Film Christopher Guest Mockumentary Roles

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List of Mockumentary movies/films with performances by Christopher Guest, listed alphabetically with movie trailers when available. These Christopher Guest Mockumentary roles include starring, supporting and cameo appearances. You can sort these Christopher Guest Mockumentary movies for additional information as well, such as who directed the films and when they were released. Over the years Christopher Guest has become known for playing characters in Mockumentary movies, so this list is the perfect resource for finding some you haven't already seen.

List movies include This Is Spinal Tap, Waiting for Guffman and more.

This list answers the questions, "What Mockumentary movies has Christopher Guest been in?" and "What are the best Christopher Guest Mockumentary roles?"

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A Mighty Wind is a 2003 American mockumentary comedy-drama film about a folk music reunion concert in which three folk bands reunite for a television performance for the first time in decades. The film was directed, co-written and composed by Christopher Guest. The film is thought to reference the 2003 tribute concert to folk music producer Harold Leventhal that reunited several of the folk groups that Leventhal had managed. More broadly, the film is a parody of the American folk music revival of the early 1960s and its personalities. Guest co-stars and reunites many of his company of actors from This Is Spinal Tap, Waiting for Guffman, and Best in Show for this film. They include Eugene ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jane Lynch, Jennifer Coolidge, Parker Posey, Catherine O'Hara, Christopher Guest, + more

Initial Release: 2003

Directed by: Christopher Guest

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#49 on The Best Movies Directed by the Star

#33 on The Funniest Movies Starring SNL Cast Members

#8 on The Best Ensemble Comedies That Are Actually Pretty Smart

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Best in Show is a 2000 American improvisational comedy film written and directed by Christopher Guest. The film follows five entrants in a prestigious dog show and focuses on the slightly surreal interactions among the various owners and handlers as they travel to the show and compete, and after the show, as well as how the personalities and characteristics of the owners match those of their dogs. Much of the dialogue was improvised. Many of the actors were also involved in Guest's films including This Is Spinal Tap, Waiting for Guffman, A Mighty Wind, and For Your Consideration. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jane Lynch, Jennifer Coolidge, Parker Posey, Catherine O'Hara, Christopher Guest, + more

Initial Release: 2000

Directed by: Christopher Guest

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#53 on The Best Ensemble Movies

#41 on Movies You Wish You Could Still Watch for the First Time

#73 on Great Movies That Take Place in Autumn

#59 on The Best Films Directed by Famous Actors

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For Your Consideration is a 2006 comedy film directed by Christopher Guest. It was co-written by Guest and Eugene Levy, and both also star in the film. The title is a phrase used in trade advertisements to promote films for honors such as the Academy Awards. The plot revolves around three actors who learn that their performances in the film they haven't even completed yet, Home for Purim, a drama set in the mid-1940s American South, are supposedly generating a great deal of award-season buzz. Many of the cast return from This Is Spinal Tap, Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show, and A Mighty Wind, including Levy, O'Hara, Posey, Shearer, Michael McKean, Fred Willard, Bob Balaban, Jennifer ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Sarah Shahi, Sandra Oh, Ricky Gervais, Jane Lynch, Claire Forlani, + more

Initial Release: 2006

Directed by: Christopher Guest

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#65 on The Best Movies About Movies

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This Is Spinal Tap is an American 1984 rock music mockumentary written, scored by, and starring Rob Reiner, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer. The film portrays the fictional British heavy metal band Spinal Tap. Directed by Reiner, the movie satirizes the wild personal behavior and musical pretensions of hard rock and heavy metal bands, as well as the hagiographic tendencies of rock documentaries of the time. Reiner and the three main actors are credited as the writers of the movie because they ad libbed much of the dialogue. Several dozen hours of footage were filmed before Reiner edited it to the released movie. The three main members of Spinal Tap—David St. Hubbins, ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Billy Crystal, Fran Drescher, Anjelica Huston, Dana Carvey, Rob Reiner, + more

Initial Release: 1984

Directed by: Rob Reiner

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#33 on The Funniest '80s Movies

#49 on The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time

#72 on Movies That Should Never Be Remade

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