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List of Dana Carvey Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
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This Is Spinal Tap
TV-14
15
3

Documentary filmmaker Marti DeBergi accompanies the English heavy metal band Spinal Tap, as they begin their big US tour to boost their new album. However, in the tour, problems are numerous - it appears that the band’s popularity is waning, their events get cancelled, the album cover raises objection, there is a stage prop malfunction and the girlfriend of one of the band members arrives.

Directed By:
4. Halloween II (1981)
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2
Halloween II
R
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The second installment in the Halloween film series, the story centers on Michael Myers and his traumatized victim Laurie Strode, whom he has earlier failed to kill. It describes how he chases Laurie into the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, on the way killing nurses and doctors, until he is engulfed in flame, yet continuing with his chase.  

Starring:
Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence, Lance Guest, Jeffrey Kramer
Directed By:
Rick Rosenthal
5. Wayne's World (1992)
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2
Wayne's World
PG-13
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2

Friends Wayne Campbell and Garth Algar, who host the public-access television show Wayne's World from Wayne's basement, are convinced by sleazy television producer Benjamin Oliver to do the show professionally on his network. However, they are unaware of Benjamin's secret motive of ruining Wayne's show, as well as his budding romance with Chinese-American singer Cassandra Wong.

Role:
Garth Algar
Directed By:
Penelope Spheeris
Awards:
MTV Movie & TV Award for Best On-Screen Duo
6. Dana Carvey: Straight White Male, 60 (2016)
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2
Dana Carvey: Straight White Male, 60
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2
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Dex Carvey, Thomas Carvey
Directed By:
Marcus Raboy
7. Tough Guys (1986)
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2
Tough Guys
PG
10
2

Harry and Archie are two elderly gangsters, who are released from prison after serving a sentence of 30 years for trying to hijack a train. They are in for a shock upon seeing that the world is no longer the same, and many things have changed, including clothing, sexual lifestyles, clubs, advances in technology, as well as lack fo respect from the younger generations.

Role:
Richie Evans
Directed By:
Jeff Kanew
8. Opportunity Knocks (1990)
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Opportunity Knocks
PG-13
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2
Role:
Eddie
Starring:
Milo O'Shea, Robert Loggia, Todd Graff, Julia Campbell
Directed By:
Donald Petrie
11. Trapped in Paradise (1994)
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Trapped in Paradise
PG-13
10
2

Dave and Alvin are paroled early. They pull their brother Bill, who has managed to stay honest, to rob a bank that is light on security in Paradise, Pennsylvania, on Christmas Eve. They need to rush out of the place before the snowstorm hits, but with police on one side and kindness of the town folks on the other would make them change their tune?

Role:
Alvin Firpo
Starring:
Nicolas Cage, Richard B. Shull, Jon Lovitz, Jack Heller
Directed By:
George Gallo
12. The Road to Wellville (1994)
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The Road to Wellville
R
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2

Dr John Harvey Kellogg runs a health facility, where he wants to promote his eccentric and progressive ideas about well-being.

Role:
George Kellogg
Starring:
Anthony Hopkins, John Cusack, Matthew Broderick, Lara Flynn Boyle, Bridget Fonda, John Cusack
Directed By:
13. Clean Slate (1994)
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Clean Slate
PG-13
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2
Role:
Maurice L. Pogue
Starring:
Bryan Cranston, James Earl Jones, Christopher Meloni, Valeria Golino, Kevin Pollak, Bob Odenkirk, Michael Gambon
Directed By:
Mick Jackson
14. Little Nicky (2000)
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Little Nicky
PG-13
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2

Furious that their father thinks they are not fit enough to rule the Hell, Satan’s two elder sons come down to the earth to create another Hell and while doing so they freeze the entrance of the Hell, knowing that it will cause their father’s body to decompose. Satan is now forced to rely on Nicky, his mild-mannered third son, to bring his errant brothers home before it is too late.  

Starring:
Adam Sandler, Reese Witherspoon, Kevin Nealon, Rhys Ifans, Carl Weathers, Quentin Tarantino, Rob Schneider
Directed By:
Steven Brill
15. Sandy Wexler (2017)
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Sandy Wexler
TV-14
8
2

This comedy film tells the story of Sandy Wexler, a talent manager, who is working in Los Angeles in the 1990s, representing several eccentric clients. His life takes a turn when he falls for one of his clients, Courtney Clarke, a talented singer, after discovering her at an amusement park.

