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The People vs. Larry Flynt ()


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The story of a controversial pornography publisher and how he became a defender of free speech.

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  • Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 22 wins & 33 nominations.
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Larry Flynt
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Althea Leasure Flynt
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Alan Isaacman
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Jimmy Flynt
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Ruth Carter Stapleton
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Charles Keating
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Arlo
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Chester
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Miles
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Simon Leis
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Reverend Jerry Falwell
Burt Neuborne ...
Roy Grutman
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The Assassin
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10-Year-Old Larry
Ryan Post ...
8-Year-Old Jimmy
Robert Davis ...
Old Hillbilly
Kacky Walton ...
Young Ma Flynt
John Ryan ...
Young Pa Flynt
Kathleen Kane ...
1st Stripper
Greg Roberson ...
Disc Jockey
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Old Printer
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Trucker
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Staffer
Rick Rogers ...
Staffer
Dan Lenzini ...
Staffer
David Compton ...
Staffer
Gary Lowery ...
Staffer
Stephen Dupree ...
Stills Photographer
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Tovah
Tam Drummond ...
News Dealer
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Ma Flynt
John Fergus Ryan ...
Pa Flynt
Oliver Reed ...
Governor Rhodes
Meresa T. Ferguson ...
Jacuzzi Girl
Andrena Fisher ...
Jacuzzi Girl
Ken Kidd ...
Police Detective
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Judge Morrissey - Cincinnati Court
Janie Paris ...
Jury Forewoman - Cincinnati Court
Carol Russell-Woloshin ...
Court Clerk - Cincinnati Court
Ruby Wilson ...
Rally Singer (as Miss Ruby Wilson)
Eddie Davis ...
Announcer at Rally
Blaine Pickett ...
Ad Sales Guy
Kerry White ...
Georgia Cop
Joey Hadley ...
Georgia Cop
Chris Schadrack ...
Robert Stapleton
Mac Pirkle ...
Georgia Prosecutor
Mark W. Johnson ...
Georgia Doctor
Doug Bauer ...
Flynt's Personal Bodyguard
Roberto Roman Ramirez ...
Bodyguard
Blaine Nashold ...
Dr. Bob (as Blaine Nashold M.D.)
Aurélia Thiérrée ...
Cute Receptionist (as Aurelia Thierree)
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Blow Dried Jerk (as Scott Winters)
D'Army Bailey ...
Judge Thomas Alva Mantke - L.A. Court
Mike McLaren ...
Lawyer - L.A. Court
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Network Lawyer (as Andrew Stahl)
Michael Detroit ...
DeLorean Attorney
Jaime Jackson ...
Keating's Secretary
David Dwyer ...
Federal Marshal
Richard Birdsong ...
Deputy Marshal
James A. White ...
Deputy Marshal
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Butler
Benjamin Greene Jr. ...
Bailiff - L.A. Court
Mary Neal Naylor ...
Mantke Clerk
Tina M. Bates ...
Springfield Prison Guard
Evans Donnell ...
Divinity Student
Jay Adams ...
Divinity Student
Bennett Wood ...
Dean of Liberty College
Janice Holder ...
Judge Kirk - Roanoke Court
A.V. McDowell ...
Jury Foreman - Roanoke Court
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Chief Justice William Rehnquist
James Smith ...
Justice Thurgood Marshall
Rand Hopkins ...
Justice Scalia
Charles M. Crump ...
Justice Stevens
Pierre Secher ...
Supreme Court Marshal
Linn Sitler ...
Svelte Reporter
Mary M. Norman ...
Reporter
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Reporter
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Reporter
Susan Howe ...
Georgia Reporter
Michael Q. Davis ...
Georgia Reporter (as Michael Davis)
Dennis Turner ...
Georgia Reporter
Patti Hatchett ...
Georgia Reporter
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Georgia Reporter
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Georgia Reporter
Paula Haddock ...
Georgia Reporter
Gary Kraen ...
Georgia Reporter
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Network Reporter
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L.A. Reporter
Joey Sulipeck ...
Falwell Reporter
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Falwell Reporter
Gene Lyons ...
DC Reporter
Saida Pagan ...
DC Reporter
Jim Hild ...
DC Reporter
Michael Klastorin ...
DC Reporter
Michelle Robinson ...
Supreme Court TV Reporter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ken Axmaker Jr. ...
Audience Member (uncredited)
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Press Photographer (uncredited)
James Buchanan ...
Bodyguard (uncredited)
Neill Calabro ...
Psyche Inmate with Invisible Weights (uncredited)
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Flasher (uncredited)
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Stripper (uncredited)
Page Dreher ...
Police Officer (uncredited)
H Michael Franklin ...
Magazine Buyer (uncredited)
Roland Gomez ...
Man Outside Supreme Court (uncredited)
Morgen Tex Hagen ...
Himself (uncredited)
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NY Times Editor (uncredited)
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DeLorean Attorney (uncredited)
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Bodyguard to Title Character (uncredited)

