Jorma Taccone

Jorma Christopher Taccone (pronounced yorma tuh-cone-nee) (born March 19, 1977) is an American comedy writer-actor-director. Taccone is one third of the sketch comedy troupe The Lonely Island along with childhood friends Andy Samberg and Akiva Schaffer. He most recently co-wrote and directed the SNL spin-off film MacGruber. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jorma Taccone, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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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

MacGruber (2010)

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Ex-special operative MacGruber is called back into action to take down his archenemy, Dieter Von Cunth, who's in possession of a nuclear warhead and bent on destroying Washington, DC.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorma Taccone
CAST:  Will Forte  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Val Kilmer  •  Ryan Phillippe

Ex-special operative MacGruber is called back into action to take down his archenemy, Dieter Von Cunth, who's in possession of a nuclear warhead and bent on destroying Washington, DC.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorma Taccone
CAST:  Will Forte  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Val Kilmer  •  Ryan Phillippe

Neighbors (2014)

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A couple with a newborn baby face unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fraternity house.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Stoller
CAST:  Zac Efron  •  Rose Byrne  •  Dave Franco  •  Seth Rogen

A couple with a newborn baby face unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fraternity house.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Stoller
CAST:  Zac Efron  •  Rose Byrne  •  Dave Franco  •  Seth Rogen

The Lego Movie (2014)

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An ordinary Lego mini-figure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil Lego tyrant from gluing the universe together.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Lord  •  Christopher Miller
CAST:  Cobie Smulders  •  Channing Tatum  •  Jonah Hill  •  Craig Berry

An ordinary Lego mini-figure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil Lego tyrant from gluing the universe together.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Lord  •  Christopher Miller
CAST:  Cobie Smulders  •  Channing Tatum  •  Jonah Hill  •  Craig Berry

The Watch (2012)

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Four everyday suburban guys come together as an excuse to escape their humdrum lives one night a week. But when they accidentally discover that their town has become overrun with aliens posing as ordinary suburbanites, they have no choice but to save their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Akiva Schaffer
CAST:  Jonah Hill  •  Ben Stiller  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Richard Ayoade

Four everyday suburban guys come together as an excuse to escape their humdrum lives one night a week. But when they accidentally discover that their town has become overrun with aliens posing as ordinary suburbanites, they have no choice but to save their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Akiva Schaffer
CAST:  Jonah Hill  •  Ben Stiller  •  Vince Vaughn  •  Richard Ayoade

The Women of SNL (2010)

A look back at some of the funniest female characters and sketches in SNL's 39-year history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorma Taccone  •  Beth McCarthy-Miller  •  Paul Miller  •  Don Roy King  •  Dave Wilson
CAST:  Tina Fey  •  Amy Poehler  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Maya Rudolph

A look back at some of the funniest female characters and sketches in SNL's 39-year history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorma Taccone  •  Beth McCarthy-Miller  •  Paul Miller  •  Don Roy King  •  Dave Wilson
CAST:  Tina Fey  •  Amy Poehler  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Maya Rudolph

Role Models (2008)

Two salesmen trash a company truck on an energy drink-fueled bender. Upon their arrest, the court gives them a choice: do hard time or spend 150 service hours with a mentorship program. After one day with the kids, however, jail doesn't look half bad.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Wain
CAST:  Seann William Scott  •  Paul Rudd  •  Elizabeth Banks  •  Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Two salesmen trash a company truck on an energy drink-fueled bender. Upon their arrest, the court gives them a choice: do hard time or spend 150 service hours with a mentorship program. After one day with the kids, however, jail doesn't look half bad.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Wain
CAST:  Seann William Scott  •  Paul Rudd  •  Elizabeth Banks  •  Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Hot Rod (2007)

For Rod Kimball, performing stunts is a way of life, even though he is rather accident-prone. Poor Rod cannot even get any respect from his stepfather, Frank, who beats him up in weekly sparring matches. When Frank falls ill, Rod devises his most outrageous stunt ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Akiva Schaffer
CAST:  Andy Samberg  •  Isla Fisher  •  Bill Hader  •  Sissy Spacek

