Boogie Nights (1997)

Set in 1977, back when sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming, idealistic porn producer Jack Horner aspires to elevate his craft to an art form. Horner discovers Eddie Adams, a hot young talent working as a busboy in a nightclub, and welcomes him into the extended family of movie-makers, misfits and hangers-on that are always around. Adams' rise from nobody to a celebrity adult entertainer is meteoric, and soon the whole world seems to know his porn alter ego, "Dirk Diggler". Now, when disco and drugs are in vogue, fashion is in flux and the party never seems to stop, Adams' dreams of turning sex into stardom are about to collide with cold, hard reality.

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 92% / Audience 89%

8/10

Rated R 2 hr 35 mins

GENRES
Drama
DIRECTION
Paul Thomas Anderson
CAST
Mark Wahlberg  •  Burt Reynolds  •  John C. Reilly  •  Julianne Moore

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Mark Wahlberg Eddie Adams alias Dirk Diggler
Burt Reynolds Jack Horner
John C. Reilly Reed Rothchild
Julianne Moore Amber Waves - Maggie
Thomas Jane Todd Parker
Heather Graham Brandy alias Rollergirl
Philip Seymour Hoffman Scotty J.
William H. Macy Little Bill
Don Cheadle Buck Swope
Luis Guzmán Maurice TT Rodriguez
Alfred Molina Rahad Jackson
Robert Ridgely The Colonel James