Bowfinger


1h 36m 1999

Brief Synopsis

Bobby Bowfinger, a nearly bankrupt aspiring movie producer-director, is about to take one last shot at fame and fortune. Desperate to hit the big time, the hapless dreamer recruits a motley crew of aspiring misfits, including an eager nerd, an ambitious ingenue and an over-the-hill diva. With their

Film Details

Also Known As
roi d'Hollywood, Knubbigt regn
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1999
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 36m

Synopsis

Bobby Bowfinger, a nearly bankrupt aspiring movie producer-director, is about to take one last shot at fame and fortune. Desperate to hit the big time, the hapless dreamer recruits a motley crew of aspiring misfits, including an eager nerd, an ambitious ingenue and an over-the-hill diva. With their help, Bowfinger embarks on a radical, ingenious scheme to trick the biggest name in the movies into becoming the star of his ultra low-budget film.

Crew

Johnny Adams

Song Performer

Jesus Alemany

Song

Kyle Alexander

Production Assistant

Larry Alicata

Driver

Molly Allen

Location Manager

Gary Archer

Other

Tony Ardito

Driver

Steve Artmont

Makeup Artist

Ron Ash

Best Boy

Joseph Aulisi

Costume Designer

Linda C Azevedo

Accountant

Beth Babyak

Assistant

Marc Baird

Storyboard Artist

Roger Ball

Song

Steve Barri

Song

John M Batiuk

Driver

Tom Battaglia

Driver

Cheryl Beasley-blackwell

Costumes

Guy Norman Bee

Steadicam Operator

Guy Norman Bee

Camera

Brendan Beebe

Boom Operator

Bryan Belair

Construction Coordinator

Rodney Lee Bennett

Driver

Steven A Berman

Production Assistant

Ray Berrios

Stand-In

Brian K. Bilson

Props Assistant

Deborah Bird

Production Coordinator

Cynthia Black

Set Costumer

Michael R Blaich

Other

Judith Blinick

Accounting Assistant

Lisa Blok-linson

Location Manager

Ron Bochar

Sound Editor

Ron Bochar

Rerecording

Sue Bokobza

Production

Martin Raymond Bolger

Sound Mixer

Richard Boris

Other

David Boulton

Adr

Richard J Boyle

Grip

Allan Bragg

Stand-In

James Brown

Song Performer

James Brown

Song

Rick Buchanon

Special Thanks To

Susan Burig

Graphic Designer

Gary Burritt

Negative Cutting

June Butler

Special Thanks To

Ron W Cafferty

Driver

Ed Calderon

Production

Matt Callahan

Set Decorator

E Callins

Song

E Callins

Song Performer

Gary L Camp

Other

Kevin A Canamar

Medic

John Carbonara

Music

Virgil E Carter

Stand-In

Carlos E Chairez

Set Production Assistant

Kam Chan

Foley Editor

Amin Chandra

Craft Service

Ben Cheah

Foley Editor

Stacy Christenson

Dga Trainee

Bill Cockrell

Driver

Fetteroff Colen

Costumes

Perry Como

Song Performer

Marko Constanzo

Foley Artist

Leslie J Converse

Post-Production Supervisor

Leslie J Converse

Assistant

Imani Coppola

Other

Imani Coppola

Song

Phil Cory

Special Effects Coordinator

Richard Cory

Special Effects Foreman

John Costner

Driver

Kathleen Courtney

Associate Producer

Kelly G Crawford

Editor

Carmen Cuba

Casting Associate

Anna Culp

Assistant

Mike Cunningham

Props Assistant

Bud Davis

Stunt Coordinator

Sandy De Crescent

Music Contractor

Jackson Degovia

Production Designer

Sienna Degovia

Art Assistant

Oscar Delgadillo

On-Set Dresser

Tom Dias

Driver

Lee Dichter

Rerecording

George Doering

Music

Andrew Dorfman

Music

Carl Douglas

Song Performer

Carl Douglas

Song

Lamont Dozier

Song

Scott Drinon

Dolly Grip

Malcolm Duncan

Song

Michael Dunitz

Assistant Location Manager

Kitty Dutton

Driver

Syd Dutton

Visual Effects

Patricia Ebert

Assistant Location Manager

