Life With Mikey

 (146)5.61 h 31 min1993PG
A former child star is struggling in his new role as a talent agent. But when he discovers a charming but sassy new client, they could both hit the big time -- if they don't drive each other crazy first!
Directors
James Lapine
Starring
Michael J. FoxNathan LaneCyndi Lauper
Genres
Comedy
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English
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Supporting actors
Christina Vidal
Producers
Teri SchwartzScott Rudin
Studio
Touchstone Pictures
Rating
PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
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4.8 out of 5 stars

146 global ratings

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Brig.Gen. floyd e hickeyReviewed in the United States on February 27, 2018
5.0 out of 5 stars
Fox is great as a child agent with not so great talent
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Michael J. Fox is great as a child agent with not so great talent. His clients can't act, sing, dance until a young girl picks his pocket, He finds the girl and she puts on a great act in front of a large group of people who give her money even though she stole their wallets too. She joins his talent agency and good times roll.
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LEEReviewed in the United States on August 22, 2013
5.0 out of 5 stars
A Small Movie With A Big Apple Heart!
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Adore this film. Its sooooo NYC. Anyone who has every known anybody in the entertainment industry in NY or who participates on any level, can guffaw their way through one situation after another. The children; their acting, their singing...the goings-on. Outragish. Each character is so clearly defined within the space of less than 2 hours. The acting is terrific; the direction superb. I I giggle out loud every time I watch this film. Nothing is outdated at all, except for one remark [which I will not address]. Nathan Lane is fun; Cyndi Lauper is hilarious. The child who Michael 'discovers' [Angela] is a wonderful talent. Tough around the edges, she reminds me of my years as an educator in the city system. I sincerely hope this film becomes available to purchase at a regular DVD price. I recommend it to friends every time I see it. I have not seen every MJ Fox film but enjoy Michael in every film I see. Most recently discovered GREED with Kirk Douglas & Michael J. Fox on cable. What a hoot. I get so much enjoyment from watching him maneuver in each film, even if formats are sometimes similar in terms of the BG music & sentimentality. If a viewer wants to get a glimpse into a Grade B Childrens Casting Agency & all the antics & antics with show biz moms, this is the one. I give it a Big Apple Five Stars!
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IanReviewed in the United States on May 27, 2008
3.0 out of 5 stars
Enjoyable comedy
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Life with Mikey - Michael J Fox is on brilliant form in this entertaining, and occasionally poignant, comedy about growing up, responsibility, and child talent agencies.
The movie is funny in a way that only Nathan Lane and Michael J. Fox could provide, and Cyndi Lauper is adorable as the receptionist. It isn't as touchingly romantic, or as hilarious, as Doc Hollywood but it is another great example of the comedic acting talent of it's cast and especially its leading man.
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PaulReviewed in the United States on November 4, 2019
5.0 out of 5 stars
Great movie
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Great movie
Morena BritoReviewed in the United States on May 5, 2013
3.0 out of 5 stars
Life with Mikey
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I think the movie is okay, it's supposed to be for young viewers I imagine, but it has bad words and I didn't like that! I don't like movies with bad words or inappropriate content, so even when the movie itself should have been enjoyable the bad words ruined it!
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Nek SiobudReviewed in the United States on November 9, 2020
5.0 out of 5 stars
Best movie
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Love love love
Celia LeachReviewed in the United States on December 22, 2013
5.0 out of 5 stars
Life with Miley
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The story of a child star all grown up. He becomes a talent scout for children. Shows what you have to put up with when working with children. quite enjoyable. Michael is the perfect choice for this movie. good see.
DominiqueReviewed in the United States on October 19, 2015
5.0 out of 5 stars
Five Stars
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One of my favorite movies from when I was a kid. Even my children loved it.
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