Janeane Garofalo

Janeane Garofalo (born September 28, 1964) is an American stand-up comedian, actress, political activist and writer. She is the former co-host on the now defunct Air America Radio's The Majority Report. Garofalo continues to circulate regularly within New York City's local comedy and performance art scene. Description above from the Wikipedia article Janeane Garofalo, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Ratatouille (2007)

CharmingFunnyFunLighthearted

Remy, a resident of Paris, appreciates good food and has quite a sophisticated palate. He would love to become a chef so he can create and enjoy culinary masterpieces to his heart's delight. The only problem is, Remy is a rat. When he winds up in the sewer beneath ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Bird
CAST:  Patton Oswalt  •  Lou Romano  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  Ian Holm

Remy, a resident of Paris, appreciates good food and has quite a sophisticated palate. He would love to become a chef so he can create and enjoy culinary masterpieces to his heart's delight. The only problem is, Remy is a rat. When he winds up in the sewer beneath ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Bird
CAST:  Patton Oswalt  •  Lou Romano  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  Ian Holm

Big Trouble (2002)

The story of how a mysterious suitcase brings together, and changes, the lives of a divorced dad, an unhappy housewife, two hitmen, a pair of street thugs, two love struck teens, two FBI men and a psychedelic toad. Based on Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist Dave ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Tim Allen  •  Rene Russo  •  Patrick Warburton  •  Ben Foster

The story of how a mysterious suitcase brings together, and changes, the lives of a divorced dad, an unhappy housewife, two hitmen, a pair of street thugs, two love struck teens, two FBI men and a psychedelic toad. Based on Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist Dave ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Barry Sonnenfeld
CAST:  Tim Allen  •  Rene Russo  •  Patrick Warburton  •  Ben Foster

Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy (1996)

A pharmaceutical scientist creates a pill that makes people remember their happiest memory, and although it's successful, it has unfortunate side effects.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kelly Makin
CAST:  Dave Foley  •  Bruce McCulloch  •  Kevin McDonald  •  Mark McKinney

A pharmaceutical scientist creates a pill that makes people remember their happiest memory, and although it's successful, it has unfortunate side effects.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kelly Makin
CAST:  Dave Foley  •  Bruce McCulloch  •  Kevin McDonald  •  Mark McKinney

Clay Pigeons (1998)

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Clay is a young man in a small town who witnesses his friend, Earl kill himself because of the ongoing affair that Clay was having with the man's wife, Amanda. Feeling guilty, Clay now resists the widow when she presses him to continue with their sexual affairs. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Dobkin
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  Gregory Sporleder

Clay is a young man in a small town who witnesses his friend, Earl kill himself because of the ongoing affair that Clay was having with the man's wife, Amanda. Feeling guilty, Clay now resists the widow when she presses him to continue with their sexual affairs. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Dobkin
CAST:  Joaquin Phoenix  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  Gregory Sporleder

Cop Land (1997)

Freddy Heflin is the sheriff of a place everyone calls “Cop Land” — a small and seemingly peaceful town populated by the big city police officers he’s long admired. Yet something ugly is taking place behind the town’s peaceful facade. And when Freddy uncovers a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Mangold
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Ray Liotta  •  Robert De Niro

Freddy Heflin is the sheriff of a place everyone calls “Cop Land” — a small and seemingly peaceful town populated by the big city police officers he’s long admired. Yet something ugly is taking place behind the town’s peaceful facade. And when Freddy uncovers a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Mangold
CAST:  Sylvester Stallone  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Ray Liotta  •  Robert De Niro

Dogma (1999)

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The latest battle in the eternal war between Good and Evil has come to New Jersey in the late, late 20th Century. Angels, demons, apostles and prophets (of a sort) walk among the cynics and innocents of America and duke it out for the fate of humankind.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Smith
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Matt Damon  •  Linda Fiorentino  •  Jason Mewes

The latest battle in the eternal war between Good and Evil has come to New Jersey in the late, late 20th Century. Angels, demons, apostles and prophets (of a sort) walk among the cynics and innocents of America and duke it out for the fate of humankind.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Smith
CAST:  Ben Affleck  •  Matt Damon  •  Linda Fiorentino  •  Jason Mewes

Fuck (2006)

A documentary on the expletive's origin, why it offends some people so deeply, and what can be gained from its use.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Anderson
CAST:  Reinhold Aman  •  Steven Bochco  •  Pat Boone  •  Benjamin C. Bradlee

A documentary on the expletive's origin, why it offends some people so deeply, and what can be gained from its use.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Anderson
CAST:  Reinhold Aman  •  Steven Bochco  •  Pat Boone  •  Benjamin C. Bradlee

Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns) (2002)

Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns is a rock documentary about Brooklyn's finest, They Might Be Giants. Filmed in 2001, the film contains concert footage, interviews, humor, animation, coffee, humor, lyric readings, people wondering about the subject matter of their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  AJ Schnack
CAST:  John Flansburgh  •  John Linnell  •  Conan O'Brien  •  Syd Straw

Gigantic: A Tale of Two Johns is a rock documentary about Brooklyn's finest, They Might Be Giants. Filmed in 2001, the film contains concert footage, interviews, humor, animation, coffee, humor, lyric readings, people wondering about the subject matter of their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  AJ Schnack
CAST:  John Flansburgh  •  John Linnell  •  Conan O'Brien  •  Syd Straw

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

Larger Than Life (1996)

Motivational Speaker Jack Corcoran is determined to get his career off the ground, but the biggest gigs he can get are the ones nobody wants. Then one day, he receives a telegram that his circus clown father has passed away, and has left a "huge" inheritance. When ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Franklin
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Jeremy Piven  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  Pat Hingle

Motivational Speaker Jack Corcoran is determined to get his career off the ground, but the biggest gigs he can get are the ones nobody wants. Then one day, he receives a telegram that his circus clown father has passed away, and has left a "huge" inheritance. When ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Howard Franklin
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Jeremy Piven  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  Pat Hingle

Permanent Midnight (1998)

Juggling increasing career success and a growing heroin habit, a television comedy writer attempts to go down a path of improvement.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Veloz
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Maria Bello  •  Jay Paulson  •  Spencer Garrett

Juggling increasing career success and a growing heroin habit, a television comedy writer attempts to go down a path of improvement.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Veloz
CAST:  Ben Stiller  •  Maria Bello  •  Jay Paulson  •  Spencer Garrett

Reality Bites (1994)

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A small circle of friends suffering from post-collegiate blues must confront the hard truth about life, love and the pursuit of gainful employment. As they struggle to map out survival guides for the future, the Gen-X quartet soon begins to realize that reality ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Stiller
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  Steve Zahn

A small circle of friends suffering from post-collegiate blues must confront the hard truth about life, love and the pursuit of gainful employment. As they struggle to map out survival guides for the future, the Gen-X quartet soon begins to realize that reality ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Stiller
CAST:  Winona Ryder  •  Ethan Hawke  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  Steve Zahn

Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (1997)

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Two not-too-bright party girls reinvent themselves for their high school reunion. Armed with a borrowed Jaguar, new clothes and the story of their success as the inventors of Post-It notes, Romy and Michele descend on their alma mater, but their façade crumbles quickly.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Mirkin
CAST:  Mira Sorvino  •  Lisa Kudrow  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  Alan Cumming

Two not-too-bright party girls reinvent themselves for their high school reunion. Armed with a borrowed Jaguar, new clothes and the story of their success as the inventors of Post-It notes, Romy and Michele descend on their alma mater, but their façade crumbles quickly.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Mirkin
CAST:  Mira Sorvino  •  Lisa Kudrow  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  Alan Cumming

Southland Tales (2007)

Set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star who's stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines with Krysta Now, an adult film star ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Kelly
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Seann William Scott  •  Sarah Michelle Gellar  •  Mandy Moore

Set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star who's stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines with Krysta Now, an adult film star ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Kelly
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Seann William Scott  •  Sarah Michelle Gellar  •  Mandy Moore

The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2000)