Starring:
Pauly Shore, Jennifer Hudson, Kevin James, Penn Jillette, Jimmy Kimmel, Nick Swardson, Judd Apatow
Directed By:
Steven Brill
16. Jack and Jill (2011)
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Jack and Jill
PG
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Thanksgiving is not a happy occasion for the successful Los Angeles ad executive, Jack Sadelstein, because of his obnoxious twin sister Jill’s yearly visit, which unfailingly turns his blissful world topsy-turvy. However, Jack has no option but to tolerate her longer when he realizes that actor Al Pacino, whom Jack badly requires for a high-paying client’s commercial, has taken a liking for Jill.

Starring:
Johnny Depp, Drew Carey, Katie Holmes, Norm MacDonald, David Spade, Al Pacino, Adam Sandler
Directed By:
Dennis Dugan
17. The Master of Disguise (2002)
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2
The Master of Disguise
PG
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In order to save his family from the clutches of a criminal mastermind, a waiter uses his inherited powers of disguise.

Role:
Pistachio Disguisey
Starring:
Dylan Sprouse, Bo Derek, Kenan Thompson, Jennifer Esposito, James Brolin, Cole Sprouse, Naya Rivera
Directed By:
Perry Andelin Blake
18. Dana Carvey: Critics' Choice (1995)
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Dana Carvey: Critics' Choice
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3
Role:
Himself
Directed By:
Keith Truesdell
19. Cranium Command (1989)
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2
Cranium Command
12
2
Role:
Right Ventricle
Starring:
Charles Grodin, Corey Burton, Kevin Nealon, Jeff Doucette, George Wendt
Directed By:
Jerry Rees, Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise
20. Dana Carvey: Squatting Monkeys Tell No Lies (2008)
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2
Dana Carvey: Squatting Monkeys Tell No Lies
TV-MA
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2
Role:
Himself
Directed By:
John Moffitt
21. Saturday Night Live: Halloween Special (1991)
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2
Saturday Night Live: Halloween Special
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2
Role:
Garth Algar / Various
Starring:
Mike Myers,
Directed By:
Dave Wilson, Beth McCarthy-Miller
22. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Tom Hanks (2004)
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2
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Tom Hanks
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2
Role:
Himself / Various (archiveFootage)
Starring:
Garth Brooks, Joan Cusack, Tom Hanks, A. Whitney Brown
Directed By:
Dave Wilson, Paul Miller, Beth McCarthy-Miller
23. Saturday Night Live Presidential Bash '08 (2008)
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Saturday Night Live Presidential Bash '08
TV-14
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3
Role:
Ross Perot / George Bush (archiveFootage)
Starring:
Fred Armisen, Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Hillary Clinton
Directed By:
Paul Miller, Beth McCarthy-Miller, Don Roy King
24. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Rock (1999)
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Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Rock
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2
Role:
Himself / Various Characters (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
Starring:
Chris Rock, Christina Applegate, Don Pardo, Jim Breuer
Directed By:
James Signorelli, Dave Wilson, Beth McCarthy-Miller
25. The Shot (1996)
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The Shot
R
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2
Starring:
Vincent Ward, Caroline Rhea, Dan Bell, Michael Rivkin
Directed By:
Dan Bell
26. Night of Too Many Stars (2003)
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Night of Too Many Stars
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Role:
Himself
Starring:
Anthony Edwards, Macaulay Culkin, Jack Black, Jimmy Fallon
Directed By:
John Fortenberry, Gil Bellows, Ron Yassen

TV Movie(s)

