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A day in the life of a group of men and women in Hollywood, in the hours leading up to a friend's birthday party.

Director:

Steven Soderbergh

Writer:

Coleman Hough
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Duchovny ... Gus
Nicky Katt ... Hitler
Catherine Keener ... Lee
Mary McCormack ... Linda
David Hyde Pierce ... Carl
Julia Roberts ... Francesca / Catherine
Blair Underwood ... Calvin / Nicholas
Enrico Colantoni ... Arty / Ed
Erika Alexander ... Lucy
Tracy Vilar ... Heather
Brandon Keener ... Francesca's Assistant
Jeff Garlin ... Harvey, probably
David Alan Basche ... Nicholas's Agent
Terence Stamp ... Man on Plane / Himself
Nancy Lenehan ... Woman on Plane
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Storyline

Arty film-within-a-film revolves around seven people with little in common whose lives collide. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

Chance Meetings. Steamy Interludes. Sizzling Secrets. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 August 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

How to Survive a Hotel Room Fire See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$739,834, 4 August 2002, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,506,446, 22 September 2002
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When Nicholas (Blair Underwood) is giving a rap/speech in the limo to Catherine (Julia Roberts) he says the line "briefly be seen kissing a pretty woman under a pelican moon,". combining the titles of two Julia Roberts movies: Pretty Woman (1990) and The Pelican Brief (1993). See more »

Goofs

Catherine's black notebook and pen suddenly appear on the airplane armrest between shots, after her tape player clicks. See more »

Quotes

Catherine: Oh, eww, this arugal is so bitter! It'l like my algebra teacher on my bread!
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Crazy Credits

There are no opening credits for the movie. Instead, opening credits are shown for the "movie within the movie". See more »

Connections

References Scream 3 (2000) See more »

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Sarah
Composed and Orchestrated by Jacques Davidovici
Published by Telfrance (Administered by Marada USA/Criterion, for USA and Canada)
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The movie within a movie within a movie just did not work
29 July 2002 | by curciofSee all my reviews

I couldn't track the characters and after 20 minutes I didn't want to track them. I just wanted it to end--what was Soderbergh thinking? At first I thought it was supposed to be amateurish since it was a movie within a movie, but, when it went on and on with horrible lighting and terrible hand-held camera work, it was enough to make one want to run out screaming.


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