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  • The Independent (2000)
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    81 min | Comedy
The Independent (2000)
81 min | Comedy

A notorious B-movie director tries for a comeback by seeking out the film rights to the life story of a serial killer who wants his biography film to be a musical.
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Mike Wilkins (written by) | Stephen Kessler (written by)
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Mar 12, 2000 (United States)


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83 cast members
Name Known for
Jerry Stiller
Morty Fineman Morty Fineman   See fewer
Janeane Garofalo
Paloma Fineman Paloma Fineman   See fewer
Ted Demme
Ted Demme Ted Demme   See fewer
Roger Corman
Roger Corman Roger Corman   See fewer
Ron Howard
Ron Howard Ron Howard   See fewer
Karen Black
Karen Black Karen Black   See fewer
Peter Bogdanovich
Peter Bogdanovich Peter Bogdanovich   See fewer
Nick Cassavetes
Nick Cassavetes Nick Cassavetes   See fewer
Paul Logan
Paul Logan Paul Logan   See fewer
Stacy Fuson
Daughter Daughter   See fewer
Herb Marcus
Old Man / Mr. Witz Old Man / Mr. Witz   See fewer
Julie Strain
Ms. Kevorkian Ms. Kevorkian   See fewer
James 'Kimo' Wills
Rob (as Kimo Wills) Rob (as Kimo Wills)   See fewer
Phil Proctor
Rob's Dad Rob's Dad   See fewer
Melinda Peterson
Rob's Mom Rob's Mom   See fewer
Louisa Moritz
Sally / Receptionist Sally / Receptionist   See fewer
Priscilla Inga Taylor
Iris (as Priscilla Taylor) Iris (as Priscilla Taylor)   See fewer
Greg Behrendt
Redneck Redneck   See fewer
Devon DeMaria
Violet Violet   See fewer
Joseph Dubow
Businessman #2 Businessman #2   See fewer
Lisa McCullough
Leather Girl Leather Girl   See fewer
Jimmy Briscoe
Morty's Actor-Friend Morty's Actor-Friend   See fewer
Gary Friedkin
Surfer Guy Surfer Guy   See fewer
Debbie Lee Carrington
Surfer Girl Surfer Girl   See fewer
Susan Rossitto
Morty's Actress-Friend (as Susie Rossitto) Morty's Actress-Friend (as Susie Rossitto)   See fewer
Eric Schaefer
R.F. Fineman R.F. Fineman   See fewer
Roy Kerry
Beardo Beardo   See fewer
David Stifel
Hairface Hairface   See fewer
Dennis McCullen
President President   See fewer
Omer Mohamed
Mr. Singh Mr. Singh   See fewer
Maria Cina
Newscaster Newscaster   See fewer
Jennifer Elise Cox
Telluride Booth Girl Telluride Booth Girl   See fewer
Billy Burke
Dwayne Dwayne   See fewer
Penelope Pumpkins
Actress #1 Actress #1   See fewer
Brittany Andrews
Actress #3 Actress #3   See fewer
Amy Stiller
Dr. Rosaria Mclesh Dr. Rosaria Mclesh   See fewer
Larry Hankin
William Henry Ellis William Henry Ellis   See fewer
Andy Dick
Maitre d' Maitre d'   See fewer
Ancel Cook
Peter Worth Peter Worth   See fewer
John Lydon
Baruce Baruce   See fewer
Ginger Lynn
Mayor Kitty Storm (as Ginger Lynn Allen) Mayor Kitty Storm (as Ginger Lynn Allen)   See fewer
Michael Robbins
Orthodontist (as Dr. Michael Robbins) Orthodontist (as Dr. Michael Robbins)   See fewer
Ken Michelman
Prosecutor Prosecutor   See fewer
Dana Gould
Victim Victim   See fewer
Rob Ingersoll
Christ Christ   See fewer
Jude Herrera
Blue Sky (as Jade Herrera) Blue Sky (as Jade Herrera)   See fewer
Fred Dryer
Jean Claude Jean Claude   See fewer
Richard Paul
Jeffries Jeffries   See fewer
Bill Gerber
Dennis Dennis   See fewer
Risa Mickenberg
Desk Clerk Desk Clerk   See fewer
Jay Johnston
Soldier Soldier   See fewer
Joseph S. Griffo
Beach Guy (as Joseph Griffo) Beach Guy (as Joseph Griffo)   See fewer
Bob Odenkirk
Figure Figure   See fewer
Owen Bush
VFW Old Man VFW Old Man   See fewer
Aki Aleong
Mr. Ko Mr. Ko   See fewer
Ramon Sison
Mr. Ramos Mr. Ramos   See fewer
Maria Ford
Poster Model Poster Model   See fewer
Michael Berryman
Michael Berryman Michael Berryman   See fewer
Actress #2 Actress #2   See fewer
Gina Jackson
Foxy Chocolate Robot Foxy Chocolate Robot   See fewer
Jill Marie McMurray
Film Festival Fan Film Festival Fan   See fewer
Lesa Lakin Richardson
Sweet Pea Sweet Pea   See fewer
Stuart Stone
Jack Barth Jack Barth   See fewer
Dennis McMullen
President of the United States (uncredited) President of the United States (uncredited)   See fewer
Brian Posehn
Fan from Casper, WY (uncredited) Fan from Casper, WY (uncredited)   See fewer
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