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R| 2 hr. 10 min.

Plot Summary
Pursued by opponents who say his "Hustler" magazine breaks decency laws, pornographer Larry Flynt (Woody Harrelson) hires lawyer Alan Isaacman (Edward Norton) to help fight his legal battles. A zealot shoots the men near a Georgia courthouse, and though Flynt discovers he'll never walk again, his fighting spirit -- like his love for stripper Althea Leasure (Courtney Love) -- stays strong. Ultimately, the unlikely free speech warrior takes his biggest case to a showdown at the Supreme Court.

Cast: Woody Harrelson , Courtney Love , Edward Norton , James Cromwell , Crispin Glover , James Carville , Brett Harrelson , Donna Hanover

Director: Milos Forman

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Columbia Tristar

The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)

Release Date: October 13th, 1996|2 hr. 10 min.

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  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    With "Flynt," Love does what Madonna has been trying to do for 12 years -- create a performance filled with humor, intelligence and soul. show more

  • 100
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Forman finesses the story's grimmer aspects as he did in "Cuckoo's Nest," and his ability to switch moods on a dime remains unsurpassed. show more

  • 100
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Love proves she is not a rock star pretending to act, but a true actress, and Harrelson matches her with his portrait of a man who has one thing on his mind, and never changes it. show more

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