R | | Comedy, Romance
Lifelong platonic friends Zack and Miri look to solve their respective cash-flow problems by making an adult film together. As the cameras roll, however, the duo begin to sense that they may have more feelings for each other than they previously thought.
In the movie, Zack and Miri are supposed to be the same age, but in real-life, Elizabeth Banks is almost ten years older than Seth Rogen. At the time of shooting, Seth Rogen was three years from his high school reunion, while Elizabeth Banks would have had hers six years prior.
Oh, my God, yeah.
Miriam Linky: What? You got an idea?
Zack Brown: We could make a porno.
Miriam Linky: Not the idea I was lookin' for.
Zack Brown: What? No, that is a fuckin' awesome idea. Are you shitting me? That guy, Brandon St. Randy, Bobby Long's boyfriend, he said he makes a hundred grand a ...
In the trailers, when Delaney (Craig Robinson) says the line "Han Solo and Princess Leia ain't never had no sex in Star Wars," Lester (Jason Mewes) can be seeing mouthing the line along with him. This is reported to be an intentional reference to a famous goof in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) where Harrison Ford can be seen mouthing Carrie Fisher's line.
At the very end, after all the credits, Lester (Jason Mewes) says, "way to fuck, Zack."
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