Meat Loaf

Michael Lee Aday (born Marvin Lee Aday; September 27, 1947), better known by his stage name, Meat Loaf, is an American rock musician and actor. He is noted for the Bat Out of Hell album trilogy consisting of Bat Out of Hell, Bat Out of Hell II: Back Into Hell and Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose. Bat Out of Hell has sold more than 43 million copies. After more than 30 years, it still sells an estimated 200,000 copies annually, and stayed on the charts for over nine years, making it one of the best selling albums of all time. Although he enjoyed success with Bat Out of Hell and Bat Out of Hell II: Back into Hell, and earned a Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance, Solo for a track on the latter album, Meat Loaf experienced some initial difficulty establishing a steady career within his native US. However, he has retained iconic status and popularity in Europe, especially the UK, where he ranks 23rd for number of weeks overall spent on the charts. He ranked 96th on VH1's "100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock." Meat Loaf has also appeared in over 50 movies or television shows, sometimes as himself, or as characters resembling his stage persona. His most notable roles include Eddie in the American premiere of The Rocky Horror Show and in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and Robert "Bob" Paulson in Fight Club. Description above from the Wikipedia article Meat Loaf, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

2 3 4

Fight Club (1999)

BrilliantThought provokingMind blowingClever

A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Edward Norton  •  Brad Pitt  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Meat Loaf

A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Fincher
CAST:  Edward Norton  •  Brad Pitt  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Meat Loaf

BloodRayne (2005)

In the 18th century, a vampire escapes from the freak show she once participated in and teams up with a group of vampire slayers to kill the man who raped her mother. Storyline In the Eighteenth Century, Rayne is the half-human half-vampire Dhampir and the lead ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uwe Boll
CAST:  Kristanna Loken  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Michael Madsen

In the 18th century, a vampire escapes from the freak show she once participated in and teams up with a group of vampire slayers to kill the man who raped her mother. Storyline In the Eighteenth Century, Rayne is the half-human half-vampire Dhampir and the lead ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Uwe Boll
CAST:  Kristanna Loken  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Michelle Rodriguez  •  Michael Madsen

Motorama (1991)

A ten year old boy gets tired of life with abusive parents and cashes in his piggy bank and steals a Mustang. He rides off into a surreal America playing "Motorama," a game sponsored by Chimera Gas Company. He has various encounters with different people, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Shils
CAST:  Jordan Christopher Michael  •  Martha Quinn  •  Michael Naegel  •  Susan Tyrrell

A ten year old boy gets tired of life with abusive parents and cashes in his piggy bank and steals a Mustang. He rides off into a surreal America playing "Motorama," a game sponsored by Chimera Gas Company. He has various encounters with different people, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Shils
CAST:  Jordan Christopher Michael  •  Martha Quinn  •  Michael Naegel  •  Susan Tyrrell

Out of Bounds (1986)

Farm boy Daryl Cage's parents ship him off to the big city to live with his brother, hoping he will have a better life there. After a baggage mixup at the airport, Daryl finds himself in possession of a drug cache, which a ruthless drug dealer wants back. The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Tuggle
CAST:  Anthony Michael Hall  •  Glynn Turman  •  Jenny Wright  •  Jeff Kober

Farm boy Daryl Cage's parents ship him off to the big city to live with his brother, hoping he will have a better life there. After a baggage mixup at the airport, Daryl finds himself in possession of a drug cache, which a ruthless drug dealer wants back. The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Tuggle
CAST:  Anthony Michael Hall  •  Glynn Turman  •  Jenny Wright  •  Jeff Kober

Roadie (1980)

A young Texas good ol' boy has a knack with electronic equipment, and that talent gets him a job as a roadie with a raucous traveling rock-and-roll show.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Rudolph
CAST:  Meat Loaf  •  Art Carney  •  Alice Cooper  •  Rhonda Bates

A young Texas good ol' boy has a knack with electronic equipment, and that talent gets him a job as a roadie with a raucous traveling rock-and-roll show.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Rudolph
CAST:  Meat Loaf  •  Art Carney  •  Alice Cooper  •  Rhonda Bates

Spice World (1997)

Zany adventure that follows The Spice Girls and their entourage (mostly fictional characters) - manager Clifford, his assistant Deborah, and filmmaker Piers (who is trying to shoot a documentary on "the real Spice Girls").  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Spiers
CAST:  Victoria Beckham  •  Mel B  •  Emma Bunton  •  Melanie Chisholm

