The People Vs. Larry Flynt 1996

Two-time Oscar winner Milos Forman (Best Director, AMADEUS, ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST) directs Woody Harrelson, Courtney Love and Edward Norton in this "smart, funny, shamelessly entertaining" film called "a blazing triumph" by The New York Times. Based on the true story of the notorious Hustler publisher who was sued by the Religious Right and paralyzed by a fanatic's bullet, THE PEOPLE VS. LARRY FLYNT is a stranger-than-fiction comedy about one man's outrageous public persona and eccentric private life. Chronicling Flynt's raunchy business savvy, his wildly controversial marriage and his infamous courtroom antics, THE PEOPLE VS. LARRY FLYNT is "the most scintillating and outrageous message movie of the decade. An ultrapop masterpiece!" -- PLAYBOY.

Won: Golden Berlin Bear, 1997 Berlin International Film Festival; Best Director - Motion Picture, Best Screenplay - Motion Picture, 1997 Golden Globes
Nominated: Best Director, Best Actor in a Leading Role (Harrelson), 1997 Academy Awards
Smart, funny, shamelessly entertaining and perfectly serious too.
-- Janet Maslin, THE NEW YORK TIMES
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Genres: Biography, Drama

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