Steven Wright

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Steven Alexander Wright (born December 6, 1955) is an American comedian, actor and writer. He is known for his distinctly lethargic voice and slow, deadpan delivery of ironic, philosophical and sometimes nonsensical jokes and one-liners with contrived situations. Description above from the Wikipedia article Steven Wright, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Natural Born Killers (1994)

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Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Juliette Lewis  •  Tom Sizemore  •  Robert Downey Jr.

Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Stone
CAST:  Woody Harrelson  •  Juliette Lewis  •  Tom Sizemore  •  Robert Downey Jr.

Babe: Pig in the City (1998)

Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big city to save the farm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  James Cromwell  •  Mary Stein  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Magda Szubanski

Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big city to save the farm.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Miller
CAST:  James Cromwell  •  Mary Stein  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Magda Szubanski

Canadian Bacon (1995)

The U.S. President, low in the opinion polls, gets talked into raising his popularity by trying to start a cold war with Canada.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  John Candy  •  Alan Alda  •  Rhea Perlman  •  Kevin Pollak

The U.S. President, low in the opinion polls, gets talked into raising his popularity by trying to start a cold war with Canada.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Moore
CAST:  John Candy  •  Alan Alda  •  Rhea Perlman  •  Kevin Pollak

Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)

Coffee And Cigarettes is a collection of eleven films from cult director Jim Jarmusch. Each film hosts star studded cast of extremely unique individuals who all share the common activities of conversing while drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Roberto Benigni  •  Steven Wright  •  Joie Lee  •  Cinqué Lee

Coffee And Cigarettes is a collection of eleven films from cult director Jim Jarmusch. Each film hosts star studded cast of extremely unique individuals who all share the common activities of conversing while drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Roberto Benigni  •  Steven Wright  •  Joie Lee  •  Cinqué Lee

Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)

Roberta is a bored suburban housewife who is fascinated with a woman, Susan, she only knows about by reading messages to and from her in the personals section of the newspaper. This fascination reaches a peak when an ad with the headline "Desperately Seeking Susan" ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Seidelman
CAST:  Madonna  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Aidan Quinn  •  Mark Blum

Roberta is a bored suburban housewife who is fascinated with a woman, Susan, she only knows about by reading messages to and from her in the personals section of the newspaper. This fascination reaches a peak when an ad with the headline "Desperately Seeking Susan" ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Seidelman
CAST:  Madonna  •  Rosanna Arquette  •  Aidan Quinn  •  Mark Blum

Half Baked (1998)

Three lovable party buds try to bail their friend out of jail. But just when the guys have mastered a plan, everything comes dangerously close to going up in smoke.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tamra Davis
CAST:  Dave Chappelle  •  Tommy Chong  •  Harland Williams  •  Guillermo Díaz

Three lovable party buds try to bail their friend out of jail. But just when the guys have mastered a plan, everything comes dangerously close to going up in smoke.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tamra Davis
CAST:  Dave Chappelle  •  Tommy Chong  •  Harland Williams  •  Guillermo Díaz

Loser (2000)

On a university scholarship, a good natured student from the midwest gets a crash course in city life while dealing with three evil roommates. He befriends a virtually homeless college student whom he falls for, but she's dating a nasty professor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amy Heckerling
CAST:  Jason Biggs  •  Mena Suvari  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Zak Orth

On a university scholarship, a good natured student from the midwest gets a crash course in city life while dealing with three evil roommates. He befriends a virtually homeless college student whom he falls for, but she's dating a nasty professor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amy Heckerling
CAST:  Jason Biggs  •  Mena Suvari  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Zak Orth

Mixed Nuts (1994)

The events of a crisis hotline business on one crazy night during the Christmas holidays.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Robert Klein  •  Anthony LaPaglia

The events of a crisis hotline business on one crazy night during the Christmas holidays.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Robert Klein  •  Anthony LaPaglia

So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)

Just after a bad breakup, Charlie MacKenzie falls for lovely butcher Harriet Michaels and introduces her to his parents. But, as voracious consumers of sensational tabloids, his parents soon come to suspect that Harriet is actually a notorious serial killer -- "Mrs ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Schlamme
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Nancy Travis  •  Anthony LaPaglia  •  Amanda Plummer

Just after a bad breakup, Charlie MacKenzie falls for lovely butcher Harriet Michaels and introduces her to his parents. But, as voracious consumers of sensational tabloids, his parents soon come to suspect that Harriet is actually a notorious serial killer -- "Mrs ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Schlamme
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Nancy Travis  •  Anthony LaPaglia  •  Amanda Plummer

Son of the Mask (2005)

Tim Avery, an aspiring cartoonist, finds himself in a predicament when his dog stumbles upon the mask of Loki. Then after conceiving an infant son "born of the mask", he discovers just how looney child raising can be.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Guterman
CAST:  Jamie Kennedy  •  Alan Cumming  •  Traylor Howard  •  Kal Penn

Tim Avery, an aspiring cartoonist, finds himself in a predicament when his dog stumbles upon the mask of Loki. Then after conceiving an infant son "born of the mask", he discovers just how looney child raising can be.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lawrence Guterman
CAST:  Jamie Kennedy  •  Alan Cumming  •  Traylor Howard  •  Kal Penn

The Aristocrats (2005)

One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Penn Jillette  •  Paul Provenza
CAST:  Jason Alexander  •  Chris Albrecht  •  Hank Azaria  •  Shelley Berman

One hundred superstar comedians tell the same very, VERY dirty, filthy joke--one shared privately by comics since Vaudeville.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Penn Jillette  •  Paul Provenza
CAST:  Jason Alexander  •  Chris Albrecht  •  Hank Azaria  •  Shelley Berman

The Appointments of Dennis Jennings (1988)

