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Will Ferrell

Born: July 16, 1967, Irvine, California - USA

John William Ferrell is an American actor, comedian, producer, and writer.

He first established himself in the mid-1990s as a cast member on the NBC sketch comedy show “Saturday Night Live”, and has subsequently starred in comedy films such as “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy” (2004), “Talladega Nights” (2006), “Step Brothers” (2008), “The Other Guys” (2010) and “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” (2013), all but one of which he co-wrote with his comedy partner Adam McKay. The two also founded the comedy website Funny or Die in 2007.

Other film roles include “Elf”, “Old School” (both 2003), “Blades of Glory” (2007), the animated films “Megamind” (2010) and “The Lego Movie” (2014), “Daddy's Home” (2015) and “Daddy's Home 2” (2017).

Ferrell is considered a member of the “Frat Pack”, a generation of leading Hollywood comic actors who emerged in the late 1990s and the 2000s, including Jack Black, Ben Stiller, Steve Carell, Vince Vaughn, and brothers Owen and Luke Wilson.

He received an Emmy Award nomination for his work on “Saturday Night Live”, and two Golden Globe Award nominations for “The Producers” (2005) and “Stranger than Fiction” (2006).

He was also named the best comedian of 2015 in the British GQ Men of the Year awards. Ferrell received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on March 24, 2015.

In August 2000, Ferrell married Swedish actress Viveca Paulin, whom he met in 1995 at an acting class. They live in New York City and Orange County and have three sons, Magnus Paulin Ferrell (born March 7, 2004), Mattias Paulin Ferrell (born December 30, 2006), and Axel Paulin Ferrell (born January 23, 2010).

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Oh Lucy! (2018)

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| 95 Min

A lonely, chain-smoking office lady in Tokyo falls for her teacher when she decides to take English lessons. When her teacher disappears, she sets out on a journey to find him.

0 2018 95
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Holmes and Watson (2018)

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Adventures of master detective Sherlock Holmes and Watson, his crime-solving partner.

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The House (2017)

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| 88 Min

After Scott (Will Ferrell) and Kate (Amy Poehler) Johansen lose their daughter Alex’s college fund, they become desperate to earn it back so she can pursue her dream of attending a university. With the help of their neighbor Frank (Jason Mantzoukas), they decide to start an illegal casino in the basement of his house.

56 2017 88
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Daddy's Home 2 (2017)

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Having finally gotten used to each other's existence, Brad and Dusty must now deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays.

62 2017 100
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Zoolander 2 (2016)

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Derek and Hansel are modelling again when an opposing company attempts to take them out from the business.

48 2016 100
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Get Hard (2015)

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When obscenely rich hedge-fund manager James is convicted of fraud and sentenced to a stretch in San Quentin, the judge gives him one month to get his affairs in order. Knowing that he won't survive more than a few minutes in prison on his own, James desperately turns to Darnell-- a black businessman who's never even had a parking ticket -- for help. As Darnell puts James through the wringer, both learn that they were wrong about many things, including each other.

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Daddy's Home (2015)

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The story of a mild-mannered radio executive (Ferrell) who strives to become the best stepdad ever to his wife's two children, but complications ensue when their freewheeling, freeloading real father arrives, forcing stepdad to compete for the affection of the kids.

66 2015 0
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Ferrell Takes the Field (2015)

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A documentary that follows Will Ferrell as he takes the field in five Major League Baseball training games, playing all nine positions for ten different teams in a single day.

57 2015 49
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The Lego Movie (2014)

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| 100 Min

The LEGO movie follows Emmet, who is on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant from glueing the universe together, a journey for which he is hopelessly and hilariously underprepared.

