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♪ >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center in the heart of new york city, it's "the tonight show starring jimmy fallon." tonight, join jimmy and his guests -- mark ruffalo. alan rickman. musical guest, james taylor.
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and featuring the legendary roots crew. >> questlove: 282! >> steve: and now, here he is, jimmy fallon! ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hey! oh! that's what i'm talking about! oh, it's going to be a fun one tonight. welcome to "the tonight show," ladies and gentlemen. thank you for being here. i'm your host, jimmy fallon. and i'm excited to announce our entire audience is made up of people who broke out of a a prison in upstate new york.
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[ cheers and applause ] this is a crazy story. i'm sure most of you know. two prisoners recently escaped from a maximum security prison in upstate new york and police have been looking everywhere for them. they still haven't found them. so, today officials released sketches of what the two men might look like after ten days of being on the run. [ light laughter ] this is real. take a look. there it is. they might look like that after living in the woods, or something. i don't know what they're thinking. >> steve: shaved. >> jimmy: well groomed. yeah, they brought a groomer with them. whatever they brought. >> steve: got a flowbee. >> jimmy: but they're saying who knows what lengths the two are going to go to in order to disguise themselves. some even speculate plastic surgery could be involved. so take a look at the projection of what they might look like after a year on the run. [ laughter ] now that's definitely something wrong there. they definitely had some work done. what's even crazier is the
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sketch that shows what they look like after two years on the run. look. [ laughter ] i mean, that's just insane. [ cheers and applause ] i think i know what street they're hiding on. >> steve: really? [ laughter ] >> jimmy: no one knows how to get there. >> steve: oh, that's the worst. that's the worst. >> jimmy: yesterday, on cnn, one of their analysts was talking about the woman who helped these prisoners escape. he tried to make a joke about the woman's appearance. at least i think it was a joke. check this out. >> i'm just looking at the way she is dressed. she has that black vest -- is that a bulletproof vest? i don't know what that is. i'm just guessing. >> it might be -- it might be a vest she wears for one of those life-saving vests, too. in case somebody throws her in the water and she's drowning. but, yeah, it looks like it is a life jacket. >> what? [ laughter ] >> jimmy: what? >> steve: what? >> jimmy: someone's drowning, all right. it's not her. [ laughter ] yeah. someone needs to throw him a a joke. [ light laughter ] what?
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let's get to some happier news. i want to say congratulations to the golden state warriors, who beat the cleveland cavaliers -- [ cheers and applause ] ♪ to win the nba championship. this is a little awkward, if you watched it last night. mark jackson, who was fired as the warriors coach last season, is actually one of the broadcasters who called their big win for abc. which is basically the sports equivalent of the bride's ex giving a wedding toast. [ light laughter ] he's like, "i'm so happy for sheila and chad. [ laughter ] chad's such a great guy, isn't he? probably writes poems for her. don't you, chad?" [ light laughter ] tell them to shut the mic off. and after losing to the warriors, lebron james talked about his team, saying, quote, "we ran out of talent." and cavaliers are like, "oh, now it is 'we'? [ laughter and applause ] oh, that's interesting. no, no, please, take all the
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credit for this one. take credit for this. now it's 'we,' right? interesting." of course, the other big story is that donald trump announced -- [ cheers ] that he's running for president. and during his speech he told the crowd that if elected he would be the greatest jobs president that god ever created. then god was like, "hey, don't drag me into this publicity stunt. that's your thing." [ laughter and applause ] "celebrity apprentice" comes on. yeah, i know what you do. and did you see -- after the interview, after the announcement, he did an interview and he told abc news that if he had oprah as his running mate, he could easily win. [ light laughter ] although you know who would definitely win? oprah without donald trump. [ cheers and applause ] you get a tax break! you get a tax break! you get a tax break! you get a tax break! look under your seat, tax breaks! [ applause ]
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and this is not good, here. i read that the spanish version of hillary clinton's website apparently contains numerous mistakes and grammatical errors. when she heard about this, hillary was like, "aye, doritos mio." [ laughter ] that's right, people have noticed that hillary's spanish website contains many mistakes and grammatical errors. well, i thought i could clear the air and explain the situation to our audience in spanish. [ speaking spanish ]
