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


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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  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$41,198,146 (USA) (6 June 1997)
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Philip Seymour Hoffman was considered for the role of Kenny 'Pig Vomit' Rushton. See more »

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When Alison confronts Howard about his cheating, there's a 1987 (or later) Plymouth Sundance outside the restaurant. The scene is set around 1980. See more »

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Howard Stern: Irene, the weather girl! Irene, are you there?
[on the phone]
Leather Weather Lady: It's cold. *Real* cold. But your ass is gonna be plenty hot when I give you a good hard butt whippin'! Tongue!
[puts out her cigarette on the tongue of the rubberbound man]
Leather Weather Lady: What do you think about that? Turns you on, doesn't it? You little maggot!
Rubberbound Man: Yeah.
Howard Stern: Irene, thank you for the weather forecast.
Leather Weather Lady: Shut up.
Howard Stern: We hope to hear from you tomorrow. Give us some more weather!
Leather Weather Lady: Bite me, you loser!
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At the Academy Awards ceremony, Mia Farrow presents a "Best Actor" award to Howard. See more »

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Referenced in Howard Stern on Demand: Howard's 52nd B-Day (2006) See more »

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Brass In Pocket
Written by Chrissie Hynde and James Honeyman-Scott
Performed by The Pretenders
Courtesy of Warner Music U.K./Sire Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Part Comedy, Part Biography, ALL GOOD!
31 October 2002 | by (daly city, ca) – See all my reviews

Private Parts went way beyond the call of duty. I went expecting only solid laughs. That is all I really was asking for. It delievered on all fronts: writing, directing, and acting were all top notch. It left me dumbstruck that a movie with such lowbrow humor could hand out a solid emotionally driven story at the same time. I feel this has much to do with the mix of Howard Stern's raunchy humor combined with Betty Thomas' female touch. A terrfic film.


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