Fight Club

Release Date: October 15th, 1999

DVD Release Date: August 27th, 2002

R |2 hr 19 min

Plot Summary

A depressed man (Edward Norton) suffering from insomnia meets a strange soap salesman named Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt) and soon finds himself living in his squalid house after his perfect apartment is destroyed. The two bored men form an underground club with strict rules and fight other men who are fed up with their mundane lives. Their perfect partnership frays when Marla (Helena Bonham Carter), a fellow support group crasher, attracts Tyler's attention.

Cast: Brad Pitt, Ed Norton, Helena Bonham Carter, Meat Loaf , Jared Leto, Eion Bailey, Joon B. Kim, Evan Mirand

Director: David Fincher

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Art Linson Productions, Taurus Film, New Regency Pictures, Fox 2000 Pictures

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Friend , Dark , Revenge , Love interest , Fall , Witty , Gritty , Office , 1990s , Transformation ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    A knockout...So feverish is Fight Club...that thermometer contact might make mercury shatter. show more

  • 100
    Bob GrahamSan Francisco Chronicle

    Delivers a sucker punch to the audience and then pulls the rug out from under it. It is sensational. It is also grimly funny. show more

  • 66
    Michael AtkinsonMr. Showbiz

    Despite terrific comic acting...and an atomic first hour, Fight Club makes a few wrong turns and ends up lost itself.

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Awards

Nominated Sound Effects Editing