Aubrey Plaza

Aubrey Christina Plaza (born June 26, 1984) is an American actress, comedian, producer, and writer. She began her career performing improv and sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. She starred as April Ludgate on the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation (2009–2015), and later featured in the FX drama series Legion (2017–2019). Plaza had her first leading film role in Safety Not Guaranteed (2012). She also appeared in the films Mystery Team (2009), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), Life After Beth (2014), Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016), The Little Hours and Ingrid Goes West (both 2017), An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn (2018), Child's Play (2019), and Happiest Season and Black Bear (both 2020). Description above from the Wikipedia article Aubrey Plaza, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

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As bass guitarist for a garage-rock band, Scott Pilgrim has never had trouble getting a girlfriend; usually, the problem is getting rid of them. But when Ramona Flowers skates into his heart, he finds she has the most troublesome baggage of all: an army of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edgar Wright
CAST:  Michael Cera  •  Mary Elizabeth Winstead  •  Kieran Culkin  •  Chris Evans

As bass guitarist for a garage-rock band, Scott Pilgrim has never had trouble getting a girlfriend; usually, the problem is getting rid of them. But when Ramona Flowers skates into his heart, he finds she has the most troublesome baggage of all: an army of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Edgar Wright
CAST:  Michael Cera  •  Mary Elizabeth Winstead  •  Kieran Culkin  •  Chris Evans

Charlie Countryman (2013)

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While traveling abroad, a guy falls for a Romanian beauty whose unreachable heart has its origins in her violent, charismatic ex.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fredrik Bond
CAST:  Shia LaBeouf  •  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Mads Mikkelsen  •  Til Schweiger

While traveling abroad, a guy falls for a Romanian beauty whose unreachable heart has its origins in her violent, charismatic ex.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fredrik Bond
CAST:  Shia LaBeouf  •  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Mads Mikkelsen  •  Til Schweiger

She Said, She Said (2013)

A lesbian couple on the brink of divorce divide their possessions in mediation and through each object, we get a glimpse of their relationship and the sometimes humorous and sexy power that objects can hold on our lives and emotions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Blumberg
CAST:  Marisa Tomei  •  Élodie Bouchez  •  David Wain  •  Aubrey Plaza

A lesbian couple on the brink of divorce divide their possessions in mediation and through each object, we get a glimpse of their relationship and the sometimes humorous and sexy power that objects can hold on our lives and emotions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stuart Blumberg
CAST:  Marisa Tomei  •  Élodie Bouchez  •  David Wain  •  Aubrey Plaza

Life After Beth (2014)

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Zach is devastated by the unexpected death of his girlfriend, Beth. When she mysteriously returns, he gets a second chance at love. Soon his whole world turns upside down...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Baena
CAST:  Aubrey Plaza  •  Dane DeHaan  •  John C. Reilly  •  Molly Shannon

Zach is devastated by the unexpected death of his girlfriend, Beth. When she mysteriously returns, he gets a second chance at love. Soon his whole world turns upside down...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Baena
CAST:  Aubrey Plaza  •  Dane DeHaan  •  John C. Reilly  •  Molly Shannon

Playing It Cool (2014)

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A young man meets and instantly falls in love with an engaged woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Justin Reardon
CAST:  Chris Evans  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Martin Starr  •  Aubrey Plaza

A young man meets and instantly falls in love with an engaged woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Justin Reardon
CAST:  Chris Evans  •  Michelle Monaghan  •  Martin Starr  •  Aubrey Plaza

A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III (2013)

Charles Swan III, a successful graphic designer, has it all: fame, money and devilish charm that have provided him with a seemingly perfect life. But when a perplexing beauty named Ivana suddenly ends their relationship, Charles is left heartbroken. With the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roman Coppola
CAST:  Charlie Sheen  •  Jason Schwartzman  •  Bill Murray  •  Katheryn Winnick

Charles Swan III, a successful graphic designer, has it all: fame, money and devilish charm that have provided him with a seemingly perfect life. But when a perplexing beauty named Ivana suddenly ends their relationship, Charles is left heartbroken. With the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roman Coppola
CAST:  Charlie Sheen  •  Jason Schwartzman  •  Bill Murray  •  Katheryn Winnick

