Boogie Nights


2h 32m 1997
Boogie Nights

Brief Synopsis

A dark comedy following the rise and fall of Eddie Adams, a handsome, uneducated teenager who works in the kitchen of a popular San Fernando Valley nightclub. Back at home, Eddie has to face the oppressive company of a passive father and a domineering mother who keeps reminding him he's stupid and a

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
ALLIANCE RELEASING/NEW LINE CINEMA (NEW LINE)
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 32m

Synopsis

A dark comedy following the rise and fall of Eddie Adams, a handsome, uneducated teenager who works in the kitchen of a popular San Fernando Valley nightclub. Back at home, Eddie has to face the oppressive company of a passive father and a domineering mother who keeps reminding him he's stupid and a failure. But when he's spotted at the club by Jack Horner, a successful porn producer, Eddie is instantly lured to a promising career in the adult entertainment industry.

Crew

Kimberly Adams-galligan

Assistant Costume Designer

Tom Ajar

Projectionist

Colin Alexander

Props

Dwayne Mark Alezandre

Location Scout

Paul Thomas Anderson

Producer

Paul Thomas Anderson

Screenplay

Nick Arnds

Grip

Karrie Aubuchon

Production Assistant

Brian Edward Avery

Stunts

Mark Balda

Other

Tony Barattini

Driver

Maria K. Battle

Assistant Director

Victor Bazaz

Swing Gang

Ron Bedrosian

Foley Mixer

Bradford Bell

Audio

Howard Berger

Special Effects Supervisor

Ted Berner

Art Director

Kamar Bitar

Special Effects Coordinator

Michael Blair

Props

Mark W J Borg

Props

James Borgardt

Adr Supervisor

Joseph Bosco

Adr

Mark Bridges

Costume Designer

Steve Brock

Best Boy

Benny Buck

Electrician

Adam Campbell

Special Effects

Diane Carlucci

Special Effects

John Carlucci

Special Effects

Lou Carlucci

Special Effects Supervisor

Ken Carriveau

Swing Gang

Andrea Carter

Art Director

Joe Colangelo

Electrician

Valeria Migliassi Collins

Craft Service

Eddie Conna

Stunts

Brad Coombs

Office Assistant

Linda S Cormany

Costumes

Joe Cosentino

Transportation Captain

Pat Cosentino

Driver

Shawn Crowder

Stunts

Cliff Cudney

Stunt Coordinator

Liam Curtin

Office Assistant

Gregg Dandridge

Stunts

Max Daniels

Stunts

David Davenport

Costume Supervisor

Valerie Davidson

Foley

Dane A. Davis

Sound Editor

Keith M Davis

Electrician

Kenny Davis

Dolly Grip

Michael De Luca

Co-Executive Producer

Mark Deallessandro

Stunts

Eva Marie Denst

Makeup

Angel Desanti

Driver

Joseph Dianda

Key Grip

Suzanne Diaz-westmore

Makeup Assistant

William T Dreher

Driver

Adam Druxman

Assistant Director

Jennifer Duclos

Driver

Minnie Duerr

Accounting Assistant

Jenna Dupree

Office Assistant

Erik Ellner

Production

Robert Elswit

Other

Robert Elswit

Dp/Cinematographer

Robert Elswit

Director Of Photography

R Shawn Ensign

Grip

Avy Eschenasy

Production

Ron Finn

Music Editor

Anne Fletcher

Choreographer

Stephen Flynn

Assistant Property Master

Jamie Fronta

Grip

Marie Gaerlan

Post-Production Assistant

Marie Gaerlan

Wardrobe

Kristen Gassner

Props Buyer

Greg Gateley

Production Assistant

Anna Geyer

Other

Jeffrey Lee Gibson

Stunts

Penny A Gillman

Accountant

Emily Glatter

Coordinator

Larry Gordon

Executive Producer

William J Gray

Electrician

Mark Graziano

Post-Production Supervisor

Nina Grossman

Assistant

Nina Grossman

Clearance Coordinator

Josh Hakian

Special Effects

David Halbert

Boom Operator

Peter Halbert

Sound

Stephen Halbert

Sound Mixer

Lana Hale

Rights & Clearances

James Hall

Special Effects

Tom Hammond

Foley Editor

Julie Hansen

Production Accountant

Barbara Harris

Voice Casting

Lynn Harris

Co-Executive Producer

Bob Hart

Negative Cutting

Geno Hart

Transportation Coordinator

Stephen Hart

Foley Recordist

Stephen Hart

Foley Mixer

Gregg Hartman

Swing Gang

Jonathan Herman

Production Assistant

Bill Holmquist

Construction Coordinator

Kevin Hughes

Property Master

Ron Hughes

Other

Garrett Immel

Special Effects

Janet Ingram

Costumes

Olga Ishkhanova

Wardrobe

Scott L Jackson

Assistant

Patrick Jager

Rights & Clearances

Joel Jaspan

Props

Ron Jeremy

Special Thanks To

Mark S. Kaufman

Music

Kini Kay

Sound Effects Editor

Jocelyne Kelly

Assistant

Michael Keys

Driver

Brian King

Titles

Rich King

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Louis Kiss

Special Effects

Richard Klein

Stand-In

Lou Kleinman

Dialogue Editor

Jon Krueger

Production Assistant

Cassandra Kulukundis

Casting Associate

Robert Kurtzman

