Fred Armisen made his debut as an ‘interviewer’ in the music television series ‘Reverb’ in 1997. The show aired its final episode in November 2001. In 2002, he starred as the ‘New Age Dad’ in the sports comedy film ‘Like Mike’ directed by John Schultz. The film opened to mixed reviews and was a moderate box office success. That same year, he also joined the cast of the American late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show ‘Saturday Night Live.’ He starred in 229 episodes and remained a part of the show until 2013. Armisen next appeared in television series and shows like ‘Comedy Lab’ (2004), ‘New York Noise’ (2005), ‘Squidbillies’ (2005-2008), ‘Freak Show’ (2006), ‘Tom Goes to the Mayor’ (2006), ‘Tim and Eric Nite Live!’ (2007), ‘The Sarah Silverman Program’ (2008), and ‘Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday’ (2008-2012).
In 2009, he starred as ‘Ryan Koening’ in the romantic comedy film ‘Confessions of a Shopaholic’ directed by P. J. Hogan. Even though the film saw negative reviews upon release, it was a box office success, grossing over $108.3 million against a budget of $44 million. The following year, he appeared in the Rick Famuyiwa-directed American romantic comedy film ‘Our Family Wedding.’ The film was panned by critics with Lisa Schwarzbaum of Entertainment Weekly describing it as a "broad, bawdy comedy" with "empty-calorie jokes" and "vigorous buffoonery" throughout its runtime. He next acted in ‘The Smurfs’ (2011), ‘The Dictator’ (2012), ‘The Smurfs 2’ (2013), and ‘The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow’ (2013).
In 2014, he joined the late-night and news satire talk show ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers.’ He still appears on the show as the bandleader. Armisen has also appeared in television series and shows such as ‘Mike Tyson Mysteries’ (2014-2020), ‘Man Seeking Woman’ (2015), ‘The Jim Gaffigan Show’ (2015), and ‘Difficult People’ (2015). In 2015, he launched the mockumentary television series ‘Documentary Now!’ The series has aired 3 seasons and was renewed for a fourth season in 2019.
Armisen went on to appear in television series like ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ (2016-2020), ‘Michael Bolton's Big, Sexy Valentine's Day Special’ (2017), ‘Big Mouth’ (2017-present), ‘Final Space’ (2018-2021), ‘Los Espookys’ (2019-present), ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ (2020), and ‘Sarah Cooper: Everything's Fine’ (2020). In 2021, he was seen voicing the character ‘Splendib’ in the American animated musical comedy streaming television series ‘Centaurworld’ created by Megan Nicole Dong. He is all set to appear in the upcoming American comedy film ‘The Bubble’ directed by Judd Apatow.
In 1970s San Diego, Ron Burgundy is a highly successful news anchorman in male-dominated Channel 4. However, the arrival of Veronica Corningstone, an ambitious woman aspiring to be a newswoman, changes the entire scenario. Ron becomes increasingly resentful of Veronica’s success beginning a fierce rivalry between the two.
Olive Penderghast, a seventeen years old American girl’s life is turned upside down when she lies to her best friend Rhiannon Abernathy about losing her virginity. Things take a downward turn when she goes up against Marianne Bryant, a devout Christian girl while embracing her new-found infamy. She must ultimately tell the truth to regain her reputation.
Musicians JB and KG are on the cusp of becoming one of the greatest rock bands ever if they can find the legendary ‘pick of destiny’, which has supernatural powers. Unfortunately, the guitar pick is actually a piece of Satan’s tooth who wants it back to regain full power.
Battle of the Sexes is an American biographical sports comedy film, which revolves around a true story of a tennis match between two tennis champions i.e. Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, which took place in the year 1973.
Scotty is dumped by his girlfriend. When his German pen pal Mieke sympathizes with him and suggests a meeting, he asks to be left alone. By the time he realises that Mieke is actually a girl, it is too late. Scotty now decides to go to Europe and apologise to her in person. Accompanying him is his best friend, Cooper Harris and twins Jenny and Jamie.
Admiral-General Haffaz Aladeen, the universally-hated despotic ruler of the fictional oil-rich nation Wadiya, goes to New York to address concerns about the country's nuclear program at UN Security Council. The dictator flees from an assassination attempt, but with his iconic beard shaved, he struggles to survive in a community built by people he had ordered to be executed.
In the 1980s, a drummer gets abandoned by his band just before they achieve stardom. Two decades later, he finds another chance to achieve stardom when he is asked by his teenage nephew to perform with their high school rock band.
Kate Holbrook, a successful single career-woman, discovers that she has only one-in-million chance of conceiving. Determined to have a child, she hires working-class Angie Ostrowiski as surrogate. When a homeless Angie turns up at Kate’s place, the two incompatible, diverse personalities struggle to co-exist as they prepare for the big arrival. However, in the process, each one learns something from the other.
