Bowfinger (1999)

PG-13   |    |  Comedy


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When a desperate movie producer fails to get a major star for his bargain basement film, he decides to shoot the film secretly around him.


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27 December 2006 | mjw2305
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| A Tiny Peek at how good Steve Martin Movies can be
Steve Martin has made some fine comedy movies - 'The Man with two Brains' 'All of Me' 'Dirty Rotten Scoudrels' and 'Planes, Trains and Automobiles' to name just few. He has also made some wonderfully touching movies like 'A Simple Twist of Fate' where his acting ability really shows through. Unfortunately he does have a knack of making too many films that are merely mediocre or worse; films like 'Mixed Nuts' 'Sgt. Bilko' 'Bringing down the House' and 'Cheaper by the Dozen'

I am pleased to say that Bowfinger shows us Steve Martin close to his best; he plays the lead role and he also wrote this totally crazy, unbelievable and madcap comedy; and it is genuinely funny for all the right reasons. It is cleverly written and has a really interesting storyline. I thought it was brilliant fun, and well worth watching.

Steve Martin Fans will love this one 7/10

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Budget:

$55,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,062,550 15 August 1999

Gross USA:

$66,384,775

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$98,625,775

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