R | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The infamous Chris-R scene is being shown as taking place in an alleyway, while in the final film it takes place on a rooftop. It was reshot because Tommy Wiseau thought it would be "more dramatic" on the roof rather than its initial location in an alley. The reshoot cost $80,000 and took two weeks to shoot.
If you were to ask the five best filmmakers in the world right now to make a movie like this... it... it wouldn't even be in the same universe.
Ike Barinholtz: I was blown away. Like, like three minutes in, I turn to my friend, "This is the fucking greatest movie ...
James Franco, who has brown eyes, wore colored contacts to more closely resemble Wiseau; however, in some early scenes such as the cafe, Franco is not wearing colored contacts.
With the exception of the title itself, there are no opening credits in this film.
$1,211,345 (USA) (3 December 2017)
$21,120,616 (USA) (8 March 2018)