Special Effects Supervisor

Chad Lane

Stand-In

Suzanne Lapick

Assistant Property Master

Bobby Lavelle

Music Coordinator

Greg Lay

Props

Gillian Lefkowitz

Photography

James Lenox

Location Scout

Lloyd Levin

Producer

Frank Long

Audio

Arnie Lopez

Assistant

Cookie Lopez

Costumes

Jose Lopez

Assistant

George Lozano

Electrician

Daniel Lupi

Coproducer

Daniel Lupi

Unit Production Manager

John S. Lyons

Producer

Laura Macias

Foley Artist

Eileen Malyszko

Production Coordinator

Craig Markey

Production Supervisor

Robert Maverick

Special Effects

Theo Mayes

Hair

Richard Mcconnell

Props

Bill Mcdevitt

Grip

Robert Mcgovern

Stunts

Brian K Mcmanus

Makeup

David Mcrell

Assistant Sound Editor

Lucas Meyers

Assistant (Uncredited)

Lucas Meyers

Other

Sharon Michaels

Foley Artist

Danny Miller

Apprentice

Martin Milligan

On-Set Dresser

Sean Moe

Camera

Jeremy Molod

Foley Recordist

Rob Montalbano

Set Production Assistant

Jeff L Moore

Driver

Marnie Moore

Foley Artist

Marnie Moore

Foley

Jennifer Mosberg

Product Placement

Greg Musselman

Other

Ron Myers

Special Effects

Pablo B. Nantas

Tailor

Gregory A Newton

Props

Steve M Nickolai

Other

David Nickoll

Assistant

Patrizia Nicoloso

Other

Greg Nicotero

Special Effects Supervisor

Ngoli Nirenda

Electrician

Andrea Nunn

Stand-In

Hugh Aodh O'brien

Stunts

Karri O'reilly

Other

Jack Orlando

Props

Bethany Orlemann

Apprentice

Jeff Orsa

Rigging Gaffer

Mark B Palma

Props

David Parker

Rerecording

Rick Partlow

Foley Artist

Rick Partlow

Foley

Scott Patten

Best Boy Grip

David Peck

Other

John Pellegrino

Driver

Michael Penn

Music

Michael Phillips

Production Assistant

Michael Phillips

Set Production Assistant

Michael L Phillips

Set Production Assistant

Adam Pinkstaff

Transportation

Marshall Plumb

Rights & Clearances

Dana Porter

Foley Recordist

Paul Prokop

Production Associate

Karyn Rachtman

Music Supervisor

Hilmar Ragnarsson

Other

Jeff Ramsey

Stunts

Fred Raskin

Assistant Editor

Michael Riba

Assistant Camera Operator

Marc Rindner

Production

Larry Ring

Assistant Location Manager

Charles W Ritter

Dialogue Editor

Lynn Rodgers

Makeup

Tina Roesler-kerwin

Makeup Supervisor

Layla Ross

Production Assistant

Evelyn Rozenfeld

Hair

Chanel Salzer

Location Scout

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
ALLIANCE RELEASING/NEW LINE CINEMA (NEW LINE)
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 32m

Award Nominations

Best Original Screenplay

1997

Best Supporting Actor

1997
Burt Reynolds

Best Supporting Actress

1997
Julianne Moore

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Nominated for the 1997 award for Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen by the Writers Guild of America (WGA).

Winner of the 1997 award for Best New Filmmaker for both "Boogie Nights," and his other directorial effort "Hard Eight" (USA/1996) from the Boston Society of Film Critics.

Winner of the 1997 award for Best Supporting Actor (Burt Reynolds) from the Chicago Film Critics Association.

Winner of the 1997 award for Best Supporting Actor (Burt Reynolds) from the New York Film Critics Circle.

Winner of three 1997 awards, including Best Supporting Actor (Burt Reynolds), Best Supporting Actress (Julianne Moore), and the New Generation Award (Paul Thomas Anderson) from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.

Released in United States Fall October 12, 1997

Released in United States October 17, 1997

Limited Release in United States October 24, 1997

Wide Release in United States October 31, 1997

Released in United States on Video April 7, 1998

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States November 1997

Shown at New York Film Festival September 26 - October 12, 1997.

Shown at London Film Festival November 6-23, 1997.

Feature adaptation of Paul Thomas Anderson's short film "The Dirk Diggler Story" (1988).

Began shooting July 10, 1996.

Completed shooting October 7, 1996.

Released in United States Fall October 12, 1997

Released in United States October 17, 1997 (Los Angeles and Chicago)

Limited Release in United States October 24, 1997

Wide Release in United States October 31, 1997

Released in United States on Video April 7, 1998

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at New York Film Festival September 26 - October 12, 1997.)

Released in United States November 1997 (Shown at London Film Festival November 6-23, 1997.)

Co-winner of the Metro Media Award (with "LA Confidential") at the 1997 Toronto International Film Festival.