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The Last Producer (2000)

An old-time mogul struggles to reenter the club where power and money make the rules.

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Burt Reynolds plays an aging Hollywood producer. Knowing that he is soon going to die or not to have anymore importance, he bets all he has, all his love for the cinema, all his strengh, in doing his last movie, his best work, something for which he wants the people to remember him by... Written by Ary Luiz Dalazen Jr. <ajr@fortalnet.com.br>

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9 February 2001 (USA)  »

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Throughout his career Burt Reynolds has made a number of movies that examine movie-making and this film is one of them. The pictures include Fade-In (1968) (location filming & westerns); Silent Movie (1976) and Nickelodeon (1976) (silent films); Best Friends (1982) (scriptwriting & Hollywood); Hooper (1978) (stuntwork and Hollywood); The Player (1992) (Hollywood); Boogie Nights (1997) (adult films); The Last Producer (2000) (producers and Hollywood); The Hollywood Sign (2001) and A Bunch of Amateurs (2008) (actors and Hollywood). See more »

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Hmmmm......
20 February 2001 | by (Baltimore, MD) – See all my reviews

Maybe 2000 wasn't the best year for Burt. A good try, but a very stupid script holds him back once again. The script was dumb!!!! Plus, who wrote the screenplay? But give Burt & the gang credit; they gave this movie heart, but it just didn't work out that way. A great supporting cast just fell a tad short. Hopefully this made-for-cable movie will give Burt some more exposure, & a chance to make that 'great' movie again. He's a great actor, so hopefully he'll have success in "Driven" & "Tempted" this year. Personally, I wish he'd do another good-ol-boy movie like "White Lightning" & "W.W & The Dixie Dancekings".


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