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Release Date: December 22nd, 1999

DVD Release Date: May 30th, 2000

R|1 hr 58 min

Plot Summary
Jim Carrey stars as the late Andy Kaufman, who was considered one of the most innovative, eccentric and enigmatic performers of his time. A master at manipulating audiences, Kaufman could generate belly laughs, stony silence, tears or brawls. Whether inviting the audience out for milk and cookies or challenging women to inter-gender wrestling matches, he specialized in creating performances so real that even his close friends were never sure where the truth lay.

Cast: Jim Carrey, J. Alan Thomas, Bob Zmuda, Max Alexander, Peter Bonerz, Bobby Boriello, Brent Briscoe, Randall Carver

Director: Milos Forman

Genres: Biography

Production Co: Mutual Film Company, Cinehaus, Universal Pictures, Jersey Films

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: 1970s, Quest, Deception, 1980s, Fall, Transformation, Amusing

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Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical