Kevin James

Kevin James (born April 26, 1965) is an American playwright, actor, writer, and producer. He is widely known for playing Doug Heffernan on the CBS sitcom The King of Queens. He is also known for his lead roles in the comedy films I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry, Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Grown Ups, The Dilemma, and Zookeeper. He hosted the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards on March 27, 2010.

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Grown Ups 2 (2013)

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Lenny has relocated his family back to the small town where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grown ups are the ones learning lessons from their kids on a day notoriously full of surprises—the last day of school.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Kevin James  •  Chris Rock  •  David Spade

Lenny has relocated his family back to the small town where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grown ups are the ones learning lessons from their kids on a day notoriously full of surprises—the last day of school.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Kevin James  •  Chris Rock  •  David Spade

Grown Ups (2010)

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After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Salma Hayek  •  Maria Bello  •  Steve Buscemi

After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Salma Hayek  •  Maria Bello  •  Steve Buscemi

50 First Dates (2004)

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Henry is a player skilled at seducing women. But when this veterinarian meets Lucy, a girl with a quirky problem when it comes to total recall, he realizes it's possible to fall in love all over again…and again, and again. That's because the delightful Lucy has no ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Segal
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Drew Barrymore  •  Rob Schneider  •  Sean Astin

Henry is a player skilled at seducing women. But when this veterinarian meets Lucy, a girl with a quirky problem when it comes to total recall, he realizes it's possible to fall in love all over again…and again, and again. That's because the delightful Lucy has no ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Segal
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Drew Barrymore  •  Rob Schneider  •  Sean Astin

Barnyard (2006)

When the farmer's away, all the animals play, and sing, and dance. Eventually, though, someone has to step in and run things, a responsibility that ends up going to Otis, a carefree cow.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Oedekerk
CAST:  Courteney Cox  •  Kevin James  •  Sam Elliott  •  Danny Glover

When the farmer's away, all the animals play, and sing, and dance. Eventually, though, someone has to step in and run things, a responsibility that ends up going to Otis, a carefree cow.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Oedekerk
CAST:  Courteney Cox  •  Kevin James  •  Sam Elliott  •  Danny Glover

Grilled (2006)

Maurice and Dave sell high-end cuts of beef, but after hitting a patch of no sales, they're facing being fired. Maurice needs money to enroll in his final semester of acupuncture school, and the recently-separated Dave needs money for his daughter's birthday gift. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Ensler
CAST:  Ray Romano  •  Kevin James  •  Sofía Vergara  •  Juliette Lewis

Maurice and Dave sell high-end cuts of beef, but after hitting a patch of no sales, they're facing being fired. Maurice needs money to enroll in his final semester of acupuncture school, and the recently-separated Dave needs money for his daughter's birthday gift. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Ensler
CAST:  Ray Romano  •  Kevin James  •  Sofía Vergara  •  Juliette Lewis

Hitch (2005)

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Dating coach Alex 'Hitch' Hitchens mentors a bumbling client, Albert, who hopes to win the heart of the glamorous Allegra Cole. While Albert makes progress, Hitch faces his own romantic setbacks when proven techniques fail to work on Sara Melas, a tabloid reporter ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Tennant
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Eva Mendes  •  Amber Valletta  •  Julie Ann Emery

Dating coach Alex 'Hitch' Hitchens mentors a bumbling client, Albert, who hopes to win the heart of the glamorous Allegra Cole. While Albert makes progress, Hitch faces his own romantic setbacks when proven techniques fail to work on Sara Melas, a tabloid reporter ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Tennant
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Eva Mendes  •  Amber Valletta  •  Julie Ann Emery

Monster House (2006)

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Monsters under the bed are scary enough, but what happens when an entire house is out to get you? Three teens aim to find out when they go up against a decrepit neighboring home and unlock its frightening secrets.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gil Kenan
CAST:  Ryan Whitney Newman  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Mitchel Musso  •  Sam Lerner

Monsters under the bed are scary enough, but what happens when an entire house is out to get you? Three teens aim to find out when they go up against a decrepit neighboring home and unlock its frightening secrets.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gil Kenan
CAST:  Ryan Whitney Newman  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Mitchel Musso  •  Sam Lerner

National Security (2003)

Two mismatched security guards are thrown together to bust a smuggling operation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Steve Zahn  •  Colm Feore  •  Bill Duke

Two mismatched security guards are thrown together to bust a smuggling operation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Martin Lawrence  •  Steve Zahn  •  Colm Feore  •  Bill Duke

Here Comes the Boom (2012)

A high school biology teacher moonlights as a mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to save the school's music program.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Coraci
CAST:  Salma Hayek  •  Kevin James  •  Henry Winkler  •  Joe Rogan

A high school biology teacher moonlights as a mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to save the school's music program.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Coraci
CAST:  Salma Hayek  •  Kevin James  •  Henry Winkler  •  Joe Rogan

Hotel Transylvania (2012)

Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. One special weekend, Dracula has invited all his best friends to celebrate his beloved daughter Mavis's 118th birthday. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Genndy Tartakovsky
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Steve Buscemi  •  David Spade  •  Kevin James

Welcome to Hotel Transylvania, Dracula's lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up and no humans are allowed. One special weekend, Dracula has invited all his best friends to celebrate his beloved daughter Mavis's 118th birthday. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Genndy Tartakovsky
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Steve Buscemi  •  David Spade  •  Kevin James

True Memoirs of an International Assassin (2016)

