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54 (1998)

R  |   |  Drama  |  28 August 1998 (USA)
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Famous 70s NYC nightclub seen and told through the eyes of a young employee.

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An anthology film retelling the story of the famous Studio 54, a hot disco hangout for the social elite of New York. The movie follows several characters at once, some of whom are in desperate straits and on the verge of crashing. Written by Laurence Mixson

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Sex. Drugs. Disco. Everything was in excess. See more »

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Rated R for strong sexuality, drug use and language | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,611,532 (USA) (28 August 1998)

Gross:

£99,823 (UK) (22 January 1999)
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In later years, Salma Hayek has confessed that she wished she hadn't made the film as she felt her part was completely underwritten. She did concede that the film garnered her a lot of attention though. See more »

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Many of the newspaper articles that are shown quickly are not the actual articles that match the headlines. The New Yorker article about Rubbell's arrest begins accurately, but the main body is an advice column. Two articles have identical copy. Some articles have blatant writing errors, such as misspelled words, missing hyphens, uncapped letters, etc. One article calls the Drug Enforcement Administration the "Drug Enforcement Administrative." See more »

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Shane O'Shea: [voiceover] A guy named Steve Rubell had a dream: To throw the best damned party the world had ever seen and to make it last forever. He built a world where fantasy was put up as reality and where an 80-year-old disco queen could dance till dawn. Where models mingled with mechanics, plumbers danced with princes. It was a place where all labels were left behind. A place where there were no rules.
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There is an additional take of Neve Campbell after the credits. See more »

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Pillow Talk
Performed by Sylvia Robinson (as Sylvia)
Written by Sylvia Robinson & Michael Burton
Courtesy of Rhino Entertainment Company and Castle Communications
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A great movie .... very under-rated
22 July 2000 | by (Arizona, USA) – See all my reviews

This movie was great. Not only did it have a wonderful star studded cast, but it managed to make a well known story very origional. Ryan Phillipe in the lead role was brilliant not often have i seen him act up to his potential like he did in this movie (Movies he did that sucked: I know what you did last summer, Nowhere)Mike Meyers also stunned me showing is versitality in one of his few serious dramatic roles. Breckin Meyer was great (Big step up from Dancer TX Pop. 81) Selma Hayek was great. My only complaint was Neve Cambell, I just think she could have done better. Great Great movie!! A must see for those who are nostalgic, or those who want a glimpse of the era we barely missed.


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