David Spade

David Wayne Spade (born July 22, 1964) is an American actor, comedian and television personality who first became famous in the 1990s as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, and from 1997 until 2003 starred as Dennis Finch on Just Shoot Me!. He also starred as C.J. Barnes, along with Katey Sagal, James Garner and Kaley Cuoco on 8 Simple Rules.He currently stars as Russell Dunbar on the CBS sitcom Rules of Engagement. He is also working with TBS on an animated series based on his film Joe Dirt. Description above from the Wikipedia article David Spade, 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

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

Grandma's Boy (2006)

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Even though he's 35, Alex acts more like he's 13, spending his days as the world's oldest video game tester and his evenings developing the next big Xbox game. But when he gets kicked out of his apartment, he's forced to move in with his grandmother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholaus Goossen
CAST:  Linda Cardellini  •  Allen Covert  •  Peter Dante  •  Shirley Knight

Even though he's 35, Alex acts more like he's 13, spending his days as the world's oldest video game tester and his evenings developing the next big Xbox game. But when he gets kicked out of his apartment, he's forced to move in with his grandmother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholaus Goossen
CAST:  Linda Cardellini  •  Allen Covert  •  Peter Dante  •  Shirley Knight

8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (1997)

Mafia hitman Tommy Spinelli (Joe Pesci) is flying to San Diego with a bag that holds eight severed heads, which he's bringing to his superiors to prove that some troublesome rival mobsters are permanently out of the picture. When his bag gets accidentally switched ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Schulman
CAST:  Joe Pesci  •  Kristy Swanson  •  George Hamilton  •  Dyan Cannon

Mafia hitman Tommy Spinelli (Joe Pesci) is flying to San Diego with a bag that holds eight severed heads, which he's bringing to his superiors to prove that some troublesome rival mobsters are permanently out of the picture. When his bag gets accidentally switched ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Schulman
CAST:  Joe Pesci  •  Kristy Swanson  •  George Hamilton  •  Dyan Cannon

Black Sheep (1996)

When dignified Albert Donnelly runs for Governor, his team moves to keep his slow-witted and klutzy younger brother, Mike, out of the eye of the media. To baby-sit Mike, the campaign assigns sarcastic Steve, who gets the experience of a lifetime when he tries to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Penelope Spheeris
CAST:  Chris Farley  •  David Spade  •  Grant Heslov  •  Tim Matheson

When dignified Albert Donnelly runs for Governor, his team moves to keep his slow-witted and klutzy younger brother, Mike, out of the eye of the media. To baby-sit Mike, the campaign assigns sarcastic Steve, who gets the experience of a lifetime when he tries to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Penelope Spheeris
CAST:  Chris Farley  •  David Spade  •  Grant Heslov  •  Tim Matheson

Coneheads (1993)

A pair of aliens arrive on Earth to prepare for invasion, but crash instead. With enormous cone-shaped heads, robotlike walks and an appetite for toilet paper, aliens Beldar and Prymatt don't exactly blend in with the population of Paramus, N.J. But for some reason ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Barron
CAST:  Robert Knott  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Jane Curtin  •  Sinbad

A pair of aliens arrive on Earth to prepare for invasion, but crash instead. With enormous cone-shaped heads, robotlike walks and an appetite for toilet paper, aliens Beldar and Prymatt don't exactly blend in with the population of Paramus, N.J. But for some reason ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Barron
CAST:  Robert Knott  •  Dan Aykroyd  •  Jane Curtin  •  Sinbad

Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003)

TV child star of the '70s, Dickie Roberts is now 35 and parking cars. Craving to regain the spotlight, he auditions for a role of a normal guy, but the director quickly sees he is anything but normal. Desperate to win the part, Dickie hires a family to help him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Weisman
CAST:  David Spade  •  Mary McCormack  •  Craig Bierko  •  Scott Terra

TV child star of the '70s, Dickie Roberts is now 35 and parking cars. Craving to regain the spotlight, he auditions for a role of a normal guy, but the director quickly sees he is anything but normal. Desperate to win the part, Dickie hires a family to help him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Weisman
CAST:  David Spade  •  Mary McCormack  •  Craig Bierko  •  Scott Terra

