R | | Drama
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.
Three directors were offered the film prior to David Fincher. Peter Jackson was the initial choice of producers Joshua Donen and Ross Grayson Bell, who had been impressed with Jackson's work on Heavenly Creatures (1994) and The Frighteners (1996). Jackson however, although he loved the Chuck Palahniuk novel, was too busy prepping The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) in New Zealand. The second choice... ...
We're a generation of men raised by women. I'm wondering if another woman is really the answer we need.
During the fight scene in the garage between Tyler and the Narrator, the concrete wall moves when the narrator is thrown against it.
Just as the closing credits are about to start, a flash-frame-shot of a penis appears on the screen.
$11,035,485 (USA) (15 October 1999)
$37,023,395 (USA) (25 February 2000)
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