Chris Elliott

Christopher Nash "Chris" Elliott (born May 31, 1960) is an American actor, comedian and writer. He is best known for his comedic sketches on Late Night with David Letterman, starring in the cult comedy series Get a Life and for his recurring role as Peter MacDougall on Everybody Loves Raymond. He is also known for appearing in movies such as Cabin Boy, There's Something About Mary, Scary Movie 2 and Groundhog Day. Elliott currently stars in the Adult Swim series Eagleheart.

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Scary Movie 4 (2006)

Cindy finds out the house she lives in is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and she has to uncover the secret in order to stop them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Zucker
CAST:  Anna Faris  •  Regina Hall  •  Craig Bierko  •  Bill Pullman

Cindy finds out the house she lives in is haunted by a little boy and goes on a quest to find out who killed him and why. Also, Alien "Tr-iPods" are invading the world and she has to uncover the secret in order to stop them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Zucker
CAST:  Anna Faris  •  Regina Hall  •  Craig Bierko  •  Bill Pullman

Kingpin (1996)

After bowler Roy Munson swindles the wrong crowd and is left with a hook for a hand, he settles into impoverished obscurity. That is, until he uncovers the next big thing: an Amish kid named Ishmael. So, the corrupt and the hopelessly naïve hit the circuit intent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Randy Quaid  •  Vanessa Angel  •  Bill Murray

After bowler Roy Munson swindles the wrong crowd and is left with a hook for a hand, he settles into impoverished obscurity. That is, until he uncovers the next big thing: an Amish kid named Ishmael. So, the corrupt and the hopelessly naïve hit the circuit intent ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Randy Quaid  •  Vanessa Angel  •  Bill Murray

CB4 (1993)

A "rockumentary", covering the rise to fame of MC Gusto, Stab Master Arson, and Dead Mike: members of the rap group "CB4". We soon learn that these three are not what they seem and don't apear to know as much about rap music as they claim... but a lack of musical ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tamra Davis
CAST:  Chris Rock  •  Allen Payne  •  Phil Hartman  •  Charlie Murphy

A "rockumentary", covering the rise to fame of MC Gusto, Stab Master Arson, and Dead Mike: members of the rap group "CB4". We soon learn that these three are not what they seem and don't apear to know as much about rap music as they claim... but a lack of musical ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tamra Davis
CAST:  Chris Rock  •  Allen Payne  •  Phil Hartman  •  Charlie Murphy

Groundhog Day (1993)

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A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer, and his mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Ramis
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Chris Elliott  •  Stephen Tobolowsky

A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer, and his mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold Ramis
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Andie MacDowell  •  Chris Elliott  •  Stephen Tobolowsky

Manhunter (1986)

FBI Agent Will Graham, who retired after catching Hannibal Lecter, returns to duty to engage in a risky cat-and-mouse game with Lecktor to capture a new killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Mann
CAST:  William Petersen  •  Kim Greist  •  Dennis Farina  •  Brian Cox

FBI Agent Will Graham, who retired after catching Hannibal Lecter, returns to duty to engage in a risky cat-and-mouse game with Lecktor to capture a new killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Mann
CAST:  William Petersen  •  Kim Greist  •  Dennis Farina  •  Brian Cox

New York Stories (1989)

Three stories happening in New York. The first, by Scorsese, is about a painter who creates his works helped by high volume music and an attractive assistant; second, by Coppola, is about a rich and bold 12 years old who helps her separated parents to reconciliate; ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese  •  Woody Allen  •  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Marvin Chatinover  •  Mae Questel  •  Mia Farrow

Three stories happening in New York. The first, by Scorsese, is about a painter who creates his works helped by high volume music and an attractive assistant; second, by Coppola, is about a rich and bold 12 years old who helps her separated parents to reconciliate; ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Scorsese  •  Woody Allen  •  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Woody Allen  •  Marvin Chatinover  •  Mae Questel  •  Mia Farrow

Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)

The hilarity begins when professor Sherman Klump finds romance with fellow DNA specialist, Denise Gaines, and discovers a brilliant formula that reverses aging. But Sherman's thin and obnoxious alter ego, Buddy Love, wants out...and a big piece of the action. And ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Segal
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Janet Jackson  •  Larry Miller  •  John Ales

