About

A ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primal male aggression into a shocking new form of therapy. Their concept catches on, with underground "fight clubs" forming in every town, until an eccentric gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.

8.8
16k
Directed by

David Fincher

Written by

Jim Uhls (Screenplay)
Chuck Palahniuk (Novel)
Collin Grant (Storyboard)

Runtime

139 minutes

Country

United States of America, Germany

Language

English

Tagline

Mischief. Mayhem. Soap.

Cast

Keywords

violence dual identity alter ego fight cult film dystopia split personality nihilism dissociative identity disorder insomnia rage and hate support group quitting a job

Photos

Lists

#10 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#396 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#10 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing Ren Klyce Richard Hymns