Directed by

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Milos Forman

Written by

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Scott Alexander ... (written by) &
Larry Karaszewski ... (written by)

Produced by

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Scott Ferguson ... associate producer
Michael Hausman ... producer
George Linardos ... associate producer
Oliver Stone ... producer
Janet Yang ... producer

Music by

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Thomas Newman

Cinematography by

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Philippe Rousselot

Film Editing by

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Christopher Tellefsen

Editorial Department

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Michael Berenbaum ... additional editor (as Michael R. Berenbaum)
Earl Dittebrandt ... apprentice editor
Joel Hirsch ... first assistant editor
Dave Pultz ... color timer (as David Pultz)
Arthur Schlenger ... apprentice editor
Misako Shimizu ... second assistant editor
Gene Mendoza ... color timer (uncredited)

Casting By

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Francine Maisler

Production Design by

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Patrizia von Brandenstein

Art Direction by

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Shawn Hausman
James Nedza

Set Decoration by

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Maria Nay ... (as Maria A. Nay)
Amy Wells

Costume Design by

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Arianne Phillips
Theodor Pistek

Makeup Department

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Ben Nye Jr. ... key makeup artist (as Ben Nye)
Bron Roylance ... key makeup artist
Melissa Yonkey ... hair stylist (as Melissa A. Yonkey)
Gloria Belz ... additional makeup artist (uncredited)
Linda Boykin-Williams ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Cydney Cornell ... hair stylist (uncredited)
Kim Greene ... makeup artist: Woody Harrelson (uncredited)
Paula Pearcy ... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
Betty Lou Skinner ... hair stylist (uncredited)
Cathi Ashton Thomas ... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management

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Gerry Robert Byrne ... production supervisor
Michael Hausman ... unit production manager
Gerry Robert Byrne ... post-production supervisor (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Stephen E. Hagen ... second second assistant director (as Stephen Hagen)
Scott Harris ... second assistant director
David McGiffert ... first assistant director
Adam Davidson ... director: additional scenes (uncredited)

Art Department

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David J. Chamerski ... assistant property master (as David Chamerski)
William Dambra ... property master (as Bill Dambra)
James C. Feng ... assistant art director (as James Feng)
Shari Griffin ... draper
Henning Molfenter ... construction shop manager
Troy Osman ... construction foreman
Tyler Osman ... construction coordinator
Spencer H. Register ... on-set dresser (as Spencer Register)
Leslie Ross ... painter
John Snow ... scenic artist
Leonard R. Spears ... lead person (as Leonard Spears)
James F. Truesdale ... assistant art director (as James Flood Truesdale)
David Weathers ... key set dresser
Sarah Young ... buyer
Sarah Young ... buyer
Chris Barnes ... paint forman (uncredited)
Wren Boney ... set dresser (uncredited)
Tommy Gilbert ... set dresser (uncredited)
Susanna Glattly ... scenic artist (uncredited)
Will Grant ... set dresser (uncredited)
Alba Leone ... buyer: Georgia (uncredited)
Tom Osman ... labor foreman (uncredited)
Lee Ross ... on-set scenic (uncredited)
Wayne Shepherd ... lead man (uncredited)
Phillipa Sledge ... art department coordinator (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Michael Barry ... re-recording mixer
Stan Bochner ... supervising sound editor
Pam DeMetruis-Thomas ... sound effects editor (as P. DeMetruis)
Stuart Emanuel ... dialogue editor
Marlena Grzaslewicz ... assistant sound editor
Gregg Harris ... cable person
Richard King ... sound effects editor (as Richard Quentin King)
Kevin Lee ... dialogue editor
Hal Levinsohn ... adr editor
Adam Lipsius ... apprentice sound editor
Michael W. Mitchell ... assistant sound editor
Branka Mrkic ... dialogue editor
Christopher Newman ... production sound mixer (as Chris Newman)
Ira Spiegel ... foley editor
Marc-Jon Sullivan ... boom operator
Brian Vancho ... foley artist
Gina Alfano ... adr editor (uncredited)
Kimberly R. McCord-Wilson ... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
Anne Pope ... assistant foley editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Rodman Kiser ... special effects
Steve Wolf ... special effects technician