78 2014 100
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The Spoils of Babylon (2014)

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| 23 Min

Patriarch Jonas Morehouse shepherds his daughter Cynthia and adopted son Devon from meager beginnings in the oil fields of Texas to powerful boardrooms in New York City. Cynthia and Devon, entwined in undeniable love, stumble through war-torn battlefields, blazing mansions, filthy drug dens and velvet-sheeted bedrooms on their quest for power and influence. Despite Jonas's best efforts to intervene, Cynthia and Devon's merciless love sets into motion a wave of destruction that crashes down on Devon's graceful wife Lady Anne, his daughter Marianne, his colleague and lover Dixie, Cynthia's hen-pecked husband Chet, her evil son Winston, the scheming Generals and far beyond.

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Bad Judge (2014)

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The series chronicles the personal life (and the wild lifestyle) of Rebecca Wright, a tough-as-nails judge serving on the Los Angeles County Circuit Court, whose time off the bench is spent partying and displaying a reckless behavior. Her reputation is about to be tamed—and judged—by Robby Shoemaker, a eight-year-old boy whose parents Rebecca put behind bars. He might be the one that can turn Rebecca's life around.

59 2014 30
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The Internship (2013)

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Two recently laid-off men in their 40s try to make it as interns at a successful Internet company where their managers are in their 20s.

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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

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With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.

64 2013 119
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The Campaign (2012)

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The film follows two rival politicians (Will Ferrell & Zach Galifianakis) who are trying to win an election to represent their small North Carolina congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.

62 2012 85
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Casa de mi Padre (2012)

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Scheming of a way to save their father's ranch, the Alvarez brothers find themselves in a war with Mexico's most feared drug lord.

55 2012 84
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The Other Guys (2010)

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NYPD detectives Christopher Danson (Johnson) and P.K. Highsmith (Jackson) are the baddest and most beloved cops in New York City. They don't get tattoos, other men get tattoos of them. Two desks over and one back, sit detectives Allen Gamble (Ferrell) and Terry Hoitz (Wahlberg). You've seen them in the background of photos of Danson and Highsmith, out of focus and eyes closed. They're not heroes, they're "the other guys". But every cop has his or her day and soon Gamble and Hoitz stumble into a seemingly innocuous case no other detective wants to touch that could turn into NYC's biggest crime. It's the opportunity of their lives, but do these guys have the right stuff?

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Megamind (2010)

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In this hilarious twist on the superhero movie, super villain Megamind’s (Will Ferrell) dreams have come true when he conquers the city’s protector, Metro Man (Brad Pitt), gaining control of Metro City. But when a new villain (Jonah Hill) is created and chaos runs rampant, the world’s biggest “mind” and his comic sidekick might actually save the day.

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Everything Must Go (2010)

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When an alcoholic relapses, causing him to lose his wife and his job, he holds a yard sale on his front lawn in an attempt to start over. A new neighbor might be the key to his return to form.

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Funny or Die Presents (2010)

TV Show
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| 30 Min

Funny or Die Presents is a half-hour sketch comedy show that spawned from the comedy website Funny or Die, created by Will Ferrell & Adam McKay. It premiered on HBO on February 19, 2010. It is also currently being broadcast in the UK on Sky Atlantic.

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Land of the Lost (2009)

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On his latest expedition, Dr. Rick Marshall is sucked into a space-time vortex alongside his research assistant and a redneck survivalist. In this alternate universe, the trio make friends with a primate named Chaka, their only ally in a world full of dinosaurs and other fantastic creatures.

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Semi-Pro (2008)

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Jackie Moon is the owner, promoter, coach, and star player of the Flint Michigan Tropics of the American Basketball Association (ABA). In 1976 before the ABA collapses, the National Basketball Association (NBA) plans to merge with the best teams of the ABA at the end of the season. Only the top four teams will make the move and the worst teams will fold. The Tropics are the worst team in the league and if they want to make it to the NBA, Jackie Moon must rally his team and start winning. The only problem is the fact that Jackie Moon is not really the coach and star basketball player he thinks he is. To keep his team from oblivion and leave his mark in the city, Jackie Moon must inspire his team to win fourth place in the playoffs.

