• Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)

Zack and Miri Make a Porno

Release Date: October 31st, 2008

DVD Release Date: February 3rd, 2009

R |1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary

Lifelong friends and now roommates, Zack (Seth Rogen) and Miri (Elizabeth Banks) are buried under a mountain of debt. When the electricity is turned off, they realize that desperate times call for desperate measures. They decide to make an adult film to raise some cash. Though they swear that having sex will not damage their friendship, their business proposition quickly turns into something much more.

Cast: Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks, Traci Lords, Jason Mewes, Ricky Mabe, Craig Robinson, Katie Morgan, Jeff Anderson

Director: Kevin Smith

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Weinstein Company, View Askew Productions

Distributors: Weinstein Co.

Keywords: Growing up, 2000s, Sacrifice, Friendship, Friend, Hilarious, Endearing, Love

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    By the halfway mark, Rogen's performance, like his voice, is less cuddly than grating, and the carbonated giggle that is Elizabeth Banks grows flat. This one's for the Smith cultists. show more

  • 60
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Despite shortcomings and implausibility linked to their roles as written, Rogen and Banks come off with surprising charm and grace. show more

  • 30
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    It's really dumb, even though it starts promisingly and continues, in a self-infatuated way, to consider itself quite bright. show more

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