History Creator / MichellePfeiffer

14th Aug '17 4:19:18 PM CaptainClown
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* 2017 ''[[Film/Mother2017 mother]]

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* 2017 ''[[Film/Mother2017 mother]]mother]]''
14th Aug '17 4:18:26 PM CaptainClown
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* 2017 ''[[Film/Mother2017 mother]]
22nd Jul '17 6:00:54 PM pepsimax
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* 2018: ''Film/AntManAndTheWasp''
8th May '17 3:55:32 PM ProfessorGrimm
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* 2017: ''Film/MurderOnTheOrientExpress2017''
1st Mar '17 11:58:40 AM JamesAustin
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* 1996 ''Series/{{The Muppet Show}}''

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* 1996 ''Series/{{The Muppet Show}}''1996 ''Series/TheMuppetShow''



* 1999 ''[[AMidsummerNightsDream A Midsummer Night's Dream]]''

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* 1999 ''[[AMidsummerNightsDream A Midsummer Night's Dream]]'' ''Theatre/AMidsummerNightsDream''



!!Provides examples of:
* ActionGirl: In ''BatmanReturns'' and ''DangerousMinds''.

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!!Provides !!Her work provides examples of:
* %%* ActionGirl: In ''BatmanReturns'' ''Film/BatmanReturns'' and ''DangerousMinds''.''Film/DangerousMinds''.



* CelebrityResemblance: Early in her career, she describes getting mistaken for Debbie Harry from {{Music/Blondie}}. Harry later said she'd love for Michelle to play her in a movie. This was more implicitly acknowledged in ''Film/Hairspray'', which has Pfeiffer filling in for Harry as Velma.



* FemmeFatale: In ''Film/BatmanReturns'', and possibly considered this in ''Film/{{Wolf}}'' too.
* FlatWhat: When Creator/MatthewVaughn was casting for ''Film/{{Stardust}}'', he said his first and only choice for the role of Lamia was Michelle. When he met with her to convince her to do the role, he admitted that the film that inspired him to want to cast her was....''Film/{{Grease 2}}''.
--> '''Michelle:''' "I thought he was pulling my leg. He was interviewing me for Esquire (magazine) and he goes, 'Guess what my favorite movie of yours is?' And I jokingly said, 'Grease 2?!' And he was like, 'Yeah!' And I'm like, 'Seriously?!' "And it was my work in that movie that made him want to work with me!"
* GoshDangItToHeck: Parodied when she was on Series/TheGrahamNortonShow. She was about to censor herself and Graham asked what word she intended to use. She claimed it was 'hell'.

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* %%* FemmeFatale: In ''Film/BatmanReturns'', and possibly considered this in ''Film/{{Wolf}}'' too.
* FlatWhat: When Creator/MatthewVaughn was casting for ''Film/{{Stardust}}'', he said his first and only choice for the role of Lamia was Michelle. When he met with her to convince her to do the role, he admitted that the film that inspired him to want to cast her was....''Film/{{Grease 2}}''.
--> '''Michelle:''' "I thought he was pulling my leg. He was interviewing me for Esquire (magazine) and he goes, 'Guess what my favorite movie of yours is?' And I jokingly said, 'Grease 2?!' And he was like, 'Yeah!' And I'm like, 'Seriously?!' "And it was my work in that movie that made him want to work with me!"
* GoshDangItToHeck: Parodied when she was on Series/TheGrahamNortonShow. She was about to censor herself and Graham asked what word she intended to use. She claimed it was 'hell'.
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* IceQueen: ''Film/{{Hairspray}}'', ''Film/{{Scarface|1983}}'', ''Film/WhiteOleander''.

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* %%* IceQueen: ''Film/{{Hairspray}}'', ''Film/{{Scarface|1983}}'', ''Film/WhiteOleander''.



* KickTheWrongDog: Once (in RealLife) kicked her car in frustration after she couldn't unlock the door. She was very embarrassed when the ''real'' owner came along and she realized it was a lookalike car.
* SelfDeprecation: Says she once showed her kids ''Grease 2'' and they only lasted twenty minutes before turning it off.
* ShoutOut: Gets name-dropped in two separate hit songs from 2014-2015: "Riptide" by Vance Joy and "Uptown Funk" by Bruno Mars & Mark Ronson.

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* KickTheWrongDog: Once (in RealLife) kicked her car in frustration after she couldn't unlock the door. She was very embarrassed when the ''real'' owner came along and she realized it was a lookalike car.
* SelfDeprecation: Says she once showed her kids ''Grease 2'' and they only lasted twenty minutes before turning it off.
* ShoutOut: Gets name-dropped in two separate hit songs from 2014-2015: "Riptide" by Vance Joy and "Uptown Funk" by Bruno Mars & and Mark Ronson.



* WorldsMostBeautifulWoman: Enough that ''People Magazine'' voted her most beautiful woman ''six'' times. She won once.
* WrenchWench: When she's not working, she loves fixing things around the house. She even has a tool belt.
30th Jan '17 2:10:48 AM FurtiveGrist
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* 1996 ''Series/{{The Muppet Show}}''



* 2015 ''Series/TheMuppets''
12th Oct '16 8:18:49 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* CareerResurrection: Got the role in ''Film/{{Scarface|1983}}'', despite ''Film/{{Grease 2}}''.
** She took some time off in the early 2000's to raise her children and just enjoy motherhood. She made a triumphant return to acting in 2007, with roles in ''Film/{{Stardust}}'' and ''Film/{{Hairspray}}''.



* DoingItForTheArt: Once famously said she would act for free, the money just being compensation for being in the public eye.



* HollywoodHomely: In ''Frankie & Johnny'' where she's just given greasy hair. It should be said that the role was played by Kathy Bates originally on the stage. Subverted in ''I Could Never Be Your Woman'' where she thinks she's this but it's really IAmNotPretty.



* OldShame: Considers several of her films (specifically ''Film/{{Grease 2}}'', ''A Thousand Acres'', and ''Film/ICouldNeverBeYourWoman'' to be disappointments. She has also gone on record stating that as a rule she only watches her films once, and that is it. Averted with ''One Fine Day'', which didn't do well but she believes it's a good movie nonetheless.



* StarDerailingRole: ''Film/{{Grease 2}}'' infamously almost cost her a role in ''Film/{{Scarface|1983}}''.
* ThoseTwoActors: Did three films with Robert De Niro - ''Stardust'', ''New Year's Eve'' and ''Film/TheFamily''. She joked that she was excited to work with him the first two times...only to discover they had no scenes together.
19th Aug '16 5:06:07 PM TVRulezAgain
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* InkSuitActor: Subverted in ''ThePrinceOfEgypt'', where she voiced Moses' wife Tzipporah - a former slave who is animated to look [[AmbiguouslyBrown almost African]].

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* InkSuitActor: Subverted in ''ThePrinceOfEgypt'', ''WesternAnimation/ThePrinceOfEgypt'', where she voiced Moses' Moses's wife Tzipporah - a former slave who is animated to look [[AmbiguouslyBrown almost African]].
27th Feb '16 4:14:25 PM 10-13-2
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* KickTheWrongDog: Once (in RealLife) kicked her car in frustration after she couldn't unlock the door. She was very embarrassed when the ''real'' owner came along and she realized it was a lookalike car.
27th Feb '16 4:12:11 PM 10-13-2
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* InkSuitActor: Subverted in ''ThePrinceOfEgypt'', where she voiced Moses' wife Tzipporah - a former slave who is animated to look [[AmbiguouslyBrown almost African]].
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