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Anything for Her (2008)

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Lisa and Julien are married and lead a happy uneventful life with their son Oscar. But their life radically changes one morning, when the police comes to arrest Lisa on murder charges. She's sentenced to 20 years of prison. Convinced of his wife's innocence, Julien decides to act. How far will he be willing to go for her?

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Step Brothers (2008)

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Brennan Huff and Dale Doback might be grown men. But that doesn't stop them from living at home and turning into jealous, competitive stepbrothers when their single parents marry. Brennan's constant competition with Dale strains his mom's marriage to Dale's dad, leaving everyone to wonder whether they'll ever see eye to eye.

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Hot Rod (2007)

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For Rod Kimball, performing stunts is a way of life, even though he is rather accident-prone. Poor Rod cannot even get any respect from his stepfather, Frank, who beats him up in weekly sparring matches. When Frank falls ill, Rod devises his most outrageous stunt yet to raise money for Frank's operation -- and then Rod will kick Frank's butt.

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Blades of Glory (2007)

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When a much-publicized ice-skating scandal strips them of their gold medals, two world-class athletes skirt their way back onto the ice via a loophole that allows them to compete together—as a pairs team.

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Stranger Than Fiction (2006)

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Everybody knows that your life is a story. But what if a story was your life? Harold Crick is your average IRS agent: monotonous, boring, and repetitive. But one day this all changes when Harold begins to hear an author inside his head narrating his life. But when the narration reveals he is going to die, Harold must find the author and convince them to change the ending.

76 2006 113
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Curious George (2006)

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Will Ferrell stars as The Man in the Yellow Hat, a gentleman who looks after his pet monkey - an inquisitive and wonderful creature whose enthusiasm often gets the best of him.

66 2006 86
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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)

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Lifelong friends and national idols Ricky Bobby and Cal Naughton Jr. have earned their NASCAR stripes with their uncanny knack of finishing races in the first and second slots, respectively, and slinging catchphrases like \Shake and bake!\ But when a rival French driver coasts onto the track to challenge their records, they'll have to floor it to retain their top-dog status.

65 2006 116
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Wedding Crashers (2005)

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John Beckwith and Jeremy Klein are two partying divorce attorneys - and committed womanizers - who have figured out a surefire way to meet women: they crash weddings. But the guys' happy-go-lucky lives change abruptly when John unexpectedly falls in love with a bridesmaid. Things become even more complicated when the men discover that the object of John's affection is the daughter of the United States Secretary of the Treasury.

70 2005 119
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Kicking & Screaming (2005)

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Phil Weston has been unathletic his entire life. In college he failed at every sport that he tried out for. It looks like his 10-year old son, Sam, is following in his footsteps. But with becoming the coach of The Soccers, an already successful soccer team, everything changes.

56 2005 95
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The Producers (2005)

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After putting together another Broadway flop, down-on-his-luck producer Max Bialystock teams up with timid accountant Leo Bloom in a get-rich-quick scheme to put on the world's worst show.

77 2005 134
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Bewitched (2005)

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Thinking he can overshadow an unknown actress in the part, an egocentric actor unknowingly gets a witch cast in an upcoming television remake of the classic show \Bewitched\.

48 2005 102
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Winter Passing (2005)

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| 98 Min

Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father, a reclusive novelist, wrote to her mother, who has since passed away. Returning to Michigan, Reese finds that an ex-grad student and a would-be musician have moved in with her father, who cares more about his new friends than he does about his own health and well-being.

64 2005 98
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Starsky & Hutch (2004)

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Join uptight David Starsky and laid-back Ken \Hutch\ Hutchinson as theyre paired for the first time as undercover cops. The new partners must overcome their differences to solve an important case with help from street informant Huggy Bear and persuasive criminal Reese Feldman.

61 2004 101
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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

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It's the 1970's and San Diego super-sexist anchorman Ron Burgundy is the top dog in local TV, but that's all about to change when ambitious reporter Veronica Corningstone arrives as a new employee at his station.

