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Boogie Nights

Cast

Mark Wahlberg, Burt Reynolds, John C. Reilly, Julianne Moore View All


Crew

Paul Thomas Anderson (Director), Paul Thomas Anderson (Screenplay) View All

Release: Oct. 8th, 1997
Runtime: 2 hours, 35 minutes
Set in 1977, back when sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming, idealistic porn producer Jack Horner aspires to elevate his craft to an art form. Horner discovers Eddie Adams, a hot young talent working as a busboy in a nightclub, and welcomes him into the extended family of movie-makers, misfits and hangers-on that are always around. Adams' rise from nobody to a celebrity adult entertainer is meteoric, and soon the whole...
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12 Boogie Nights
What did you think of Boogie Nights? I LOVED it! I love PT Anderson. GO Magnolia! . Anyways, some of my friends hated it, but me like. Also, did anyone see PT Anderson's Hard Eight? If so, what ...
4 Boogie Nights Debate
I just watched Boogie Nights again with a friend. After the movie, instead of commenting on the references to Scorsese movies or how good it was, all we could talk about was to debate as to whether Am...
28 Magnolia vs. Boogie Nights
Which P.T. Anderson film did you like more, Magnolia or Boogie Nights? I thought they were both great and Boogie Nights might have the edge on entertainment value, Magnolia was much more deeper and p...
19 Boogie Nights-A PTA Club Discussion
Really hoping quite a few watch this one. Going to start with a review that I wrote three years ago. Not a good review by any means but at least one I can still stomach reading and stand by. ...
0 Mentors in Boogie Nights and Goodfellas
I've just re-watched both of these fantastic films and it got me thinking how Jack in BG and Jimmy and Paulie in GF are the mentors to the main characters, is there a common theme between the fact bot...

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seanc
After this brief introduction into the brokenness of some of these characters, PTA immerses us into this lifestyle for a long period of time without ever coming up for air in the real world.
TylerDurden99
Other than the well conceived characters, the acting in this film is also outstanding.
meatwadsprite
This movie isn't just about two characters though - it's about a bunch : Buck Swope , Maurice Rodriguez , The Colonel , Scotty J , Little Bill , Todd Parker , Floyd Gondolli , Amber Waves , and Rollergirl (played by an all-star cast).


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