R | | Biography, Drama
A partially idealized and fictionalized film of the controversial pornography publisher and how he became a defender of free speech for all people.
When Milos Forman was interviewed on Charlie Rose to promote The People Vs. Larry Flynt, he said that he felt that this was his best film.
Roy Grutman: Yeah, Jerry, he's suing you.
Jerry Falwell: He's suing me? For heaven's sakes, on what grounds?
Roy Grutman: Well, you xeroxed his ad, and you sent it out in a million fundraiser letters.
Jerry Falwell: Yeah, so?
Roy Grutman: But you didn't get his permission. And that's copyright infringement.
Jerry Falwell: The...
When Larry first meets Alan, he assumes he is 22 years old. It is impossible for someone to complete law school at that young age.
$607,652 (USA) (29 December 1996)
$20,191,312 (USA) (27 April 1997)
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