Zany adventure that follows The Spice Girls and their entourage (mostly fictional characters) - manager Clifford, his assistant Deborah, and filmmaker Piers (who is trying to shoot a documentary on "the real Spice Girls").  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Spiers
CAST:  Victoria Beckham  •  Mel B  •  Emma Bunton  •  Melanie Chisholm

Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)

FunnyGoofyWeirdDisturbing

In Venice Beach, naive Midwesterner JB bonds with local slacker KG and they form the rock band Tenacious D. Setting out to become the world's greatest band is no easy feat, so they set out to steal what could be the answer to their prayers... a magical guitar pick ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Liam Lynch
CAST:  Jack Black  •  Kyle Gass  •  Ronnie James Dio  •  Tim Robbins

In Venice Beach, naive Midwesterner JB bonds with local slacker KG and they form the rock band Tenacious D. Setting out to become the world's greatest band is no easy feat, so they set out to steal what could be the answer to their prayers... a magical guitar pick ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Liam Lynch
CAST:  Jack Black  •  Kyle Gass  •  Ronnie James Dio  •  Tim Robbins

The 51st State (2001)

An American master chemist plans to score big on a once in a lifetime drug deal. All does not go as planned and he is soon entangled in a web of deceit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ronny Yu
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Robert Carlyle  •  Nigel Whitmey  •  Emily Mortimer

An American master chemist plans to score big on a once in a lifetime drug deal. All does not go as planned and he is soon entangled in a web of deceit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ronny Yu
CAST:  Samuel L. Jackson  •  Robert Carlyle  •  Nigel Whitmey  •  Emily Mortimer

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

WeirdMusicalFunnyClassic

Sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker and a creepy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Sharman
CAST:  Meat Loaf  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Barry Bostwick  •  Richard O'Brien

Sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker and a creepy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Sharman
CAST:  Meat Loaf  •  Susan Sarandon  •  Barry Bostwick  •  Richard O'Brien

The Salton Sea (2002)

After the murder of his beloved wife, a man in search of redemption is set adrift in a world where nothing is as it seems. On his journey, he befriends slacker Jimmy "The Finn", becomes involved in rescuing his neighbor Colette from her own demons, and gets ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  D.J. Caruso
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  Adam Goldberg  •  Luis Guzmán

After the murder of his beloved wife, a man in search of redemption is set adrift in a world where nothing is as it seems. On his journey, he befriends slacker Jimmy "The Finn", becomes involved in rescuing his neighbor Colette from her own demons, and gets ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  D.J. Caruso
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Vincent D'Onofrio  •  Adam Goldberg  •  Luis Guzmán

Wayne's World (1992)

FunnyCuteFunGoofy

Based on the Saturday Night Live sketch of the same name, Wayne's World is a wacky, irreverent pop-culture comedy about the adventures of two amiably aimless metal-head friends, Wayne (Mike Myers) and Garth (Dana Carvey). From Wayne's basement, the pair broadcast a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Penelope Spheeris
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Dana Carvey  •  Rob Lowe  •  Tia Carrere

Based on the Saturday Night Live sketch of the same name, Wayne's World is a wacky, irreverent pop-culture comedy about the adventures of two amiably aimless metal-head friends, Wayne (Mike Myers) and Garth (Dana Carvey). From Wayne's basement, the pair broadcast a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Penelope Spheeris
CAST:  Mike Myers  •  Dana Carvey  •  Rob Lowe  •  Tia Carrere

Wishcraft (2002)

Brett is a high-school outcast who doesn't run with the in crowd, unlike Samantha, the cheerleader he has a desperate crush on. Then one day, he gets a parcel in the mail -- a totem with the power to grant his deepest, darkest desires. Brett wishes for Samantha to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Graves  •  Richard Wenk
CAST:  Michael Weston  •  Alexandra Holden  •  Austin Pendleton  •  Huntley Ritter

Brett is a high-school outcast who doesn't run with the in crowd, unlike Samantha, the cheerleader he has a desperate crush on. Then one day, he gets a parcel in the mail -- a totem with the power to grant his deepest, darkest desires. Brett wishes for Samantha to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Graves  •  Richard Wenk
CAST:  Michael Weston  •  Alexandra Holden  •  Austin Pendleton  •  Huntley Ritter

The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag (1992)

