An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)

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When a rookie filmmaker with the unfortunate name Alan Smithee realizes he's an unwitting studio puppet, being forced to make a big-budget action movie he knows is horrible, he steals the master reels and tries to make a deal.


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6 May 1999 | Sinatra-3
Ya gotta dig Hollywood itself to appreciate this movie
'Burn Hollywood Burn' isn't bad. It's actually entertaining if you have a twisted, shameless enough fascination with the mechanics of the entertainment industry, as I do. The lying, deceiving and stonewalling tactics played out all over the story (such as it is) shows us one comical scenario of Tinseltown. My favorite bits were the cameo scenes by producer Robert Evans. For him to get in front of the camera again after so many years took some cajones. He plays it very cool though, Mr. Blame-It-On-The-Bossa-Nova. I rented the flick for two bucks one night, it was worth the two bucks.

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,992 1 March 1998

Gross USA:

$45,779

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$59,921

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