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Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)

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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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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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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

"The other Zack" that Zack and Miri meet at their 10th High School reunion is supposed to be an old classmate of theirs. That should place the attendees at about the age of 28 years old. Kenny Hotz who portrayed "The other Zack" was 40 years old at the time of filming. See more »

Goofs

When we first meet Deacon, he's playing hockey and hits a player and is sent to the penalty box. In hockey, goalies do not serve their penalty, another player serves it for them. See more »

Quotes

Zack Brown: What brings you here?
Brandon: I came here with somebody who went to school here, Bobby Long.
Zack Brown: No shit! That's who my friend's hitting on right now! See, right there, the one dressed like Hannah Montana.
Brandon: In L.A. we call that look 'Nickelodeon Chique'.
Zack Brown: Wait, L.A.? Los Angeles? That's awesome, man, what do you do out there?
Brandon: I'm an actor.
Zack Brown: Wow! That's really impressive.
Brandon: Thank you.
Zack Brown: Fucking movies?
Brandon: Fucking movies. Pretty much.
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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: Too Fat for 40! (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Wynona's Big Brown Beaver
Written by Les Claypool, Larry Lalonde (as Reid LaLonde) and Tim Alexander
Performed by Primus
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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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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