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Christopher Guest Movies

Updated on September 10, 2014

Christopher Guest Movies & some I've Seen

Here are some movies he either acted in, was a writer for, or directed.

A couple of my favorites like Best in Show and Waiting for Guffman used improvisation.

Christopher Guest acted in 91 titles, wrote for 22 titles, and directed 13 titles.

What's your favorite Christopher Guest movie?



US-born actor, director, writer, musician, and composer best known for his hilarious mockumentaries, poking fun at heavy metal music, small town theater, dog shows and folk music. Christopher Haden-Guest was born February 5th, 1948, in New York City to an American mother and a British father, Peter Haden-Guest, the fourth Baron of Saling in the County of Essex.

From Best In Show

"we both love soup"

The next time you have soup for dinner you can remember this quote

Christopher Guest Movies

A Mighty Wind

Waiting for Guffman (1996) - Trailer

Improv Films

These films are given a general script and the actors and actresses run with it. This group of cast members have come up with some funny films. Including:

This Is Spinal Tap, and continued with Waiting for Guffman, Best In Show, A Mighty Wind, and For Your Consideration.

Do You Have a Favorite?

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    • TransplantedSoul profile image

      TransplantedSoul 5 years ago

      He does good stuff. I also dod not know about the Curtis link.

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      Moe Wood 6 years ago from Eastern Ontario

      Huh, I didn't know he was married to Jamie Lee Curtis.