Rocky and Bullwinkle have been living off the finances made from the reruns of their cartoon show. Boris and Natasha somehow manage to crossover into reality and team up with Fearless Leader, an evil criminal turned media mogul with some evil plans up his sleeve. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Des McAnuff
CAST:  Rene Russo  •  Jason Alexander  •  Piper Perabo  •  Randy Quaid

Rocky and Bullwinkle have been living off the finances made from the reruns of their cartoon show. Boris and Natasha somehow manage to crossover into reality and team up with Fearless Leader, an evil criminal turned media mogul with some evil plans up his sleeve. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Des McAnuff
CAST:  Rene Russo  •  Jason Alexander  •  Piper Perabo  •  Randy Quaid

The Cable Guy (1996)

When recently single Steven moves into his new apartment, cable guy Chip comes to hook him up—and doesn't let go. Initially, Chip is just overzealous in his desire to be Steven's pal, but when Steven tries to end the 'friendship', Chip shows his dark side. He ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Stiller
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Leslie Mann  •  Jack Black

When recently single Steven moves into his new apartment, cable guy Chip comes to hook him up—and doesn't let go. Initially, Chip is just overzealous in his desire to be Steven's pal, but when Steven tries to end the 'friendship', Chip shows his dark side. He ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ben Stiller
CAST:  Jim Carrey  •  Matthew Broderick  •  Leslie Mann  •  Jack Black

The Matchmaker (1997)

Marcy, a worker in the reelection campaign of bumbling Senator John McGlory, is sent to Ireland on a quest to find the Irish ancestry of Sen. McGlory, to help him win the Irish vote. But when Marcy arrives in the small village of Ballinagra, she finds herself in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Joffe
CAST:  Janeane Garofalo  •  David O'Hara  •  Denis Leary  •  Milo O’Shea

Marcy, a worker in the reelection campaign of bumbling Senator John McGlory, is sent to Ireland on a quest to find the Irish ancestry of Sen. McGlory, to help him win the Irish vote. But when Marcy arrives in the small village of Ballinagra, she finds herself in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Joffe
CAST:  Janeane Garofalo  •  David O'Hara  •  Denis Leary  •  Milo O’Shea

The Minus Man (1999)

When the quiet and amiable Vann Siegert drifts into town, no one suspects the evil that lies beneath the surface. Despite his easy charm, Vann is merely a reflection of what those he encounters want him to be. As locals start to disappear, it becomes apparent that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hampton Fancher
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Brian Cox  •  Sheryl Crow  •  Dwight Yoakam

When the quiet and amiable Vann Siegert drifts into town, no one suspects the evil that lies beneath the surface. Despite his easy charm, Vann is merely a reflection of what those he encounters want him to be. As locals start to disappear, it becomes apparent that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hampton Fancher
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Brian Cox  •  Sheryl Crow  •  Dwight Yoakam

The Thin Pink Line (1998)

In this mockumentary, a film team in search of a new documentary project determines to find a wrongfully imprisoned death-row inmate. Enter Chauncey Ledbetter, the quirky, potentially gay, prisoner convicted of murdering his high school show choir teacher. As ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Irpino  •  Joe Dietl
CAST:  Joe Dietl  •  Bruce Daniels  •  Jennifer Aniston  •  Illeana Douglas

In this mockumentary, a film team in search of a new documentary project determines to find a wrongfully imprisoned death-row inmate. Enter Chauncey Ledbetter, the quirky, potentially gay, prisoner convicted of murdering his high school show choir teacher. As ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Irpino  •  Joe Dietl
CAST:  Joe Dietl  •  Bruce Daniels  •  Jennifer Aniston  •  Illeana Douglas

The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996)

A successful veterinarian and radio show host with low self-esteem asks her model friend to impersonate her when a handsome man wants to see her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Lehmann
CAST:  Uma Thurman  •  Jamie Foxx  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  Ben Chaplin

A successful veterinarian and radio show host with low self-esteem asks her model friend to impersonate her when a handsome man wants to see her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Lehmann
CAST:  Uma Thurman  •  Jamie Foxx  •  Janeane Garofalo  •  Ben Chaplin
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