Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, Meat Loaf, Jared Leto
Jim Uhls (Screenplay), David Fincher (Director)
Released: Oct. 14th, 1999
Runtime: 2 hours, 19 minutes
A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.
This quick fix is interrupted by a hot mess of a woman named Marla Singer (Helena Bonham Carter) who is finding the same solace in....
With the presence of Marla, he can't sleep.
While on a business trip, the narrator meets a man named Tyler Durden on the plane. Tyler is a rebellious soap-maker and the two engage in conversation. Tyler gives him his phone number.