by Louie who loves writing songs. Chris loves dancing to songs and loves to wear large dresses. Gracie also loves to wear large dresses because she's pregnant. She loves the baby's father, Felix, who loves to paint. That just leaves Mrs. Munchnik who hasn't been loved by anybody in a very long time.

53 1994 97
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A Simple Twist of Fate (1994)

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| 106 Min

When Michael McCann is thrown over by the woman he loves, he becomes something of a misanthrope and a miser, spending all of his spare money on collectible gold coins. Living in the same town is an affluent family with two sons: John and Tanny. Tanny's a wild boy, whom John cannot control, and one night he breaks into McCann's house, and steals the gold and disappears, which nearly confirms McCann's distrust of mankind. But then, a mysterious young woman dies in the snow outside McCann's house, and her small daughter makes her way to McCann's house and into McCann's life and heart. He names her Matilda, and raises her, finding companionship and a new joy in life with his adopted daughter. But the secret of Matilda's birth may tear them apart.

63 1994 106
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Housesitter (1992)

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| 102 Min

After building his dream house, architect Newton Davis proposes marriage to his girlfriend, only to be summarily rejected. He seeks solace in a one-night stand with a waitress, never imagining that a woman he slept with once would end up posing as his wife. Gwen's ruse is so effective that by the time Newton learns of his \marriage,\ the entire town feels like they know him.

60 1992 102
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Leap of Faith (1992)

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| 108 Min

Fake faith healer Jonas Nightingale is stranded in a small town where he finds he can't fool all of the people all of the time.

61 1992 108
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My Blue Heaven (1990)

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| 97 Min

FBI agent Barney Coopersmith is assigned to protect former Mafia figure turned informant Vincent Antonelli. In the witness protection program one is supposed to keep a low profile, but that is something that Antonelli has trouble doing. Coopersmith certainly has his hands full keeping Antonelli away from the Mafia hitmen who want to stop him testifying, not to mention the nightclubs...

62 1990 97
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Parenthood (1989)

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Col. Troutman recruits ex-Green Beret John Rambo for a highly secret and dangerous mission. Teamed with freedom fighter Co Bao, Rambo goes deep into Vietnam to rescue POWs. Deserted by his own team, he's left in a hostile jungle to fight for his life, avenge the death of a woman and bring corrupt officials to justice.

81 1989 124
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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)

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Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000 first.

73 1988 110
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Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)

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| 93 Min

A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving, with an obnoxious slob of a shower ring salesman his only companion.

76 1987 93
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Roxanne (1987)

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| 107 Min

Comic genius Steve Martin delivers an incredible performance as an engaging small town fire chief who has only one tiny flaw - no, make that one HUGE flaw - his astonishingly long nose. Although he considers it no laughing matter, the hilarity never stops as C.D. Bales contends with jerky nose jokes, a bumbling crew of firemen, and his secret love for gorgeous astronomy student Roxanne (Daryl Hannah). Unfortunately, she is attracted to fireman Chris (Rick Rossovich), who's tall on looks and short on conversation. And when C.D. agrees to coach the dumbstruck Chris in his pursuit of the fair maiden, this ticklish triangle dissolves into a hilarious series of rib-tickling romantic misadventures.

66 1987 107
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Little Shop of Horrors (1986)

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Seymour Krelborn is a nerdy orphan working at Mushnik s, a flower shop in urban Skid Row. He harbors a crush on fellow co-worker Audrey Fulquard, and is berated by Mr. Mushnik daily. One day as Seymour is seeking a new mysterious plant, he finds a very mysterious unidentified plant which he calls Audrey II. The plant seems to have a craving for blood and soon begins to sing for his supper.

69 1986 94
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!Three Amigos! (1986)

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| 102 Min

Three unemployed actors accept an invitation to a Mexican village to replay their bandit fighter roles, unaware that it is the real thing.

64 1986 102
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All of Me (1984)

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Just before stubborn millionaire Edwina Cutwater dies, she asks her uptight lawyer, Roger Cobb to amend her will so that her soul will pass to the young, vibrant Terry Hoskins – but the spiritual transference goes awry. Edwina enters Roger s body instead, forcing him to battle Edwina for control of his own being.

67 1984 93
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The Man with Two Brains (1983)

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| 93 Min

A story about a brain surgeon who tries to end his unhappy marriage to spend more time with a disembodied brain.

63 1983 93
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Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)

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| 85 Min

Juliet Forrest is convinced that the reported death of her father in a mountain car crash was no accident. Her father was a prominent cheese scientist working on a secret recipe. To prove it was murder, she enlists the services of private eye Rigby Reardon. He finds a slip of paper containing a list of people who are \The Friends and Enemies of Carlotta.\

68 1982 85
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Pennies from Heaven (1981)

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| 108 Min

A musical set in the great Busby Berkeley style. In Chicago during the depression, sheet music salesman, Arthur Parker, is trying to sell his products, but its not easy to convince unwilling music store owners to buy them. Although hes already married to the somewhat drab Joan, when he meets school teacher Eileen in a music store, he falls in love with her.

65 1981 108
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The Jerk (1979)

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After discovering he s not really black like the rest of his family, likable dimwit Navin Johnson runs off on a hilarious misadventure in this comedy classic that takes him from rags to riches and back to rags again. The slaphappy jerk strikes it rich, but life in the fast lane isn t all it s cracked up to be and, in the end, all that really matters to Johnson is his true love.

72 1979 94
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The Absent-Minded Waiter (1977)

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Bernie Cates requests the services of the most absent-minded waiter he's ever seen, who pours water before setting the glasses, endlessly repeats questions, brings wrong orders, and ruins everything- but the bill.

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