Boogie Nights Poster

Release Date: October 12th, 1997

DVD Release Date: April 7th, 1998

R|2 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
In the San Fernando Valley in 1977, teenage busboy Eddie Adams (Mark Wahlberg) gets discovered by porn director Jack Horner (Burt Reynolds), who transforms him into adult-film sensation Dirk Diggler. Brought into a supportive circle of friends, including fellow actors Amber Waves (Julianne Moore), Rollergirl (Heather Graham) and Reed Rothchild (John C. Reilly), Dirk fulfills all his ambitions, but a toxic combination of drugs and egotism threatens to take him back down.

Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Burt Reynolds, Julianne Moore, John C. Reilly, Don Cheadle, Heather Graham, Luis Guzmán, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Director: Paul Anderson

Genres: Drama

Production Co: New Line Cinema, Lawrence Gordon Productions

Distributors: New Line Cinema, Criterion Collection

Keywords: 1980s, Creative, 1970s, Husband, Offbeat, Wife, Fall, Mother, Rise

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Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1998)
Nominated Original Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1998)
Winner Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Nominated Writing (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (1997)