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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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
This movie was a box office bomb, grossing just 52,850 dollars against a budget of ten million dollars. It was only released in 19 theaters. See more »
I saw myself on the telly! I was in a bar off Sunset, drinking a pink gin, and I saw myself on the bloody telly!
And the itsy bitsy spider climbed up the spout again...
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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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