The hilarity begins when professor Sherman Klump finds romance with fellow DNA specialist, Denise Gaines, and discovers a brilliant formula that reverses aging. But Sherman's thin and obnoxious alter ego, Buddy Love, wants out...and a big piece of the action. And ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Segal
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Janet Jackson  •  Larry Miller  •  John Ales

Osmosis Jones (2001)

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A white blood cell policeman, with the help of a cold pill, must stop a deadly virus from destroying the human they live in, Frank.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Chris Rock  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  David Hyde Pierce  •  Brandy Norwood

A white blood cell policeman, with the help of a cold pill, must stop a deadly virus from destroying the human they live in, Frank.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Chris Rock  •  Laurence Fishburne  •  David Hyde Pierce  •  Brandy Norwood

The Abyss (1989)

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A civilian oil rig crew is recruited to conduct a search and rescue effort when a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks. One diver soon finds himself on a spectacular odyssey 25,000 feet below the ocean's surface where he confronts a mysterious force that has the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cameron
CAST:  Ed Harris  •  Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio  •  Michael Biehn  •  Leo Burmester

A civilian oil rig crew is recruited to conduct a search and rescue effort when a nuclear submarine mysteriously sinks. One diver soon finds himself on a spectacular odyssey 25,000 feet below the ocean's surface where he confronts a mysterious force that has the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Cameron
CAST:  Ed Harris  •  Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio  •  Michael Biehn  •  Leo Burmester

There's Something About Mary (1998)

For Ted, prom night went about as bad as it’s possible for any night to go. Thirteen years later, he finally gets another chance with his old prom date, only to run up against other suitors including the sleazy detective he hired to find her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Cameron Diaz  •  Ben Stiller  •  Matt Dillon  •  Lee Evans

For Ted, prom night went about as bad as it’s possible for any night to go. Thirteen years later, he finally gets another chance with his old prom date, only to run up against other suitors including the sleazy detective he hired to find her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bobby Farrelly  •  Peter Farrelly
CAST:  Cameron Diaz  •  Ben Stiller  •  Matt Dillon  •  Lee Evans

Cabin Boy (1994)

A foul-mouthed finishing school graduate mistakenly winds up on an ill-fated fishing boat, and faces the wrath of a crew that considers him bad luck.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Resnick
CAST:  Chris Elliott  •  Ritch Brinkley  •  James Gammon  •  Brian Doyle-Murray

A foul-mouthed finishing school graduate mistakenly winds up on an ill-fated fishing boat, and faces the wrath of a crew that considers him bad luck.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Resnick
CAST:  Chris Elliott  •  Ritch Brinkley  •  James Gammon  •  Brian Doyle-Murray

Medusa - Dare To Be Truthful (1991)

In this made for Showtime television spoof of Madonna's "Truth or Dare" documentary, comedienne Julie Brown portrays Medusa, an egocentric, hyper-sexual (and not particularly talented) pop star on an international five-day world tour, "The Blonde Leading the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Fortenberry  •  Julie Brown
CAST:  Julie Brown  •  Kathy Griffin  •  Chris Elliott  •  Bobcat Goldthwait

In this made for Showtime television spoof of Madonna's "Truth or Dare" documentary, comedienne Julie Brown portrays Medusa, an egocentric, hyper-sexual (and not particularly talented) pop star on an international five-day world tour, "The Blonde Leading the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Fortenberry  •  Julie Brown
CAST:  Julie Brown  •  Kathy Griffin  •  Chris Elliott  •  Bobcat Goldthwait

Scary Movie 2 (2001)

While the original parodied slasher flicks like Scream, Keenen Ivory Wayans's sequel to Scary Movie takes comedic aim at haunted house movies. A group of students visit a mansion called "Hell House," and murderous high jinks ensue.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keenen Ivory Wayans
CAST:  Anna Faris  •  Marlon Wayans  •  James DeBello  •  Shawn Wayans

While the original parodied slasher flicks like Scream, Keenen Ivory Wayans's sequel to Scary Movie takes comedic aim at haunted house movies. A group of students visit a mansion called "Hell House," and murderous high jinks ensue.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Keenen Ivory Wayans
CAST:  Anna Faris  •  Marlon Wayans  •  James DeBello  •  Shawn Wayans

Lianna (1983)

