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One day at work, unsuccessful puppeteer Craig finds a portal into the head of actor John Malkovich. The portal soon becomes a passion for anybody who enters its mad and controlling world of overtaking another human body.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 1999-10-29

Runtime 113 minutes

Budget $13m

Revenue $23m


TMDB 7.4


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hannah shared a tip "Odd but incredibly interesting"

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ian shared a tip "Totally unique and engaging. recently rewatched it and it stood the test of time."

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damien_scott shared a tip "Weird and funny."

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Lisamorris shared a tip "So weird, yet so engaging"

hannah_hargraves shared a tip "So ****** up. I feel physically ill after watching this. 10/10 would watch again"

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kelli_lewis_2851 shared a tip "I ******* LOVE John Malkovich man!"

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beadzombie shared a tip "It would be nice to be someone else for just a little bit."

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alan_sherin shared a tip "Fantastic story and totally original. Take a ride inside John Malkovich’s head!"

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brooke_hamblin_9536 shared a tip "Ngl haven’t seen it yet but I feel like I’ll like it"

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heysuze_christ shared a tip "Super weird but really interesting."

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kody_hynek shared a tip "This movie fundamentally altered the way I view cinema"

ezra_adair shared a tip "This is one of the best films I've seen recently I'm in love. Must say I'm about halfway through this film as I type but omg"

ezra_adair shared a tip "Just finished this and I still have to say this is one of my faves"

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hannah_keeler_2348 shared a tip "It's exactly what you think it is"

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megan_emerald shared a tip "This is suck a weird movie, and is an acquired taste, but it is really funny"

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michael_ellis shared a tip "Dumb AF don't waste your time"

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rrrruckus shared a tip "Beautiful story about figuring out who you are and who you want to be - and who you want to be is John Malkovich. 5/5"

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Wigglywag shared a tip "yes yes yes"

daniel_lee_dietz shared a tip "One of the very, very best. Not to be missed."

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jeni_colter shared a tip "Weird but really cool movie with a great cast"

elizabeth_mcgrann shared a tip "Weird but fun high"

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corra_terria shared a tip "So surreal, it makes you think about the movie long after the credits roll."

1rosanne shared a tip "could possibly be the worst movie i have ever seen …"

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carly_mills shared a tip "Best movie ever"

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