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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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Cast

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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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Release Date:

31 October 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Kevin Smith Minnesota Project  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,065,630, 2 November 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$31,457,946, 29 January 2009

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$42,105,111, 31 December 2010
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Jeff Anderson enjoyed that, as opposed to the verbose Randal that he played in Clerks (1994) and Clerks II (2006), the character he played in this film, Deacon, appears in a lot of scenes, but doesn't have a lot of dialogue. See more »

Goofs

When Zack and Miri get their name tags from Betz, Miri places her name tag a few inches from the top of the dress. However when it cuts back to them, her name tag is higher up and on an angle. Zack's name tag also changes position between shots. See more »

Quotes

Delaney: [after Zack leaving the set] Can you believe this shit?
Deacon: [after Stacy accidentally shits all over his face] Can you believe THIS shit? That chick frosted me like I was a fucking cake!
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Crazy Credits

At the very end, after all the credits, Jason Mewes says "Way to f*** Zack" See more »

Connections

Referenced in Money Shots (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Sex and Candy
Written by John Wozniak
Performed by Marcy Playground
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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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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