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Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 19 November 2000 (USA)
A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an... See full summary »

Director:

Griffin Dunne
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Laura Kirk ... Lisa Picard
Nat DeWolf ... Tate Kelly
Griffin Dunne ... Andrew
Daniel London ... Boyfriend
Sandra Bullock ... Sandra Bullock
Carrie Fisher ... Carrie Fisher
Melissa Gilbert ... Melissa Gilbert
Buck Henry ... Buck Henry
Spike Lee ... Spike Lee
Penelope Ann Miller ... Penelope Ann Miller
Charlie Sheen ... Charlie Sheen
Fisher Stevens ... Fisher Stevens
Mira Sorvino ... Mira Sorvino
Jack Howard ... Commercial Stud
Rosanna Scotto ... Female TV Reporter
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A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an actress, as well as the conflict that arises when Lisa's best friend Tate hits it big with an off-Broadway one-man show. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language and sexual content | See all certifications »
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Demi Moore was set to appear but pulled out and was replaced by Mira Sorvino. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Jersey Girl (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Home-Cooked Lovin
Written by Coati Mundi (as Coati Mundi Hernandez)
Produced by Coati Mundi (as Coati Mundi Hernandez)
Performed by The ManicPhonic Mob
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User Reviews

If you aren't an actor, you won't appreciate this film fully.
9 February 2004 | by BANYCSee all my reviews

This film is brilliant and it accurately portrays the lives of many struggling NYC actors, from the fact that talented actors are passed up for models for jobs, how do you try to stay in your craft, how no one really cares about their "survival job" and how many actors don't have an off switch.

This film was brilliant, funny, heartwarming and a real gem.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 November 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Famous See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,517, 26 August 2001

Gross USA:

$112,521
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Sound Mix:

DTS

Color:

Color
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