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The Room (2003)

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Johnny is a successful banker who lives happily in a San Francisco townhouse with his fiancée, Lisa. One day, inexplicably, she gets bored with him and decides to seduce his best friend, Mark. From there, nothing will be the same again.

Director:

Tommy Wiseau

Writer:

Tommy Wiseau
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tommy Wiseau ... Johnny
Juliette Danielle ... Lisa
Greg Sestero ... Mark
Philip Haldiman Philip Haldiman ... Denny (as Phillip Haldiman)
Carolyn Minnott ... Claudette (as Carolyn Minnot)
Robyn Paris ... Michelle
Mike Holmes Mike Holmes ... Mike (as Mike Scott)
Dan Janjigian Dan Janjigian ... Chris-R
Kyle Vogt Kyle Vogt ... Peter
Greg Ellery ... Steven
Piper Gore Piper Gore ... Party Member #1
Kari McDermott Kari McDermott ... Party Member #2 (as Kari McDermont)
Jennifer Vanderbliek Jennifer Vanderbliek ... Party Member #3 (as Jen Vanderbliek)
Bennett Dunn ... Party Member #4 (as Bennet Dunn)
Padma Moyer Padma Moyer ... Susan
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Storyline

In San Francisco, we follow Johnny, a man who has a girlfriend, Lisa, and also his best friend, Mark. Lisa has been cheating on Johnny with Mark and Johnny doesn't know! Will Johnny ever find out? Will Mark still be Johnny's best friend? Written by maxkriegelnance

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Do you understand life? Do you? See more »

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality, language and brief violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 March 2004 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

The Room See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,800, 30 June 2003

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,840,034, 31 December 2017
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Wiseau-Films See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Greg Sestero stated in his book The Disaster Artist that Tommy Wiseau took his movie so seriously during production, that he told Sestero that the lines he wrote were so amazing that they would be able to put people to sleep. Ironically, Sestero found some truth in that. See more »

Goofs

All of the living room furniture in Johnny and Lisa's apartment is positioned in such a way that obscures the view of the TV. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Johnny: Hi, babe. I have something for you.
Lisa: What is it?
Johnny: Just a little something.
[Playfully hides a package behind his back, then presents it to Lisa. She opens it and pulls out a red dress]
Lisa: Johnny, it's beautiful. Thank you. Can I try it on now?
Johnny: Sure, it's yours.
Lisa: Wait right here.
[grabs Johnny's tie and kisses him]
Lisa: I'll try it on right now.
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Craft Service - L.A. & S.F. Fast Food See more »

Alternate Versions

In the DVD and theatrical versions of the film, when Johnny throws his TV out the window in the climax, it is obvious that it is daytime when the TV smashes to the ground despite taking place at night. However, in the Blu-ray transfer, a partial "day for night" filter was added. See more »

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Crazy
Performed by Clint Jun Gamboa (as Clint Gamboa)
Written by Clint Jun Gamboa (as Clint Gamboa) and Wayman Davis
Music written and arranged by Wayman Davis for Nu-Rhythmn
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I watched with my mouth open...
22 September 2004 | by d_rockafellaSee all my reviews

If anyone actually watched this movie and walked out with just the notion that it was a "bad movie" they have absolutely no sense of humor... This movie is not a "bad movie," it is by far the worst movie ever made, and absolutely hilarious... It's not like bad movie hilarious where there's some really funny parts (funny for being bad) and the rest is boring... It's absolutely non-stop... My mouth dropped open and literally stayed that way for most of the movie... The sex scene, the completely nonsense drug dealer side story, the dialogue ("Hi, Doggy"), and best of all were Mark's attempts to stop Lisa from having sex with him ("hey... wait a minute... what are you doing... no, we can't do that")... I'm just happy I got a chance to see it, especially with a crowd of people that also "got it" ... I can't wait for the DVD...


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