Lianna's life is a succession of domestic errands and boring faculty parties, however her heaviest cross to bear is dealing with her waning marriage to Dick. In order to find intellectual stimulus, Lianna takes a college extension child-psychology course taught by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Sayles
CAST:  Linda Griffiths  •  Jane Hallaren  •  Jon DeVries  •  Jo Henderson

Lianna's life is a succession of domestic errands and boring faculty parties, however her heaviest cross to bear is dealing with her waning marriage to Dick. In order to find intellectual stimulus, Lianna takes a college extension child-psychology course taught by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Sayles
CAST:  Linda Griffiths  •  Jane Hallaren  •  Jon DeVries  •  Jo Henderson

Snow Day (2000)

When an entire town in upstate New York is closed down by an unexpected snowfall, a "snow day" begins when a group of elementary school kids, led by Natalie Brandston, try to ensure that the schools stay closed by stopping a mechanical snowplow driver by trying to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Koch
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Chris Elliott  •  Jean Smart  •  Iggy Pop

When an entire town in upstate New York is closed down by an unexpected snowfall, a "snow day" begins when a group of elementary school kids, led by Natalie Brandston, try to ensure that the schools stay closed by stopping a mechanical snowplow driver by trying to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Koch
CAST:  Chevy Chase  •  Chris Elliott  •  Jean Smart  •  Iggy Pop

The Dictator (2012)

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The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Charles
CAST:  Sacha Baron Cohen  •  Sayed Badreya  •  Aasif Mandvi  •  Rocky Citron

The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Charles
CAST:  Sacha Baron Cohen  •  Sayed Badreya  •  Aasif Mandvi  •  Rocky Citron

Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie (2013)

Long before O'Reilly and Beck, Morton Downey, Jr., was tearing up the talk-show format with his divisive populism. Between the fistfights, rabid audience, and Mort's cigarette smoke always "in your face," The Morton Downey Jr. Show was billed as "3-D television," ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Seth Kramer  •  Daniel A. Miller  •  Jeremy Newberger
CAST:  Morton Downey, Jr.  •  Gloria Allred  •  Michele Bachmann  •  Glenn Beck

Long before O'Reilly and Beck, Morton Downey, Jr., was tearing up the talk-show format with his divisive populism. Between the fistfights, rabid audience, and Mort's cigarette smoke always "in your face," The Morton Downey Jr. Show was billed as "3-D television," ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Seth Kramer  •  Daniel A. Miller  •  Jeremy Newberger
CAST:  Morton Downey, Jr.  •  Gloria Allred  •  Michele Bachmann  •  Glenn Beck

My Man Adam (1985)

A young man meets the girl of his dreams, whereupon he finds himself involved in a murder mystery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger L. Simon
CAST:  Raphael Sbarge  •  Page Hannah  •  Veronica Cartwright  •  Dave Thomas

A young man meets the girl of his dreams, whereupon he finds himself involved in a murder mystery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger L. Simon
CAST:  Raphael Sbarge  •  Page Hannah  •  Veronica Cartwright  •  Dave Thomas

Dance Flick (2009)

Street dancer, Thomas Uncles is from the wrong side of the tracks, but his bond with the beautiful Megan White might help the duo realize their dreams as they enter in the mother of all dance battles.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Damien Dante Wayans
CAST:  Shoshana Bush  •  Damon Wayans Jr.  •  Essence Atkins  •  Chris Elliott

Street dancer, Thomas Uncles is from the wrong side of the tracks, but his bond with the beautiful Megan White might help the duo realize their dreams as they enter in the mother of all dance battles.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Damien Dante Wayans
CAST:  Shoshana Bush  •  Damon Wayans Jr.  •  Essence Atkins  •  Chris Elliott

The Rewrite (2014)

An Oscar-winning writer in a slump leaves Hollywood to teach screenwriting at a college on the East Coast, where he falls for a single mom taking classes there.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Lawrence
CAST:  Marisa Tomei  •  Allison Janney  •  Hugh Grant  •  J.K. Simmons

An Oscar-winning writer in a slump leaves Hollywood to teach screenwriting at a college on the East Coast, where he falls for a single mom taking classes there.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marc Lawrence
CAST:  Marisa Tomei  •  Allison Janney  •  Hugh Grant  •  J.K. Simmons
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