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Life with Mikey (1993)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Family  |  4 June 1993 (USA)
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Michael Chapman was once a child TV star. But when he grew up, he couldn't get work. So he and his brother, Ed start their own talent agency that specializes in child acts. They can't seem ... See full summary »

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Michael Chapman was once a child TV star. But when he grew up, he couldn't get work. So he and his brother, Ed start their own talent agency that specializes in child acts. They can't seem to find the next big thing and they have to deal with another agency who's not above bribery to get the kids to sign with them. One day Michael meets a girl named Angie and she's a real spitfire. Michael thinks she could what they are looking for. Problem is that she has a big chip on her shoulder. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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He's a talent agent. She's a thief. Looks like they've already got something in common.

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Rated PG for language and thematic elements | See all certifications »
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4 June 1993 (USA)  »

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Give Me a Break  »

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Other title "Give me A Break" See more »

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When Angie and Mikey are arguing at the diner the people that were behind Angie disappear suddenly. See more »

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Angie Vega: Sunburst Cookies just light up my day!
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Referenced in Spin City: Wife with Mikey (2001) See more »

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COLD ENOUGH TO SNOW
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Performed by Jennifer Warnes
Jennifer Warnes appears courtesy of Private Music
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This is a funny movie.
25 October 1998 | by (Greenville, New Hampshire) – See all my reviews

Michael J. Fox, Nathan Lane, Cyndi Lauper, and Christina Vidal star in this really, really funny movie. Michael J. Fox is Michael Chapman, a washed up actor that starred in his own television show as a child. Now he's a children's talent agent looking for that big break. Nathan Lane is his brother who's working together with Michael at Chapman & Chapman Talent Agency. Cyndi Lauper is funny with her Brooklyn accent as their secretary. Christina Vidal is Angie Vega, a wise-talking con artist who could be Michael's only break at any type of future. This movie is great and everybody in the family will enjoy this.


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