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Craig Schwartz (John Cusack) is a struggling street puppeteer. In order to make some money, Craig takes a job as a filing clerk. One day he accidentally discovers a door... a portal into the mind of John Malkovich (played by John Malkovich)! For 15 minute… View More
Genres Comedy, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Director Spike Jonze
Starring John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener, John Malkovich View More
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Movie Summary

Craig Schwartz (John Cusack) is a struggling street puppeteer. In order to make some money, Craig takes a job as a filing clerk. One day he accidentally discovers a door... a portal into the mind of John Malkovich (played by John Malkovich)! For 15 minutes, he experiences the ultimate head trip - HE is John Malkovich! Then he's dumped out onto the New Jersey turnpike! With his beautiful office mate Maxine (Catherine Keener) and his pet-obsessed wife (Cameron Diaz), they hatch a plan to let others into John's brain for just $200 a trip.
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Movie Details

Genres Comedy, Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Director Spike Jonze
Starring John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener, John Malkovich, Orson Bean, Mary Kay Place, Charlie Sheen, Carlos Jacott, W. Earl Brown
Studio Name Universal Studios
Release Date 1999
VUDU Release Date 10/17/2007
Rating About Ratings
Running Time 112 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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