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[ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> tariq: doritos. >> jimmy: and jeb bush announced that he's also running for president this week. he was on our show last night, very nice guy. gave a great speech when he made his announcement in miami. talked about a lot of issues. he even took on hillary clinton. here he is taking about the progressive agenda and religious beliefs. >> those beliefs, quote, "have to be changed." that's what she said. [ boos ] that's what she said. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i mean, i want to make a joke about this, but he was just here last night. i can't be too hard on bush. >> that's what she said. ♪ [ laughter ]
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>> jimmy: actually, his speech was pretty short. i would have thought it would have been longer. >> that's what she said. ♪ [ applause ] >> steve: you know what, i hear he's polling well. ♪ >> that's what she said. [ laughter ] >> steve: and i hear that he's got the biggest staff in politics. >> jimmy: is that right? >> that's what she said. ♪ >> steve: and i can't wait for his inaugural ball. >> that's what she said. ♪ [ laughter ] >> steve: come on. >> jimmy: i know. you have to do it. you have to. >> steve: i don't want to. >> jimmy: no, i didn't do it. you did it. i didn't do it. >> steve: i don't want to do it. >> jimmy: of course, everybody is still talking about the >> jimmy: of course, everyone's still talking about the rachel dolezal story and what identity really means. yesterday on fox news one of the anchors made a pretty good point.
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listen to this. >> if i self identify as a cat, a feline, do i have to pay income taxes? [ laughter ] >> jimmy: of course you have to work and pay taxes. why do you think garfield hates mondays? i mean that's why. [ cheers and applause ] then a producer from fox news lured her off camera with a a laser pointer. [ laughter ] some big entertainment news. it's rumored that "homeland" star, damien lewis, may become the next james bond. here he is. there's damien. that's a a picture of damien, yeah. the red headed james bond. [ light laughter ] that explains the next two bond movies, "sun burns are forever," and "the stepfather who didn't like me." [ laughter and applause ] that's fantastic. we have a great show everybody. give it up for the roots, right there. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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>> jimmy: it's been a great week so far. there's more ahead. tomorrow night, colin farrell will be here, everybody. >> steve: yeah! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: colin and i are going to play a fun new game called "true confessions." [ scattered applause ] there's a special guest. we have a very special guest joining us. then on friday, we have vince vaughn, jim gaffigan, and "thank you notes" on friday. [ cheers and applause ] don't want to miss that. but first, we have a fantastic show tonight. from the new movie, "infinitely polar bear," mark ruffalo is here! >> steve: yeah! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i love that guy. he's great in every movie. i like him. plus, he directs and stars in the new film "a little chaos." the great alan rickman is stopping by. [ cheers and applause ] how do i -- how does the voice go again? [ alan rickman impression ] >> steve: mcclane >> jimmy: harry -- harry -- harry potter. [ laughter ] harry -- harry --
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harry potter. [ light laughter ] harry potter. [ laughter ] >> steve: now say, "oh, punky." >> jimmy: alan rickman is gonna be here. and then -- boy, do we have great music tonight. gosh, this guy is an absolute legend. i'm so psyched he's here. don't you just love the guy? i love him so -- if looking for a gift for father's day or anything, you have a week left, by the way. >> steve: not even. not even a week. soon. >> jimmy: it's really, really soon. >> steve: it's this sunday. saturday? no, it's sunday. >> jimmy: it's sunday. yeah, but anyways, get this record for him. it's the new james taylor album. >> steve: oh! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: "before this world." he's just fantastic. he's great. and james and i are going to do something fun together that is one of the most fun things i think we've done since we've done started "the tonight show." [ cheers and applause ] i mean we've done some fun
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stuff, but this -- you've definitely not seen anything like this -- >> steve: it's something new. >> jimmy: before. it's something new. it's something new for your brain. and you can't get it out of your brain once you saw it. [ light laughter ] >> steve: like a brain worm. >> jimmy: that happened. that happened. yeah, yeah, yeah. >> steve: truth bomb. >> jimmy: guys, you know, whenever i get some down time at the show, i like to go on instagram and scroll through the photos. and one thing i noticed is that a lot of times two people will write the exact same caption, but the pictures they post will be completely different. >> steve: really? >> jimmy: yeah. i'll show you what i mean in this next segment called "picture this." here we go. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: let's take a look at this first example. it's from hillary clinton and donald trump. they both wrote "this person's courageous and heroic story inspired me to run for president." let's see the pictures they posted. hillary posted a picture of fdr. donald trump posted a picture of donald trump.
