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Man on the Moon

Rating:R (for language and brief sexuality/nudity)
Genre:Drama, Comedy
Release Date:December 22, 1999
Running time:118 minutes
Cast:Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito, Courtney Love, Paul Giamatti, Tony Clifton
Director:Milos Forman
Producer:Danny DeVito, Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher
Writer:Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski
Distributor:Universal

Description: Man on the Moon, starring Jim Carrey, as the late Andy Kaufman who was considered the most innovative, eccentric and enigmatic comic of his time. A master at provoking audiences, Kaufman could generate belly laughs, stony silence, tears or brawls. Danny DeVito also stars in Man on the Moon as Kaufman's manager, George Shapiro, with Courtney Love co-starring as Lynne Margulies, the woman who befriends and eventually falls in love with the comic. Paul Giamatti portrays Kaufman's best friend an d writer, Bob Zmuda. Well-known Vegas lounge singer Tony Clifton stars as himself.

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