Christina Applegate

Christina Applegate (born November 25, 1971) is an American actress and dancer. As a child actress, she started playing the role of Kelly Bundy on the Fox sitcom Married...with Children (1987–1997). In her adult years, Applegate established a film and television career, winning an Emmy Award (for her guest role in the sitcom Friends) and earning Tony and Golden Globe nominations. Applegate has had major roles in several films, including Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991), The Big Hit (1998), The Sweetest Thing (2002), Grand Theft Parsons (2003), Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) and its sequel Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013), Hall Pass (2011), Vacation (2015), and Bad Moms (2016). She has also starred in the 2005 Broadway revival of the musical Sweet Charity, for which she received a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical. Applegate has played the lead role in the television sitcoms Jesse (1998–2000), Samantha Who? (2007–2009) and Up All Night (2011–12), and in the Netflix dark tragicomedy series Dead to Me (2019–present). Description above from the Wikipedia article Christina Applegate, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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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.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam McKay
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Steve Carell  •  Paul Rudd  •  Christina Applegate

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.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam McKay
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Steve Carell  •  Paul Rudd  •  Christina Applegate

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

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It's the 1970s and San Diego 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.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam McKay
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Christina Applegate  •  Paul Rudd  •  David Koechner

It's the 1970s and San Diego 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.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam McKay
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Christina Applegate  •  Paul Rudd  •  David Koechner

Claudine's Return (1998)

Italian Stefano arrives on Dolphin Island off the coast of Georgia and gets a job as a handyman at a motel. He strikes up a romance with an emotionally troubled young woman, who works as a motel maid/laundress and stripper in a small coastal town in Georgia.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Antonio Tibaldi
CAST:  Christina Applegate  •  Stefano Dionisi  •  Matt Clark  •  Tony Torn

Italian Stefano arrives on Dolphin Island off the coast of Georgia and gets a job as a handyman at a motel. He strikes up a romance with an emotionally troubled young woman, who works as a motel maid/laundress and stripper in a small coastal town in Georgia.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Antonio Tibaldi
CAST:  Christina Applegate  •  Stefano Dionisi  •  Matt Clark  •  Tony Torn

Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991)

Sue Ellen Crandell is a teenager eagerly awaiting her mother's summer-long absence. While the babysitter looks after her rambunctious younger siblings, Sue Ellen can party and have fun. But then the babysitter abruptly dies, leaving the Crandells short on cash. Sue ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Herek
CAST:  Christina Applegate  •  Joanna Cassidy  •  Josh Charles  •  Keith Coogan

Sue Ellen Crandell is a teenager eagerly awaiting her mother's summer-long absence. While the babysitter looks after her rambunctious younger siblings, Sue Ellen can party and have fun. But then the babysitter abruptly dies, leaving the Crandells short on cash. Sue ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Herek
CAST:  Christina Applegate  •  Joanna Cassidy  •  Josh Charles  •  Keith Coogan

Employee of the Month (2004)

"Employee of the Month" is about a guy whose day spirals from bad to worse when he gets fired from his dream job at the bank and is dumped by his fiancée Sara. David's best friend Jack tries to convince him it's for the best, but the opposite occurs when bank ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mitch Rouse
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Steve Zahn  •  Christina Applegate  •  Andrea Bendewald

"Employee of the Month" is about a guy whose day spirals from bad to worse when he gets fired from his dream job at the bank and is dumped by his fiancée Sara. David's best friend Jack tries to convince him it's for the best, but the opposite occurs when bank ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mitch Rouse
CAST:  Matt Dillon  •  Steve Zahn  •  Christina Applegate  •  Andrea Bendewald

Farce of the Penguins (2007)

In this spoof of "March of the Penguins," nature footage of penguins near the South Pole gets a soundtrack of human voices. Carl and Jimmy, best friends, walk 70 miles to the mating grounds where the female penguins wait. The huddled masses of females - especially ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Saget
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Christina Applegate  •  Alyson Hannigan  •  Jason Alexander

In this spoof of "March of the Penguins," nature footage of penguins near the South Pole gets a soundtrack of human voices. Carl and Jimmy, best friends, walk 70 miles to the mating grounds where the female penguins wait. The huddled masses of females - especially ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Saget
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Christina Applegate  •  Alyson Hannigan  •  Jason Alexander

