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R| 1 hr. 38 min.

Plot Summary
In this film based on a true story, Michael Alig (Macaulay Culkin) arrives on a Greyhound bus in New York City desperate to leave his boring Midwestern past behind. After meeting downtown club kid James St. James (Seth Green) and influential nightclub owner Peter Gatien (Dylan McDermott), a fame-hungry Alig decides to throw the most controversial and over-the-top parties in the city. In just a few years Alig's drug addiction and erratic behavior threaten to destroy the empire he's created.

Cast: Macaulay Culkin , Seth Green , Chloë Sevigny , Natasha Lyonne , Justin Hagan , Wilson Cruz , Wilmer Valderrama , Dylan McDermott

Director: Fenton Bailey

Genres: Biography, Drama

Distributor: ContentFilm, Strand Releasing, DEJ Productions

Party Monster (2003)

Release Date: September 5th, 2003|1 hr. 38 min.

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  • 25
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Feels fake, forced and indigestible. show more

  • 50
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Most moviegoers will have trouble looking past Culkin the actor, who does a decent job of sending up youthful fame in a movie that's barely worth the effort. show more

  • 20
    Wall Street Journal

    The distance between tawdry and tedious can be amazingly short. It is traveled with Concorde speed in the arch Party Monster. show more

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