Paramount On Screen: Being John Malkovich [R]

Paramount On Screen: Being John Malkovich [R]

Movies | 05/20/2024 | 7:30PM

1999 | R | Runtime: 113 minutes

In this quirky cult-favorite comedy, unemployed New York City puppeteer Craig Schwartz (John Cusack) reluctantly takes a temp job as a filing clerk for the eccentric Dr. Lester (Orson Bean). While at work, Craig discovers a portal that leads into the mind of renowned actor John Malkovich. When he lets his attractive co-worker Maxine (Catherine Keener) in on the secret, they begin both an unusual business scheme and an odd relationship that involves Craig’s restless wife, Lotte (Cameron Diaz).

Image credits: Universal Pictures

Did you know?

  • When Cameron Diaz was dressed up in character and talked to some members of the crew, they thought she was a stranger.
  • The scene when a can is thrown at John Malkovich’s head is real. Malkovich has described how Spike Jonze wanted to cut it due to running late that night, expecting that no one would be able to hit him on the head with a half-full can of beer from a passing car, when about 70 or 80 sets of hands shot up on the crew saying that they would like to try. Eventually the task fell to John Cusack’s writing partner and he nailed it on the first try.
  • John Cusack actually took some marionette-puppeteering lessons in order to prepare for the film.

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  • $ 9.00 Adult

Schedule of Events

  • May 20, 2024 | 7:30PM
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  • John Cusack as "Craig Schwartz"
  • Cameron Diaz as "Lotte Schwartz"
  • Ned Bellamy as "Derek Mantini"
  • Mary Kay Place as "Floris"
  • Orson Bean as "Dr. Lester"
  • Catherine Keener as "Maxine Lund"
  • John Malkovich as "John Horatio Malkovich"

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