Just Visiting (2001)

A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the 12th century to the year 2000. There the knight meets some of his family and slowly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Marie Poiré
CAST:  Jean Reno  •  Christina Applegate  •  Christian Clavier  •  Matt Ross

A knight and his valet are plagued by a witch, and to repair the damage they make use of the services of a wizard. However, something goes wrong and they are transported from the 12th century to the year 2000. There the knight meets some of his family and slowly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jean-Marie Poiré
CAST:  Jean Reno  •  Christina Applegate  •  Christian Clavier  •  Matt Ross

Mars Attacks! (1996)

'We come in peace' is not what those green men from Mars mean when they invade our planet, armed with irresistible weapons and a cruel sense of humor. This star studded cast must play victim to the alien’s fun and games in this comedy homage to science fiction ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Glenn Close  •  Annette Bening  •  Pierce Brosnan

'We come in peace' is not what those green men from Mars mean when they invade our planet, armed with irresistible weapons and a cruel sense of humor. This star studded cast must play victim to the alien’s fun and games in this comedy homage to science fiction ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burton
CAST:  Jack Nicholson  •  Glenn Close  •  Annette Bening  •  Pierce Brosnan

Nowhere (1997)

Described as "90210 on acid", the film tells the story of a day in the lives of a group of high school kids in Los Angeles and the strange lives they lead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregg Araki
CAST:  James Duval  •  Rachel True  •  Nathan Bexton  •  Ryan Phillippe

Described as "90210 on acid", the film tells the story of a day in the lives of a group of high school kids in Los Angeles and the strange lives they lead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gregg Araki
CAST:  James Duval  •  Rachel True  •  Nathan Bexton  •  Ryan Phillippe

The Big Hit (1998)

Affable hit man Melvin Smiley is constantly being scammed by his cutthroat colleagues in the life-ending business. So, when he and his fellow assassins kidnap the daughter of an electronics mogul, it's naturally Melvin who takes the fall when their prime score ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kirk Wong
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Lou Diamond Phillips  •  Christina Applegate  •  Avery Brooks

Affable hit man Melvin Smiley is constantly being scammed by his cutthroat colleagues in the life-ending business. So, when he and his fellow assassins kidnap the daughter of an electronics mogul, it's naturally Melvin who takes the fall when their prime score ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kirk Wong
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Lou Diamond Phillips  •  Christina Applegate  •  Avery Brooks

The Sweetest Thing (2002)

Christina's love life is stuck in neutral. After years of avoiding the hazards of a meaningful relationship, one night while club-hopping with her girlfriends, she meets Peter, her perfect match. Fed up with playing games, she finally gets the courage to let her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Kumble
CAST:  Cameron Diaz  •  Christina Applegate  •  Selma Blair  •  Thomas Jane

Christina's love life is stuck in neutral. After years of avoiding the hazards of a meaningful relationship, one night while club-hopping with her girlfriends, she meets Peter, her perfect match. Fed up with playing games, she finally gets the courage to let her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Kumble
CAST:  Cameron Diaz  •  Christina Applegate  •  Selma Blair  •  Thomas Jane

View from the Top (2003)

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A small-town woman tries to achieve her goal of becoming a flight attendant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruno Barreto
CAST:  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Christina Applegate  •  Candice Bergen  •  Marc Blucas

A small-town woman tries to achieve her goal of becoming a flight attendant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruno Barreto
CAST:  Gwyneth Paltrow  •  Christina Applegate  •  Candice Bergen  •  Marc Blucas

Wonderland (2003)

On the afternoon of July 1, 1981, Los Angeles police responded to a distress call on Wonderland Avenue and discovered a grisly quadruple homicide. The police investigation that followed uncovered two versions of the events leading up to the brutal murders - both ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cox
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Dylan McDermott  •  Kate Bosworth  •  Josh Lucas

On the afternoon of July 1, 1981, Los Angeles police responded to a distress call on Wonderland Avenue and discovered a grisly quadruple homicide. The police investigation that followed uncovered two versions of the events leading up to the brutal murders - both ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cox
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Dylan McDermott  •  Kate Bosworth  •  Josh Lucas

