Amy Poehler

Biography: Under her pretty, girl-next-door exterior lies a quick-witted comic actress with impeccable impersonation skills. Poehler began flexing her funny bone while at Boston College as part of the comedy troupe My Mother's Fleabag and continued her quest for laughs in Chicago as a student at Second City and the ImprovOlympic Theatre. After helping to bring the irreverent sketch improv outfit Upright Citizens Brigade from Chicago to New York City in 1996, Poehler starred on its eponymous Comedy Central series from 1998 to 2000. The next year she signed on to Saturday Night Live as a featured player and was quickly promoted to a full cast member known for her broad impressions of Kelly Ripa and Sharon Osbourne. Film and TV parts followed, notably a guest spot on Arrested Development as the wife of Gob, played by her real-life husband Will Arnett. Poehler left SNL soon after the birth of her first child, Archie, in 2008, but found plenty to keep her busy, producing and writing anUnder her pretty, girl-next-door exterior lies a quick-witted comic actress with impeccable impersonation skills. Poehler began flexing her funny bone while at Boston College as part of the comedy troupe My Mother's Fleabag and continued her quest for laughs in Chicago as a student at Second City and the ImprovOlympic Theatre. After helping to bring the irreverent sketch improv outfit Upright Citizens Brigade from Chicago to New York City in 1996, Poehler starred on its eponymous Comedy Central series from 1998 to 2000. The next year she signed on to Saturday Night Live as a featured player and was quickly promoted to a full cast member known for her broad impressions of Kelly Ripa and Sharon Osbourne. Film and TV parts followed, notably a guest spot on Arrested Development as the wife of Gob, played by her real-life husband Will Arnett. Poehler left SNL soon after the birth of her first child, Archie, in 2008, but found plenty to keep her busy, producing and writing an animated series, The Mighty B, for Nickelodeon, and starring in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation. Expand

Amy Poehler's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 50
Highest Metascore: 94 Inside Out
Lowest Metascore: 20 Hoodwinked Too! Hood VS. Evil
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 30
  2. Negative: 9 out of 30
30 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
56 Moxie Mar 3, 2021 Director / Producer / Lisa tbd
56 Wine Country May 8, 2019 Director / Producer / Abby 4.8
74 Love, Gilda Sep 21, 2018 Herself 7.4
30 The House Jun 30, 2017 Cast / Cast / Kate Johansen / Kate Johansen / Kate Johansen / Kate Johansen 6.0
58 Sisters Dec 18, 2015 Executive Producer / Executive Producer / Cast / Cast / Maura Ellis / Maura Ellis / Maura Ellis / Maura Ellis tbd
tbd A Very Murray Christmas Dec 4, 2015 Liz / Liz 5.1
94 Inside Out Jun 19, 2015 Additional Dialogue / Joy / Joy 8.7
51 Live From New York! Jun 12, 2015 Herself tbd
37 Are You Here Aug 22, 2014 Cast / Terri Baker / Terri Baker / Terri Coulter / Terry Coulter 5.8
60 They Came Together Jun 27, 2014 Molly / Molly 6.1
61 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues Dec 18, 2013 Cast 6.2
38 Free Birds Nov 1, 2013 Jenny 4.2
50 A.C.O.D. Oct 4, 2013 Sondra / Sondra 5.4
80 The Secret World of Arrietty Feb 17, 2012 Homily / Homily / Homily / Homily tbd
24 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Dec 16, 2011 Eleanor / Eleanor tbd
20 Hoodwinked Too! Hood VS. Evil Apr 29, 2011 Gretel 4.5
41 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Dec 23, 2009 Eleanor 4.5
56 Monsters vs Aliens Mar 27, 2009 Computer / Computer tbd
54 Hamlet 2 Aug 22, 2008 Cricket Feldstein 6.3
55 Baby Mama Apr 25, 2008 Angie Ostrowiski / Angie Ostrowiski tbd
71 Horton Hears a Who! Mar 14, 2008 Sally O'Malley 7.8
41 Mr. Woodcock Sep 14, 2007 Maggie 8.0
32 The Ex May 11, 2007 Carol Lane 8.1
64 Blades of Glory Mar 30, 2007 Fairchild Van Waldenberg / Fairchild Van Waldenberg tbd
55 Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny Nov 22, 2006 Truck Stop Waitress / Truck Stop Waitress 5.7
39 Man of the Year Oct 13, 2006 Herself 5.1
31 Envy Apr 30, 2004 Natalie Vanderpark 2.1
66 Mean Girls Apr 30, 2004 Mrs. George 8.1
48 Martin & Orloff Nov 7, 2003 Patty / Patty 5.3
42 Wet Hot American Summer Jul 27, 2001 Susie 6.6