1. Wayne and Garth's Saturday Night Live Music a Go-Go (1993)
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Wayne and Garth's Saturday Night Live Music a Go-Go
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Role:
Garth Algar
Starring:
Mike Myers, Mick Jagger
Directed By:
Dave Wilson
2. Toonces, the Cat Who Could Drive a Car (1992)
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Toonces, the Cat Who Could Drive a Car
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2
Role:
Lyle (archiveFootage)
Starring:
Randy Quaid, David Clennon, Victoria Jackson, Dave Allen
Directed By:
John Fortenberry
3. Saturday Night Live Presents President Bill Clinton's All-Time Favorites (1994)
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Saturday Night Live Presents President Bill Clinton's All-Time Favorites
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Role:
Various
Starring:
Phil Hartman, Bill Murray, Phil Hartman
4. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Steve Martin (1998)
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Saturday Night Live: The Best of Steve Martin
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2
Role:
Himself / Various Characters (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
Starring:
Steve Martin, Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, John Belushi
Directed By:
Dave Wilson
5. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Dana Carvey (1999)
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Saturday Night Live: The Best of Dana Carvey
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2
Role:
Himself / George Herbert Walker Bush / H. Ross Perot / Church Lady / Garth Algar / Various Characters
Starring:
Phil Hartman, Rob Schneider, David Spade, Adam Sandler, Jon Lovitz
6. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jon Lovitz (2005)
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Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jon Lovitz
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2
Role:
Various Characters (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
Starring:
Dave Attell, Matthew Broderick, Rosanna Arquette, Jon Lovitz, Tom Davis
Directed By:
Beth McCarthy-Miller, Paul Miller, Dave Wilson
7. Saturday Night Live in the '90s: Pop Culture Nation (2007)
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2
Saturday Night Live in the '90s: Pop Culture Nation
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2
Role:
Himself / Various
Starring:
Christina Aguilera, Alec Baldwin, Sheryl Crow, Michael Blakey
Directed By:
Kenneth Bowser, Beth McCarthy-Miller, Dave Wilson, James Signorelli
8. Saturday Night Live: Presidential Bash (1992)
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Saturday Night Live: Presidential Bash
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2
Role:
President George H.W. Bush, H. Ross Perot, and others (archiveFootage)
Starring:
Phil Hartman, Dan Aykroyd, Richard Benjamin, Gary Busey
Directed By:
Dave Wilson
9. Comic Relief IV (1990)
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Comic Relief IV
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2
Starring:
Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Aiello, Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Louie Anderson
10. Slickers (1985)
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Slickers
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2
Role:
Elliot Clinton
Starring:
Richard B. Shull, Kristi Somers, Michael Richards, Brandon Call
Directed By:
Tom Trbovich
11. Superman 50th Anniversary (1988)
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Superman 50th Anniversary
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2
Role:
Himself - Host
Starring:
Brian Doyle-Murray, Fred Willard, Jimmy Breslin, Peter Boyle, Fred Willard
Directed By:
Robert Boyd
12. Earth to America (2005)
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2
Earth to America
8
2
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Jason Alexander, Larry David, Will Ferrell, Jack Black, Leonardo DiCaprio
Directed By:
Ron de Moraes, Jay Roach, Robert B. Weide

Animation(s)

Rick and Morty (2013)
Rick and Morty
TV-14
Starring:
Tara Strong, Keith David, Christian Slater, Gillian Jacobs, John Oliver, Patton Oswalt, Alfred Molina
Directed By:
Pete Michels, Dominic Polcino, Anthony Chun, Wesley Archer, John Rice
Good Vibes (2011)
Good Vibes
TV-14
Starring:
Adam Brody, Arielle Kebbel, Josh Gad, Jake Busey, Tony Hale, Debi Mazar
Directed By:
Brad Ableson, Chris Martin, Greg Franklin, Brock Gallagher, Tyree Dillihay
The Fairly OddParents (2001)
The Fairly OddParents
Starring:
Tom Arnold, Tom Kenny, Adam West, Jason Bateman, Ben Stein, Frankie Muniz, Michael Clarke Duncan
Directed By:
Gary Conrad, Ken Bruce, Butch Hartman, Michelle Bryan, Sarah Frost
Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)
Hotel Transylvania 2
PG
Plot:

The sequel finds Johnny and Mavis married with the blessings of her vampire father Dracula, and raising their child, Dennis, in Transylvania. But when Dennis doesn’t show his vampire side, Dracula enlists the help of his friends to unleash his potential. Things get hilariously complicated when Drac’s human-hating father Vlad shows up. 

Starring:
Chris Parnell, Steve Buscemi, Andy Samberg, Megan Mullally, Selena Gomez, Nick Offerman, Molly Shannon
Directed By:
Genndy Tartakovsky
The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
The Secret Life of Pets
PG
Plot:

A spoilt Jack Russel Terrier named Max finds himself in trouble because of the cat Ozone, when he tries to get rid of Max, his owner’s new dog. When they are rescued on their way to the pound by the leader of abandoned pets, a rabbit named Snowball, they must find a way back to their home. 

Starring:
Ellie Kemper, Louis C.K., Jim Cummings, Albert Brooks, Steve Coogan, Kevin Hart, Jaime Camil
Directed By:
Yarrow Cheney, Chris Renaud
The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019)
The Secret Life of Pets 2
PG
Plot:

At a farm, Max meets the sheepdog Rooster who encourages him to overcome his fears. Meanwhile, Snowball the Rabbit, unites with a dog Daisy to rescue a White tiger cub whom she had met on a flight back home.

