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Private Parts (1997)

The autobiographical story of Howard Stern, the radio rebel who is now also a TV personality, an author and a movie star.

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2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »
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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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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)  »

Also Known As:

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

Philip Seymour Hoffman was considered for the role of Kenny 'Pig Vomit' Rushton. 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

Ben Stern: Symphony Sid. By the powers vested in me by the Federal Communications Commission, I command you get on the microphone in a serious manner and continue this broadcast.
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Crazy Credits

At the Academy Awards ceremony, Mia Farrow presents a "Best Actor" award to Howard. See more »

Connections

References Bananas in Pyjamas (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

The Suck For Your Solution
Written by Marilyn Manson (as Manson), Jeordie White (as Ramirez) & Zim Zum (as Zum)
Performed by Marilyn Manson
Courtesy of Nothing Records, Inc.
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a look at the life of nasty Howard
7 May 1999 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

This film documents the life and times of radio talk host Howard Stern. While his younger years are displayed in a hit and miss fashion, the years concerning his radio heyday are nicely done. He started out as a local d.j., merely spinning records and doing weather. Becoming bored with this format, he chooses to do a more spontaneous show which causes trouble with his employers. When he reaches the top of the pile at NBC, his antics become even more outrageous which catapults him to enormous fame. Vulgar, but very funny. Go on and watch it.


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