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Boogie Nights (8-Oct-1997)

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson

Writer: Paul Thomas Anderson

Music by: Michael Penn

Producers: Lloyd Levin; John Lyons; Paul Thomas Anderson; Joanne Sellar

Keywords: Drama, Porno Industry, Prostitution, Disco, Coming of Age, Roller Skating, Cocaine, Gay Bashing, Los Angeles

Dirk Diggler and his 13-inch penis form an unbeatable combination in the late 1970s and early 1980s porn industry of Los Angeles. Towards the end, things get a bit out of control. Burt Reynolds is an inspired choice to play an adult film director, for which he received a Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination; Julianne Moore received a Best Supporting Actress nomination, and Paul Thomas Anderson nomination for Best Screenplay. Brilliant film.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Don Cheadle
29-Nov-1964   Boogie Nights
John Doe
25-Feb-1954   X
Robert Downey, Sr.
Film Director
24-Jun-1936   Greaser's Palace
Joanna Gleason
2-Jun-1950   Crimes and Misdemeanors
Heather Graham
29-Jan-1970   Rollergirl in Boogie Nights
Luis Guzmán
28-Aug-1956   Ramon on John From Cincinnati
Philip Baker Hall
10-Sep-1931   Magnolia
Veronica Hart
27-Oct-1956   Latex, Wanda Whips Wall Street
Nina Hartley
11-Mar-1959   Little Bill's slutty wife in Boogie Nights
Philip Seymour Hoffman
23-Jul-1967 2-Feb-2014 Capote
Laurel Holloman
23-May-1971   Tina Kennard on The L Word
Michael Jace
13-Jul-1970   Det. Julien Lowe on The Shield
Thomas Jane
29-Jan-1969   The Sweetest Thing
Ricky Jay
1948   Jay's Journal of Anomalies
William H. Macy
13-Mar-1950   Fargo
Alfred Molina
24-May-1953   Doctor Octopus in Spider-Man 2
Julianne Moore
3-Dec-1960   Boogie Nights, Short Cuts
Nicole Ari Parker
7-Oct-1970   Soul Food
Michael Penn
1-Aug-1958   Sean Penn's brother
John C. Reilly
24-May-1965   Boogie Nights
Burt Reynolds
11-Feb-1936   Moustached Cannonball Run actor
Jack Riley
30-Dec-1935 19-Aug-2016 Elliot Carlin on The Bob Newhart Show
Mark Wahlberg
5-Jun-1971   Formerly of the Funky Bunch
Melora Walters
21-Oct-1968   Boogie Nights


Don Cheadle   ...   Buck Swope
Heather Graham   ...   Rollergirl
Luis Guzmán   ...   Maurice T.T. Rodriguez
Philip Baker Hall   ...   Floyd Gondolli
Philip Seymour Hoffman   ...   Scotty J.
Thomas Jane   ...   Todd Parker
Ricky Jay   ...   Kurt Longjohn
William H. Macy   ...   Little Bill
Alfred Molina   ...   Rahad Jackson
Julianne Moore   ...   Amber Waves
Nicole Ari Parker   ...   Becky Barnett
John C. Reilly   ...   Reed Rothchild
Burt Reynolds   ...   Jack Horner
Robert Ridgely   ...   The Colonel James
Mark Wahlberg   ...   Eddie Adams / Dirk Diggler
Melora Walters   ...   Jessie St. Vincent
Nina Hartley   ...   Little Bill's Wife
Jack Wallace   ...   Rocky
Michael Jace   ...   Jerome
John Doe   ...   Amber's Husband
Joanna Gleason   ...   Dirk's Mother
Laurel Holloman   ...   Sheryl Lynn
Jonathan Quint   ...   Johnny Doe
Stanley DeSantis   ...   Buck's Manager
Rico Bueno   ...   Hot Traxx Waiter
Samson Barkhordarian   ...   Hot Traxx Chef
Brad Braeden   ...   Big Stud
Lawrence Hudd   ...   Dirk's Father
Michael Stein   ...   Stereo Customer
Patricia Forte   ...   Teacher
Kai Lennox   ...   High School / College Kid
Jason Andrews   ...   Johnny Limo Driver
Amber Hunter   ...   Colonel's Lady Friend
Greg Lauren   ...   Young Stud
Tom Dorfmeister   ...   Watcher #1
Jake Cross   ...   Watcher #2
Selwyn Emerson Miller   ...   Hot Traxx DJ
Jamielyn Gamboa   ...   Colonel's Hot Traxx Girlfriend
Melissa Spell   ...   Becky's Girlfriend
Raymond Laboriel   ...   Becky's Girlfriend's Friend
Jon Brion   ...   Awards Ceremony Band
Brian Kehew   ...   Awards Ceremony Band
Robin Sharp   ...   Awards Ceremony Band
Audrey Wiechman   ...   Awards Ceremony Band
Tim "Stuffy" Soronen   ...   Raphael
Alexander D. Slanger   ...   Floyd's Kid
Thomas Lenk   ...   Floyd's Kid
Lexi Leigh   ...   Floyd's Kid
Laura Gronewald   ...   Floyd's Kid
Vernon Guichard II   ...   Mugsy Jack's Bartender
Tony Tedeschi   ...   New Year's Eve Young Stud
Leslie Redden   ...   KC Sunshine
Gregory Daniel   ...   Minister
Michael Penn   ...   Nick the Engineer
Don Amendolia   ...   Bank Worker
Summer   ...   Jacuzzi Girl
Skye   ...   Jacuzzi Girl
Robert Downey, Sr.   ...   Burt, Studio Manager
Veronica Hart   ...   Judge
Jack Riley   ...   Lawyer
Channon Roe   ...   Surfer
Mike Gunther   ...   Surfer Punk
Michael Raye Smith   ...   Surfer Punk
Michael Scott Stencil   ...   Surfer Punk
Dustin Courtney   ...   Donut Boy
Allan Graf   ...   Man with Gun
Jose Chaidez   ...   Puerto Rican Kid
B. Philly Johnson   ...   Rahad's Bodyguard
Joe G. M. Chan   ...   Cosmo (Rahad's Boy)
Goliath   ...   Tyrone
Israel Juarbe   ...   Maurice's Brother
George Anthony Rae   ...   Maurice's Brother
Eric Winzenried   ...   Doctor
Hot Traxx Dancers
Sharon Ferrol   ...   Dancer
Anne Fletcher   ...   Dancer
Scott Fowler   ...   Dancer
Melanie A. Gage   ...   Dancer
Eddie Garcia   ...   Dancer
Sebastian LaCause   ...   Dancer
Lance MacDonald   ...   Dancer
Diane Mizota   ...   Dancer
Nathan Frederic Prevost   ...   Dancer
Lisa E. Ratzin   ...   Dancer
Dee Dee Weathers   ...   Dancer
Darrel W. Wright   ...   Dancer


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