Dennis Jennings is an introverted daydreamer, sleepwalking through life. He is a professional waiter and has an equally-dull girlfriend, Emma. In an attempt to release his pent-up feelings of isolation, he begins seeing a psychiatrist, only to discover that the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dean Parisot
CAST:  Steven Wright  •  Rowan Atkinson  •  Laurie Metcalf  •  Carrotte

Dennis Jennings is an introverted daydreamer, sleepwalking through life. He is a professional waiter and has an equally-dull girlfriend, Emma. In an attempt to release his pent-up feelings of isolation, he begins seeing a psychiatrist, only to discover that the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dean Parisot
CAST:  Steven Wright  •  Rowan Atkinson  •  Laurie Metcalf  •  Carrotte

Coffee and Cigarettes (1986)

In a vignette called "Strange to meet you," Roberto sits at a small table in a coffee bar. Five cups of coffee and two ashtrays are in front of him; he drinks and smokes. Steven joins him. They start a conversation about cigarettes and coffee. Steven likes to drink ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Roberto Benigni  •  Steven Wright

In a vignette called "Strange to meet you," Roberto sits at a small table in a coffee bar. Five cups of coffee and two ashtrays are in front of him; he drinks and smokes. Steven joins him. They start a conversation about cigarettes and coffee. Steven likes to drink ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Roberto Benigni  •  Steven Wright

The Swan Princess (1994)

The beautiful princess Odette is transformed into a swan by an evil sorcerer's spell. Held captive at an enchanted lake, she befriends Jean-Bob the frog, Speed the turtle and Puffin the bird. Despite their struggle to keep the princess safe, these good-natured ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Rich
CAST:  Michelle Nicastro  •  Howard McGillin  •  Jack Palance  •  John Cleese

The beautiful princess Odette is transformed into a swan by an evil sorcerer's spell. Held captive at an enchanted lake, she befriends Jean-Bob the frog, Speed the turtle and Puffin the bird. Despite their struggle to keep the princess safe, these good-natured ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Rich
CAST:  Michelle Nicastro  •  Howard McGillin  •  Jack Palance  •  John Cleese

The Last Word (1979)

When politicians try to force out a renter in a corrupt real-estate deal, the man decides to take matters into his own hands. He takes a police officer hostage, hoping to expose the scam and save his home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Boulting
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Karen Black  •  Martin Landau  •  Dennis Christopher

When politicians try to force out a renter in a corrupt real-estate deal, the man decides to take matters into his own hands. He takes a police officer hostage, hoping to expose the scam and save his home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Boulting
CAST:  Richard Harris  •  Karen Black  •  Martin Landau  •  Dennis Christopher

The Curse of the Bambino (2003)

Told with humor in the face of heartache, this acclaimed documentary, about the curse of Babe Ruth on the Boston Red Sox, combines archival footage with contemporary interviews and focuses not on the Red Sox players that have come and gone, but on the diehard fans ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Roy
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Steven Wright  •  Michael Chiklis  •  Mike O'Malley

Told with humor in the face of heartache, this acclaimed documentary, about the curse of Babe Ruth on the Boston Red Sox, combines archival footage with contemporary interviews and focuses not on the Red Sox players that have come and gone, but on the diehard fans ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Roy
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Steven Wright  •  Michael Chiklis  •  Mike O'Malley

1999 (1998)

On New Year's Eve 1999, as a group of neurotic characters gather at a Greenwich Village apartment, everyone struggles to come to terms with their identities, relationships, and self-doubts before the millennium turns.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Davis
CAST:  Dan Futterman  •  Allyson Downey  •  Jennifer Garner  •  Matt McGrath

On New Year's Eve 1999, as a group of neurotic characters gather at a Greenwich Village apartment, everyone struggles to come to terms with their identities, relationships, and self-doubts before the millennium turns.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nick Davis
CAST:  Dan Futterman  •  Allyson Downey  •  Jennifer Garner  •  Matt McGrath

Steven Wright: When the Leaves Blow Away (2006)

Dry, wry and hilariously deadpan, Steven Wright unleashes a torrent of ironic and hysterical thought-provoking one-liners in the quirky stand-up style that has become his trademark. From Toronto's historic Elgin Theater, this Oscar-winning comedian keeps an adoring ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Drumm
CAST:  Steven Wright

Dry, wry and hilariously deadpan, Steven Wright unleashes a torrent of ironic and hysterical thought-provoking one-liners in the quirky stand-up style that has become his trademark. From Toronto's historic Elgin Theater, this Oscar-winning comedian keeps an adoring ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Drumm
CAST:  Steven Wright

Stars & Bars (1988)

A British art expert leaves New York to buy a long-lost Renoir from a Georgia eccentric.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pat O'Connor
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Harry Dean Stanton  •  Joan Cusack  •  Kent Broadhurst

A British art expert leaves New York to buy a long-lost Renoir from a Georgia eccentric.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pat O'Connor
CAST:  Daniel Day-Lewis  •  Harry Dean Stanton  •  Joan Cusack  •  Kent Broadhurst

Men of Respect (1990)

In this modern day version of Shakespeare's Macbeth, a hitman heeds a spiritualist's prophesies that he will rise to the head of his family. He starts his ascension by clandestinely executing the heads of the family and casting the blame on others. However, with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Reilly
CAST:  John Turturro  •  Rod Steiger  •  Katherine Borowitz  •  Dennis Farina

In this modern day version of Shakespeare's Macbeth, a hitman heeds a spiritualist's prophesies that he will rise to the head of his family. He starts his ascension by clandestinely executing the heads of the family and casting the blame on others. However, with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  William Reilly
CAST:  John Turturro  •  Rod Steiger  •  Katherine Borowitz  •  Dennis Farina
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