#21. Being John Malkovich (1999)


– Director: Spike Jonze

– Stacker score: 91.3

– Metascore: 90

– IMDb user rating: 7.7

– Runtime: 113 minutes

Being John Malkovich” is about an unemployed puppeteer (John Cusack) who finds a portal into the brain of John Malkovich, played by himself. The oddball comedic drama earned former music video director Spike Jonze an Academy Award nomination for his directing; another nomination went to Charlie Kaufman for the script.

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