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An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)

 -  Comedy  -  20 February 1998 (USA)
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When a rookie filmmaker with the unfortunate name Alan Smithee realizes he's an unwitting studio puppet, being forced to make a big-budget action film he knows is horrible, he steals the master reels and tries to make a deal.

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James Edmunds
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Dion Brothers
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Jerry Glover
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Michelle Rafferty
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Myrna Smithee
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Sam Rizzo
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Gary Samuels
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Stagger Lee
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Aloe Vera
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Bill Bardo
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Wayne Jackson
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Director Alan Smithee comes to Hollywood to make a movie. Due to a variety of factors, he decides to disown it and direct it under a pseudonym. Unfortunately, the Director's Guild requires that if a director disowns a movie in this fashion, he *must* use the official Director's Guild pseudonym...which happens to be Alan Smithee. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

DEM 52,998 (Germany) (12 June 1998)

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DEM 52,998 (Germany) (12 June 1998)
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The original script specified Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bruce Willis. See more »

Quotes

Dion Brothers: Use that name everyone be using!
Alan Smithee: I can't! I *am* Alan Smithee!
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Very funny poke at Hollywood
29 July 2002 | by (Indianapolis, Indiana) – See all my reviews

I can't believe the negative quotes for this movie. Sure, it isn't the fastest paced movie in the world, but for sheer parody of Hollywood it works quite well. Especially the Whoopie, Stallone and Jackie Chan parts.


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