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  • Waiting for Guffman (1996)
  • R
    84 min | Comedy
Waiting for Guffman (1996)
R
84 min | Comedy

An aspiring director and the marginally talented amateur cast of a hokey small-town Missouri musical production go overboard when they learn that someone from Broadway will be in attendance.
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Writers
Christopher Guest (written by) | Eugene Levy (written by)
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Release date
Jan 31, 1997 (United States)

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38 cast members
Name Known for
Deborah Theaker
Gwen Fabin-Blunt - Councilwoman Gwen Fabin-Blunt - Councilwoman   See fewer
Michael Hitchcock
Steve Stark - Councilman Steve Stark - Councilman   See fewer
Scott Williamson
Tucker Livingston - Councilman Tucker Livingston - Councilman   See fewer
Larry Miller
Glenn Welsch - Mayor Glenn Welsch - Mayor   See fewer
Don Lake
Phil Burgess - Blaine Historian Phil Burgess - Blaine Historian   See fewer
Christopher Guest
Corky St. Clair Corky St. Clair   See fewer
Fred Willard
Ron Albertson Ron Albertson   See fewer
Catherine O'Hara
Sheila Albertson Sheila Albertson   See fewer
Parker Posey
Libby Mae Brown Libby Mae Brown   See fewer
David Cross
UFO Expert UFO Expert   See fewer
Eugene Levy
Dr. Allan Pearl Dr. Allan Pearl   See fewer
James McQueen
Singing Auditioner (as Jim McQueen) Singing Auditioner (as Jim McQueen)   See fewer
Turk Pipkin
Ping Pong Ball Juggler Ping Pong Ball Juggler   See fewer
Jerry Turman
Raging Bull Auditioner Raging Bull Auditioner   See fewer
Bob Balaban
Lloyd Miller Lloyd Miller   See fewer
Paul Dooley
UFO Abductee UFO Abductee   See fewer
Linda Kash
Mrs. Allan Pearl Mrs. Allan Pearl   See fewer
Lewis Arquette
Clifford Wooley Clifford Wooley   See fewer
Matt Keeslar
Johnny Savage Johnny Savage   See fewer
Brian Doyle-Murray
Red Savage Red Savage   See fewer
Miriam Flynn
Costume Dresser Costume Dresser   See fewer
Jill Parker-Jones
Stage Manager Stage Manager   See fewer
Margaret Bowman
Costume Designer Costume Designer   See fewer
Paul Benedict
Not Guffman Not Guffman   See fewer
Jean Fuller
Blaine Community Orchestra - Piano Blaine Community Orchestra - Piano   See fewer
Paul Robertson
Blaine Community Orchestra - Violin Blaine Community Orchestra - Violin   See fewer
Richard Macdowell
Blaine Community Orchestra - Clarinet Blaine Community Orchestra - Clarinet   See fewer
Johnny Reno
Blaine Community Orchestra - Saxophone Blaine Community Orchestra - Saxophone   See fewer
Tracy Rosenkrans
Blaine Community Orchestra - Bass Blaine Community Orchestra - Bass   See fewer
CJ Vanston
Blaine Community Orchestra - Trumpet, Timpani, Glockenspiel (as Jeffrey [C.J.] Vanston) Blaine Community Orchestra - Trumpet, Timpani, Glockenspiel (as Jeffrey [C.J.] Vanston)   See fewer
Tony Edwards
Blaine Community Orchestra - Drums, Percussion Blaine Community Orchestra - Drums, Percussion   See fewer
Lou Christie
Lightning Strikes Auditioner (uncredited) Lightning Strikes Auditioner (uncredited)   See fewer
James Douglas
Theater Attendant (uncredited) Theater Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
Daniel Fahey
Dental Patient (uncredited) Dental Patient (uncredited)   See fewer
Shane Felux
Dairy Queen Worker / Crowd (uncredited) Dairy Queen Worker / Crowd (uncredited)   See fewer
Joseph T. Garrity
TV Commercial Director (uncredited) TV Commercial Director (uncredited)   See fewer
Kathy Lamkin
Beautiful Dreamer Auditioner (uncredited) Beautiful Dreamer Auditioner (uncredited)   See fewer
Bob Odenkirk
Caped Man at Auditions (uncredited) Caped Man at Auditions (uncredited)   See fewer
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