Man on the Moon

"Hello, my name is Andy and this is my movie."

Man on the Moon is a biographical film on the belated comic and comedian Andy Kaufman. Andy Kaufman was well-known for being the self proclaimed Intergender Wrestling Champion in the entire world. After watching Kaufman fight females over and over, Jerry Lawler (who represents himself in the film), a pro wrestler, got fed up with witnessing all this and made the decision to challenge Kaufman in match.

Among the most well-known moments in this conflict was in the 80s when Kaufman tossed coffee on Jerry Lawler on The Late Show with David Letterman in 1982 and got into a fight with Lawler. Kaufman went on sue NBC.

The movie studies a number of Kaufman's comedy tricks and additionally his private life and his connection with his manager George Shapiro, his closest friend and business partner Bob Zmuda, and his lady love Lynne Margulies.

| 1999 | 1 hr 58 min | 7.4/10
Milos Forman
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