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Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters (2006)

Hollywoods biggest talents explore what is the recipe for blockbuster, flops, and how absolute happenstance and controlled luck can make movie magic.

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Bill Couturié

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Peter Bart (book), Peter Bart (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Peter Bogdanovich ... Himself
Pierce Brosnan ... Himself
David Brown ... Himself
Charles Chaplin ... (archive footage)
George Clooney ... Himself
Francis Ford Coppola ... Himself (archive footage)
Bill Couturié Bill Couturié ... Himself (voice)
Danny DeVito ... Himself
Richard Dreyfuss ... Himself
Robert Evans ... Himself
Jodie Foster ... Herself
Morgan Freeman ... Himself
Brian Grazer ... Himself
Peter Guber ... HImself
Daryl Hannah ... Madison / Ayla (archive footage)
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Hollywoods biggest talents explore what is the recipe for blockbuster, flops, and how absolute happenstance and controlled luck can make movie magic.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 June 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Nadie sabe nada (los secretos del cine) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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HBO Films See more »
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13 June 2006 | by NewYorkYankee13See all my reviews

This was an excellent documentary on the ups and downs of the film industry. I was among the first to view this film and it changed my outlook on a lot of things pertaining to film making. I also had the honor of meeting the director. He knows his stuff. I know for sure that film is what I want to do now, because I saw this film. It was honest and in your face. The talent that graced the screen and gave their first hand confessions about the industry also opened my eyes to the film world. Everyone, if you have a chance, check it out! It might be a great experience for those who are interested in film and who want to get the real(or, reel)deal on the industry.


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