Weird: The Al Yankovic Story

Lists: Comedy, Drama, Music

Brief Synopsis: "Exploring every facet of ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s life, from his meteoric rise to fame with early hits like ‘Eat It’ and ‘Like a Surgeon’ to his torrid celebrity love affairs and famously depraved lifestyle, this biopic takes audiences on a truly unbelievable journey through Yankovic’s life and career, from gifted child prodigy to the greatest musical legend of all time."

Overall Ranking: 1446 (Rank from 2022: # 46)

Adjusted* Rating:
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Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 14.29%
Regular 71.43%
Half-Popped 14.29%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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People Involved

  • Daniel Radcliffe (Weird Al Yankovic)
  • Evan Rachel Wood (Madonna)
  • Rainn Wilson (Dr. Demento)
  • Toby Huss (Nick Yankovic)
  • Jack Lancaster (Jim)
  • Spencer Treat Clark (Steve)
  • Tommy OBrien (Bermuda)
  • Arturo Castro (Pablo Escobar)
  • Julianne Nicholson (Mary Yankovic)
  • Diedrich Bader (Grizzled Narrator)
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda (Doctor)
  • Richard Aaron Anderson (Young Al)
  • Thomas Lennon (Salesman)
  • David Bloom (Teenage Al)
  • Keanush Tafreshi (Kip)
  • Andrew Steven Hernandez (Robbie)
  • Paloma Esparza Rabinov (Hipster Teen)
  • Scott Aukerman (Police Officer)
  • Johnny Pemberton (Johnny Barf)
  • Jonah Ray (Jonah Barf)
  • Jeremy Bolm (Jeremy Barf)
  • Eric Appel (Captain Buffoon)
  • Weird Al Yankovic (Tony Scotti)
  • Will Forte (Ben Scotti)
  • Patton Oswalt (Heckler)
  • Michael McKean (Sleazy MC)
  • Dot-Marie Jones (Mama Bear)
  • Dean Sharpe (Bartender)
  • Jorma Taccone (Pee-Wee Herman)
  • Demetri Martin (Tiny Tim)
  • Paul F. Tompkins (Gallagher)
  • Akiva Schaffer (Alice Cooper)
  • Conan OBrien (Andy Warhol)
  • Emo Philips (Salvador Dali)
  • Nina West (Divine)
  • Jack Black (Wolfman Jack)
  • David Dastmalchian (John Deacon)
  • Panuvat Anthony Nanakornpanom (Security Guard)
  • Quinta Brunson (Oprah Winfrey)
  • Julie Chang (Connie Chung)
  • Josh Groban (Waiter)
  • Seth Green (Radio DJ)
  • Constantine Rousouli (Cone-Bra Dancer #1)
  • James Brown III (Cone-Bra Dancer #2)
  • Rocky Abou-Sakher (Terrorist Diner Patron)
  • Chris Ryan (Kidnapper)
  • Mike Escamilla (Guard #1)
  • Chad Guerrero (Guard #2)
  • Cesar Ramirez (Mariachi Band Member #1)
  • Omar Estrada (Mariachi Band Member #2)
  • Cesar Chavira (Mariachi Band Member #3)
  • Jimmy Walker Jr. (Floor Manager)
  • Trenyce (Diana Ross)
  • James Preston Rogers (Hulk Hogan)
  • William Guirola (Sicario)
  • Jacob Lawrence Kreiss (Derek Stone (uncredited))
  • Paul Riley Fox (Elton John (uncredited))
  • Gordon Tarpley (David Bowie (uncredited))
  • LeChristopher Williams (Coolio (uncredited))
  • Lisa Margaroli (Elvira, Mistress of the Dark (uncredited))
  • Erin OShea (Kate Pierson (uncredited))
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