Joe Dirt (2001)

Joe Dirt is a janitor with a mullet hairdo, acid-washed jeans and a dream to find the parents that he lost at the Grand Canyon when he was a belligerent, trailer park-raised eight-year-old. Now, blasting Van Halen in his jacked-up economy car, the irrepressibly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennie Gordon
CAST:  David Spade  •  Brittany Daniel  •  Dennis Miller  •  Adam Beach

Joe Dirt is a janitor with a mullet hairdo, acid-washed jeans and a dream to find the parents that he lost at the Grand Canyon when he was a belligerent, trailer park-raised eight-year-old. Now, blasting Van Halen in his jacked-up economy car, the irrepressibly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennie Gordon
CAST:  David Spade  •  Brittany Daniel  •  Dennis Miller  •  Adam Beach

Kronk's New Groove (2005)

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Kronk, now chef and Head Delivery Boy of Mudka's Meat Hut, is fretting over the upcoming visit of his father. Kronk's father always disapproved of young Kronk's culinary interests and wished that Kronk instead would settle down with a wife and a large house on a hill.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elliot M. Bour  •  Saul Blinkoff  •  Robin Steele
CAST:  Patrick Warburton  •  Tracey Ullman  •  Eartha Kitt  •  John Goodman

Kronk, now chef and Head Delivery Boy of Mudka's Meat Hut, is fretting over the upcoming visit of his father. Kronk's father always disapproved of young Kronk's culinary interests and wished that Kronk instead would settle down with a wife and a large house on a hill.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elliot M. Bour  •  Saul Blinkoff  •  Robin Steele
CAST:  Patrick Warburton  •  Tracey Ullman  •  Eartha Kitt  •  John Goodman

Light Sleeper (1992)

A drug dealer with upscale clientele is having moral problems going about his daily deliveries. A reformed addict, he has never gotten over the wife that left him, and the couple that use him for deliveries worry about his mental well-being and his effectiveness at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Dana Delany  •  David Clennon  •  Mary Beth Hurt

A drug dealer with upscale clientele is having moral problems going about his daily deliveries. A reformed addict, he has never gotten over the wife that left him, and the couple that use him for deliveries worry about his mental well-being and his effectiveness at ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Schrader
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Dana Delany  •  David Clennon  •  Mary Beth Hurt

Loser (2000)

On a university scholarship, a good natured student from the midwest gets a crash course in city life while dealing with three evil roommates. He befriends a virtually homeless college student whom he falls for, but she's dating a nasty professor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amy Heckerling
CAST:  Jason Biggs  •  Mena Suvari  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Zak Orth

On a university scholarship, a good natured student from the midwest gets a crash course in city life while dealing with three evil roommates. He befriends a virtually homeless college student whom he falls for, but she's dating a nasty professor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amy Heckerling
CAST:  Jason Biggs  •  Mena Suvari  •  Greg Kinnear  •  Zak Orth

Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol (1987)

A new batch of recruits arrives at Police Academy, this time a group of civilian volunteers who have joined Commandant Lassard's new Citizens on Patrol program. Although the community relations project has strong governmental support, a disgusted Captain Harris is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Drake
CAST:  Steve Guttenberg  •  Bubba Smith  •  Michael Winslow  •  Sharon Stone

A new batch of recruits arrives at Police Academy, this time a group of civilian volunteers who have joined Commandant Lassard's new Citizens on Patrol program. Although the community relations project has strong governmental support, a disgusted Captain Harris is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Drake
CAST:  Steve Guttenberg  •  Bubba Smith  •  Michael Winslow  •  Sharon Stone

Racing Stripes (2005)

Shattered illusions are hard to repair -- especially for a good-hearted zebra named Stripes who's spent his life on a Kentucky farm amidst the sorely mistaken notion that he's a debonair thoroughbred. Once he faces the fact that his stark stripes mark him as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frederik Du Chau
CAST:  Bruce Greenwood  •  Hayden Panettiere  •  Mandy Moore  •  Caspar Poyck

