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PG-13| 1 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
On the verge of bankruptcy and desperate for his big break, aspiring filmmaker Bobby Bowfinger (Steve Martin) concocts a crazy plan to make his ultimate dream movie. Rallying a ragtag team that includes a starry-eyed ingenue (Heather Graham), a has-been diva (Christine Baranski) and a film studio gofer (Jamie Kennedy), he sets out to shoot a blockbuster featuring the biggest star in Hollywood, Kit Ramsey (Eddie Murphy) -- only without letting Ramsey know he's in the picture.

Cast: Steve Martin , Eddie Murphy , Heather Graham , Christine Baranski , Jamie Kennedy , Adam Alexi-Malle , Kohl Sudduth , Barry Newman

Director: Frank Oz

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Filmes Lusomundo, CIC-Taft Home Video, Argentina Video Home, MCA/Universal Pictures [us], United International Pictures

Bowfinger (1999)

Release Date: August 13th, 1999|1 hr. 37 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 90
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Inspired funny business that allows Martin to hilariously torpedo Hollywood's corrupt heart. show more

  • 100
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    A venemous Valentine to Hollywood sugarcoated with laughs. show more

  • 75
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Aside from the "Nutty Professor," this is the funniest Murphy comedy since the Reagan Administration. show more

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