R | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The ghost of John Belushi looks back on his troubled life and career, while journalist Bob Woodward researches Belushi's life as he prepares to write a book about the late comic actor.
Bob Woodward sought to sell the book's film rights as early as 1984 - the year the book was published - but he found little interest in Hollywood for the project. Woodward later claimed, "A large portion of Hollywood didn't want this movie made because there's too much truth in it."
John? John! John... Answer me, John. John! Why didn't you ever want to go home? What was so painful, that you couldn't even close your eyes at night without drugs?
John Belushi: I had an unhappy childhood!
Bob Woodward: Oh, come on, John. We all had an unhappy childhood.
John Belushi: ...
Bob Woodward: ...
$681,054 (USA) (27 August 1989)