For Rod Kimball, performing stunts is a way of life, even though he is rather accident-prone. Poor Rod cannot even get any respect from his stepfather, Frank, who beats him up in weekly sparring matches. When Frank falls ill, Rod devises his most outrageous stunt ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Akiva Schaffer
CAST:  Andy Samberg  •  Isla Fisher  •  Bill Hader  •  Sissy Spacek

Land of the Lost (2009)

On his latest expedition, Dr. Rick Marshall is sucked into a space-time vortex alongside his research assistant and a redneck survivalist. In this alternate universe, the trio make friends with a primate named Chaka, their only ally in a world full of dinosaurs and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Silberling
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Anna Friel  •  Danny McBride  •  Jorma Taccone

On his latest expedition, Dr. Rick Marshall is sucked into a space-time vortex alongside his research assistant and a redneck survivalist. In this alternate universe, the trio make friends with a primate named Chaka, their only ally in a world full of dinosaurs and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Silberling
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Anna Friel  •  Danny McBride  •  Jorma Taccone

Kung Fury (2015)

During an unfortunate series of events, a friend of Kung Fury is assassinated by the most dangerous kung fu master criminal of all time, Adolf Hitler, a.k.a Kung Führer. Kung Fury decides to travel back in time to Nazi Germany in order to kill Hitler and end the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Sandberg
CAST:  David Sandberg  •  Jorma Taccone  •  Andreas Cahling  •  Helene Ahlson

During an unfortunate series of events, a friend of Kung Fury is assassinated by the most dangerous kung fu master criminal of all time, Adolf Hitler, a.k.a Kung Führer. Kung Fury decides to travel back in time to Nazi Germany in order to kill Hitler and end the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Sandberg
CAST:  David Sandberg  •  Jorma Taccone  •  Andreas Cahling  •  Helene Ahlson

Storks (2016)

Storks deliver babies…or at least they used to. Now they deliver packages for a global internet retail giant. Junior, the company’s top delivery stork, is about to be promoted when he accidentally activates the Baby Making Machine, producing an adorable and wholly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Stoller  •  Doug Sweetland
CAST:  Andy Samberg  •  Katie Crown  •  Kelsey Grammer  •  Keegan-Michael Key

Storks deliver babies…or at least they used to. Now they deliver packages for a global internet retail giant. Junior, the company’s top delivery stork, is about to be promoted when he accidentally activates the Baby Making Machine, producing an adorable and wholly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Stoller  •  Doug Sweetland
CAST:  Andy Samberg  •  Katie Crown  •  Kelsey Grammer  •  Keegan-Michael Key

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016)

When his new album fails to sell records, pop/rap superstar Conner4real goes into a major tailspin and watches his celebrity high life begin to collapse. He'll try anything to bounce back, anything except reuniting with his old rap group The Style Boyz.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Akiva Schaffer  •  Jorma Taccone
CAST:  Andy Samberg  •  Jorma Taccone  •  Akiva Schaffer  •  Imogen Poots

When his new album fails to sell records, pop/rap superstar Conner4real goes into a major tailspin and watches his celebrity high life begin to collapse. He'll try anything to bounce back, anything except reuniting with his old rap group The Style Boyz.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Akiva Schaffer  •  Jorma Taccone
CAST:  Andy Samberg  •  Jorma Taccone  •  Akiva Schaffer  •  Imogen Poots

Michael Bolton's Big, Sexy Valentine's Day Special (2017)

After Santa tells Michael Bolton that he needs 75,000 new babies by Christmas to meet toy supply, Michael Bolton hosts a sexy telethon to get the world to star making love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Akiva Schaffer  •  Scott Aukerman
CAST:  Michael Bolton  •  Adam Scott  •  Sarah Shahi  •  Matthew Kimbrough

After Santa tells Michael Bolton that he needs 75,000 new babies by Christmas to meet toy supply, Michael Bolton hosts a sexy telethon to get the world to star making love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Akiva Schaffer  •  Scott Aukerman
CAST:  Michael Bolton  •  Adam Scott  •  Sarah Shahi  •  Matthew Kimbrough

It Happened in L.A. (2017)

Annette might be judgmental, critical, and a total perfectionist—but only of the most charming variety. When she suddenly perceives that her relationship with her boyfriend, Elliot, is inferior to all the happy coupledom she sees among her friends, she decides they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michelle Morgan
CAST:  Michelle Morgan  •  Dree Hemingway  •  Jorma Taccone  •  Kentucker Audley

