Man on the Moon Synopsis
Comic Andy Kaufman (Jim Carrey) has an unusual but brilliant career.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Less a conventional biography than a performance film - one that stuns and delights.
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100

Baltimore Sun

By Ann Hornaday
Actually moves, whisking the audience on a funny, sad and extraordinary journey through a singularly compelling moment in American pop...
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100

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Less a biography than an essay on theatrical illusion and the changing nature of comedy. Love it or hate it, you've never seen anything...
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100

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Jim Carrey's performance is an impersonation on the level of genius.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Carrey gives an otherworldly, possessed performance as Kaufman.
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75

USA Today

By Mike Clark
A movie of moments whose ultimate legacy may be to get Carrey out of formula comedies forever.
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63

Mr. Showbiz

By Kevin Maynard
Unsuccessfully attempts to fathom Kaufman's lunatic sensibilities, supplying scant psychological insight into what made the outrageous...
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63

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Remains a frustratingly opaque study. There's something missing, namely Kaufman.
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60

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
You won't forget the way Carrey transcends mere impersonation to find the roots of Andy's torment.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Though Man on the Moon is lost when it comes to Kaufman's inner life and motivations, it offers a detailed account of his career.
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Rated R | For Language, Brief Sexuality and Brief Nudity