Life with Mikey

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Life with Mikey is a 1993 comedy film about a once-popular child actor who now runs a talent agency specializing in child acts who is trying to discover the next star. He gets more than he bargained for when he recruits a child pickpocket.

Directed by James Lapine. Written by Marc Lawrence.
He's a talent agent. She's a thief. Looks like they've already got something in common.

Michael "Mikey" Chapman[edit]

  • Any chance for getting time off for good behavior?
  • But that's what show business is all about. Acting like an idiot. It's not you, you're just doing your job. You know what I mean. Look at it this way, most people feel like idiots most of the time. But they don't get paid for it.

Angie Vega[edit]

  • Sunburst Cookies just light up my day!

Barry Corman[edit]

  • [after vomiting in a hat] Never again. From now on, it's only Kosher Franks.
  • [after seeing Angie for the first time] Va Va Va Vroom. Well, Hello Dolly!
  • How much of this crap do I have to eat anyway? What am I? Jobe?


  • Carol: Oh, I can't wait to get back to Connecticut.


Ed: [after Mikey tells him he invited Angie to his house] Well, now representing The Omen. Did you check her head with a little 666?
Michael: Yeah, there were only two sixes. We got her just fine!

Geena: [after Asian girl sings] I love that song.
Michael: Me too. What were you playing?

Michael: I'm something of a celebrity.
Irate: What kind of celebrity are you? Biggest Asshole of the Month?
Michael: No, that's all political.

Angie: I'll have coffee.
Galaxy Waiter: [laughs] Coffee?
Angie: Yeah, coffee. It comes from beans. Ever heard of it?

[on the set of a cereal commercial]
Barry: You two clowns leave while I get into character.
Michael: What character? All you got to do is swallow.

Girl: [overacting] I hate it when it's raining. We don't get to go outside for recess or ride our bikes after school!
Angie: That's great. But you're not going to audition like that, right?
Girl: What do you mean?
Angie: They're just cookies. Don't make it sound like a commercial for hemorrhoids.

Ed Chapman: Why isn't she in school?
Angie Vega: I'm off for the holidays.
Ed Chapman: Christmas is two weeks away.
Angie Vega: I'm very religious, you got a problem with that?

Santa: What would you like for Christmas, little girl?
Angie Vega: I'd like you to find a chimney, and shove your...


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