Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy, Heather Graham.
time: 82 mins
were lukewarm over this 1999 box office hit for Steve Martin
and Eddie Murphy, but audiences said it was one of the best
comedy movies of the year.
plays Bobby Bowfinger, an aspiring producer/director who never
made it in Hollywood.
with a dubious script called "Pudgy Rain", "borrowed"
equipment and a cast of misfits including Heather Graham as
an aspiring starlet straight off the bus from Ohio who is
prepared to sleep her way to the top, and an aging actress
who already had her five minutes of fame (Christine Baranski),
Bowfinger sets to work.
he needs a star.
Kit Ramsay (Murphy), the hottest, nuttiest name in Hollywood.
He won't give Bowfinger the time of day, but he "stars"
in the movie anyway as Bowfinger secretly films him going
about his life.
scene of the increasingly paranoid Ramsay being stalked in
an underground garage by a dame in high heels is just one
of many hilarious moments. Yes, it's completely silly, but
a great cast plays it to the hit. Look out for Robert Downey
Jnr, Terence Stamp and Barry Newman in supporting roles.
got everything - from space aliens and car chases to a Kung
Fu finale that really kicks butt!
much do I like this movie? I went and saw it three times in
one week - my kids think I'm Craaazy!!
one of the best comedy movies.