Grand Theft Parsons (2004)

There are times when it's right and proper to simply bury the dead. This is not one of those times... Gram Parsons was one of the most influential musicians of his time; a bitter, brilliant, genius who knew Elvis, tripped with the Stones and fatally overdosed on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Caffrey
CAST:  Johnny Knoxville  •  Christina Applegate  •  Gabriel Macht  •  Marley Shelton

There are times when it's right and proper to simply bury the dead. This is not one of those times... Gram Parsons was one of the most influential musicians of his time; a bitter, brilliant, genius who knew Elvis, tripped with the Stones and fatally overdosed on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Caffrey
CAST:  Johnny Knoxville  •  Christina Applegate  •  Gabriel Macht  •  Marley Shelton

Surviving Christmas (2004)

Drew Latham is an executive leading an empty, shallow life with only wealth on his side. Facing another lonely Christmas ahead, he revisit his old childhood home in the hope of reliving some old holiday memories – but he finds that the house in which he was raised ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Mitchell
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  James Gandolfini  •  Christina Applegate  •  Catherine O'Hara

Drew Latham is an executive leading an empty, shallow life with only wealth on his side. Facing another lonely Christmas ahead, he revisit his old childhood home in the hope of reliving some old holiday memories – but he finds that the house in which he was raised ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Mitchell
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  James Gandolfini  •  Christina Applegate  •  Catherine O'Hara

Jane Austen's Mafia! (1998)

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Takeoff on the Godfather with the son of a mafia king taking over for his dying father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Abrahams
CAST:  Jay Mohr  •  Billy Burke  •  Christina Applegate  •  Pamela Gidley

Takeoff on the Godfather with the son of a mafia king taking over for his dying father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Abrahams
CAST:  Jay Mohr  •  Billy Burke  •  Christina Applegate  •  Pamela Gidley

Hall Pass (2011)

When best buds Rick and Fred begin to show signs of restlessness at home, their wives take a bold approach to revitalize their marriages, they grant the guys a 'hall pass'—one week of freedom to do whatever they want. At first, it seems like a dream come true, but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Jason Sudeikis  •  Jenna Fischer  •  Christina Applegate

When best buds Rick and Fred begin to show signs of restlessness at home, their wives take a bold approach to revitalize their marriages, they grant the guys a 'hall pass'—one week of freedom to do whatever they want. At first, it seems like a dream come true, but ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Jason Sudeikis  •  Jenna Fischer  •  Christina Applegate

Streets (1990)

Tough drama looks at the plight of a young L.A. prostitute, who shoots heroin to get through the day, sells sex just to survive, and eats roadkill sometimes when there isn't anything else available. Into this futile existence is thrown a psycho killer, who gets off ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katt Shea
CAST:  Christina Applegate  •  David Mendenhall  •  Eb Lottimer  •  Jane Chung

Tough drama looks at the plight of a young L.A. prostitute, who shoots heroin to get through the day, sells sex just to survive, and eats roadkill sometimes when there isn't anything else available. Into this futile existence is thrown a psycho killer, who gets off ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Katt Shea
CAST:  Christina Applegate  •  David Mendenhall  •  Eb Lottimer  •  Jane Chung

The Book of Life (2014)

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The journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorge R. Gutierrez
CAST:  Diego Luna  •  Channing Tatum  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Christina Applegate

The journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must face his greatest ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorge R. Gutierrez
CAST:  Diego Luna  •  Channing Tatum  •  Zoe Saldana  •  Christina Applegate

The Earth Day Special (1990)

The Earth Day Special is a television special revolving around Earth Day that aired on ABC on April 22, 1990. Sponsored by Time Warner, the two hour special featured an all-star cast addressing concerns about global warming, deforestation, and other environmental ills.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dwight Hemion
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Barbra Streisand  •  Bette Midler  •  Downtown Julie Brown

The Earth Day Special is a television special revolving around Earth Day that aired on ABC on April 22, 1990. Sponsored by Time Warner, the two hour special featured an all-star cast addressing concerns about global warming, deforestation, and other environmental ills.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dwight Hemion
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Barbra Streisand  •  Bette Midler  •  Downtown Julie Brown
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