• Private Parts (1997)

Private Parts

Release Date: March 6th, 1997

DVD Release Date: December 15th, 1998

R |1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary

The life and career of shock-jock superstar Howard Stern (himself) is recounted from his humble beginnings to his view from the top. Possessing a desire to be an on-air personality since childhood, Stern meanders through the radio world, always with his supportive wife, Alison (Mary McCormack), by his side. Landing a gig in Washington, D.C., Stern meets Robin Quivers (herself), who will become his long-time partner in crime. When the two move to New York, they face the wrath of NBC executives.

Cast: Howard Stern, Robin Quivers, Mary McCormack, Fred Norris, Paul Giamatti, Gary Dell'Abate, Jackie Martling, Carol Alt

Director: Betty Thomas

Genres: Biography , Comedy

Production Co: Paramount Pictures, Northern Lights Entertainment, Rysher Entertainment

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: New York City, Rise, 1970s, 1990s, Hilarious, Love, Wife, Friend, Quest, Transformation, Marriage, 1980s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

    What can I tell you? It works. Private Parts is a comic firecracker with a surprising human touch. show more

  • 75
    Edward GuthmannSan Francisco Chronicle

    Private Parts is witty and fast-paced and makes Stern's raunchy, breast-obsessed, lesbian-fetishizing, big-penis-envying, arrested-adolescent outlook seem like harmless fun. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Howard Stern has been accused of a lot of things, but he has never been accused of being dumb. With Private Parts, his surprisingly sweet new movie, he makes a canny career move: Here is radio's bad boy walking the finest of lines between enough and too much. show more

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