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[ laughter and applause ] you see what i am saying? >> steve: same captions, two different -- >> jimmy: let's keep going. here's one from haagen dazs and baskin robbins. they both wrote "it's vanilla on the inside, chocolate on the outside." [ light laughter ] haagen dazs posted a picture of an ice cream bar. baskin robbins posted a picture of rachel dolezal. [ laughter and applause ] >> steve: rachel dolezal. >> jimmy: ice cream. >> steve: yeah. >> jimmy: next one is from the bronx zoo and abc. they both wrote "if they focus hard, they can do basic math and speak a few words, but they'll never have human intelligence." the bronx zoo posted a picture of a group of chimps. abc posted a picture of the 15 remaining guys on "the bachelorette." [ laughter and applause ] >> steve: wow. >> jimmy: i love you! >> steve: what are you doing? >> jimmy: stop poking your eyes out. >> steve: don't poke your eyes. >> jimmy: i love her, though. >> steve: no, don't poke your eyes out. >> jimmy: i want to show how much i love her. [ laughter ] i'm gonna tattoo an eyeball on my eyelid. every time i wink at her, she
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knows i love her. [ laughter ] >> steve: i'm gonna sew my nostrils shut. >> jimmy: i'm gonna sew my nostrils and my mouth shut. [ laughter ] >> steve: it's the only logical thing to do. >> jimmy: here's a caption from jeb bush and george w. bush. they both wrote "they pose a a serious threat to america and they must be defeated immediately." jeb bush posted a picture of isis. george w. bush posted a picture of the dinosaurs from "jurassic park." [ laughter and applause ] it could happen. it could happen, eventually. moving on, here's one from the discovery channel and national geographic. they both wrote "it carries over 100 unknown diseases, so we recommend avoiding it at all costs." discovery channel posted a a picture of the amazon jungle. national geographic posted a a picture of times square elmo. [ laughter ] >> steve: wow. >> jimmy: good advice. stay way from that dude. i know that guy. >> steve: unknown disease. >> jimmy: not good. >> steve: don't tickle him. >> jimmy: don't tickle him. yeah, don't tickle him. [ light laughter ] let's keep going. here's a caption from
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lebron james and the rest of the cleveland cavaliers. they both wrote "didn't happen this year, but my goal is to get my hands on it by the end of next season." lebron posted a picture of a a championship ring. the rest of the cavs posted a a picture of the basketball. [ laughter ] got to have goals. >> steve: dream big. >> jimmy: this one from verizon fios and time warner cable. they both wrote "it will be ready for you by the end of next year." verizon posted a picture of the newest high speed internet service. time warner cable posted a a picture of a repairman. [ laughter ] that's very good. the waiting is the best part. [ applause ] >> steve: the waiting is the hardest part. >> jimmy: those are all we have time for "picture this." we'll be right back with more of "the tonight show," everybody. come on back. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ hey ralph, can i have a dorito? sure, when pigs fly.
