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Jim Turner is a Actor and Writer American born on 1952 at Colorado Springs (USA)

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Nationality USA
Birth 1952 (72 years) at Colorado Springs (USA)

Jim Turner (born 1952) is an American actor and comedian.


Jim Turner étudie à l'université de l'Iowa. Une de ses premières apparitions est dans le film Génération perdue où il campe un rôle de figurant. À partir de 1987, il commence à se faire un nom, notamment en interprétant un personnage nommé Randee of the Redwoods sur la chaîne MTV. Après avoir joué quelques rôles dans des films de seconde zone ainsi que dans Tel est pris qui croyait prendre, Turner commence à doubler quelques personnages de la série télévisée Les Razmoket.

En 1996, il est un personnage secondaire du film Bienvenue chez Joe, produit par MTV, et commence à mettre sa carrière au cinéma de côté pour apparaître de plus en plus à la télévision, dans les séries télévisées. Il décroche un rôle principal dans la série Arliss. Il revient au cinéma en 2005, jouant un petit rôle dans Match en famille et un second rôle dans Ma sorcière bien-aimée.

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Paul Bartel
Paul Bartel
(2 films)
O-Lan Jones
O-Lan Jones
(1 films)
John Payson
John Payson
(1 films)
Nora Ephron
Nora Ephron
(1 films)
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Filmography of Jim Turner (15 films)

