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Life With Mikey Movie Review Summary

Actors: Michael J. Fox, Nathan Lane, Christina Vidal

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Mikey was once the child star of a very popular TV show in the 70s. Now a has-been, he runs a child talent agency with his brother. He is cynical of the business, and his agency's prospects isn't exactly booming. He then meets the street smart, wise-cracking petty criminal Angie, and is impressed with her ad-lib skills to talk her way out of trouble. He signs her as his new talent, but not without the "hiccups." Angie is too sassy for her own good and Mikey struggles to reform her. But along the way, Mikey learns a thing or two from her and vice versa, and both come out as better people. Angie lands a big contract deal with a cookie company to become its national spokesperson— lifting Angie out of poverty, and lifting Mikey out of his sorry state.
Best part of story, including ending: It's about an adult who betters his life by taking lessons from a child.

Best scene in story: When Angie smart talks the CEO of the cookie company.

Opinion about the main character: Mikey will do anything to be famous again, and he lives vicariously through Angie.

The review of this Movie prepared by Tina Medina a Level 30 Banded Kingfisher scholar





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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Comedy or Parody about    -   show business Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   agent (arts/sports/lobbyist) How much humor v. drama    -   Nearly all humor

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   None

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