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Ben Schwartz

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Benjamin Schwartz

1981-09-15

The Bronx - New York City - New York - USA

Male

http://www.rejectedjokes.com/

Biography

Ben Schwartz is an American comedian. A member of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, he got his start in comedy by faxing jokes to Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update and the Late Show with David Letterman. He has portrayed characters in two NBC shows, Undercovers and Parks and Recreation, made guest appearances in comedy sketches for CollegeHumor, and starred in the 2011 film Peep World. He has also been hired to write a remake of the 1991 comedy Soapdish. In addition, Schwartz has penned two books. Schwartz was nominated for the 2009 Emmy for Outstanding Writing For A Variety, Music Or Comedy Special for coauthoring Hugh Jackman's opening number for the 81st Academy Awards. He lives in The Bronx, New York. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ben Schwartz, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

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Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
New York City Serenade

New York City Serenade

Two down on their luck childhood friends struggle to figure out their lives. Ray a drummer in a rock and roll band, and Owen an aspiring film maker spend most of their time working menial jobs and drinking. When Owen's fiancé Lynn breaks off their engagement he finds himself spiraling, and allows Ray to come along with him to a two bit film festival he has been invited to in Kansas. There Owen makes several attempts to patch up his relationship, while Ray scams them into a deluxe suite at the local Four Seasons hotel by posing as Wally Shawn's son (who happens to be receiving a lifetime achievement award) and generally causes a major ruckus. By the end, Owen decides to make some changes in their relationship and in his life.

2009-03-09
Peep World

Peep World

On the day of their Father's 70th birthday party, four siblings come to terms with the publication of a novel written by the youngest sibling, that exposes the family's most intimate secrets.

2011-03-25
Turbo

Turbo

The tale of an ordinary garden snail who dreams of winning the Indy 500.

2013-07-19
Better Living Through Chemistry

Better Living Through Chemistry

A straight-laced pharmacist's uneventful life spirals out of control when he starts an affair with a trophy wife customer who takes him on a joyride involving sex, drugs and possibly murder.

2014-03-14
Coffee Town

Coffee Town

Three thirty-something friends band together when their carefree existence is threatened.

2013-07-09
Mystery Team

Mystery Team

A group of former Encyclopedia Brown-style child-detectives struggle to solve an adult mystery.

2009-08-28
This Is Where I Leave You

This Is Where I Leave You

When their father passes away, four grown, world-weary siblings return to their childhood home and are requested -- with an admonition -- to stay there together for a week, along with their free-speaking mother and a collection of spouses, exes and might-have-beens. As the brothers and sisters re-examine their shared history and the status of each tattered relationship among those who know and love them best, they reconnect in hysterically funny and emotionally significant ways.

2014-09-19
The Walk

The Walk

The story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit's attempt to cross the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.

2015-10-02
The Interview

The Interview

Dave Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapoport run the celebrity tabloid show "Skylark Tonight". When they land an interview with a surprise fan, North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, they are recruited by the CIA to turn their trip to Pyongyang into an assassination mission.

2014-12-25
Happy Christmas

Happy Christmas

After a breakup with her boyfriend, a young woman moves in with her older brother, his wife, and their 2-year-old son.

2014-06-26
I'm a Mitzvah

I'm a Mitzvah

A short film about a young American man who spends one last night with his deceased friend while stranded in rural Mexico.

2014-01-17
The Intervention

The Intervention

A weekend getaway for four couples takes a sharp turn when one of the couples discovers the entire trip was orchestrated to host an intervention on their marriage.

2016-08-26
Runner Runner

Runner Runner

When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur.

2013-10-02
An Actor Prepares

An Actor Prepares

After suffering a heart attack, a world-famous and hard-drinking actor is forced to drive across country with his estranged son—who testified against him in his parents' divorce—on one last madcap adventure.

2018-08-31
The Other Guys

The Other Guys

NYPD detectives Christopher Danson (Johnson) and P.K. Highsmith (Jackson) are the baddest and most beloved cops in New York City. They don't get tattoos, other men get tattoos of them. Two desks over and one back, sit detectives Allen Gamble (Ferrell) and Terry Hoitz (Wahlberg). You've seen them in the background of photos of Danson and Highsmith, out of focus and eyes closed. They're not heroes, they're "the other guys." But every cop has his or her day and soon Gamble and Hoitz stumble into a seemingly innocuous case no other detective wants to touch that could turn into NYC's biggest crime. It's the opportunity of their lives, but do these guys have the right stuff?

2010-08-06
Happy Anniversary

Happy Anniversary

A quirky couple spends their three-year dating anniversary looking back at their relationship and contemplating whether they should break up.

2018-03-30
DuckTales: Woo-oo!

DuckTales: Woo-oo!

Donald Duck reluctantly takes his nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie to the home of their reclusive great-uncle Scrooge McDuck. Enthralled by their once legendary great-uncle and the wonder of McDuck Manor, the triplets and their newfound fierce friend Webby learn of long-kept family secrets and unleash totems from Scrooge’s epic past, sending the family on an adventure of a lifetime to the Lost City of Atlantis.

2017-08-12
Blue Iguana

Blue Iguana

He's a low level criminal with no future and just out of prison. She's a low level lawyer never noticed by others, a lost soul without a life. Their anger and hostility makes them serious criminals. Love happens in the strangest of places.

2018-08-24
Outside In

Outside In

An ex-con struggling to readjust to life in his small town forms an intense bond with his former high-school teacher.

2018-03-30
How to Be a Latin Lover

How to Be a Latin Lover

An aging Latin lover gets dumped by his sugar mama and must fend for himself in a harsh world.

2017-04-28
DreamWorks Home: For the Holidays

DreamWorks Home: For the Holidays

Oh takes it upon himself to introduce Christmas joy to his fellow Boovs. Unfortunately, his well-meaning mission nearly destroys the city.

2017-12-01
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.

2015-12-18
Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.

2017-12-15
Night School

Night School

Teddy Walker is a successful salesman whose life takes an unexpected turn when he accidentally blows up his place of employment. Forced to attend night school to get his GED, Teddy soon finds himself dealing with a group of misfit students, his former high school nemesis and a feisty teacher who doesn't think he's too bright.

2018-09-28
DuckTales: Destination Adventure! 2018-06-15
Sonic the Hedgehog

Sonic the Hedgehog

Sonic and the gang must team up to fight Dr. Eggman.

2019-11-15
Monster Challenge

Monster Challenge

Famed composer Michael Giacchino catapults a hapless Patton Oswalt (as himself) into an outrageous series of challenges in his infectiously silly tribute to the eccentricities of Japanese game shows.

2018-09-21