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An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.
Paul Thomas Anderson wanted to cast Burt Reynolds for an unspecified role. But Reynolds became angry with Anderson during the promotional tour for Boogie Nights (1997) and turned the role down.
In the New York Herald, November 26, year 1911, there is an account of the hanging of three men. They died for the murder of Sir Edmund William Godfrey; Husband, Father, Pharmacist and all around gentle-man resident of: Greenberry Hill, London. He ...
In the scene where Donnie Smith is robbing the furniture store he previously worked at the poster on the door reads, "Keep Door Lock at all times!", instead of "Keep Door Locked at all times!" Due to the owner's accent, it can be assumed that this was just due to him being a non-native English speaker and writer.
As the credit for Robert Downey Sr. scrolls up the screen, the words "(a prince)" appear next to his name.
After watching the documentary "That Moment" on the supplementary DVD, you can see a deleted scene. The scene involves Orlando Jones' character 'The Worm,' his son (who appears in Officer Jim and Linda's scenes), and an unidentified boy. In it, the young rapping boy, Dixon, rushes into a restaurant where his father is staying, and eventually pulls a gun on him. The gun appears to be Jim's lost gun. Perhaps the scene would have further explained how it was so mysteriously returned to Jim in the end of the film. In the documentary, the director seems to be having a tough time with the scene, perhaps explaining why it was cut.
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$193,604 (USA) (19 December 1999)