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On the verge of bankruptcy and desperate for his big break, aspiring filmmaker Bobby Bowfinger concocts a crazy plan to make his ultimate dream movie. Rallying a ragtag team that includes a starry-eyed ingenue, a has-been diva and a film studio gofer, he sets out to shoot a blockbuster featuring the

MPAA Rating PG-13

Status Released

Release Date 1999-08-12

Runtime 97 minutes

Budget $55m

Revenue $99m


TMDB 6.2


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jamie_malos shared a tip "Funny satire of entertainment and it's meta!"

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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "Saw this movie when I was younger, still just as fun and funny!"

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glenn_black_jr shared a tip "Classic Steve Martin. Brilliant."

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dee_fletch shared a tip "Silly funny! I loved these two characters together"

pam_sibley shared a tip "Beating Hollywood at its own game"

lalolo shared a tip "Surprisingly entertaining. Don't take it too seriously."

katie_doemland shared a tip "Underrated and very funny"

scott_squires shared a tip "So many funny gags. Eddie is great and pairing with Steve Martin ridicules the entire studio film process"

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michael_rivero shared a tip "Brilliant!"

herb_rice shared a tip "One of the funniest movies ever and the most honest movie about making movies one will ever see."

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samantha_elbourne shared a tip "When he runs across an active freeway for the shot lol Steve Martin's character convinced him they were trained professionals lol"

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jesse_davis_3572 shared a tip "This movie is low key underrated. It’s comedy you didn’t know you needed."

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accidental_ampersand shared a tip "This movie is an instant classic in my book. I will watch this movie several more times in my life."

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