Visual Effects by

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Matt McDonald ... visual effects (uncredited)

Stunts

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Andy Armstrong ... additional stunt coordinator
Tim Trella ... stunt coordinator
Chris Nielsen ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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James Babineaux ... best boy
Sidney Ray Baldwin ... still photographer (as Sidney Baldwin)
Robert D. Carrier ... rigging gaffer
Jack English ... chief lighting technician
Henry Massey ... key rigging grip (as Henry M. Massey)
Robin Melhuish ... first assistant camera
Anastas N. Michos ... camera operator: "a" camera
Ted Morris ... camera operator: "b" camera
Brian W. Nordheim ... first assistant camera (as Brian Nordheim)
Jesse Wayne Parker ... key grip (as J. Wayne Parker)
Chris Rawlins Jr. ... dolly grip
Riko Schatke ... key rigging grip
Frank Yario Jr. ... video assist operator (as Frankie Yario Jr.)
Michael Alexonis ... best boy grip (uncredited)
Steve Bacon ... grip (uncredited)
Dan Ball ... still photographer: wedding (uncredited)
Dian Horton ... second assistant camera (uncredited)
David Leonard ... grip (uncredited)
Kevin B. May ... rigging electrician (uncredited)
Stan McClain ... camera operator: Wescam camera (uncredited)
John Monsour ... 24 frame video operator (uncredited)
Michael C. Price ... dolly grip: Los Angeles (uncredited)
John 'Bones' Rogers ... electrician (uncredited)
Gary D. Scott ... first assistant camera (uncredited)
Steven J. Winslow ... camera technician (uncredited) (assistant camera: Wescam)

Casting Department

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Jo Doster ... casting: Mid-South
Kathy Driscoll ... casting associate (as Kathleen Driscoll-Mohler)
Kathryn Eisenstein ... casting associate
Willo Hausman ... extras casting
Kim Petrosky ... casting: Mid-South
Kate Kennedy ... extras casting: Los Angeles (uncredited)
David H. Kramer ... adr voice casting (uncredited)
Jason White ... extras casting assistant (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Stephanie Colin ... costumes
Nancy McArdle ... costumes supervisor
Larry Velasco ... costumes (as Lawrence Velasco)
Jim Alan Cook ... wardrobe production assistant (uncredited)
Wendy M. Craig ... personal dresser (uncredited)
Amanda Friedland ... costumer (uncredited)

Location Management

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Betsy Bottando ... location manager
Alex Corven ... location scout (as Alex Corven Caronia)
Diana Strauss ... assistant location manager
Pavel Cerny ... location manager (uncredited)

Music Department

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Bill Bernstein ... music editor
Jordan Corngold ... assistant music editor
John Beasley ... composer: additional score (uncredited)
George Doering ... musician (uncredited)
Norman Ludwin ... musician (uncredited)
Chas Smith ... exotic instruments (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Richard A. Davis ... transportation co-captain (as Rick Davis)
Jerry Jackson ... transportation captain
William P. Lafon ... driver
John R. Dove ... driver (uncredited)
John Lybrand ... picture car coordinator (uncredited)
Vicki Lybrand ... transportation dispatcher (uncredited)

