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The Hollywood Sign (2001)

Three washed-up actors must deliver the most convincing performances of their lives as part of a dangerous plot designed to finance their triumphant comeback.

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Three washed-up actors must deliver the most convincing performances of their lives as part of a dangerous plot designed to finance their triumphant comeback.

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Rated R for language and some violence | See all certifications »
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4 October 2001 (Netherlands)  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)
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Whoopi Goldberg: As one of the women throwing dirt on a coffin in the funeral scene. See more »

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The bottle of whiskey rotates between shots even though no one has touched it. See more »

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Paula Carver: Do you remember what we used to say? Talent plus good luck equals success. Talent plus bad luck equals bad luck.
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Features Navajo Joe (1966) See more »

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28 September 2002 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"The Hollywood Sign" is all about a trio of washed up, has-been movie actors (Berenger, Reynolds, Steiger) who decide to turn fiction into reality by using a movie screenplay as the blueprint for a Vegas casino ripoff (sorta). Everyone in this unfortunate flick seems to be waiting for the other cue to drop. Performances are hickory; the screenplay is clumsy; timing is waaay off; and God knows where the director was during the filming. There is one poignant moment when Reynolds watches himself in an old western and a few funny moments where the trio, playing like detectives, interview some hoods. Otherwise the film is a waste of talent and a waste of time. (D)


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