Boogie Nights

The life of a dreamer, the days of a business, and the nights in between.

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Podcast Release Date:
Aug 09, 2019

Got to keep on dancin’… keep on dancin’

Now Playing Patrons get lucky this August, as the zipper comes down on a super-sized review of Boogie Nights! Writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson hit the big time with this unconventional portrait of pornographers living and working in Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, as seen through the eyes of well-endowed adult film star Mark Wahlberg. Is something wonderful waiting to burst forth from this ensemble of Hollywood wannabes? Or do the good vibes of the 1970s disappear with the arrival of the coke-fueled ‘80s? Be a Patron and Find Out!

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Movie Details

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Original Title
Boogie Nights
Title
Boogie Nights
Director
Paul Thomas Anderson
Author
Producer
John S. Lyons, Lloyd Levin, Paul Thomas Anderson, JoAnne Sellar
Writer
Actors
Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds, Don Cheadle, John C. Reilly, William H. Macy, Heather Graham, Thomas Jane, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Luis Guzmán, Alfred Molina, Robert Ridgely, Philip Baker Hall, Robert Downey Sr., Nicole Ari Parker, Ricky Jay, Rico Bueno, Veronica Hart, Samson Barkhordarian, Nina Hartley, Brad Braeden, Joanna Gleason, Lawrence Hudd, Michael Stein, Stanley DeSantis, Patricia Forte, Kai Lennox, Laurel Holloman, Jason Andrews, Lil' Cinderella, Greg Lauren, Tom Dorfmeister, Jason "Jake" Cross, Jack Wallace, Selwyn Emerson Miller, Jamielyn Lippman, Missy Spell Tanner, Raymond Laboriel, Melora Walters, Jon Brion, Brian Kehew, Robin Sharp, Audrey Wiechman, Tim Soronen, Michael Jace, Alexander D. Slanger, Tom Lenk, Lexi Leigh, Laura Gronewold, Vernon Guichard II, Tony Tedeschi, Leslie Redden, Gregory T. Daniel, Jonathan Quint, Michael Penn, Don Amendolia, Summer Cummings, Skye Blue, Jack Riley, John Doe, Channon Roe, Mike Gunther, Michael Raye Smith, Michael S. Stencil, Dustin Courtney, Allan Graf, Jose Chaidez, B. Philly Johnson, Joe G.M. Chan, Goliath, Israel Juarbe, George Anthony Rae, Eric Winzenried, Sharon Ferrol-Young, Anne Fletcher, Scott Fowler, Melanie A. Gage, Eddie Garcia, Sebastian La Cause, Lance MacDonald, Diane Mizota, Nathan Prevost, Lisa Ratzin, Dee Dee Weathers, Darrel W. Wright, Greg Bronson, Grace Bustos, Jorga Caye, Tyrone D. Dixon, Theo Mayes, Coleman McClary, Jami Philbrick, Misty Tamburelli, Sean Welch
Runtime
2 h 36 min
Release Date
7 October 1997
Genres
Drama
Overview
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 world seems to know his porn alter ego, "Dirk Diggler". Now, when disco and drugs are in vogue, fashion is in flux and the party never seems to stop, Adams' dreams of turning sex into stardom are about to collide with cold, hard reality.

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