Other crew

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Barry Barclay ... production assistant
John Brudenell ... production assistant
Doug Campbell ... production assistant
Darian Corley ... production assistant
Chrissie Davis ... production coordinator
Kimberly N. Fajen ... assistant production coordinator
Ashley Fardys ... researcher (as Ashley Cook)
Martina Forman ... assistant: Mr. Forman (as Martina Zborilova)
Barry Gildea ... researcher
Anne Gyory ... script supervisor
Alan L. Isaacman ... consultant
Jennifer Jenkins ... assistant production coordinator
Michael Klastorin ... publicist
Wende Martin ... craft service (as Wende L. Martin)
Margo Hunt McKay ... assistant production coordinator (as Margo Hunt)
Tobia Minckler ... production assistant
Janet Monaghan ... assistant: Ms. Yang
Rafe Murray ... assistant: Ms. Love (as Raphael T.S. Murray)
Steve Ranger ... security: Mr. Harrelson
Heather Ross ... production assistant
Steven Samanen ... production assistant
John R. Saunders ... production assistant
Stephen Sayadian ... magazine photo advisor (as Ladi von Jansky)
Jennifer Silverman ... assistant production coordinator
Danielle Tahos ... assistant: Mr. Harrelson
Annie Tien ... assistant: Mr. Stone (as Annie Mei-Ling Tien)
Jana Triska ... production assistant
Karyn Usher ... production assistant
Matilde Valera ... production accountant (as Matilde P. Valera)
Nadia Venesse ... dialect coach: Mr. Harrelson
Randall Balsmeyer ... title designer (uncredited)
Gerry Robert Byrne ... aerial coordinator (uncredited)
Katherine Dorrer ... production assistant: Washington D.C. (uncredited)
Mark Gulbrandsen ... dailies projection technician (uncredited)
Steve Kraus ... dailies projection technician (uncredited)
Tamara Maellaro ... set medic (uncredited)
Theresa Marsh ... first assistant production accountant (uncredited)
Rich Pence ... set production assistant (uncredited)
Molly Proctor ... second assistant accountant (uncredited)
Charlie Puritano ... researcher (uncredited)
Bill Timoney ... adr voice group (uncredited)
Azita Zendel ... assistant: Oliver Stone (uncredited)

Thanks

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Shel Bachrach ... special thanks
Willie Herenton ... special thanks: mayor of Memphis, Tennessee (as Dr. W.W. Herenton)
Jim Rout ... special thanks: mayor of Shelby County, Tennessee
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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Larry Flynt is the hedonistically obnoxious, but indomitable, publisher of Hustler magazine. The film recounts his struggle to make an honest living publishing his porn magazine and how it changes into a battle to protect the freedom of speech for all people. Written by Kenneth Chisholm

Plot Keywords
Taglines You may not like what he does, but are you prepared to give up his right to do it? See more »
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Also Known As
  • Larry Flynt (France)
  • Larry Flynt - Die nackte Wahrheit (Germany)
  • El escándalo de Larry Flynt (Spain)
  • Narod protiv Larija Flinta (Serbia)
  • Larry Flynt - Oltre lo scandalo (Italy)
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Runtime
  • 129 min
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Box Office

Budget $36,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $607,652, 29 Dec 1996

Did You Know?

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Trivia Despite being portrayed in an Oscar nominated movie, Larry Flynt was refused an invitation to the 1997 Academy Awards, so Woody Harrelson brought Flynt to the award shows as his "plus one". See more »
Goofs Althea and Larry's children are never mentioned. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Michael/Mother/The People vs. Larry Flynt/The Evening Star/The Portrait of a Lady/I'm Not Rappaport (1996). See more »
Soundtracks Hello Walls See more »
Quotes Larry Flynt: I think the real obscenity comes from raising our youth to believe that sex is bad and ugly and dirty, and yet it is heroic to go spill guts and blood in the most ghastly manner in the name of humanity.
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