A 1993 comedy film directed by James Lapine, starring Michael J. Fox as a talent agent who tries to land a young pickpocket (Christina Vidal) a series of commercials and make it big.
The movie also stars Cyndi Lauper, Nathan Lane, David Krumholtz, and David Huddleston.
Tropes for this movie:
- Catchphrase: Little Mikey's famous, "Do I get some time off for good behavior?" which adult Michael loves to use in real life.
- The Danza: In-universe. Michael Chapman played the title role in the series "Life With Mikey."note
- I Am Not Pretty: Angie thinks she can't get her crush to notice her because she's "ugly."
- Little Miss Con Artist: Angie is a pickpocket before Mikey discovers her.
- Missing Mom: Angie's mother is dead and her death is what led her father to hit rock bottom with his alcoholism and leave the family.
- Straw Vegetarian: Angie is vehement about animal rights, to the point of calling avid hunter Mr. Corcoran a murderer while auditioning for him.