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Private Parts (1997)

R  |   |  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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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

For the scenes that featured Howard Stern in high school, filming was done at Union High School in Union, NJ. Artie Lange, who would join "The Howard Stern Show" years later, graduated from the very same school. See more »

Goofs

When Kenny "hits himself" with the phone during the fight scene with Howard, he gets a bloody nose. When the camera cuts and shows him yelling at Howard, the blood disappears. See more »

Quotes

Ben Stern: [to 7-year-old Howard] You're a moron! Now shut up and sit still!
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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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Spoofs I Love Lucy (1951) See more »

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Cat Scratch Fever
Written and Performed by Ted Nugent
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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This movie rocks!
15 May 2002 | by (Järvenpää, Finland) – See all my reviews

Since I'm a Finn everything I know about Howard Stern I've learned from this film which is quite a shame, actually. I still have absolutely no troubles to understand what works and what doesn't and this movie most definitely works. Howard Stern works. "Private parts" is pretty much a terrific film. I've been watching it all over and over again and it's always entertaining, witty, extremely funny and amusing and it contains some of the best music in the world from Jimi Hendrix to The Ramones, Deep Purple to Ted Nugent and AC/DC to Ozzy Osbourne. I highly recommend this one and I have to remind you don't forget to watch the end credits too.


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