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Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  31 October 2008 (USA)
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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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friend | actor | reunion | friendship | rent | See more »

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They Made A Movie So Naughty We Can Only Show Their Faces See more »

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£798,205 (UK) (14 November 2008)

Gross:

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

The first film by Kevin Smith since Clerks. (1994) that doesn't feature Jason Lee or Ben Affleck in any role. See more »

Goofs

In the trailers, when Delaney (Craig Robinson) says the line "Han Solo and Princess Leia ain't never had no sex in Star War," Lester (Jason Mewes) can be seeing mouthing the line along with him. This may well be an intentional reference to the goof in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back where Harrison Ford can be seen mouthing Carrie Fisher's line. 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 »

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References Apocalypse Now (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

You And I Are A Gang Of Losers
Written by Murray Lightburn
Performed by The Dears
Under license from Arts & Crafts, Bella Union, MapleMusic Recordings, and Speak N Spell Music
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User Reviews

 
First off, do not watch this with your parent, grandparents or in-laws.
15 February 2009 | by See all my reviews

First off, do not watch this with your parent, grandparents or in-laws. You can definitely feel that this is a Kevin Smith feel, and the fact that it has Jason Mewes in it could have been a strong hint also. Zack and Miri Make a Porno is a strange but enjoyable love story, cleverly written by Smith so that you do actually feel the romance behind the porn.

No this movie isn't a major Hollywood blockbuster, and it is definitely not for everyone, if you're a prude give it a miss, but if light hearted and don't mind movies with the full range of body organs then I would recommend watching this!


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