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A Night at the Roxbury (1998)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Music, Romance  |  2 October 1998 (USA)
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Two dim-witted brothers dream of owning their own dance club or at least getting into the coolest and most exclusive club in town, The Roxbury.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hat Girl
Porsche Girl
Porsche Girl
Michael M. Horton ...
Security Guard
Security Guard
Roxbury Bouncer (as Michael 'Big Mike' Duncan)
Richard Grieco
Trish Ramish ...
Roxbury Club Girl
Gina Mari ...
Saturday Night Fever Girl
Flower Customer #1


The Roxbury Guys, Steve and Doug Butabi, want to get into the best club in town, and also hope to open their own club. Vivica, a gold-digging supermodel, and her friend Cambi try to work the Roxbury Guys for their money, only to find out the pair is broke. Written by Sean Bradley <bradleys@itw.com>

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Comedy | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sex related humor, language and some drug content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:





Release Date:

2 October 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El triunfo de los nerds  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office


$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$9,604,791 (USA) (2 October 1998)


£124,842 (UK) (19 March 1999)

Company Credits

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


In the scene after Doug and Steve are dumped, as they are driving on the highway, the song in the background was originally the somber "No Surprises" by Radiohead. This cut of the film was presented at the test screening in Westbury, New York about six months prior to the film's release. See more »


When the woman on the balcony is waving towards the brothers, she says "not you", but her mouth never moves. See more »


Doug Butabi: Why go out for a burger when you got steak at home?
Steve: Yeah, we should go for lunch after this.
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Crazy Credits

The very last thing on the screen says 'Try Power Bars' See more »


References The River Wild (1994) See more »


Cocktails For Two
Written by Arthur Johnston and Sam Coslow
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Wicked Awesome
15 July 2004 | by (United states) – See all my reviews

This is my all time favorite movie ever. If you are ready to laugh your head off then grab a bunch of friends and watch this movie together.

Doug and Steve Butabi come out with the funniest sayings that you'll be repeating with your friends for a long time. They have got tons of catch phrases you can use everyday. "Are you two brothers?" "No... Yes! get em every time! yea Doug's hilarious!" I've practically memorized the whole movie! You've got to see it! Chris Kattan and Will Ferrell work wonderfully together and provide non-stop laughter for people of all ages. If you haven't seen this movie then I suggest you see it and then spread the word on how good it is!

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