Eddie Adams would have been just another high-school drop-out had he not met the likes of adult film director Rick Horner. Horner transforms Eddie into Dirk Diggler, a rising-star actor with a special gift. Set in the late 1970s and early 1980s, the film is a tribute to the decor, style, culture, and social attitudes of the era. Written by
The character William H. Macy portrays is loosely based on porn actor Cal Jammer, since Macy's character catches his wife having sex with several different men at various parties and/or porn shoots. In real life Jammer was very jealous--his girlfriend Adrien (aka Jill Kelly) was having a secret relationship with actress P.J. Sparxx and another with a male porn actor. Jammer later shot himself in the head on Kelly's front lawn. See more »
When Amber and her ex-husband met with the judge over custody in September of 1983, there were portraits of President Ronald Reagan and Governor Jerry Brown on the wall. Brown was governor from January 1975 to January 1983, and George Deukmejian had been governor for several months by the time this scene took place. See more »
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This is not so much of a review as it is a testament that it has been proven, yet again, that the Academy rewards money, not artistic accomplishment. And I must say I am saddened that this usually artistic and intelligent band of imbd members have left this off the top 250. Boogie Nights is powerful, raw, and gutsy through script, direction and acting. Very few movies can claim this triple crown.
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