Man on the Moon
Comedy • R • 1999 • 1 hr 58 min
The method acting by Jim Carrey was so intense that they made a documentary about his role of Andy Kaufman. It’s worth a watch.
Jim Carrey proves that he has the chops to give a dramatic performance with depth. He earned his Golden Globe.
Undeniably perfect and funny and well made, I still cry thinking about the ending
A great biopic recreating some of Andy Kaufmans great moments and you get to understand to craziness of his humour.
It does a great job at feeling like a real movie instead of a checklist from Kaufman’s life. Watch it for Jim Carrey’s performance.
Jim Carrey seems possessed by Andy Kaufman. Well done bio-pic that raises the question 'who was Andy Kaufman?' It remains a mystery.
It's not a perfect retelling of his life but it does a great job at generating interest for people about a great comedian
Outstanding biopic that really gets the feel of it’s subject in a way few biopics manage.
What's real, and who is in on the joke. How much of what you see is theater?
Loved this movie till I listened to how much my brother hated it. Now I don’t like it as much, funny how life works.
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