Rebecca Bloomwood, a New York City journalist, has run considerable debt with her shopping addiction. Though, she aspires to work for fashion magazine ‘Alette', she lands a job with financial magazine ‘Successful Saving'. She falls for her boss, Luke Brandon, and finds success writing under name ‘The girl in green scarf.’ But can she conquer her addiction to save her career and love-life?
The Little Hours is a black comedy film, which tells the story of a young servant who is forced to flee from his master. He eventually poses as a mute and deaf man, in order to seek refuge in a convent, which is full of sexually frustrated and emotionally unstable nuns. While the nuns try to resist their temptation, he struggles to hold his cover.
The film tells the story of Doug Stauber, the assistant manager of a branch of a supermarket chain in Chicago, who is looking forward to a promotion. One day, another guy Richard and his family move in from Quebec, and he becomes an assistant manager in the supermarket alongside Doug. Thus Doug faces competition as Richard has a better resume than him.
Stateland Island Summer is a comedy film which tells the story of two friends who decide to work as lifeguards on their last summer before college. Meanwhile, they also try to find girls for a summer hookup.
Jay and Silent Bob lose the rights to their names after being defeated in a court case by Saban Films. Determined to take revenge against the company, they set off to Los Angeles to stop the shooting of the film that they are producing.
Jimmy Monroe and his buddy Paul Hodges have lost their job at the New York City Police Department. Jimmy must now sell his prized baseball card in order to finance his daughter’s wedding or allow his ex-wife’s arrogant second husband to pay. But when he reaches the shop, it is burgled and his card is also lost. Jimmy and Paul now embark a journey to retrieve the card.
Tom is a slacker who takes up a job at his father-in-law’s law firm, after he discovers that his wife has quit her job due to her pregnancy. However, several struggles await him in his new office.
Three friends who are working on a video game are about to have it financed. But their potential benefactor is taken hostage by terrorists. Therefore, they decide to take matters into their own hands, and save all the hostages in the building, despite their inexperience.
Calvin is a thirteen year old orphan who finds a pair of old shoes with the letters MJ inscribed on them. Surprisingly, they give him incredible basketball prowess. Soon he is able to become an NBA superstar.
Post Grad is a romantic comedy film which tells the story of a young girl Ryden Malby, who moves back with her parents after her graduation, because her dream job at a big publishing house is given to her rival. Her best friend, Adam, who has a huge crush on her, tries to find a job for her, before she loses all hope.
Steve Finch is an optometrist, who is looking forward to have a great Christmas with his kids. However, his new neighbor starts decorating his house so brightly that it can be seen from outer space. This makes Steve jealous and the two begin competing with each other.
After leading reclusive lives away from modeling world for long time, models Derek and Hansel are enlisted by Interpol to investigate a series of murders of celebrities who died with a Zoolander-special ‘Blue Steel’ look. As they meet special agent Valentina Valencia at Rome fashion event, they uncover a sinister plot designed by fashion-magnate Mugatu, who is after the ‘Fountain of Youth.’
A war is going on between the dogs and the cats. However, they all decide to unite when they learn about a rogue spy who is intending to destroy all human and canine life.
This action adventure sci-fi comedy film revolves around the adventures of Master Shake, Frylock and Meatwad, who also go by the name the Aqua Teens. When a one-eyed robot threatens to destroy the world, they join forces with the Plutonians and the Cybernetic Ghost to stop him once and for all.
The residents of Ninjago dislike Lloyd since his father is the evil Lord Garmadon. However, they are unaware of the fact that Lloyd is planning to defeat his father with a team of ninjas.
Gargamel, the wicked wizard drives the little blue people, the Smurfs, out of their enchanted village, after which they land in the Central Park of New York City. They meet Patrick Winslow whom they follow to his home. The lost Smurfs need help to get away from human-world and reach their village before Gargamel captures them to snatch their potent, youth-providing essence.
Wicked wizard Gargamel, who is after the magical Smurf-essence, creates Smurf-like Naughties, to seize the essence. When he learns that only Smurfette knows the secret spell to turn the Naughties into genuine Smurfs who can get him the essence, Gargamel kidnaps and takes her to Paris. Now the Smurfs, with the help of their human friends, must rescue her from the sorcerer.
Griffin and Phoenix is a romantic drama comedy film which tells the story of Henry Griffin, who learns from his oncologist that his cancer is spreading and he has only 2-3 years at best, to survive. He soon begins to write a novel as well as attending psychology class, where he meets Sarah Phoenix. He asks her out on a date, and they eventually become good friends. However, Sarah doesn’t show much interest in having a relationship with him, as she is suffering from cancer as well.
Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo is a sex comedy film, which revolves around Deuce, who goes to Amsterdam, to meet his friend TJ. However, his friend is mistaken as a murderer of several gigolos.