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Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)

Lifelong platonic friends Zack and Miri look to solve their respective cash-flow problems by making an adult film together. As the cameras roll, however, the duo begin to sense that they may have more feelings for each other than they previously thought.

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Storyline

Zack and Miri are two lifelong platonic friends who make an adult film to pay the rent of their apartment. With their friend Delaney, the couple set out for auditionees for their porn film, but in the process of filming, they realize they feel more for each other than they had before. Written by Fashionisto

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They Made A Movie So Naughty We Can Only Show Their Faces See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R on appeal for strong crude sexual content including dialogue, graphic nudity and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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31 October 2008 (USA)  »

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Untitled Kevin Smith Minnesota Project  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,065,630, 2 November 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$31,457,946, 29 January 2009

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$42,105,111, 31 December 2010
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Trivia

Some television commercials dropped the words "Make A Porno" from the voiceover and removed the words from the title card. See more »

Goofs

The shots of the auditions were actually set in a playhouse that was originally a much longer scene that was meant for the full feature film. Due to time restraints the scene was cut out and just used as an internet trailer. See more »

Quotes

Miriam Linky: So... I guess we should do this.
Zack Brown: I think we should probably wait, uh, just until I lose another 20-30 pounds.
Miriam Linky: Stop it. You look good.
Zack Brown: Thanks.
Miriam Linky: So... what about me? How do I look?
Zack Brown: I mean, you look beautiful - you always look... so beautiful, so I guess it's not a big deal. But you... you look amazing.
Miriam Linky: [grabbing his hand lovingly, then quickly beginning to swing it back and forth] Okay! Let's go make a porno!
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Crazy Credits

At the very end, after all the credits, Jason Mewes says "Way to f*** Zack" See more »

Connections

References The Postman Always Comes Twice (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Hold Me Up
Written by Edward Kowalczyk (as Ed Kowalzyk), Chad Taylor, Patrick Dahlheimer and Chad Gracey
Performed by Live
Courtesy of Radioactive, J.V./Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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First off, do not watch this with your parent, grandparents or in-laws.
15 February 2009 | by See all my reviews

First off, do not watch this with your parent, grandparents or in-laws. You can definitely feel that this is a Kevin Smith feel, and the fact that it has Jason Mewes in it could have been a strong hint also. Zack and Miri Make a Porno is a strange but enjoyable love story, cleverly written by Smith so that you do actually feel the romance behind the porn.

No this movie isn't a major Hollywood blockbuster, and it is definitely not for everyone, if you're a prude give it a miss, but if light hearted and don't mind movies with the full range of body organs then I would recommend watching this!


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