Fight Club (1999)

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An insomniac office worker, looking for a way to change his life, crosses paths with a devil-may-care soap maker, forming an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more.


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  • Brad Pitt stars as Tyler Durden
  • Tom Arnold at an event for Fight Club (1999)
  • Brad Pitt and Edward Norton in Fight Club (1999)
  • Brad Pitt in Fight Club (1999)
  • Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds at an event for Fight Club (1999)

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Did You Know?

Trivia

After director David Fincher was finished editing the film, the studio executives were baffled by the piece, and unsure how to market it. Fincher had wanted a highly unique marketing campaign which would mirror the film's theme of anti-commercialism, but already... ...


Quotes

Tyler Durden: This is a chemical burn. It will hurt more than you've ever been burned before. You will have a scar.


Goofs

During the fight scene in the garage between Tyler and the Narrator, the concrete wall moves when the narrator is thrown against it.


Crazy Credits

The three police officers that try to cut off the narrator's testicles are credited as Officer Andrew, Officer Kevin and Officer Walker. Andrew Kevin Walker is the screenwriter who wrote Se7en (1995) and 8MM (1999). He also worked uncredited on David Fincher's The Game (1997) and on one of the drafts of Fight Club (1999). However, his contribution to the Fight Club script was not enough to warrant a credit by current WGA rules. Director David Fincher named the officers Andrew, Kevin and Walker, as a way of surreptitiously giving Walker a credit.

Details

Release Date:

15 October 1999

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA, Germany

Box Office

Budget:

$63,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,035,485 (USA) (17 October 1999)

Gross:

$37,030,102 (USA)

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