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 drugs 1970s porn industry rags to riches disco porn actor custody battle

Photos

Lists

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

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

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

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