Life with Mikey


Life with Mikey

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A former child actor turned talent agent is hired to find a young girl to appear in a national advertisement. During his search, he discovers a charming young pickpocket who renews his interest in his career and his love of life in this light, sentimental comedy.


Michael J. Fox
as Michael Chapman
Christina Vidal
as Angie Vega
Nathan Lane
as Ed Chapman
Cyndi Lauper
as Geena Briganti
David Krumholtz
as Barry Corman
David Huddleston
as Mr. Corcoran
Victor Garber
as Brian Spiro
Frances Chaney
as Mrs. Cantrell
Kathryn Grody
as Mrs. Corman
Mary Alice
as Mrs. Gordon
Kathleen McNenny
as Allison Jones
Ruben Blades
as Angie's Father
Heather MacRae
as Mrs. Tobin
Wendy Wasserstein
as Mrs. Wasserman
Aida Turturro
as Officer Moran
Mandy Patinkin
as Irate Man
Tony Hendra
as Cookie Commercial Director
Laura Bell Bundy
as Courtney Aspinall
Barbara Walsh
as Commercial Mother
Brenda Currin
as George's Mom
Tim Progosh
as Norman Feller
Anaysha Figueroa
as Kimberly Denise Jackson
Michelle Moffett
as Kimberly's Mom
Carlton Watson
as Galaxy Waiter
Ralph Small
as Mr. Wasserman
Kevin Zegers
as Little Mikey
Eve Crawford
as Courtney's Mom
Marcell Rosenblatt
as Tiffany's Mom
Dylan Baker
as Mr. Burns
Kate Burton
as Mrs. Burns
Jessica Wilson
as New York Singer
Frank Crudele
as Passerby
Ann Lawrence
as Concerned Woman
Kelli Fox
as Marilyn
Hrant Alianak
as Cereal Commercial Director
Jerry Lawler
as The Lobotomizer
Jeff Jarrett
as Evil Eye
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Critic Reviews for Life with Mikey

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Audience Reviews for Life with Mikey

  • Jan 05, 2013
    Huge potential. Hugely missed. Great cast but the plotting is predictable and many of the situations as stereotypical as they come. Shame considering the talent involved.
    Tony G Super Reviewer
  • Dec 06, 2011
    Truly a joy to see and behold as Michael Chapman (Michael J. Fox) and his brother Ed Chapman (Nathan Lane) try to run a down (and almost!) out child star agency. Despite all of his efforts Mike makes various appearances to every place that remembers him as a former child star to keep his own agency going. Then by chance he "bumps" into a pick pocketing little girl that refuses to go to school because of her personal displeasure for it. As Mike's last ditch effort to save the agency, as well as the future of this troubled pre-teen girl, he signs her up for an opportunity to be in a commercial that may make or break both of their futures. Combined with a mixture of classic songs and slick coming of age comedy, this family movie is one to always remember. Truly a good one to see with the entire family.
    Fascade F Super Reviewer
  • Sep 06, 2010
    This is a good showbiz movie, and it's about kids, so it's a great family film.
    Aj V Super Reviewer
  • Feb 07, 2009
    this is a cute fun and funny movie that is good to watch, but can drag a bit and get a bit boring in places! Michael J Fox plays a child actor turned talent scout that doesnt really take life seriously and dosnt go to work often but when he comes across a girl who can act he knows hes found the big bucks but she is a petty thief who has issues with telling the truth! Its a light hearted movie that is funny in places and is cute to watch!
    Film C Super Reviewer

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