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Life with Mikey (1993)

PG | | Comedy, Family | 4 June 1993 (USA)
A once-popular actor who now runs a talent agency specializing in child acts is trying to discover the next star. He gets more than he bargained for when he recruits a child pickpocket.

Director:

James Lapine

Writer:

Marc Lawrence
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael J. Fox ... Michael Chapman
Christina Vidal ... Angie Vega
Nathan Lane ... Ed Chapman
Cyndi Lauper ... Geena Briganti
David Krumholtz ... Barry Corman
David Huddleston ... Mr. Corcoran
Victor Garber ... Brian Spiro
Frances Chaney Frances Chaney ... Mrs. Cantrell
Kathryn Grody ... Mrs. Corman
Mary Alice ... Mrs. Gordon
Annabelle Gurwitch ... Debbie
Kathleen McNenny Kathleen McNenny ... Allison Jones
Jonathan C. Kaplan Jonathan C. Kaplan ... George (as Jonathan Charles Kaplan)
Tony Hendra ... Cookie Commercial Director
Mario Todisco Mario Todisco ... Driver
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Storyline

Michael Chapman was once a child television 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 be what they are looking for. Problem is, is that she has a big chip on her shoulder. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for language and thematic elements | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 June 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Life with Mikey See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,606,279, 6 June 1993

Gross USA:

$12,440,858

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,440,858
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Touchstone Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Mandy Patinkin appears as the angry driver of the car that Michael Chapman almost hits. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Barry Corman: How much of this crap do I have to eat anyway, what am I, Jobe?
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Connections

References The Omen (1976) See more »

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A Spoonful of Sugar
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This is a funny movie.
25 October 1998 | by buppySee 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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