The Independent

The Independent (2000)

The Independent is a mockumentary comedy film made in 2000, directed by Stephen Kessler, starring Jerry Stiller as an independent film maker, who makes little-known B movies with titles like Twelve Angry Men and a Baby. The film spoofs independent directors and independent film. The film features Janeane Garofalo, Max Perlich, and cameos by Anne Meara, Ron Howard, Roger Corman, Peter Bogdanovich, John Lydon, Ben Stiller, Andy Dick, Fred Dryer, Jonathan Katz, Fred Williamson, Karen Black, Nick Cassavetes, Julie Strain and adult film actress Ginger Lynn. The fictional career of Morty Fineman (Stiller) is said to have made 427 films. It is not specified as to whether he directed them all, or if it refers to films produced or written by the Fineman character.

  • Stephen Kessler
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  • Release Date: 2000-11-10
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 95

Ron Howard


Larry Hankin

William Henry Ellis

Jerry Stiller

Marty Fineman

Roger Corman


Janeane Garofalo

Paloma Fineman

Ted Demme


Karen Black


Julie Strain

Ms. Kevorkian

Phil Proctor

Rob's Dad

Louisa Moritz

Sally / Receptionist

Amy Stiller

Dr. Rosaria Mclesh

Andy Dick

Maitre d'

Ginger Lynn Allen

Mayor Kitty Storm

Fred Dryer

Jean Claude

Richard Paul


Aki Aleong

Mr. Ko

Maria Ford

Poster Model
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