About

Set in 1977, back when sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming, idealistic porn producer Jack Horner aspires to elevate his craft to an art form. Horner discovers Eddie Adams, a hot young talent working as a busboy in a nightclub, and welcomes him into the extended family of movie-makers, misfits and hangers-on that are always around. Adams' rise from nobody to a celebrity a...

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Directed by

Paul Thomas Anderson

Written by

Paul Thomas Anderson (Screenplay)

Runtime

156 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The life of a dreamer, the days of a business, and the nights in between.

Cast

Keywords

pornography sex drugs lgbt 1970s porn industry rags to riches disco director porn actor custody battle

Photos

Lists

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

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

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Edgar Wright's 1000 favorite movies Edgar Wright

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role Julianne Moore

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Paul Thomas Anderson

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role