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A savagely satirical black comedy about a paranoid young movie executive (Tim Robbins), threatened by a disgruntled screenwriter - until he begins taking the law into his own hands. This biting examination of Tinseltown, greed and power also boasts the chance to see sundry stars and assorted studio honchos playing at being themselves including Steve Allen, Cher, John Cusack, Peter Falk, Teri Garr and many more.

Year: 1992
Genre: Comedy, NYFCC Awards - Best Film, Film Festivals 1992, Nick's Favourites, Filmmaking, Best of the 1990s, Black Humour, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die), Golden Globe - Comedy or Musical
Country: USA
Director: Robert Altman
Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Tim Robbins, Greta Scacchi, Fred Ward, Peter Gallagher, Brion James, Vincent D'Onofrio, Dean Stockwell, Richard E Grant, Sydney Pollack, Lyle Lovett
Duration: 123 Minutes
Rating: R13
7.6/10
Location in store: Comedy
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