Bowfinger (1999)

Lists: Comedy

Brief Synopsis: "When grasping director Bobby Bowfinger finally finds the 'perfect' script, he decides to put everything on the line and give it a shot. Gathering a hodge-podge cast and armed with a handful of illegal immigrants, a tiny budget, and stolen equipment Bowfinger lacks just one thing... Hollywood's hottest action star, Kit Ramsey. Bowfinger decides to shoot the film without Kit knowing he's in it."

Overall Ranking: 489 (Rank from 1999: # 10)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 50%
Regular 50%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
David Baruffi97
Rob from GuysFilmQuest86Comedy: 7
Sex Appeal: 3
Scary: 1
Rewatch: 7
Dan O'Neill80(full review)
Dave Examines Movies73(full review)

People Involved

  • Steve Martin (Bobby Bowfinger)
  • Eddie Murphy (Kit Ramsey | Jeffernson Jiff Ramsey)
  • Heather Graham (Daisy)
  • Christine Baranski (Carol)
  • Jamie Kennedy (Dave)
  • Adam Alexi-Malle (Afrim)
  • Kohl Sudduth (Slater)
  • Barry Newman (Hal, Kits Agent)
  • Terence Stamp (Terry Stricter)
  • Robert Downey Jr (Jerry Renfro)
  • Alejandro Patino (Sanchez)
  • Alfred De Contreras (Martinez)
  • Ramiro Fabian (Hector)
  • Johnny Sanchez (Luis)
  • Claude Brooks (Freddy)
  • Kevin Scannell (LA Cop)
  • John Prosky (MindHead Executive)
  • Michael Dempsey (Camera Security Guard)
  • Walter Powell (Federal Express Man)
  • Phill Lewis (Actor at Audition)
  • Marisol Nichols (Young Actress at Audition)
  • Nathan Anderson (Clothing Sales Clerk)
  • Brogan Roche (Renfros Executive)
  • John Cho (Nightclub Cleaner)
  • Lloyd Berman (Camera Store Clerk)
  • Zaid Farid (Kenny, Kits Limo Driver)
  • Aaron Brumfield (Kits Bodyguard)
  • Kevin Grevioux (Kits Bodyguard)
  • Kimble Jemison (Kits Assistant)
  • Alex Craig Mann (Studio Executive)
  • Laura Grady (E! Channel Interviewer)
  • Reamy Hall (Farrah, Hollywood Lesbian)
  • Michelle Boehle (Laker Girl)
  • Kimberly Baum (Laker Girl)
  • Megan Denton (Laker Girl)
  • Janet Jaeger (Laker Girl)
  • Hope Wood (Laker Girl)
  • Addie Yungmee (Laker Girl)
  • Andrea Toste (Laker Girl)
  • Mindy (Betsy - Bowfingers Dog)
  • Carl Kocis (Reporter at Premier)
  • Tiger Mendez (Mongo Premiere Guest)
  • Steve J. Termath (Black Masked Ninja)
  • Alan Oliney ()
  • Frank Oz (Director)