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Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)

Lifelong platonic friends Zack and Miri look to solve their respective cash-flow problems by making an adult film together. As the cameras roll, however, the duo begin to sense that they may have more feelings for each other than they previously thought.

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Zack II
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Storyline

Zack and Miri are two lifelong platonic friends who make an adult film to pay the rent of their apartment. With their friend Delaney, the couple set out for auditionees for their porn film, but in the process of filming, they realize they feel more for each other than they had before. Written by Fashionisto

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A poster for everyone who finds our movie title hard to swallow. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R on appeal for strong crude sexual content including dialogue, graphic nudity and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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31 October 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Kevin Smith Minnesota Project  »

Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,065,630 (USA) (31 October 2008)

Gross:

$31,452,765 (USA) (23 January 2009)
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Trivia

This is the second time that Jeff Anderson played goaltender during a hockey game in a Kevin Smith movie, the first being the roof-top game in Clerks (1994). See more »

Goofs

After excitedly wrapping up the first night of filming, Miri calls Stacy "Stacer" (likely getting her tongue twisted when acknowledging "Stacey, Lester..."). See more »

Quotes

Brandon: Oh my god... no!
Miriam Linky: What?
Brandon: Granny Panties?
Miriam Linky: Excuse me?
Brandon: This is so crazy! I was literally just watching you like right before we got here! This is you, right?
[pulls out his iPhone and shows a YouTube clip of Miri in a changing room wearing big underwear. The narrator says "My name's Granny Panties and nobody wants to fuck me! Nothing's whiter then my big gay ass."]
Miriam Linky: [Miri gasps in horror]
Zack Brown: Where'd you get that?
Brandon: Oh, I entered 'gay' and 'ass' and it was the top hit. It's had 200 thousand views in three ...
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Crazy Credits

An infomercial for "Zack and Miri Make YOUR Porno" interrupts the closing credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Kevin Smith: Burn in Hell (2012) See more »

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Written by Frank Black (as Black Francis)
Performed by Pixies
Licensed courtesy of 4AD Ltd.
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Amateur Hour
4 July 2010 | by See all my reviews

Struggling roommates come up with an idea to make a quick buck in this lame comedy. The script is amateurish and humorless. What's more, there isn't a single two-dimensional character here. Everybody is a caricature and the relationship between Rogan and Banks is never believable. In fact, all the characters are so crude and rude that they don't resemble really people. The film is based on the sophomoric premise that the f-word is funny, and that cramming multiple f-words into every line will make the film hilarious. Not only does the comedy not work at all, but the later attempt to turn the film into a touching romance falls completely flat.


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