Man on the Moon

Man on the Moon

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Jim Carrey is eccentric avant-garde comedian Andy Kaufman in this life-n-times biopic from Oscar winner Milos Forman (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest). Carrey gained notoriety for going the full method actor in his performance, earning him a Golden Globe as well as a 2017 Netflix documentary titled Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond.

1999Rating: M, Mature themes and coarse language114 minsUK, Germany, Japan, USA
DramaTrue Story & Biography
Miloš Forman ('One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest', 'Amadeus', 'Hair')
Scott AlexanderLarry Karaszewski
Jim CarreyCourtney LoveBob ZmudaDanny DeVito

Man on the Moon | Awards

Award Winner
Best Performance (Carrey), Golden Globes 2000

Man on the Moon | Reviews

64%122 reviews

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

All credit to Carrey, whose one-man performance is almost enough to redeem the movie.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

What is most wonderful about Man on the Moon, a very good film, is that it remains true to Kaufman's stubborn vision.

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