The End of Love (2013)

Mark is a struggling actor stuck between the life he once knew and the one waiting for him. When the mother of his two-year-old son suddenly passes away, Mark is forced to confront his shortcomings. Their fates, now intertwined, hang in the balance as Mark grapples ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Webber
CAST:  Smyth Campbell  •  Michael Cera  •  Isaac Love  •  Jocelin Donahue

Mark is a struggling actor stuck between the life he once knew and the one waiting for him. When the mother of his two-year-old son suddenly passes away, Mark is forced to confront his shortcomings. Their fates, now intertwined, hang in the balance as Mark grapples ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Webber
CAST:  Smyth Campbell  •  Michael Cera  •  Isaac Love  •  Jocelin Donahue

The To Do List (2013)

Feeling pressured to become more sexually experienced before she goes to college, Brandy Klark makes a list of things to accomplish before hitting campus in the fall.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maggie Carey
CAST:  Aubrey Plaza  •  Johnny Simmons  •  Bill Hader  •  Alia Shawkat

Feeling pressured to become more sexually experienced before she goes to college, Brandy Klark makes a list of things to accomplish before hitting campus in the fall.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maggie Carey
CAST:  Aubrey Plaza  •  Johnny Simmons  •  Bill Hader  •  Alia Shawkat

Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)

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Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified ad seeking a companion for time travel.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Colin Trevorrow
CAST:  Aubrey Plaza  •  Mark Duplass  •  Jake Johnson  •  Karan Soni

Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified ad seeking a companion for time travel.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Colin Trevorrow
CAST:  Aubrey Plaza  •  Mark Duplass  •  Jake Johnson  •  Karan Soni

Monsters University (2013)

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A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University — when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Scanlon
CAST:  Billy Crystal  •  John Goodman  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Helen Mirren

A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University — when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Scanlon
CAST:  Billy Crystal  •  John Goodman  •  Steve Buscemi  •  Helen Mirren

Damsels in Distress (2012)

A trio of beautiful girls set out to revolutionize life at a grungy American university: the dynamic leader Violet Wister, principled Rose and sexy Heather. They welcome transfer student Lily into their group which seeks to help severely depressed students with a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Whit Stillman
CAST:  Greta Gerwig  •  Adam Brody  •  Aubrey Plaza  •  Lio Tipton

A trio of beautiful girls set out to revolutionize life at a grungy American university: the dynamic leader Violet Wister, principled Rose and sexy Heather. They welcome transfer student Lily into their group which seeks to help severely depressed students with a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Whit Stillman
CAST:  Greta Gerwig  •  Adam Brody  •  Aubrey Plaza  •  Lio Tipton

10 Years (2012)

A group of friends reunite ten years after their high-school graduation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Linden
CAST:  Kate Mara  •  Channing Tatum  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Chris Pratt

A group of friends reunite ten years after their high-school graduation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Linden
CAST:  Kate Mara  •  Channing Tatum  •  Rosario Dawson  •  Chris Pratt

Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You (2012)

Precocious yet sensitive teenager James has a deep perception of the world but no idea how to live in it. Finding no help from his divorced parents nor his older memoir-writing sister, he decides to reject the beliefs adults try to push on him, starting with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roberto Faenza
CAST:  Toby Regbo  •  Deborah Ann Woll  •  Lucy Liu  •  Marcia Gay Harden

Precocious yet sensitive teenager James has a deep perception of the world but no idea how to live in it. Finding no help from his divorced parents nor his older memoir-writing sister, he decides to reject the beliefs adults try to push on him, starting with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roberto Faenza
CAST:  Toby Regbo  •  Deborah Ann Woll  •  Lucy Liu  •  Marcia Gay Harden

Mystery Team (2009)

A group of former Encyclopedia Brown-style child-detectives struggle to solve an adult mystery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Eckman
CAST:  Donald Glover  •  Aubrey Plaza  •  Dominic Dierkes  •  D.C. Pierson

