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
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In 1999 the USA television network bought the rights to broadcast the film for its network television premiere. Howard Stern was initally hesitant to have the film censored, but because the network was willing to pay such a high price for the film to be shown on television, he relented and allowed the censorship. Since Stern did not want any dialogue dubbed over strong language and did not want any alternate scenes substituted for nudity and sexual content, the film's broadcast was unique as the strong profanity was simply beeped over and the nudity was pixelized. Stern also occasionally paused the film to comment on the censorship in a humorous way. This version of the film was also broadcast on VH1 as part of "Movies that Rock" in 2006. See more »
The reflection of Howard talking to Kenny on a lamp when no sound is heard. See more »
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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