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[ cheers and applause ] >> steve: ladies and gentlemen, two james taylors on a seesaw. [ cheers and applause ]
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♪ [ laughter ] ♪ ♪ you go up while i go down this old world keeps spinning round ♪ ♪ i get short and you get tall we're just two james taylors on a seesaw ♪ [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ i'm so high i touch the clouds you're so low you touch the ground ♪ [ laughter ] ♪ from up here the world seems small ♪ ♪ we're just two james taylors on a seesaw ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ what goes up must come down too ♪ ♪ the seesaw changes our point of view ♪ ♪ i will see what you just saw we're just two ♪ ♪ james taylors on a seesaw ♪ [ laughter ]
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[ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ i go up and i say wee and we is also you and me waiving as we pass on by ♪ ♪ don't jump off don't jump off don't jump off ♪ ♪ if you hurt me you'll just hurt yourself ♪ [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ where i been things i see it's almost weird looking down at me ♪ ♪ i am you and you are me i guess that's how it will always be ♪ ♪ between us we've seen it all ♪ ♪ we're just two james taylors on a seesaw ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i don't know how to get off. >> rock on.
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♪ [ applause ] >> jimmy: our first guest is an oscar nominated actor that stars in a movie "infinitely polar bear," which is in select theaters on friday. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome mark ruffalo! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: hey, mark ruffalo!
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we love you. >> i love you, buddy. >> jimmy: i love it. thank you for coming back to the show. >> glad to be here. can't believe you brought me back. >> jimmy: no, please. you know i love you. last time you were here, we talked about fox catcher, which, i said -- it was the most amazing performance. i loved it so much. you got nominated for an oscar. >> yes, i did. >> jimmy: congratulations! that was awesome. >> yes, thank you. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: well deserved, my man. >> thank you, man. thank you. >> jimmy: i'm so happy for you, yeah. >> you lined that up for me. >> jimmy: i really did. the voters listen to me. they know what i say. >> clearly. >> jimmy: absolutely. it was you and spongebob. they were my two favorite actors that year. yeah, exactly. >> old spongy. >> jimmy: but you got nominated. >> yeah. >> jimmy: how were the oscar's, did you enjoy them? was it amazing? >> it was interesting, because i was only there for 15 minutes. >> jimmy: why? >> because i had to work the next day in london. and, so i went to the oscars, and as soon as i lost -- [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i didn't want to bring it up. >> that's okay. that's alright. >> jimmy: no problem. you were one of the best losers
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i've ever seen. >> yeah, thank you. yeah, yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: really great. [ applause ] >> but as soon as i lost they whisked me away, literally, someone grabbed me, said it is time to go, mr. ruffalo. and i was -- my wife, and i was -- left my wife with all of the other losers -- [ laughter ] >> jimmy: exactly, very smart. >> there's only one winner. >> jimmy: there is only one winner, that's right. >> there's only one winner. >> jimmy: your category was up at the top of the show. >> yes. as soon as it was over, that was it. my 15 minutes of fame, that was it for me. >> jimmy: that was it. >> i knew it was over when i was in the car and got a text saying make sure you take off your tuxedo and leave it in the car so they can return it tomorrow morning. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: oh my god. before the show even started. >> on the way out. >> jimmy: on the way out. >> so, i had to change out of my tux heading to the airport. left my -- this, there's no end to the glamour of show business. >> jimmy: no, absolutely not. but, that feels like a a james bond move to me, man.
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i think it sounds cool. you should be the next james bond. >> i love that. [ cheers ] >> jimmy: yeah, changing tuxedos, jumping on a plane, going to london. yeah, oh, that's what i'm talking about. yeah. [ cheers and applause ] no, no, no. that's not a james bond does at all. he doesn't play in a band. have you never seen a jame's bond movie? >> i played in a band. >> jimmy: i know. but james bond never played in a band. [ laughter ] he's a spy. >> i know, i heard the bass and i just -- >> jimmy: i know, but that's not what he does. [ laughter ] >> but i heard the bass! >> jimmy: james bond in a cover band. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] i love that james bond played his own theme. "i knew you were coming, mr. bond because i heard your theme song. >> no, wait a second. ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: ah, look out.
