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Private Parts (1997)

 -  Biography | Comedy | Drama  -  7 March 1997 (USA)
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The auto-biographical story of Howard Stern, the radio-rebel who is now also a TV-personality, an author and a movie star.

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Storyline

Having always wanted to be a disc-jockey, Howard Stern works his way painfully from radio at his 1970's college to a Detroit station. It is with a move to Washington that he hits on an outrageous off-the-wall style that catches audience attention. Despite his on-air blue talk, at home he is a loving husband. He needs all the support he can get when he joins NBC in New York and comes up against a very different vision of radio. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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radio | detroit | nbc | disc jockey | college | See more »

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Never before has a man done so much with so little. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong language, nudity and crude sexual humor | See all certifications »

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7 March 1997 (USA)  »

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Howard Stern's Private Parts  »

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$14,616,333 (USA) (7 March 1997)

Gross:

$41,198,146 (USA) (6 June 1997)
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Trivia

According to Howard Stern, he was fully aroused during the bathtub scene with Melanie Good. This explains why when he leaves the tub, he is bent over and covers his crotch. See more »

Goofs

Howard is attempting to give a woman an orgasm over the phone. He is speaking to her on the phone and at the same time she is listening to the show on the radio. There is a time delay of several seconds before the show is broadcast over the air. Being on the phone and listening at the same time would create feedback and would not allow the conversation to continue as portrayed. See more »

Quotes

12-Year-Old Howard: But why can't I play with my puppets?
Ben Stern: Shut up, ya know why!
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Crazy Credits

Stern cohort 'Stuttering John' Melendez rants about Howard not putting him in the movie. See more »

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Hard Charger
Written by Porno For Pyros & Perry Farrell
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Don't really like the guy but love the movie.
6 May 2002 | by (Torrance, Ca) – See all my reviews

The ratings that I see on Private Parts really do the movie an injustice. As of now I see the ratings are at 6.5, but I have to tell you that I'd give it a 9.

Stern is not GLORIFYING himself here. He's just telling a story as to how he got to where he is and in many cases criticizes himself. The movie is by no means egotistical which is what I TOTALLY expected to find. Instead it leads you through a tale of Poverty to Success.

Great Job Howard. I may not like you much, but you really pulled this one off.

9 out of 10


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