Being John Malkovich (1999)

Spike Jonze’s debut feature film is a love story mix of comedy and fantasy. The story is about an unsuccessful puppeteer named Craig, who one day at work finds a portal into the head of actor John Malkovich. The portal soon becomes a passion for anybody who enters it’s mad and controlling world of overtaking another human body.

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 93% / Audience 87%

8/10

Rated R 1 hr 52 mins

GENRES
Comedy • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION
Spike Jonze
CAST
John Malkovich  •  John Cusack  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Mary Kay Place

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Catherine Keener Maxine Lund
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