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Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 22 August 2001 (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 »

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Lisa Picard
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Tate Kelly
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Andrew
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Boyfriend
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Sandra Bullock
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Carrie Fisher
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Melissa Gilbert
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Buck Henry
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Spike Lee
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Penelope Ann Miller
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Charlie Sheen
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Fisher Stevens
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Mira Sorvino
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Commercial Stud
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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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Comedy | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for language and sexual content | See all certifications »
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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,517, 26 August 2001, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$112,521, 21 October 2001
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Demi Moore was set to appear but pulled out and was replaced by Mira Sorvino. See more »

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References Good Morning America (1975) See more »

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No Mo No Mo
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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If you aren't an actor, you won't appreciate this film fully.
9 February 2004 | by See 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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