Boogie Nights

Boogie Nights

DVD - 2007
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Tale of Dirk Diggler's rise to fame in this hilarious look at the pornography industry, the free-spirited 70s, and the indulgent 80s. Nominated for 3 Academy Awards, and winner of various other industry awards.
Publisher: [United States?] : New Line Home Entertainment, c2007.
Edition: Widescreen version.
ISBN: 9780780657618
0780657616
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE DRAMA
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (approximately 155 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

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LPL_CamB Aug 05, 2017

Paul Thomas Anderson's breakthrough film follows the highs and lows of a truly non-traditional family and is by turns sincerely sweet and affectionate as well as true to the harsh realities of this scene at this time.


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LPL_CamB Aug 05, 2017

Paul Thomas Anderson's breakthrough film follows the highs and lows of a truly non-traditional family and is by turns sincerely sweet and affectionate as well as true to the harsh realities of this scene at this time.

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marx_bro
Oct 29, 2015

Not as good as I remembered?

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JackPurcell
Oct 06, 2015

Interesting movie about the porno industry during the final days of film and the early days of video.

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Monolith
Jul 15, 2014

I prefer Paul Thomas Anderson's film "Magnolia" to this one, although Heather Graham as 'Rollergirl' will not be a character I'll forget anytime soon...

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Blackmere
May 19, 2013

One of my favorite movies of all time. Hilarious, fantastic acting, slam-dunk social commentary. Stunning "comeback" for Burt Reynolds.

RobertLR Apr 23, 2013

My girlfriend liked it more than me especially the closing scene. Oh to be young again!!!

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iwasthewalrus
Aug 07, 2012

This film is a brilliant portrait of how useless humans are, and the decay they can experience.

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ausnos
May 15, 2012

One could watch this film mindlessly and attain some degree of satisfaction. I remain on the fence with this one, but am confident to say that their are some funny dialogue, particularly during drug use.

PrinceBishop Dec 04, 2011

I wouldn't call this film "hilarious". It is funny in parts as life is funny in parts. It is also disturbing in parts as life is disturbing in parts. Overall, an entertaining and thought provoking film. Well acted. Worth a look.

lasertravis Apr 28, 2011

One of my favorite movies of all time. Fantastic soundtrack. Great characters. Darkly humorous as well as emotionally moving and tense at times. Obviously graphic in nature, but not a porn movie.

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ausnos
May 15, 2012

Other: Drug use involved.

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ausnos
May 15, 2012

Violence: Some people get killed during gun fire.

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ausnos
May 15, 2012

Coarse Language: Swearing throughout.

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ausnos
May 15, 2012

Frightening or Intense Scenes: A man commits suicide with a gun. A burglary gone awry.

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ausnos
May 15, 2012

Sexual Content: LOTS of sexual content since this film deal chiefly with the pornography industry of the late 70's - 80's.

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May 15, 2012

ausnos thinks this title is suitable for 19 years and over

PrinceBishop Dec 04, 2011

PrinceBishop thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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