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Full Frontal (2002)

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A day in the life of a group of men and women in Hollywood, in the hours leading up to a friend's birthday party.

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Calvin / Nicholas
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Francesca's Assistant
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Harvey, probably
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Man on Plane / Himself
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Woman on Plane
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Arty film-within-a-film revolves around seven people with little in common whose lives collide. Written by Anonymous

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From The Director Of Traffic, Ocean's Eleven & Erin Brockovich! See more »

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

20 September 2002 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

How to Survive a Hotel Room Fire  »

Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$739,834 (USA) (2 August 2002)

Gross:

$2,506,446 (USA) (20 September 2002)
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Steven Soderbergh attached the following list of rules to the screenplay to his low budget ($2 M) film with a huge list of stars:
  • 1. All sets are practical locations.


  • 2. You will drive yourself to the set. If you are unable to drive yourself, a driver will pick you up, but you will probably become the subject of ridicule. Either way, you must arrive alone.


  • 3. There will be no craft service, so you should arrive on set "having had". Meals will vary in quality.


  • 4. You will pick, provide, and maintain your own wardrobe.


  • 5. You will create and maintain your own hair and make-up.


  • 6. There will be no trailers. The company will attempt to provide holding areas near a given location, but don't count on it. If you need to be alone a lot, you're pretty much screwed.


  • 7. Improvisation will be encouraged.


  • 8. You will be interviewed about your character. This material may end up in the film.


  • 9. You will be interviewed about the other characters. This material may end up in the finished film.


  • 10. You will have fun whether you want to or not. If any of these guidelines are problematic for you, stop reading now and send this screenplay back where it came from.


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Goofs

Catherine's black notebook and pen suddenly appear on the airplane armrest between shots, after her tape player clicks. See more »

Quotes

Catherine: Oh, eww, this arugal is so bitter! It'l like my algebra teacher on my bread!
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Do Something Real
Performed by Robert Pollard and Doug Gillard (as Douglas Gillard)
Composed by Robert Pollard (as Robert E. Pollard Jr.)
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Worst movie I have seen
15 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Even though it received 5 stars from many critics, this is the worst movie I have ever seen, including a number of porn movies. I have no objection to sex and can tolerate foul language but a movie should have some redeeming qualities and this movie has none. Basically no plot, no suspense, no romance, no fun, no good jokes, no good sex--just a sorry attempt by some excellent movie makers to be cute with no payoff! I rate this movie even worse than Burt Reynolds worst failure with Dom Deluise (when he and his cast appeared to be having a great time making an unfunny movie) because Soderbergh and crew have the skill to do so much better. I still don't understand why so many critics thought this was such a great movie. Must be some kind of Hollywood inside joke that they are not sharing with the rest of us!


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