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that's the way to do it. >> they could cut around that, right? >> jimmy: no, we're using that. that's great stuff, you kidding me? come on. [ laughter ] i saw you went to the mtv movie awards with your beautiful daughter. >> bella. >> jimmy: bella. and i have a picture of you guys together. look at this, matching outfits, matching sneakers. [ audience aws ] that's super cute. does she get nervous around going to awards shows, around other celebrities? >> are you kidding me, this kid is such a natural. they had her in the press line and i was standing next to her, they said bella, you look so great tonight, how do you think i look? and bella looked at her and said "way too much eye makeup." [ audience ohs ] [ laughter ] >> jimmy: you are going to turn into the hulk. daddy is the hulk, don't forget that daddy is the hulk. >> i walked over, i said, "bella, what are you doing? you have to be nice to people." she's like, "why? [ laughter ] amy schumer does it, you don't get mad at her." >> jimmy: she wants to be
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amy schumer. >> she basically wants to be amy schumer. >> jimmy: don't we all want to be amy schumer. >> i agree, yes. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i think we all want to be her. oh i think that's so cute. that's hilarious. oh my god. look at that. >> yeah, we had matching tuxes, yeah. >> jimmy: that's super awesome, buddy. >> thank you. >> jimmy: has she seen the new movie? she can see this one. >> she hasn't seen it yet, no. >> jimmy: "infinitely polar bear." it's a -- your character suffers from bipolar disorder. >> yeah. but that's just a little piece of it. he is actually a really great loving, fun, serious, interesting guy who happens to just have a little bipolar. [ applause ] >> jimmy: yeah, just a little bit. but also in this film, your wife has the opportunity to go to great school, and she's like, "i am going to leave, do you think you can take care of the kids?" you're like yeah, sure. >> with his mixed race daughters in the '70s on his own, completely ill prepared to take care of two kids. >> jimmy: and you chase after her in your underwear on a ten speed bike.
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go up the street, and down that way i was like whoa! and you're going to take care of two kids. >> the kids end up taking care of him. >> jimmy: see how it works. but also, i liked it. after i saw it, based on a true story. >> yeah. so, the woman that wrote it and directed it, it is her father, and her daughter plays her as a a young girl. >> jimmy: i just loved it. >> it's actually beautiful. it's very funny. right? you don't think a bipolar movie is going to be funny, but you laugh. >> jimmy: oh, i definitely laughed. >> if you can make jimmy laugh, you can make anybody laugh. >> jimmy: that's not true. i laugh all the time. i didn't laugh at that one, but i really want to. i'm swallowing it right now. [ laughter ] l all right, i did, i laughed. >> should i throw it back again? >> jimmy: yeah, yeah, do it again. >> if you can make jimmy laugh, you can make anybody laugh. >> jimmy: ha-ha-ha. ♪ [ laughter and applause ]
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i am a madame tussauds wax figure. [ laughter ] i know how to get at this one. ready? >> if you can make jimmy laugh, you can make anyone laugh. ♪ [ laughter and applause ] >> jimmy: oh, i forgot to load my gun. [ laughter ] i'm like 006, i'm your buddy. >> i forgot my gun. >> jimmy: i am holding but i forgot it. i'm like your surfer buddy. we'll talk after the show. >> i could see this going somewhere. >> jimmy: i want to show a clip 'cause this is a really great movie called "infinitely polar bear" which incidentally is one of the daughters is describing her dad, she's like, "my dad has polar bear." [ audience aws ] it is more than that, it is laughs and fun and touching as well, though. and zoe saldana. >> amazing.
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>> jimmy: i mean, awesome. >> zoe saldana is amazing. >> jimmy: she's fantastic. >> she plays my wife. >> jimmy: we have a clip, mark ruffalo, "infinitely polar bear." >> i play her husband. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: take a look. >> that is where your great grandmother, gaga grew up. >> in that whole house? >> the whole thing, it's the grandest house on beacon hill, designed by bill finch, a a famous architect. >> how did they get so rich? >> rail roads, your great, great grandfather was once the richest man in boston. >> how come we're so poor? >> well, all that money was put into a trust. nobody can touch it. except for your great grandmother. she controls it all and she decides when to give who what. it's hard to explain. would you like to see the inside? >> are we allowed? >> you just can't just walk up and knock on people's door. >> sweetheart, it is boston, they're practically expecting us. [ applause ] >> jimmy: yeah, that's boston, come on in. everyone's welcome in boston
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c'mon. mark ruffalo, "infinitely polar bear" is in select theaters friday. alan rickman joins us after the break, come on back, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ what beer should we get? uhhhh...
