5 Greatest Films Directed by Spike Jonze

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Being John Malkovich (1999) - Youtube Rent

A surreal and inventive comedy-drama where a puppeteer discovers a portal into the mind of actor John Malkovich. The film explores themes of identity, desire, and the nature of consciousness with Jonze's unique visual style and storytelling.

Adaptation (2002) - Prime Video

A metafictional film that blurs the lines between reality and fiction as it follows screenwriter Charlie Kaufman's struggle to adapt a non-fiction book into a screenplay. Jonze's direction offers a thought-provoking exploration of creativity and the artistic process.

Where the Wild Things Are (2009) - N/A

Based on Maurice Sendak's beloved children's book with the same name brings the story to life with stunning visuals and heartfelt storytelling. explores themes of imagination, friendship, and the complexities of childhood.

Her (2013) - Prime Video

Her is a poignant and thought-provoking exploration of love, loneliness, and the evolving nature of human connection, with Jonze's direction earning widespread acclaim for its emotional resonance and visual style.

Beastie Boys Story (2020) - Apple TV+

Part stand-up (not comedy), part documentary — where two Beastie Boys members, Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz and Michael "Mike D" Diamond, narrate the band's entire story, from how it began to how their relationships weathered the violence of the time.


After their divorce, Lost in Translation is Sofia Coppola's perspective on their divorce and "Her" by Spike Jonze is the reply to Sofia's lost in translation as Spike's response to her response.

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