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The Disaster Artist (2017)

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When Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true.

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Aspiring actor Greg Sestero befriends the eccentric Tommy Wiseau. The two travel to L.A, and when Hollywood rejects them, Tommy decides to write, direct, produce and star in their own movie. That movie is The Room, which has attained cult status as the "Citizen Kane" of bad movies. Written by rorybobglynn

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Rated R for language throughout and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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8 December 2017 (USA)  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,211,345, 3 December 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$20,747,937, 22 January 2018
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2.39 : 1
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Gala Screening on the 14th Edition of Dubai International Film Festival 2017, screened on December 9, 2017. A message from James Franco and Dave Franco was played before the screening. See more »

Goofs

During the film's premiere, scenes from The Room are shown out of order. Specifically, the "You are tearing me apart, Lisa!" scene is shown before the rooftop "I did not" scene, when in actuality it is the other way around. See more »

Quotes

Philip: Hey, Tommy, how old is Denny supposed to be?
Tommy Wiseau: He your age. 15-16 years old boy.
Philip: Tommy... I'm... I'm 26
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Written and Performed by Eric V. Hachikian
Courtesy of EVH Arts, Inc.
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Only might be a good movie if you enjoyed "The Room"
31 December 2017 | by See all my reviews

Unless you really like "The Room" I don't see how anyone could rate this movie well given that it expects you to have seen it.

Anyone not having seen The Room will not have the inside knowledge probably required to even get any sense of interest in this movie. First of all, it starts out with a storyline that is completely uninteresting and boring to anyone without a background in the material.

To top it off, the camera never uses a dolly or a stabilizer, so within 5 minutes you';; be reaching for the nearest popcorn container to throw up in. (But, I'm unsure totally if it's the terrible cinematography, or just the bad story that's causing the nauseous feelings.)

Normally, I don't like giving bad reviews, but really, when you see the overly great reviews this movie is receiving, someone has to inject a bit of reality into this.

It's entirely possible that if you can suffer through the first 20 minutes of this movie it might actually be ok, but unfortunately I was unable to even though I really tried.

Roger Ebert says that you should give a movie at minimum 10-20 minutes of time before giving up on it. I tried to do that, but unfortunately couldn't make it.


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