PG-13 | | Drama, Music
A loner befriends a local celebrity, Billy Magic, but soon begins to tell lies in order maintain the friendship and the newfound status.
On the suggestion of Andy Paley, one of the music advisers and composers for the film, Kevin Bacon visited Philadelphia to spend a week with local radio legend Jerry Blavat so he could study his mannerisms and delivery on the air, including how to "... ...
I woke up in the morning, went to take a piss, looked down, and all I saw was teeth marks.
About two-thirds through the movie, when Karchy picks his girlfriend up at the store after (her) work, they walk down a handicap wheelchair ramp which didn't exist in the 1960's.
$11,470 (USA) (19 October 1997)
$252,318 (USA) (16 November 1997)
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