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Mulholland Dr. (2001)

After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.

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Rita / Camilla Rhodes (as Laura Elena Harring)
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Limo Driver (as Scott Wulff)
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Joseph Kearney ...
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Richard Mead ...
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Storyline

A bright-eyed young actress travels to Hollywood, only to be ensnared in a dark conspiracy involving a woman who was nearly murdered, and now has amnesia because of a car crash. Eventually, both women are pulled into a psychotic illusion involving a dangerous blue box, a director named Adam Kesher, and the mysterious night club Silencio. Written by Anonymous

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Beware what you dream for... See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and some strong sexuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

19 October 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mulholland Drive  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$587,591, 14 October 2001, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$7,220,243

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$20,112,339
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Voted best film of the 21st century - BBC Culture Poll 2016 (177 films included) See more »

Goofs

During the long tracking shot of the mob goon (Kenny) entering the director's house, a crew member is reflected in the window. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Rita: What are you doing? We don't stop here.
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Crazy Credits

In the credits to Mulholland Dr., actor Chad Everett is mistakenly listed as playing Jimmy Katz; the name of Everett's character is actually Woody Katz. See more »

Connections

Referenced in David Lynch's Comic-Con Message (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

The Beast
By Dave Cavanaugh
Performed by Milt Buckner
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
Used by permission of Beechwood Music Corp.
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boring, pretentious, boring, self-indulgent, and did I say boring?
13 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

Yes, it was awful beyond belief. The acting was really horrid; no fault of the actors and actresses I'm sure, but the director's, as usual.

And the script was really lame. Another one of these "only on TV would you accept stupid lines like these" movies.

I knew I was in trouble because soon enough I was clenching my teeth and cringing from all of the arty camera moves, music, and whatnot. I wish people would realize that being arty is no excuse for being truly creative.

Part of me is disappointed that so many people liked this but considering how many people like the drek that's on TV, like Jerry Springer, daytime soaps, etc. I guess I should just accept that it takes all kinds.


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