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: our next guest is an emmy and golden globe award winning actor. the director stars in the new film, "a little chaos." which opens in theaters on june 26th. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome alan rickman. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: this is fantastic
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this is fantastic. what is this? is it my birthday? >> no, no, no. the last time i was on this show, you said to me, was i aware that people impersonated me. [ light laughter ] [ laughter ] the very next night benedict cumberbatch and you had what is described as a a rickman-off. >> jimmy: it's a famous game that people play. >> so, apparently these jimmy fallon truth telling machines -- >> jimmy: yeah. >> so i just want to know what you have to say about that. [ light laughter ] breathe it in. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: this is really like a a james bond show. this really is. [ helium voice ] i'm very sorry you were offended. [ laughter ]
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i'm very, very sorry. and welcome to the show. [ light laughter ] [ scattered applause ] >> apology accepted. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: can i ask you a a question? >> yeah. >> jimmy: you did eight movies with a character, what was the name of that character again that you did the movies, based on the books? [ laughter ] >> professor snape. >> jimmy: no, no, no. the young boy with the scar. yeah. [ laughter ] exhale and then inhale, yeah. >> this is very difficult, but it's harry potter. [ cheers ] >> jimmy: that's what i'm talking about. thank you for being here.
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yes, it turned out that you were just on the show, and then benedict brought up that we're both fans of yours. >> oh. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: you seem so proper to everyone. but you're a very fun human being. you're very -- >> i like to laugh. [ laughter ] make me. >> jimmy: make me, monkey! dance. what's the most childish thing you've done on set? do you have any pranks to harry potter, himself? >> well, i mean, i have a a sophisticated sense of humor, and i knew that michael gambon had played dumble-door. dumbledore. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i am going to do that next time he is on. dumble-door. dumble-door. that's fantastic. [ talking over each other ] we'll figure it out. i think it is funny.
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>> so sophisticated. >> jimmy: yeah. >> i knew that michael gandon was the owner and user of a a remote controlled fart machine. >> jimmy: you are very sophisticated, aren't you? yes. >> he was able -- in english theaters we're up in what's the mezzanine, we have these little things called boxes where six people sit. so, michael placed by habit one of his fart machines in this box of six unsuspecting theater going ticket holders. [ light laughter ] and then on stage in quite a a serious play, he had a lot of young kids in this play. and to amuse them, he would just operate it while speaking. the thing about michael is he does it without laughing. >> jimmy: see, that's where we differ. [ laughter ] >> there were six members of the serious london theater going public, sitting in that box, michael's down on stage, acting away, and then suddenly
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they're leaning forward, and -- [ laughter ] >> jimmy: that is fantastic. >> the people in the box. actors falling about. so, fast forward to third harry potter, and there was a a scene which had 200 kids in sleeping bags. with great grown up wit, i said we should put the fart machine in daniel radcliffe's sleeping bag. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: you said this sophisticated. >> and we did. so i had to come running in. and, so, the scene on this extra take started me running in, and saying, "so, headmaster, what about the children?" and michael said, "no, for tonight this is the scene." i then went, "for tonight, let them -- sleep. for in sleep they can fly with the swiftest swallow." [ laughter ] >> jimmy: he laughed.
