R | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The life and career of a legendary comedian, Andy Kaufman.
One day, during production, a real medic was brought in to evaluate Jim Carrey, after he turned up to the set with a bloody nose, claiming Tony Clifton had punched him out backstage.
Hello. I am Andy and I would like to thank you for coming to my movie. I wish it was *better*, you know, but... it is so stupid! It's terrible! I do not even like it. All of the most important things in my life are changed around and mixed up for ...
When Andy comes to George's office to discuss the offer for the 'Taxi' TV series, there's a picture of Bob Newhart and Mary Frann from 'Newhart' on George's office wall. 'Taxi' debuted in 1978; but Newhart and Frann did not debut on 'Newhart' until 1982.
At one point in the movie, Kaufman clucks his way through the Sextet from Lucia di Lammermoor. In the music credits at the end, it's listed as performed by "Clara Cluck".
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