After a publisher changes a writer's debut novel about a deadly assassin from fiction to nonfiction, the author finds himself thrust into the world of his lead character, and must take on the role of his character for his own survival.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Wadlow
CAST:  Kevin James  •  Maurice Compte  •  Andy García  •  Kim Coates

After a publisher changes a writer's debut novel about a deadly assassin from fiction to nonfiction, the author finds himself thrust into the world of his lead character, and must take on the role of his character for his own survival.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Wadlow
CAST:  Kevin James  •  Maurice Compte  •  Andy García  •  Kim Coates

Little Boy (2015)

An eight-year-old boy is willing to do whatever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his father home. The story reveals the indescribable love a father has for his little boy and the love a son has for his father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alejandro Monteverde
CAST:  Jakob Salvati  •  Emily Watson  •  David Henrie  •  Kevin James

An eight-year-old boy is willing to do whatever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his father home. The story reveals the indescribable love a father has for his little boy and the love a son has for his father.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alejandro Monteverde
CAST:  Jakob Salvati  •  Emily Watson  •  David Henrie  •  Kevin James

The Dilemma (2011)

Longtime friends Ronny and Nick are partners in an auto-design firm. They are hard at work on a presentation for a dream project that would really launch their company. Then Ronny spots Nick's wife out with another man, and in the process of investigating the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Vince Vaughn  •  Kevin James  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Winona Ryder

Longtime friends Ronny and Nick are partners in an auto-design firm. They are hard at work on a presentation for a dream project that would really launch their company. Then Ronny spots Nick's wife out with another man, and in the process of investigating the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Howard
CAST:  Vince Vaughn  •  Kevin James  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Winona Ryder

Zookeeper (2011)

Kindhearted Griffin Keyes is one of the best-loved caretakers at the Franklin Park Zoo, but since he is more comfortable with the animals than with females of his own species, his love life is lacking. When Griffin decides that the only way to get a girlfriend is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Coraci
CAST:  Kevin James  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Sylvester Stallone  •  Nick Nolte

Kindhearted Griffin Keyes is one of the best-loved caretakers at the Franklin Park Zoo, but since he is more comfortable with the animals than with females of his own species, his love life is lacking. When Griffin decides that the only way to get a girlfriend is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Coraci
CAST:  Kevin James  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Sylvester Stallone  •  Nick Nolte

Kevin James: Sweat the Small Stuff (2001)

Television's "King of Queens" reigns again in this Comedy Central special -- the network's first-ever hour-long show devoted entirely to one comic, taped live in July 2001 at New York City's Hudson Theatre. James riffs on life's many "royal" pains, including ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Miller
CAST:  Kevin James

Television's "King of Queens" reigns again in this Comedy Central special -- the network's first-ever hour-long show devoted entirely to one comic, taped live in July 2001 at New York City's Hudson Theatre. James riffs on life's many "royal" pains, including ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Miller
CAST:  Kevin James

Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009)

Mild-mannered Paul Blart has always had huge dreams of becoming a State Trooper. Until then, he patrols the local mall as a security guard. With his closely cropped moustache, personal transporter and gung-ho attitude, only Blart seems to take his job seriously. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Carr
CAST:  Kevin James  •  Keir O'Donnell  •  Jayma Mays  •  Raini Rodriguez

Mild-mannered Paul Blart has always had huge dreams of becoming a State Trooper. Until then, he patrols the local mall as a security guard. With his closely cropped moustache, personal transporter and gung-ho attitude, only Blart seems to take his job seriously. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Carr
CAST:  Kevin James  •  Keir O'Donnell  •  Jayma Mays  •  Raini Rodriguez

Sesame Street: Elmo's Christmas Countdown (2007)

Sesame Street characters help Elmo count down the days leading up to Christmas.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Halvorson
CAST:  Kevin Clash  •  Leslie Carrara-Rudolph  •  Tyler Bunch  •  Fran Brill

Sesame Street characters help Elmo count down the days leading up to Christmas.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Halvorson
CAST:  Kevin Clash  •  Leslie Carrara-Rudolph  •  Tyler Bunch  •  Fran Brill

I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)

Firefighters Chuck Ford and Larry Valentine are guy's guys, loyal to the core—which is why when widower Larry asks Chuck to pose as his gay lover so that he can get domestic partner benefits for his kids, his buddy agrees. However, things get dicey when a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Jessica Biel  •  Ving Rhames  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Nicholas Turturro

Firefighters Chuck Ford and Larry Valentine are guy's guys, loyal to the core—which is why when widower Larry asks Chuck to pose as his gay lover so that he can get domestic partner benefits for his kids, his buddy agrees. However, things get dicey when a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Jessica Biel  •  Ving Rhames  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Nicholas Turturro

Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)

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When the old-old-old-fashioned vampire Vlad arrives at the hotel for an impromptu family get-together, Hotel Transylvania is in for a collision of supernatural old-school and modern day cool.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Genndy Tartakovsky
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Kevin James  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Selena Gomez

When the old-old-old-fashioned vampire Vlad arrives at the hotel for an impromptu family get-together, Hotel Transylvania is in for a collision of supernatural old-school and modern day cool.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Genndy Tartakovsky
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Kevin James  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Selena Gomez

Pixels (2015)

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Video game experts are recruited by the military to fight 1980s-era video game characters who've attacked New York.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Peter Dinklage  •  Josh Gad

Video game experts are recruited by the military to fight 1980s-era video game characters who've attacked New York.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Columbus
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Peter Dinklage  •  Josh Gad
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