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>> all over the floor, there are kids are sitting up out of their sleeping bags and they're all going -- [ laughter ] >> jimmy: this film "a little chaos," here. this, which you've directed as well, yes? >> yes. >> jimmy: and star in. are you hard to direct as a a director if you're the actor? [ light laughter ] i ask the deep questions here, yeah. >> have i remembered my lines is a good start. >> jimmy: yeah, there's a lot. no, i'm not in it that much. >> jimmy: why did you choose to do this type of film? it's a beautiful film, and set in a different period of time. >> it's a very hard film to talk about on a show like this. because you think, i'm going to start talking and people are -- >> jimmy: no, no, no, no. >> i'll try and say it quickly. it's set in the court of louie xiv, 17th century france, kate winslet, absolutely brilliant in the film. >> jimmy: i mean, kate winslet could do anything. we love kate winslet. [ cheers and applause ] you could do anything.
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we love you. >> it's a fantasy in one sense, because she plays a landscape gardener who gets hired by andre linotre who really lived to design one of the fountains at the garden of versailles. that's the background. really it's a love story between her. because they didn't have to pay me, i played louis xiv. >> jimmy: that is not true. >> it is true. >> jimmy: no it is not true. you directed the film and you cast yourself as the king of france. [ laughter and applause ] that is exactly what happened. come on! that is what i would do if i directed it. i am the king, baby! definitely. i got who's in it. yeah, we don't have to do any auditions, don't worry about it. of course they have to pay you, you're the king. >> none of you were wearing that costume, and wanted to go to the bathroom. >> jimmy: no, no, no. but it is a beautiful film. also stanley tucci is in it as well. it is called "a little chaos." we have a clip. here's alan rickman with kate winslet in "a little chaos." take a look at this. >> time has come, madame, for us both to face down our past
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and live in the present. write a letter from one gardener to another, shall we say in return for seeds sewn that will bring you to the court where my eye will always be on you. i shall not forget our day in the garden, madame. [ applause ] >> jimmy: one of the best actors, one of the best voices in the business. we love you, buddy. alan rickman! "a little chaos" is in theaters june 26th. james taylor performs for us next. stick around, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: our musical guest tonight is a five time grammy award winner who has sold over -- get ready for this, 100 million albums throughout his career. [ cheers and applause ] what? oh my goodness. we're honored that he's here. i love this guy so much. performing "stretch of the highway" off his new album
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"before this world" give it up for james taylor ladies and gentlemen. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ ♪ i was born yes singing yes i am grew up some kind of travelin' man ♪ ♪ sunday morning i'm packing my things so so long sweet potato ♪ ♪ i'm on the road again oh it's a lovely stretch of the highway ♪ ♪ leading me on
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and my favorite thing is to miss my home i said chi-town baby ♪ ♪ that's my town too people pick it right on up do the looma lamaloo ♪ ♪ for example yes look at yonder over there chicago's got the ♪ ♪ finest high-test first-class poontang anywhere ♪ ♪ oh it's a lovely stretch of the highway leading me on ♪ ♪ and my favorite thing is to miss my home ♪ ♪ when i'm gone
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soon as i'm gone i want to thank the man that planed the land ♪ ♪ i want to thank the man that towed the load in the burning sun and the freezing cold ♪ ♪ i want to thank the man that made this road ♪ ♪ ♪ eisenhower mr. dwight d. eisenhower ♪ ♪ general motors big ol' gmc they saw the future yes, yes, indeed ♪ ♪ yes indeed eternal combustion baby ♪
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♪ that's what the country's gonna need oh it's a lovely ♪ ♪ stretch of the highway child leading me on and my favorite thing is to miss my home ♪ ♪ when i'm gone soon as i'm gone i want to thank the man i want to thank the man ♪ ♪ that made this road thank the man ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: favorite thing, to miss my home. my twin, my twin! james taylor! "before this world" is in stores right now. "before this world." we'll be right back, ladies and
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gentlemen! [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: my thanks to mark ruffalo, alan rickman, james taylor once again! [ cheers and applause ] and the roots right there from philadelphia, pennsylvania. [ cheers and applause ] stay tuned for "late night with seth meyers." thank you for watching. have a great night. i hope to see you tomorrow. buh-bye, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] ♪


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