8.4/10
1,102
6 user 7 critic

The Work of Director Spike Jonze (2003)

Trailer
2:01 | Trailer

On Disc

at Amazon

The music videos, documentaries and short stories of director and actor Spike Jonze.

Writers:

(segment), (segment) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

A look at the work of director Michel Gondry, through his music videos, short films, and commercials.

Directors: Lance Bangs, Jeff Buchanan, and 3 more credits »
Stars: Beck, Björk, The Chemical Brothers
Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

An 84 minute collection of commercials, music videos and other stuff by the influential English video artist and filmmaker Chris Cunningham.

Directors: Chris Cunningham, Lance Bangs
Stars: Vanessa Eloy, Kiran Shah, Nikki McInness
Beastie Boys: Sabotage (Video 1994)
Short | Action | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Set to the song, Sabotage, the Beastie Boys appear in a condensed parody of a 1970s cop show.

Director: Spike Jonze
Stars: Beastie Boys, Adam Yauch, Adam Horovitz
Mouse (Video 1997)
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Skate video with music and some short parody clips with skateboarding (including a Charlie Chaplin take-off).

Directors: Rick Howard, Spike Jonze
Stars: Chico Brenes, Mike Carroll, Daniel Castillo
Yeah Right! (Video 2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A skate video created Girl Skateboards in 2003.

Directors: Ty Evans, Spike Jonze
Stars: Richard Angelides, Stephen Berra, Brandon Biebel
Short | Music | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Björk sings "It's Oh So Quiet" in a musical number set in and around a tire store.

Director: Spike Jonze
Stars: Björk, Anthony Marciona
Fully Flared (Video 2007)
Documentary | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

A skateboard film featuring the Lakai team filmed over the course of 4 years.

Directors: Ty Evans, Spike Jonze, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Brandon Biebel, Danny Brady, MikeMo Capaldi
Pretty Sweet (2012)
Documentary | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

This is an epic tale of two gangs, like The Jets and The Sharks. But Girl and Chocolate aren't even gangs. Some of them act tough and some of them act like babies. But they are even more ... See full summary »

Directors: Ty Evans, Spike Jonze, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Vincent Alvarez, Brian Anderson, Kenny Anderson
Short | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The fictional "Torrance Community Dance Group" does improvisational dance in a mall to Fatboy Slim's "Praise You."

Director: Spike Jonze
Stars: Fatboy Slim, Michael Gier, Spike Jonze
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Short love story with several literature referentes.

Directors: Simon Cahn, Spike Jonze
Stars: Pierre Le-Tan, Soko, Spike Jonze
Video Days (Video 1991)
Short | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Raw and awesome street footage from some of the masters of street skating. The skateboarding is inspiring and sets a foundation of what all good skateboarding films should be about: SKATING.

Director: Spike Jonze
Stars: Mark Gonzales, Rudy Johnson, Jason Lee
Short | Fantasy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

A businessman, overhearing the song on the maid's radio, takes to dancing in the hotel lobby.

Director: Spike Jonze
Stars: Christopher Walken
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Mark Gonzales ...
Himself (segment "Mark Paints") / Guy (segment How They Get There)
Lauren Curry ...
Girl (segment "How They Get There")
...
Angry Man (segment "How They Get There")
...
Himself (segment "Mark Paints")
Rick Howard ...
Himself (segment "The Woods")
...
Richard Koufey (segment "Praise You")
Edit

Storyline

The music videos, documentaries and short stories of director and actor Spike Jonze.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary | Music

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 October 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Режиссерская работа Спайка Джонза  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The Chemical Brothers do not appear in their video for "Elektrobank". But at the end of the video, a still photo of two basketball players can be seen. They are Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons. See more »

Connections

Edited from Beastie Boys: Sabotage (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Sabotage
Performed by Beastie Boys
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Great, but mostly for die-hard fans.
27 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

The work of Director Spike Jonze includes a collection of music videos, short films, and documentaries filmed by the acclaimed director during the 90's.

His style for music videos is amazingly unique, and are usually a pleasure to watch. But with only 19 of his 50+ videos, casual fans may be steered away.

The special features are lacking, but since the extra short films on the two-sided disc are incredibly rare, it's a must have for longtime fans. With a 52 page book included with Spike's photos and documentary, it's worth the price.

Highlights include Weezer's "Buddy Holly" video, and an assortment of critically acclaimed music videos.

All in all, a must buy, but more towards the big time fan.


6 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 6 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page