Shattered illusions are hard to repair -- especially for a good-hearted zebra named Stripes who's spent his life on a Kentucky farm amidst the sorely mistaken notion that he's a debonair thoroughbred. Once he faces the fact that his stark stripes mark him as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frederik Du Chau
CAST:  Bruce Greenwood  •  Hayden Panettiere  •  Mandy Moore  •  Caspar Poyck

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

The Benchwarmers (2006)

A trio of guys try and make up for missed opportunities in childhood by forming a three-player baseball team to compete against standard little league squads.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Jon Heder  •  Rob Schneider  •  David Spade  •  Jon Lovitz

A trio of guys try and make up for missed opportunities in childhood by forming a three-player baseball team to compete against standard little league squads.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Dugan
CAST:  Jon Heder  •  Rob Schneider  •  David Spade  •  Jon Lovitz

The Emperor's New Groove (2000)

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Kuzco is a self-centered emperor who summons Pacha from a village and to tell him that his home will be destroyed to make room for Kuzco's new summer home. Kuzco's advisor, Yzma, tries to poison Kuzco and accidentally turns him into a llama, who accidentally ends ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Dindal
CAST:  David Spade  •  John Goodman  •  Eartha Kitt  •  Patrick Warburton

Kuzco is a self-centered emperor who summons Pacha from a village and to tell him that his home will be destroyed to make room for Kuzco's new summer home. Kuzco's advisor, Yzma, tries to poison Kuzco and accidentally turns him into a llama, who accidentally ends ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Dindal
CAST:  David Spade  •  John Goodman  •  Eartha Kitt  •  Patrick Warburton

The Rugrats Movie (1998)

Annoyed by the responsibility of being an older brother to Dil, Tommy sets out with Phil and Lil to return his baby brother to the hospital. But on the journey, they get lost in the woods.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norton Virgien  •  Igor Kovalyov
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  David Spade  •  Elizabeth Daily  •  Tara Strong

Annoyed by the responsibility of being an older brother to Dil, Tommy sets out with Phil and Lil to return his baby brother to the hospital. But on the journey, they get lost in the woods.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norton Virgien  •  Igor Kovalyov
CAST:  Whoopi Goldberg  •  David Spade  •  Elizabeth Daily  •  Tara Strong

Tommy Boy (1995)

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To save the family business, two ne’er-do-well traveling salesmen hit the road with disastrously funny consequences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Segal
CAST:  Chris Farley  •  David Spade  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Bo Derek

To save the family business, two ne’er-do-well traveling salesmen hit the road with disastrously funny consequences.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Segal
CAST:  Chris Farley  •  David Spade  •  Brian Dennehy  •  Bo Derek

PCU (1994)

Nervous high school senior Tom Lawrence visits Port Chester University, where he gets a taste of politically correct college life when he's guided by fraternity wild man Droz and his housemates at The Pit. But Droz and his pals have rivals in nasty preppy Rand ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hart Bochner
CAST:  Jeremy Piven  •  Chris Young  •  Megan Ward  •  Jon Favreau

Nervous high school senior Tom Lawrence visits Port Chester University, where he gets a taste of politically correct college life when he's guided by fraternity wild man Droz and his housemates at The Pit. But Droz and his pals have rivals in nasty preppy Rand ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hart Bochner
CAST:  Jeremy Piven  •  Chris Young  •  Megan Ward  •  Jon Favreau

A Very Brady Sequel (1996)

A man claiming to be Carol Brady's long-lost first husband, Roy Martin, shows up at the suburban Brady residence one evening. An impostor, the man is actually determined to steal the Bradys' familiar horse statue, a $20-million ancient Asian artifact.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arlene Sanford
CAST:  Shelley Long  •  Gary Cole  •  Tim Matheson  •  Christine Taylor

A man claiming to be Carol Brady's long-lost first husband, Roy Martin, shows up at the suburban Brady residence one evening. An impostor, the man is actually determined to steal the Bradys' familiar horse statue, a $20-million ancient Asian artifact.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arlene Sanford
CAST:  Shelley Long  •  Gary Cole  •  Tim Matheson  •  Christine Taylor
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