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MetaCritic Rating 52%
TMDB Rating 5.8
IMDB Rating 6
RottenTomatoes Rating 60%

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Movie Details

Tag Line: Morty Fineman. Artist. Visionary. Madman.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 6

Release Date: Nov 10, 2000

Rating: R

Run Time: 1h 35m

Original Language: English

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Synopsis

The Independent is a mockumentary comedy film made in 2000, directed by Stephen Kessler, starring Jerry Stiller as an independent film maker, who makes little-known B movies with titles like Twelve Angry Men and a Baby. The film spoofs independent directors and independent film. The film features Janeane Garofalo, Max Perlich, and cameos by Anne Meara, Ron Howard, Roger Corman, Peter Bogdanovich, John Lydon, Ben Stiller, Andy Dick, Fred Dryer, Jonathan Katz, Fred Williamson, Karen Black, Nick Cassavetes, Julie Strain and adult film actress Ginger Lynn. The fictional career of Morty Fineman (Stiller) is said to have made 427 films. It is not specified as to whether he directed them all, or if it refers to films produced or written by the Fineman character.


Main Cast

Jerry Stiller

Jerry Stiller

Marty Fineman

Age : 92 | Popularity : 6%

Paul Logan

Paul Logan

Son

Age : 46 | Popularity : 3%

Roger Corman

Roger Corman

Himself

Age : 93 | Popularity : 5%

Janeane Garofalo

Janeane Garofalo

Paloma Fineman

Age : 55 | Popularity : 4%

Max Perlich

Max Perlich

Ivan

Age : 52 | Popularity : 3%

Ted Demme

Ted Demme

Himself

Age : 38 | Popularity : 7%

Ron Howard

Ron Howard

Himself

Age : 66 | Popularity : 18%

Karen Black

Karen Black

Herself

Age : 74 | Popularity : 6%


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Stephen Kessler
Stephen Kessler
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