Annette might be judgmental, critical, and a total perfectionist—but only of the most charming variety. When she suddenly perceives that her relationship with her boyfriend, Elliot, is inferior to all the happy coupledom she sees among her friends, she decides they ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michelle Morgan
CAST:  Michelle Morgan  •  Dree Hemingway  •  Jorma Taccone  •  Kentucker Audley

Kung Fury 2

1985. Miami is kept safe under the watchful eye of Kung Fury and his Thundercops, the ultimate police force assembled from across history to defeat the villainous Kung Fuhrer, Adolf Hitler. After the tragic death of a Thundercop sees the group disband, a mysterious ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Sandberg
CAST:  David Sandberg  •  Michael Fassbender  •  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  David Hasselhoff

1985. Miami is kept safe under the watchful eye of Kung Fury and his Thundercops, the ultimate police force assembled from across history to defeat the villainous Kung Fuhrer, Adolf Hitler. After the tragic death of a Thundercop sees the group disband, a mysterious ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Sandberg
CAST:  David Sandberg  •  Michael Fassbender  •  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  David Hasselhoff

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019)

It's been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: LEGO DUPLO® invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Mitchell
CAST:  Chris Pratt  •  Elizabeth Banks  •  Will Arnett  •  Tiffany Haddish

It's been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: LEGO DUPLO® invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Mitchell
CAST:  Chris Pratt  •  Elizabeth Banks  •  Will Arnett  •  Tiffany Haddish

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

Miles Morales is juggling his life between being a high school student and being a spider-man. When Wilson "Kingpin" Fisk uses a super collider, others from across the Spider-Verse are transported to this dimension.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Ramsey  •  Bob Persichetti  •  Rodney Rothman
CAST:  Shameik Moore  •  Jake Johnson  •  Liev Schreiber  •  Hailee Steinfeld

Miles Morales is juggling his life between being a high school student and being a spider-man. When Wilson "Kingpin" Fisk uses a super collider, others from across the Spider-Verse are transported to this dimension.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Ramsey  •  Bob Persichetti  •  Rodney Rothman
CAST:  Shameik Moore  •  Jake Johnson  •  Liev Schreiber  •  Hailee Steinfeld

Slayer: The Repentless Killogy (2019)

Revenge, murder, bloodshed and retribution. “Slayer: The Repentless Killogy” short film was written and directed by B.J. McDonnell, who conceived and directed the three brutal music videos - “You Against You”, “Repentless” and “Pride In Prejudice” - for Slayer’s ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  B. J. McDonnell  •  Wayne Isham
CAST:  Tom Araya  •  Kerry King  •  Gary Holt  •  Paul Bostaph

Revenge, murder, bloodshed and retribution. “Slayer: The Repentless Killogy” short film was written and directed by B.J. McDonnell, who conceived and directed the three brutal music videos - “You Against You”, “Repentless” and “Pride In Prejudice” - for Slayer’s ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  B. J. McDonnell  •  Wayne Isham
CAST:  Tom Araya  •  Kerry King  •  Gary Holt  •  Paul Bostaph

The Lonely Island Presents: The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience (2019)

The Lonely Island spoofs Jose Canseco and Mark McGwire in this visual rap album set in the Bash Brothers' 1980s heyday.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Akiva Schaffer  •  Mike Diva
CAST:  Andy Samberg  •  Akiva Schaffer  •  Jorma Taccone  •  Hannah Simone

The Lonely Island spoofs Jose Canseco and Mark McGwire in this visual rap album set in the Bash Brothers' 1980s heyday.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Akiva Schaffer  •  Mike Diva
CAST:  Andy Samberg  •  Akiva Schaffer  •  Jorma Taccone  •  Hannah Simone

Awesometown (2005)

In May, 2005, The Dudes were hired to create a pilot for Fox.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Akiva Schaffer  •  Andy Samberg  •  Jorma Taccone
CAST:  Andy Samberg  •  Akiva Schaffer  •  Jorma Taccone  •  Jack Black

In May, 2005, The Dudes were hired to create a pilot for Fox.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Akiva Schaffer  •  Andy Samberg  •  Jorma Taccone
CAST:  Andy Samberg  •  Akiva Schaffer  •  Jorma Taccone  •  Jack Black
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