Jenny Slate

Jenny Sarah Slate (born March 25, 1982) is an American stand-up comedian, actress, voice actress and author, known for her role as Mona Lisa Saperstein on 'Parks and Recreation' as well as being the co-creator of the 'Marcel the Shell with Shoes On' short films and children's book series. She was a cast member on 'Saturday Night Live' for the 2009/10 season and appeared in shows such as 'House of Lies', 'Married', 'Bob's Burgers', 'Hello Ladies', 'Kroll Show', 'Bored to Death', and 'Girls', as well as movies like 'Zootopia', 'The Secret Life of Pets', and 'Despicable Me 3'. Slate played the lead role in the critically acclaimed 2014 film 'Obvious Child', which earned her various accolades. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jenny Slate, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.  

Marcel the Shell with Shoes On (2010)

Marcel the shell gives an outline of their life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dean Fleischer-Camp
CAST:  Jenny Slate
Obvious Child (2014)

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An immature, newly unemployed comic must navigate the murky waters of adulthood after her fling with a graduate student results in an unplanned pregnancy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gillian Robespierre
CAST:  Jenny Slate  •  Jake Lacy  •  Polly Draper  •  Richard Kind
The Longest Week (2014)

Left broke and homeless by his wealthy parents' divorce, a young man moves in with an old friend and finally meets the woman of his dreams -- only to discover she's already dating his friend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Glanz
CAST:  Olivia Wilde  •  Jason Bateman  •  Billy Crudup  •  Jenny Slate
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011)

Playing around while aboard a cruise ship, the Chipmunks and Chipettes accidentally go overboard and end up marooned in a tropical paradise. They discover their new turf is not as deserted as it seems.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Mitchell
CAST:  Amy Poehler  •  Jenny Slate  •  David Cross  •  Andy Buckley
The Women of SNL (2010)

A look back at some of the funniest female characters and sketches in SNL's 39-year history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorma Taccone  •  Beth McCarthy-Miller  •  Paul Miller  •  Don Roy King  •  Dave Wilson
CAST:  Tina Fey  •  Amy Poehler  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Maya Rudolph
This Means War (2012)


Two top CIA operatives wage an epic battle against one another after they discover they are dating the same woman.  (more)

CAST:  Reese Witherspoon  •  Chris Pine  •  Tom Hardy  •  Laura Vandervoort
The Lorax (2012)

A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Renaud  •  Kyle Balda
CAST:  Zac Efron  •  Danny DeVito  •  Taylor Swift  •  Ed Helms
My Blind Brother (2016)

Love for the same woman causes conflict between an over-achieving blind athlete and the brother who made him that way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sophie Goodhart
CAST:  Zoe Kazan  •  Adam Scott  •  Jenny Slate  •  Nick Kroll
The Secret Life of Pets (2016)

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The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Renaud
CAST:  Louis C. K.  •  Eric Stonestreet  •  Kevin Hart  •  Jenny Slate
Digging for Fire (2015)

Tim and Lee are married with a young child. The chance to stay at a fancy home in the Hollywood Hills is complicated by Tim's discovery of a bone and a rusty old gun in the yard. Tim is excited by the idea of a mystery, but Lee doesn't want him to dig any further, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Swanberg
CAST:  Jake Johnson  •  Rosemarie DeWitt  •  Anna Kendrick  •  Orlando Bloom
Brain on Fire (2017)

Susannah Cahalan, an up-and-coming journalist at the New York Post becomes plagued by voices in her head and seizures, causing a rapid descent into insanity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gerard Barrett
Joshy (2016)

After his engagement ends badly, Josh decides to take advantage of his bachelor-party plans in Ojai, California, with the few friends still willing to join him. Focused on drugs and their own hangups, his self-absorbed friends refuse to confront the elephant in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Baena
CAST:  Thomas Middleditch  •  Adam Pally  •  Alex Ross Perry  •  Nick Kroll
Zootopia (2016)

Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Byron Howard  •  Rich Moore
CAST:  Ginnifer Goodwin  •  Jason Bateman  •  Shakira  •  Idris Elba
9 Kisses (2014)

2014's best actors pair up in a series of intimate encounters.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elaine Constantine
Marcel the Shell with Shoes On, Three (2014)

Marcel the shell gets locked outside.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dean Fleischer-Camp
CAST:  Jenny Slate
Crush (2013)

The real-life story of how the Antonoffs' parents met, developed crushes on each other and fell in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rachel Antonoff  •  Bianca Giaever
CAST:  Jack Antonoff  •  Gillian Jacobs  •  Mae Whitman  •  Jenny Slate
Marcel the Shell with Shoes On, Two (2011)

Marcel the shell is out of sight.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dean Fleischer-Camp
CAST:  Jenny Slate
Obvious Child (2009)

A romantic comedy about an unplanned pregnancy, an abortion, and a great first date in an unlikely location.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gillian Robespierre
CAST:  Jenny Slate  •  Josh Ruben  •  Christian McHenry  •  Karen Maine
Landline (2017)

A teenager living with her sister and parents in Manhattan during the 1990s discovers that her father is having an affair.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gillian Robespierre
CAST:  Jenny Slate  •  Edie Falco  •  Abby Quinn  •  John Turturro
Despicable Me 3 (2017)

Gru and his wife Lucy must stop former '80s child star Balthazar Bratt from achieving world domination.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pierre Coffin  •  Kyle Balda
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Trey Parker  •  Miranda Cosgrove