72 2004 94
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Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004)

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While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica Corningstone escalates quickly, a group of unprofessional thieves better known as 'The Alarm Clock' try to make the truth known, whatever that may mean...

62 2004 93
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Melinda and Melinda (2004)

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While dining out with friends, Sy suggests the difficulty of separating comedy from tragedy. To illustrate his point, he tells his guests two parallel stories about Melinda ; both versions have the same basic elements, but one take on her state of affairs leans toward levity, while the other is full of anguish. Each story involves Melinda coping with a recent divorce through substance abuse while beginning a romantic relationship with a close friend's husband.

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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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Old School (2003)

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Three friends attempt to recapture their glory days by opening up a fraternity near their alma mater.

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Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)

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When Jay and Silent Bob learn that their comic-book alter egos, Bluntman and Chronic, have been sold to Hollywood as part of a big-screen movie that leaves them out of any royalties, the pair travels to Tinseltown to sabotage the production.

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Zoolander (2001)

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Clear the runway for Derek Zoolander, VH1's three-time male model of the year. His face falls when hippie-chic \he's so hot right now\ Hansel scooters in to steal this year's award. The evil fashion guru Mugatu seizes the opportunity to turn Derek into a killing machine. Its a well-designed conspiracy and only with the help of Hansel and a few well-chosen accessories can Derek make the world safe.

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The Oblongs (2001)

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| 30 Min

The Oblongs is an American animated television series aimed at teenagers and adults. It is loosely based on a series of characters introduced in creator Angus Oblong's picture book entitled Creepy Susie and 13 Other Tragic Tales for Troubled Children. The TV series was produced by Jobsite Productions and Mohawk Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television, and the theme song for the show was composed and performed by They Might Be Giants. The Oblongs aired on The WB from April 1, 2001 until May 20, 2001 and then aired on Adult Swim from August 25, 2002 to October 20, 2002, with a total of thirteen episodes. There has been mention of a potential series revival with new episodes on Adult Swim, however, no other information has been announced. All thirteen episodes of The Oblongs were released on DVD on October 4, 2005.

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Drowning Mona (2000)

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The recently deceased Mona Dearly (Bette Midler) was many things: an abusive wife, a domineering mother, a loud-mouthed neighbor and a violent malcontent. So when her car and corpse are discovered in the Hudson River, police Chief Wyatt Rash (Danny DeVito) immediately suspects murder rather than an accident. But, since the whole community of Verplanck, N.Y., shares a deep hatred for this unceasingly spiteful woman, Rash finds his murder investigation overwhelmed with potential suspects.

56 2000 96
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Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)

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When diabolical genius Dr. Evil travels back in time to steal superspy Austin Powerss \mojo,\ Austin must return to the swingin 60s himself -- with the help of American agent Felicity Shagwell -- to stop the dastardly plan. Once there, Austin faces off against Dr. Evils army of minions and saves the world in his own unbelievably groovy way.

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The Suburbans (1999)

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An 80's one-hit wonder band named The Suburbans reform for a special performance at one of the ex-member's wedding. At the wedding, a young record company talent scout happens to be in the audience and decides to give the now 40-ish performers a comeback push. The film attempts to take a satirical look at the music business of the 90's and compare it to the simpler 80's scene.

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Dick (1999)

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Comedy about two high school girls who wander off during a class trip to the White House and meet President Richard Nixon. They become the official dog walkers for Nixon's dog Checkers, and become his secret advisors during the Watergate scandal.

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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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Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)

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As a swingin fashion photographer by day and a groovy British superagent by night, Austin Powers is the 60s most shagadelic spy, baby! But can he stop megalomaniac Dr. Evil after the bald villain freezes himself and unthaws in the 90s? With the help of sexy sidekick Vanessa Kensington, he just might.

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Men Seeking Women (1997)

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Three friends, finding themselves single on their 33'rd birthdays, agree to bet $2000 each to see who can get a girlfriend and live together for three months.

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