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Adam Rifkin is a writer/director/producer/actor whose eclectic career ranges from broad family comedies to gritty urban dramas. Most recently Rifkin wrote, directed, and starred in Homo Erectus, a comedy set in caveman times that had its World Premier at the 2007 Slamdance Film Festival. Additionally, Rifkin wrote Underdog for Walt Disney Studios. ... See full bio »

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2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Small Soldiers
(1998)
Zoom
Zoom Writer
(2006)
Underdog
Underdog Writer
(2007)
The Chase
The Chase Writer
(1994)

Filmography

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 2015 Shooting the Warwicks (writer)
 2014 Giuseppe Makes a Movie (Documentary)
 2012 Reality Show (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Roadkill (2012)
- Manipulation (2012)
- Fired Up (2012)
- Animal Instincts (2012)
 2011 Chillerama (written by - segment "Wadzilla")
 2010 Knucklehead (written by)
 2010 Look (TV Series) (written by)
 2007 Underdog (screenplay) / (story)
 2007 Look (written by)
 2007 Homo Erectus (written by)
 2006 Zoom (screen story) / (screenplay)
 2001 Night at the Golden Eagle (written by)
 1998 Welcome to Hollywood (story)
 1998 Small Soldiers (written by)
 1998/II Denial (written by)
 1997 Mousehunt (written by)
  Bone Chillers (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes, 1996) (co-creator - 2 episodes, 1996) (creator - 2 episodes, 1996)
- Mr. Fitz and Dr. Hyde (1996) ... (co-creator)
- Mummy Dearest (1996) ... (co-creator)
- Frankenturky (1996) ... (writer)
- Teacher Creature (1996) ... (creator)
- Art Intimidates Life (1996) ... (writer)
 1994 The Chase (written by)
 1990 The Invisible Maniac (screenplay - as Rif Coogan) / (story - as Rif Coogan)
 1989 Going Overboard (uncredited)
 1989 Never on Tuesday (written by)
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Rif Coogan
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An Adam Rifkin movie is really a movie that I think of as a career movie. Rif Coogan movies are more for fun, my own personal edification, and for practice.

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John Faveraux played Adam in the film love and sex which was a based on Adam Rifkin and writer director Valerie Breiman's real life 3 year relationship. Famke Jensen plays the role based on Breiman. See more »

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