Richard Elias

Best Boy

Juno J. Ellis

Adr Mixer

Kendall Errair

Costume Supervisor

Kevin Fahey

Grip

Michael J. Fahey

Best Boy Grip

Gus Feederle

Other

Craig Fehrman

Transportation Coordinator

Chris Fielder

Assistant Sound Editor

Michael Forte

Driver

Jack Forwalter

On-Set Dresser

K C Fox

Set Decorator

Abdul Franklin

Assistant Editor

Marty Frasu

Other

Gary Fredrickson

Electrician

Jennifer Freed

Post-Production Accountant

Chad Frey

Assistant Art Director

Allison Ganz

Other

Scott Garrett

On-Set Dresser

Marvin Gaye

Song Performer

Anthony Genovese

Stand-In

J.j. George

Music Editor

Evan L Gilner

Assistant Director

Les Gobruegge

Set Designer

Carmine Goglia

Other

Lewis Goldstein

Sound Effects Editor

Nate Goodman

Other

Alan Gorrie

Song

Brian Grazer

Producer

Jim Grce

Lighting Technician

Michael N Green

Grip

Frank Griffin

Makeup Artist

Basil Bryant Grillo

Assistant Director

Jemal Guillory

Assistant

Margaret Guinee

Avid Editor

Matt Haasch

Foley

Melissa Hammond

Other

Tabby Hanson

Stunts

Bruce Hathaway

Driver

Kenny Hayes

Production

Michael Haynes

Stunts

Maru Hernandez

Production Assistant

Ruth Hernandez

Apprentice

Charisse M Hewitt-webster

Assistant

Tony Hibbard

Electrician

Dan Higgins

Music

Harry Higgins

Rerecording Assistant

Kenneth W Hirsh

Song

Michael J Hogan

Video Assist/Playback

Brian Holland

Song

Edward Holland

Song

Alan Holly

Adr

Bob Hughes

Sound

Gary Hymes

Stunts

Gary S Isbell

On-Set Dresser

Sondra James

Other

Darla Jameson

Stand-In

Alexander Janko

Music Arranger

Bob Jaurequi

Stunts

Cliff Johnson

Driver

Donnie Johnson

Assistant

Dennis Jones

Boom Operator

Quincy Jones

Song Performer

Zak A Kahn

Office Assistant

Jimmy Kaleth

Song

Jimmy Kaleth

Song Performer

Duane Katz

Electrician

Karen Kehela

Executive Producer

Jamie Kehoe

Craft Service

Ronald Kline

Lighting

Susa Kohlstedt

Camera

Luca Kouimelis

Script Supervisor

Adam Kowalski

Camera Operator

Mike Kulisch

Driver

John Kurlander

Other

Pam Lackhart

Special Thanks To

Bud Lacy

Driver

Gregory A Landis

Driver

Mike Langenbach

Stand-In

Terry Langford

Projectionist

Steven Lazarus

Best Boy

Lynn Ledgerwood

Other

Donovan Leitch

Song

Geoff Levin

Song

Geoff Levin

Song Performer

Ivan Lins

Song

Michael Lyon

Electrician

Michael Mangini

Song

Chris Many

Song

Chris Many

Song Performer

Keira March

Accountant

Anthony T. Marra Ii

Key Grip

Buck Martin

Special Thanks To

Karl Martin

Visual Effects

Karl Martin

Set Designer

Steve Martin

Screenplay

Zitor Martins

Song

Fumi Mashimo

Other

Liz Maxwell

Caterer

Michael Maxwell

Caterer

Daniel May

Song

Daniel May

Song Performer

Cecil Mcclain

Driver

Walter Mcclain

Transportation Captain

Pilar Mccurry

Music Supervisor

Michael A Mcfadden

Grip

Michael Mcgregor

Song Performer

Michael Mcgregor

Song

Film Details

Also Known As
roi d'Hollywood, Knubbigt regn
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1999
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 36m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer August 13, 1999

Released in United States on Video January 18, 2000

Released in United States August 1999

Shown at Locarno International Film Festival (Piazza Grande) August 4-14, 1999.

Began shooting June 15, 1998.

Completed shooting September 23, 1998.

Released in United States Summer August 13, 1999

Released in United States on Video January 18, 2000

Released in United States August 1999 (Shown at Locarno International Film Festival (Piazza Grande) August 4-14, 1999.)