Starring:
Harrison Ford, Nick Kroll, Patton Oswalt, Kevin Hart, Ellie Kemper
Directed By:
Chris Renaud, Jonathan del Val

TV Shows and Videos

Saturday Night Live (1975)
Saturday Night Live
TV-PG
Starring:
Frank Oz, Cassandra Peterson, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Bradley Cooper, Eric Idle, Eddie Murphy, Tyler James Williams
Directed By:
Ben Stiller, Dave Wilson, Beth McCarthy-Miller, Don Roy King, James Signorelli
Awards:
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program
Queen: Bohemian Rhapsody, Wayne's World Version (1992)
Queen: Bohemian Rhapsody, Wayne's World Version
Role:
Garth Algar
Starring:
Mike Myers, John Deacon, Queen, Brian May
Directed By:
Bruce Gowers, Penelope Spheeris
The Larry Sanders Show (1992)
The Larry Sanders Show
TV-MA
Starring:
Burt Reynolds, Marlee Matlin, Ben Stiller, Jennifer Aniston, Sarah Silverman, John Stamos, Danny DeVito
Directed By:
Todd Holland, Ken Kwapis, Alan Myerson, Michael Lehmann, Garry Shandling
Fire on the Track: The Steve Prefontaine Story (1995)
Fire on the Track: The Steve Prefontaine Story
Role:
Himself
Starring:
Ken Kesey, Phil Knight, Brian Lanker, Walt McClure
Directed By:
Erich Lyttle
Cinderella: Rocked, Wired & Bluesed - The Greatest Video Hits (2005)
Cinderella: Rocked, Wired & Bluesed - The Greatest Video Hits
Starring:
Jon Bon Jovi, Pamela Anderson, Mike Myers, Tom Keifer
The Birthday Boys (2013)
The Birthday Boys
Starring:
Jennette McCurdy, Corey Feldman, Chloe Bennet, Carmen Electra, Doris Roberts, Fabio Lanzoni, Ben Stiller
Directed By:
Jefferson Dutton, Chris VanArtsdalen, Bob Odenkirk
The Dana Carvey Show (1996)
The Dana Carvey Show
Role:
Various Characters / ... (unknown episodes)
Starring:
Isaac Hayes, Selma Blair, Joely Fisher, Stephen Colbert, Ellen DeGeneres, Steve Carell, Jeremy Piven
Directed By:
John Fortenberry
LateLine (1998)
LateLine
Starring:
Kristin Chenoweth, Miguel Ferrer, Nancy Carell, Allison Janney, Nick Swardson, Megyn Price, Sanaa Lathan
Directed By:
Tom Moore, Andy Ackerman, Jeff Melman, Leonard R. Garner Jr., Jay Sandrich
Best of Saturday Night Live: Special Edition (1992)
Best of Saturday Night Live: Special Edition
Role:
Various Characters (archiveFootage)
Starring:
Tom Hanks, Phil Hartman, Delta Burke, Nora Dunn
Directed By:
Dave Wilson
Saturday Night Live Christmas (1999)
Saturday Night Live Christmas
Role:
Himself / Church Lady / George Bailey (archiveFootage)
Starring:
Alec Baldwin, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Candice Bergen,
Directed By:
Dave Wilson, Paul Miller, Beth McCarthy-Miller
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Robin Williams (1991)
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Robin Williams
Role:
Himself / Various Characters (archiveFootage)
Starring:
Robin Williams, Phil Hartman, Jan Hooks, Nora Dunn
Directed By:
Paul Miller, Matthew Meshekoff
Just Shoot Me! (1997)
Just Shoot Me!
Starring:
Judy Greer, Ray Liotta, Lucy Lawless, Sydney Pollack, Jenny McCarthy, Ashton Kutcher, Jerry Hall
Directed By:
Pamela Fryman, Leonard R. Garner Jr., Steven Levitan, Jean Sagal, John Fortenberry
First Impressions with Dana Carvey (2016)
First Impressions with Dana Carvey
TV-14
Role:
Himself - Expert in Residence (6 episodes, 2016)
Starring:
Tom Arnold, Steve Carell, Freddie Prinze Jr., Yvette Nicole Brown
Blue Thunder (1984)
Blue Thunder
Role:
Clinton 'JAFO' Wonderlove (11 episodes, 1984)
Starring:
Kelly Preston, James Farentino, Dick Butkus, Bubba Smith
Presidential Reunion (2010)
Presidential Reunion
Role:
George H. W. Bush
Starring:
Jim Carrey, Maya Rudolph, Darrell Hammond, Will Ferrell, Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, Fred Armisen
Directed By:
Ron Howard, Jake Szymanski
Dennis Miller Live (1994)
Dennis Miller Live
Role:
Himself (5 episodes, 1995-2002)
Starring:
Martin Short, Dennis Miller, David Spade, Jon Stewart, Dennis Miller
One of the Boys (1982)
One of the Boys
Role:
Adam Shields (13 episodes, 1982)
Starring:
Meg Ryan, Nathan Lane, Mickey Rooney, Scatman Crothers
Directed By:
Lee Bernhardi, Peter Baldwin, Doug Rogers

Dana Carvey Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards
Saturday Night Live Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program 1993
MTV Movie & TV Awards
Wayne's World Best On-Screen Duo 1992