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The Overnight, 1h19
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films
Actors Taylor Schilling, Jason Schwartzman, Adam Scott, Judith Godrèche, Susan Traylor, Jim Turner
Roles Massage Parlor Man
Rating60% 3.048273.048273.048273.048273.04827
Newcomers to Los Angeles Alex (Adam Scott) and Emily (Taylor Schilling) think they have found new friends when an eccentric couple invites them over to their house for a playdate between their sons. After the children fall asleep, passion and decadence ensues in an increasingly humorous and zany series of encounters.
Jobs (2013)
, 2h2
Directed by Joshua Michael Stern, Joshua Michael Stern
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Films about computing
Actors Ashton Kutcher, Josh Gad, Ahna O'Reilly, Dermot Mulroney, Matthew Modine, J. K. Simmons
Roles Jobs' Attorney
Rating60% 3.001393.001393.001393.001393.00139
The film opens in 2001 with a middle-aged Steve Jobs (Ashton Kutcher) introducing the iPod at an Apple Town Hall meeting.
Love Hurts
Love Hurts (2009)
, 1h35
Directed by Barra Grant
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Richard E. Grant, Carrie-Anne Moss, Johnny Pacar, Jenna Elfman, Janeane Garofalo, Camryn Manheim
Roles Doctor
Rating55% 2.7501552.7501552.7501552.7501552.750155
Richard E. Grant plays Dr. Ben Bingham, a middle-aged ear, nose, and throat doctor. Carrie-Anne Moss plays Amanda, his vibrant wife. Amanda leaves Ben when the idea of sharing an empty nest with her inattentive husband becomes unbearable. Ben becomes depressed and tries to drown himself in alcohol. He walks around in pajamas until his son Justin (Johnny Pacar) gives his dad a makeover and introduces him to the social scene. Before long, Ben becomes so popular that he is pursued by his nurse, his personal trainer, and karaoke-loving twin sisters. However, things quickly change when Justin finds himself in love. It is now Ben’s turn to teach his son the art of romance and in the process recapture his own wife's love.
Meet Dave
Meet Dave (2008)
, 1h30
Directed by Brian Robbins
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Adventure, Romance, Comic science fiction
Themes Comedy science fiction films, Children's films, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Eddie Murphy, Elizabeth Banks, Gabrielle Union, Ed Helms, Scott Caan, Judah Friedlander
Roles Doctor
Rating51% 2.5528952.5528952.5528952.5528952.552895
In his New York City apartment, a young boy named Josh Morrison (Austyn Lind Myers) stares through his telescope at an object falling from the sky. It is a golf-ball-sized metal ball which flies through the window and lands in his fishbowl, quickly draining the water along with the goldfish. He decides to show it at his school's science class presentation.
Kicking & Screaming, 1h34
Directed by Jesse Dylan
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Themes Sports films, Association football films
Actors Will Ferrell, Robert Duvall, Kate Walsh, Elliott Cho, Musetta Vander, Karly Rothenberg
Roles Jim Davidson 'The Captain'
Rating56% 2.801552.801552.801552.801552.80155
Phil Weston (Will Ferrell), is an average person who had to endure his father Buck Weston's (Robert Duvall) over-competitiveness throughout his childhood, an upbringing which has left permanent mental scars. Now middle-aged and married, with a young son named Sam, Phil runs a small vitamin store, while Buck operates a local chain of sports stores.
Bewitched (2005)
, 1h42
Directed by Nora Ephron
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Films about television, Witches in film
Actors Nicole Kidman, Will Ferrell, Shirley MacLaine, Michael Caine, Jason Schwartzman, Kristin Chenoweth
Roles Larry
Rating48% 2.4025952.4025952.4025952.4025952.402595
Jack Wyatt is a narcissistic actor who is approached to play the role of Darrin in a remake of the 1960s sitcom Bewitched, but insists that an unknown play Samantha. Isabel Bigelow is an actual witch who decides she wants to be normal and moves to Los Angeles to start a new life and becomes friends with her neighbor Maria. She goes to a bookstore to learn how to get a job after seeing an advertisement of Ed McMahon on TV. Jack happens to be at the same bookstore after attending some failed Samantha auditions. Jack spots Isabel and persuades her to audition. At the same time, while she's trying to settle into her new life, Isabel's intrusive father Nigel keeps appearing to convince her to return home, despite several rejections from Isabel.
Run Ronnie Run, 1h26
Directed by Troy Miller
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Actors David Koechner, David Cross, Jill Talley, Ben Stiller, Bob Odenkirk, Jack Black
Roles Self
Rating61% 3.0990653.0990653.0990653.0990653.099065
Ronnie Dobbs (David Cross)—a redneck petty criminal whose hijinks are caught on tape by a Cops-like television show called Fuzz—is noticed by failing infomercial personality/inventor Terry Twillstein (Bob Odenkirk), who notices Dobbs's popularity with lowbrow viewers. He promotes the idea for a Ronnie Dobbs show to television executives entitled "Ronnie Dobbs Gets Arrested" in which Ronnie is arrested in a different city each week. The show becomes a phenomenal success leading to a level of fame & fortune that dramatically changes Dobbs' life.
Joe's Apartment, 1h20
Directed by John Payson
