A documentary-style comedy in which Charlyne Yi plays herself, a young woman who says she doesn't believe in love. She agrees to become the subject of a documentary and travels around with a film crew, interviewing people on their thoughts about love. But things don't go quite as planned when she meets a guy (Michael Cera) who falls in love with her. She tries to keep her cool, but everyone can see she is falling in love with him herself. Finding a boyfriend is complicated enough, but in her case, it's all being filmed. Directed by Nicholas Jasenovec. With Charlyne Yi, Jake M. Johnson, Demetri Martin, and Seth Rogen. Categories: Comedy. Year: 2009.
Michael Cera in Paper Heart
Jack Black and Michael Cera star in this comedy set in prehistoric times about two klutzy hunter-gatherers who can't manage to shoot an arrow straight. When they are banned from their own village, they take off on a journey through the ancient world, and meet up with such legendary Biblical figures as Abraham and Isaac. Paul Rudd (I Love You, Man) appears as Abel. Directed by Harold Ramis. With Juno Temple, and Olivia Wilde. Categories: Adventure, Comedy. Year: 2009.
Michael Cera in Year One
Nick (Michael Cera) is a brainy teen stuck in a time warp. He listens to Frank Sinatra music and watches movie classics from the '50s. When he meets Sheeni (Portia Doubleday), his soulmate, he will do anything to be near her. He even takes on a French alter ego to woo her. Jean Smart plays Nick's mother, while Zach Galifianakis is one of Nick's friends. Directed by Miguel Arteta. With Fred Willard, Ray Liotta, and Adhir Kalyan. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 2009.
Michael Cera in Youth in Revolt
After being dumped by his girlfriend Tris (Alexis Dziena), Nick (Michael Cera), an amateur bassist, feels that his world is crumbling around him. When he spots Tris with a new guy at one of his gigs, he can barely keep it together. But, after a chance encounter with Norah (Kat Dennings), an indie rock-loving girl with love troubles of her own, Nick sets off with her into the New York night in search of a legendary band's secret show. Directed by Peter Sollett. With Aaron Yoo, Ari Graynor, Rafi Gavron and Jonathan B. Wright. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Music, Based on a Novel. Year: 2008.
Michael Cera in Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist
Juno MacGuff (Ellen Page), an intelligent, strong-willed teenager, has to deal with the repercussions of an unplanned preganany. Unable to imagine raising the child with the father, an innocent boy named Paulie Bleeker (Michael Cera), Juno and her best friend Leah (Olivia Thirlby) set out to find the unborn child the perfect set of parents. After locating Mark (Jason Bateman) and Vanessa Loring (Jennifer Garner), Juno believes she has found her child a good home. But, as the birth approaches, Juno must make a difficult choice that will affect the rest of her life and that of her baby. Directed by Jason Reitman. With J.K. Simmons, Allison Janney and Rainn Wilson. Categories: Comedy, Drama. Year: 2007.
Michael Cera in Juno
Seth (Jonah Hill) and Evan (Michael Cera) are best friends and high school seniors. Before they graduate and go off to separate colleges, the pair wants to reverse their long running losing streak with girls while attending a huge end of the year bash. But, after their plan to buy alcohol goes awry, Seth and Evan realize that overcoming their separation anxiety is an even greater challenge than getting girls. Directed by Greg Mottola. With Seth Rogen, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Emma Stone and Martha MacIsaac. Categories: Comedy. Year: 2007.
Michael Cera in Superbad