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Men in Black

1997 science fiction comedy film

Men in Black

Released 11 July 1997 (25 years, 11 months ago)

Director Tim Allen and Barry Sonnenfeld
Duration 94 minutes
Awards Academy Award for Best Makeup and Hairstyling
Genre action film, science fiction film, comic science fiction, buddy film, buddy cop film and comedy film
Nominated for Academy Award for Best Makeup and Hairstyling, Academy Award for Best Production Design and Academy Award for Best Original Musical or Comedy Score
Composer Danny Elfman
Production company Amblin Entertainment
Country of origin United States of America
Screenwriter Ed Solomon
Producer Laurie MacDonald and Walter F. Parkes

About Men in Black

Men in Black is a sci-fi comedy film that took the world by storm in 1997. Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld and starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones, the film follows the adventures of two secret agents who protect Earth from extraterrestrial threats. The film's witty humor, impressive special effects, and memorable characters have made it a beloved classic.

Will Smith shines as Agent J, a street-smart NYPD officer who is recruited by the Men in Black organization. Tommy Lee Jones plays Agent K, a veteran agent who shows J the ropes and helps him navigate the world of aliens and intergalactic diplomacy. The chemistry between the two actors is electric, and their banter is a highlight of the film.

The film's special effects are also a standout feature. From the shape-shifting aliens to the flashy weapons and gadgets, Men in Black is a visual feast. The film won an Academy Award for Best Makeup and was nominated for Best Art Direction.

Men in Black was a commercial success, grossing over $589 million worldwide. It spawned two sequels, an animated series, and a comic book series. The film's popularity also led to a theme park ride at Universal Studios.

Overall, Men in Black is a fun and entertaining film that has stood the test of time. Its humor, action, and memorable characters have made it a beloved classic of the sci-fi genre.


- "Men in Black (1997)" IMDb,

- "Men in Black (film)" Wikipedia,

Cast and crew

Cast and crew listed below. See if you can find out who is who from the stats below.


88 years, 5 months, 25 days


22 years, 5 months, 8 days

Born first

6 February 1931

Died first

24 March 2018

Born last


Died last

9 July 2019

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