Many of the stars who played cameos in the original film received a special mention in the credits of Jim & Andy. Jeff Conaway (Taxi), received a credit under 'Appearances in Archival' (at 1:30:08) had his name spelled incorrectly in the credits (Jeff Conway instead of Jeff Conaway). See more »
I learned that you can fail at what you don't love, so you might as well do what you love.
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A documentary about Jim Carrey playing Andy Kaufman and Tony Clifton in "Man on the Moon (1999)".
Jim Carrey stayed in character throughout the production, in and out of filming. This is a combination of both Method Acting taken to the limit and channeling Andy Kaufman who took his jokes way beyond where most people would, as seen in the movie itself.
The documentary not only shows the production but goes into analyzing Jim Carrey as an actor and as a person. It explores his career from a very early age up to present day and the influence it had by both his father and Andy Kaufman himself. It also shows Jim Carrey's current state of mind which is miles away from where he's been some 20 years ago.
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