R | | Drama
The story of a young man's adventures in the California pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s.
When he appeared on Inside the Actors Studio (1994), William H. Macy recalled that at the wrap party, Nina Hartley, who played his character's wife and who was a real life porn star, gave all the cast gifts of her own porn films. Macy's present was a copy of Nina Hartley's Guide to Anal Sex (1996).
I wanna fuck. It's my fucking big dick. Who wants to fuck?
In 1978, Dirk Diggler buys a brand-new Corvette with Goodyear Eagle ST tires. Goodyear introduced the Eagle line of tires in the early 1980s. The ST was never an original equipment tire, it was available only as an after-market purchase.
Towards the end of the credits, Mark Wahlberg's character speaks.
The UK R2 DVD is presented in an aspect of 1.85:1, not 2.35:1 as filmed, which makes some scenes not fully in frame, especially at the beginning of the film with the title sequence.
$4,681,934 (USA) (2 November 1997)
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