R | | Comedy, Drama
Wannabe actors become regulars in the stylish neo-lounge scene; Trent teaches his friend Mike the unwritten rules of the scene.
The release of the film coincided with the swing revival of the 1990s. It increased interest in 1940s culture, Hollywood nightlife, and swing music. Some of the slang used in the film became popular in the years following its release, especially the use of the word "money" as a catch-all term of approval or quality. The exclamation "Vegas, baby!" also became a common quote when referencing the city. The film also gave exposure to the term "Wingman" in its social interaction context.
Sue: Fuck! Such fuckin' bullshit!
Trent: Now that was pretty Sue...
Sue: Man, don't do the instant replay thing...
Trent: No way, you said it was fuckin' bullshit.
Sue: Don't do the fucking...
Trent: Well that's why they put the instant replay in the fucking game! So ...
Camera shadow on Mike's back when he and Lorraine are dancing.
The rabbit in this production was trained with care and concern for its safety and wellbeing.
Italian theatrical and video release omit a scene set in Las Vegas in the trailer park, where Trent tells the girl the story about his audition for the role of "brother".
$74,118 (USA) (20 October 1996)
$4,505,922 (USA) (2 February 1997)
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