A group of former Encyclopedia Brown-style child-detectives struggle to solve an adult mystery.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Eckman
CAST:  Donald Glover  •  Aubrey Plaza  •  Dominic Dierkes  •  D.C. Pierson

Funny People (2009)

Famous and wealthy funnyman George Simmons doesn't give much thought to how he treats people until a doctor delivers stunning health news, forcing George to reevaluate his priorities with a little help from aspiring stand-up comic Ira.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Judd Apatow
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Seth Rogen  •  Leslie Mann  •  Eric Bana

Famous and wealthy funnyman George Simmons doesn't give much thought to how he treats people until a doctor delivers stunning health news, forcing George to reevaluate his priorities with a little help from aspiring stand-up comic Ira.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Judd Apatow
CAST:  Adam Sandler  •  Seth Rogen  •  Leslie Mann  •  Eric Bana

Four Eyed Monsters (2005)

Apathy, technology, paranoia, disease and medication. Meet Arin. Arin is a shy videographer who finds it too much to handle to go out and meet girls, so he sets up an account on meester.net. The flood of responses never comes, save for one email from Susan, a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Buice  •  Arin Crumley
CAST:  Susan Buice  •  Arin Crumley  •  Brad Calcaterra  •  Lindsey Andersen

Apathy, technology, paranoia, disease and medication. Meet Arin. Arin is a shy videographer who finds it too much to handle to go out and meet girls, so he sets up an account on meester.net. The flood of responses never comes, save for one email from Susan, a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susan Buice  •  Arin Crumley
CAST:  Susan Buice  •  Arin Crumley  •  Brad Calcaterra  •  Lindsey Andersen

About Alex (2014)

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A circle of twenty-something friends reunite for a weekend away to console a suicidal member of their group. Yet, despite their best efforts to enjoy themselves, a tinderbox of old jealousies, unrequited love, and widening political differences leads to an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jesse Zwick
CAST:  Aubrey Plaza  •  Max Greenfield  •  Max Minghella  •  Jason Ritter

A circle of twenty-something friends reunite for a weekend away to console a suicidal member of their group. Yet, despite their best efforts to enjoy themselves, a tinderbox of old jealousies, unrequited love, and widening political differences leads to an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jesse Zwick
CAST:  Aubrey Plaza  •  Max Greenfield  •  Max Minghella  •  Jason Ritter

Addicted to Fresno (2015)

Two co-dependent sisters, a recovering sex addict and a lonely lesbian who work as hotel maids in Fresno, go to ludicrous lengths to cover up an accidental crime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Babbit
CAST:  Judy Greer  •  Aubrey Plaza  •  Natasha Lyonne  •  Clea DuVall

Two co-dependent sisters, a recovering sex addict and a lonely lesbian who work as hotel maids in Fresno, go to ludicrous lengths to cover up an accidental crime.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Babbit
CAST:  Judy Greer  •  Aubrey Plaza  •  Natasha Lyonne  •  Clea DuVall

Ned Rifle (2015)

Henry and Fay's son Ned sets out to find and kill his father for destroying his mother's life. But his aims are frustrated by the troublesome Susan, whose connection to Henry predates even his arrival in the lives of the Grim family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hal Hartley
CAST:  Aubrey Plaza  •  Parker Posey  •  Liam Aiken  •  Robert John Burke

Henry and Fay's son Ned sets out to find and kill his father for destroying his mother's life. But his aims are frustrated by the troublesome Susan, whose connection to Henry predates even his arrival in the lives of the Grim family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hal Hartley
CAST:  Aubrey Plaza  •  Parker Posey  •  Liam Aiken  •  Robert John Burke

Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever (2014)

A lonely cat living in a mall pet shop has a sour outlook on life until, in the midst of the holiday rush, she’s swept up into a robbery and a friendship with a human girl.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Hill
CAST:  Tardar Sauce  •  Megan Charpentier  •  Aubrey Plaza

A lonely cat living in a mall pet shop has a sour outlook on life until, in the midst of the holiday rush, she’s swept up into a robbery and a friendship with a human girl.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Hill
CAST:  Tardar Sauce  •  Megan Charpentier  •  Aubrey Plaza
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