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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  • Edward Norton and Brad Pitt star
  • Fight Club (1999)
  • Tom Arnold at an event for Fight Club (1999)
  • Edward Norton stars as the narrator
  • Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds at an event for Fight Club (1999)

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Trivia

Edward Norton lost 17-20 pounds for this role after having to beef up tremendously for his role as a Neo-Nazi skinhead in American History X (1998). Norton achieved this form by running, taking vitamins and just ignoring the on-set catering.


Quotes

Tyler Durden: Did you know that if you mix equal parts of gasoline and frozen orange juice concentrate you can make napalm?
Narrator: No, I did not know that; is that true?
Tyler Durden: That's right... One could make all kinds of explosives, using simple household items.
Narrator: Really...?
Tyler Durden: If ...


Goofs

In Project Mayhem there is no names, but Bob gets called Bob four times. Twice by Tyler as a waiter and twice by one of the Space Monkey's when he is shot lying on the table.


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) (15 October 1999)

Gross:

$37,023,395 (USA) (25 February 2000)

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