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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  1. Spike Jonze


  2. Charlie Kaufman


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  1. John Cusack

    John Cusack

    Craig Schwartz

  2. Cameron Diaz

    Cameron Diaz

    Lotte Schwartz

  3. Catherine Keener

    Catherine Keener

    Maxine Lund

  4. John Malkovich

    John Malkovich

    John Horatio Malkovich

  5. Orson Bean

    Orson Bean

    Dr. Lester

  6. Mary Kay Place

    Mary Kay Place


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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 52m

Budget $13,000,000.00

Revenue $22,863,596.00

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Release Information

  • September 30, 1999
    R, Theatrical



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