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Welcome to Hollywood (1998)

R | | Comedy | October 1998 (USA)
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A film director (Adam Rifkin) decides to chart the course of a young actor (Tony Markes) as he tries to make it in Hollywood. Attempts to get him noticed and placed in roles meet with ... See full summary »

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A film director (Adam Rifkin) decides to chart the course of a young actor (Tony Markes) as he tries to make it in Hollywood. Attempts to get him noticed and placed in roles meet with failure. A guest role on "Baywatch" ends when he steps on a stingray and has to be hospitalized. The filmmaker's frustration is multiplied by the fact that the original actor (David Andriole) he had selected and who had to drop out of the project because of a studio commitment, meets success and constantly crops up in roles where the second actor is struggling for his break. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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In the tradition of "This is SPINAL TAP" comes.... [welcome to HOLLYWOOD] See more »

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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October 1998 (USA)  »

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The last two names listed in the cast credits only have first names. They are: "Clafoutis" Captain...GILLES French Hotelier...BILL See more »

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References Bull Durham (1988) See more »

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Berries for Sherry
Written and Performed by Phil Roy
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Fu*#in' hilarious
30 March 2003 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I can tell you right now that was a very funny film. It was funny and for anyone thats in the industry, you know how accurate it was. Just the casting sessions and the way they conduct them was so real. Exaggerated a little but real. When he went for that baywatch job as the by-stander and met everyone I just felt for the guy so much. When he was in the make-up chair and he met Carmen Electra I just couldn't watch and that fu*#in smile he had the whole way through the film just killed me. The look on his face every time he was around someone important to him was gold! "Two thumbs up!"


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