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Being John Malkovich

"Ever wanted to be someone else? Now you can."

Spike Jonze’s debut feature film is a love story mix of comedy and fantasy. The story is about an unsuccessful puppeteer named Craig, who one day at work finds a portal into the head of actor John Malkovich. The portal soon becomes a passion for anybody who enters it’s mad and controlling world of overtaking another human body.

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Released: Sep 2nd, 1999
Budget: $13,000,000.00
Revenue: N/A

Being John Malkovich Main Cast

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John Cusack
John Cusack
plays Craig Schwartz
Cameron Diaz
Cameron Diaz
plays Lotte Schwartz
Ned Bellamy
Ned Bellamy
plays Derek Mantini
Eric Weinstein
Eric Weinstein
plays Father at Puppet Show
Madison Lanc
Madison Lanc
plays Daughter at Puppet Show
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • According to the script, the song intended to be played over the closing credits was "Put Your Hand Inside the Puppethead" by They Might Be Giants.
  • The original script has Kevin Bacon in place of Charlie Sheen, as Malkovich's actor friend.
  • Craig discovers that LesterCorp is on the 7 1/2 floor of the Mertin Flemmer building by seeing a "7 1/2" on a building directory in the lobby - at the 7 1/2-minute point of the film.
  • The 1990 Steppenwolf Theatre building in Chicago (John Malkovich was one of the first members of Steppenwolf, and remains one today) includes a half-floor used for storage.
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