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A Night at the Roxbury (1998)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Music, Romance | 2 October 1998 (USA)
2:21 | Trailer
Two dim-witted brothers dream of owning their own dance club or at least getting into the coolest and most exclusive club in town, The Roxbury.


John Fortenberry
3,779 ( 206)





Cast overview, first billed only:
Will Ferrell ... Steve Butabi
Chris Kattan ... Doug Butabi
Raquel Gardner ... Hot Girl
Viveca Paulin ... Porsche Girl
Paulette Braxton ... Porsche Girl
Michael M. Horton Michael M. Horton ... Security Guard
Richard Francese ... Security Guard
Jennifer Coolidge ... Hottie Cop
Michael Clarke Duncan ... Roxbury Bouncer (as Michael 'Big Mike' Duncan)
Richard Grieco ... Richard Grieco
Trish Ramish Trish Ramish ... Roxbury Club Girl
Loni Anderson ... Barbara Butabi
Dan Hedaya ... Kamehl Butabi
Gina Mari Gina Mari ... Saturday Night Fever Girl
Roy Jenkins ... Flower Customer #1


The Roxbury Guys, Steve and Doug Butabi, want to get into the best club in town, and also hope to open their own club. Vivica, a gold-digging supermodel, and her friend Cambi try to work the Roxbury Guys for their money, only to find out the pair is broke. Written by Sean Bradley <bradleys@itw.com>

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Comedy | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sex related humor, language and some drug content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Did You Know?


Jim Carrey contributed to the script, but was uncredited. See more »


Before Richard Grieco hits the van, you can clearly see a different car behind them. See more »


[trying to pick up some women]
Doug Butabi: So... you guys wanna make out or what?
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Crazy Credits

The very last thing on the screen says 'Try Power Bars' See more »


Referenced in Bollywood Hero: Episode #1.1 (2009) See more »


Where Do You Go
by Frank Farian (as Franz Reuther) and Peter Bischof-Fallenstein
Performed by No Mercy
Courtesy of BMG Berlin Musik GmbH/Arista Records, Inc.
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User Reviews

Good to the last laugh...
2 May 2004 | by tbaby2290See all my reviews

Apparently, not many people are being very fair about the movie, by rating it at 1 or 2 on scale up to 10. Please people, understand that this movie was not made to get Oscars, or Grammys, it was made for the people entertainment, so don't go off giving that crap about "i dont like will ferrell or chris kattan so it sucked" cause if you don't like them, DONT WATCH THE MOVIE IN THE FIRST PLACE! as simple as that.

I myself am very fond of this movie. I think it is a great comedy, and sure it's not for the whole family, in fact, I'd only recommend it to people who enjoy the stupid comedy on Saturday Night Live.

The movie basically goes like this - Doug (Chris Kattan) and Steve Butabi (Will Ferrell) are brothers that try to get into the town's best night club, the Roxbury. Although they aren't successful entering the club on their own, they get help when actor Richard Greico's fancy little sport car rams into the back of Doug and Steve's van. Richard doesn't want the boys to sue him, so he invites them all into the Roxbury as a little appology for the car damage. Doug and Steve meet a few "foxy" ladies, get their freak on with them, and get rejected by them. harsh harsh. then the guys get in a huge argument about all the unfortunate events that happened that day, and doug ends up moving out of their bedroom into the guesthouse right nextdoor. and as steve puts it "I just miss doug" dad says "well he's right next door and that things like a mansion!" steve says "but theres no cable" dad says "sure there is." steve says "BUT THERE'S NO HBO!" haha yeah anyways, steve begings dating the college girl that works in her dad's lamp store next to the brothers father's flower shop. the dad had always been trying to hook steve and the girl up, so in the end they're getting married and.. yeah, you watch the rest yourself.

The music choices in the movie were awesome, pure awesome. the cd is G for Great! anyone who has seen this movie and hates it, hasn't paid enough attention to it. Stop looking for the negatives, and you'll see how funny this movie really is. It isn't meant for the big award shows, remember, it's made for "fun, comedy and entertainment." if you don't enjoy any of those things, DON'T WATCH IT. and DON'T HATE will ferrell or chris kattan, cause they're my homeboys and I love them.


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Release Date:

2 October 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Night at the Roxbury See more »

Filming Locations:

Beverly Hills, California, USA See more »


Box Office


$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,604,791, 4 October 1998

Gross USA:


Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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