Betty Lou is a librarian in a very small town. Her husband is a police detective who takes her for granted. Betty Lou is the ultimate mouse. After a gangland figure is mysteriously murdered in town, Betty Lou finds the murder weapon, but can't get anyone's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allan Moyle
CAST:  Penelope Ann Miller  •  Eric Thal  •  Alfre Woodard  •  Julianne Moore

Betty Lou is a librarian in a very small town. Her husband is a police detective who takes her for granted. Betty Lou is the ultimate mouse. After a gangland figure is mysteriously murdered in town, Betty Lou finds the murder weapon, but can't get anyone's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Allan Moyle
CAST:  Penelope Ann Miller  •  Eric Thal  •  Alfre Woodard  •  Julianne Moore

Americathon (1979)

In a story told in narrative flashbacks, a young TV consultant is hired by the President of a bankrupt USA to organize a telethon in order to prevent the country from being repossessed by wealthy Native Americans.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neal Israel
CAST:  John Ritter  •  Harvey Korman  •  Fred Willard  •  Chief Dan George

In a story told in narrative flashbacks, a young TV consultant is hired by the President of a bankrupt USA to organize a telethon in order to prevent the country from being repossessed by wealthy Native Americans.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Neal Israel
CAST:  John Ritter  •  Harvey Korman  •  Fred Willard  •  Chief Dan George

Black Dog (1998)

An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Hooks
CAST:  Patrick Swayze  •  Meat Loaf  •  Randy Travis  •  Gabriel Casseus

An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn't know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Hooks
CAST:  Patrick Swayze  •  Meat Loaf  •  Randy Travis  •  Gabriel Casseus

Leap of Faith (1992)

Jonas Nightengale is a fraudulent Christian faith healer who makes a living travelling around America holding revival meetings and conducting 'miracles' with the help of his friend and manager, Jane, and their entourage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Pearce
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Debra Winger  •  Lolita Davidovich  •  Liam Neeson

Jonas Nightengale is a fraudulent Christian faith healer who makes a living travelling around America holding revival meetings and conducting 'miracles' with the help of his friend and manager, Jane, and their entourage.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Pearce
CAST:  Steve Martin  •  Debra Winger  •  Lolita Davidovich  •  Liam Neeson

A Hole in One (2004)

When her brother Bobby returns from World War II mentally damaged, Anna has to deal with her parents who don't acknowledge her brother's existence, who is now brought to a mental hospital. After his sudden death Anna begins to question her own sanity. Her gangster ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Ledes
CAST:  Michelle Williams  •  Meat Loaf  •  Tim Guinee  •  Louis Zorich

When her brother Bobby returns from World War II mentally damaged, Anna has to deal with her parents who don't acknowledge her brother's existence, who is now brought to a mental hospital. After his sudden death Anna begins to question her own sanity. Her gangster ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Ledes
CAST:  Michelle Williams  •  Meat Loaf  •  Tim Guinee  •  Louis Zorich

All American Christmas Carol (2013)

A white-trash mom is visited by three ghosts intent on showing her a path to a brighter future.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Carlson
CAST:  Taryn Manning  •  Wendi McLendon-Covey  •  Eric Roberts  •  Spencer Locke

A white-trash mom is visited by three ghosts intent on showing her a path to a brighter future.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Carlson
CAST:  Taryn Manning  •  Wendi McLendon-Covey  •  Eric Roberts  •  Spencer Locke

The Moment (2013)

Fearing she may be responsible, a mental patient (Jennifer Jason Leigh) tries to unravel the mystery behind her ex-lover's (Martin Henderson) disappearance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jane Weinstock
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Martin Henderson  •  Alia Shawkat  •  Marianne Jean-Baptiste

Fearing she may be responsible, a mental patient (Jennifer Jason Leigh) tries to unravel the mystery behind her ex-lover's (Martin Henderson) disappearance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jane Weinstock
CAST:  Jennifer Jason Leigh  •  Martin Henderson  •  Alia Shawkat  •  Marianne Jean-Baptiste

The Car Kid (2002)

Two unlikely heroes become connected through their love of music, and on the day they meet, their lives are changed forever.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tricia Brock
CAST:  James Franco  •  Meat Loaf  •  Brad Renfro  •  Mark Anthony Williams

Two unlikely heroes become connected through their love of music, and on the day they meet, their lives are changed forever.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tricia Brock
CAST:  James Franco  •  Meat Loaf  •  Brad Renfro  •  Mark Anthony Williams
2 3 4