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A day in the life of a group of men and women in Hollywood, in the hours leading up to a friend's birthday party.

Director:

Steven Soderbergh

Writer:

Coleman Hough
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Duchovny ... Gus
Nicky Katt ... Hitler
Catherine Keener ... Lee
Mary McCormack ... Linda
David Hyde Pierce ... Carl
Julia Roberts ... Francesca / Catherine
Blair Underwood ... Calvin / Nicholas
Enrico Colantoni ... Arty / Ed
Erika Alexander ... Lucy
Tracy Vilar ... Heather
Brandon Keener ... Francesca's Assistant
Jeff Garlin ... Harvey, probably
David Alan Basche ... Nicholas's Agent
Terence Stamp ... Man on Plane / Himself
Nancy Lenehan ... Woman on Plane
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Storyline

Arty film-within-a-film revolves around seven people with little in common whose lives collide. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

Chance Meetings. Steamy Interludes. Sizzling Secrets. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 August 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

How to Survive a Hotel Room Fire See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$739,834, 4 August 2002, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,506,446, 22 September 2002
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The character 'Harvey' is clearly based on Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Played by Jeff Garlin, he's over-weight and drinks diet coke, just like Weinstein in real-life. Another character in the movie is a film producer, who gets sexual arousal through massages, which might have been a reference to Weinstein, too. See more »

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Catherine's black notebook and pen suddenly appear on the airplane armrest between shots, after her tape player clicks. See more »

Quotes

[from the trailer]
Carl: You can't pretend that you are having sex with someone, when you are actually having sex with them.
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Crazy Credits

There are no opening credits for the movie. Instead, opening credits are shown for the "movie within the movie". See more »

Connections

References The Limey (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Do Something Real
Performed by Robert Pollard and Doug Gillard (as Douglas Gillard)
Composed by Robert Pollard (as Robert E. Pollard Jr.)
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Huh?????
19 September 2003 | by MLDinTNSee all my reviews

Huh, that is what I thought about this movie 15 minutes in. It was so disorganized and pointless. There is some sort of movie being filmed in this movie. That part made no sense. Why even show that. I guess the only thing that really happens is a wife cheats on her writer husband and a movie producer dies in his hotel room before his birthday party. And that is really what this movie is about, which is why it was so boring and awful. It just isn't entertaining. And this is one of the few times, I didn't like Julia Roberts in a movie. I know she must have done this as a favor to the director, but her character was dumb and does nothing.

FINAL VERDICT: Dull. Waste of time.


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