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Themes Films about animals, Films about music and musicians, Films about insects, Musical films
Actors Jerry O'Connell, Megan Ward, Jim Turner, Sandra Denton, Robert Vaughn, Don Ho
Roles Walter Shit / Voice of Cockroach
Rating55% 2.7503852.7503852.7503852.7503852.750385
Penniless and straight out of the University of Iowa, Joe (Jerry O'Connell) moves to New York needing an apartment and a job. With the fortuitous death of Mrs. Grotowski, an artist named Walter Shit (Jim Turner) helps Joe to take over the last rent controlled apartment in a building slated for demolition. If Senator Dougherty (Robert Vaughn) can empty the building, he can make way for the prison he intends to build there, and uses thug Alberto Bianco (Don Ho) and his nephews, Vlad (Shiek Mahmud-Bey) and Jesus (Jim Sterling), to intimidate tenants.
Coldblooded, 1h32
Directed by Wallace Wolodarsky
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Action
Actors Jason Priestley, Peter Riegert, Robert Loggia, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Janeane Garofalo, Michael J. Fox
Roles Doctor
Rating66% 3.3464453.3464453.3464453.3464453.346445
Cosmo Reif, an affectless mob bookie who lives in the basement of a retirement home, is promoted to hitman against his will. He learns his new trade from Steve, a seasoned killer, and proves to be a natural marksman despite having no experience with firearms. He falls in love with a yoga teacher, Jasmine, and must figure out a way to leave the mob so they can be together.
The Ref
The Ref (1994)
, 1h33
Directed by Ted Demme
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Crime
Themes Films about families, Christmas films
Actors Judy Davis, Denis Leary, Kevin Spacey, Robert J. Steinmiller Jr., Glynis Johns, Raymond J. Barry
Roles Phil
Rating68% 3.447863.447863.447863.447863.44786
In a charming Connecticut village, Lloyd and Caroline Chasseur (Kevin Spacey and Judy Davis) are in marriage counseling on Christmas Eve; the session doesn't go well and their problems become evident. Caroline has had an affair, and Lloyd is miserable and blames the problems with their son, Jesse (Robert J. Steinmiller Jr.), on his wife. The marriage counselor Dr. Wong (played by B.D. Wong), tries to get them to open up, but, behaving professionally, he refuses to intercede on either side.
Shelf Life
Shelf Life (1993)
, 1h21
Directed by Paul Bartel
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Actors Jim Turner, O-Lan Jones, Paul Bartel, Shelby Lindley
Roles Scotty / Mr. St. Cloud
Rating67% 3.3774053.3774053.3774053.3774053.377405
Zadar! Cow from Hell, 1h27
Genres Comedy
Actors Toby Huss, Jim Turner
Roles Max
Rating66% 3.3483353.3483353.3483353.3483353.348335
Destroyer (1988)
, 1h34
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Horror
Themes Prison films, Serial killer films
Actors Clayton Rohner, Deborah Foreman, Anthony Perkins, Jim Turner
Roles Rewire
Rating48% 2.412822.412822.412822.412822.41282
Ivan Mozer (Lyle Alzado) is a serial killer who has been convicted of the rape, torture and murder of 23 people. Mozer is given the death penalty by electrocution. At his execution, he boasts of having killed 24 people. A power outage caused by a riot prevents the execution, but Mozer receives a jolt of electricity before the power fails. The prison staff assumes that Mozer is killed during the riot, but he manages to escape. The prison subsequently is abandoned. Mozer lives within the abandoned prison with the assistance of his father, who had been employed as a guard. Eighteen months later, a film crew arrives at the prison to shoot an exploitation film titled Death House Dollies. They discover that Mozer survived his electrocution due to an unusual genetic gift. The jolt of electrical energy made him "half-alive", leaving him in a feral state and granting him spontaneous regeneration.
The Lost Boys, 1h33
Directed by Richard Donner, Joel Schumacher
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Fantastic, Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes L'adolescence, Films about children, Films about magic and magicians, Transport films, Motocyclette, Vampires in film, Comedy horror films, Teen movie
Actors Jason Patric, Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Haim, Jami Gertz, Corey Feldman, Dianne Wiest
Roles Gas Station Owner
Rating71% 3.5991553.5991553.5991553.5991553.599155
Michael Emerson (Jason Patric) and his younger brother, Sam (Corey Haim), move with their recently divorced mother, Lucy (Dianne Wiest), to the beach community of Santa Carla, California. The family moves in with Lucy's father (Barnard Hughes), a cantankerous and eccentric old man who lives on the outskirts of town and enjoys taxidermy as a hobby.
St. Elmo's Fire, 1h50
Directed by Joel Schumacher
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes L'adolescence, Films about children, Teen movie
Actors Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy
Roles Postgrad
Rating63% 3.1985953.1985953.1985953.1985953.198595
Recent graduates of Georgetown University Alec, girlfriend Leslie, Kevin, Jules, and Kirby are waiting to hear about the conditions of their friends Wendy, a sweet-natured girl devoted to helping others, and Billy, a former frat boy and now reluctant husband and father, after a car accident. At the hospital, Kirby sees a medical student named Dale, with whom he has been infatuated since college.