History Film / ThePeopleVsLarryFlynt

16th Jan '17 8:08:25 PM Mdumas43073
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!!! "The Tropes Vs. Larry Flynt":

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!!! !! "The Tropes Vs. Larry Flynt":
16th Jan '17 8:07:51 PM Mdumas43073
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''The People vs. Larry Flynt'' is a 1996 biopic directed by Creator/MilosForman, about Larry Flynt, the founder of ''Hustler'' magazine. Creator/WoodyHarrelson stars as Flynt, with a supporting cast that includes Creator/CourtneyLove, Creator/EdwardNorton, and Creator/JamesCromwell.

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''The People vs. Larry Flynt'' is a 1996 biopic {{biopic}} directed by Creator/MilosForman, Creator/MilosForman about Larry Flynt, the founder of ''Hustler'' magazine. Creator/WoodyHarrelson stars as Flynt, with a supporting cast that includes Creator/CourtneyLove, Creator/EdwardNorton, and Creator/JamesCromwell.
16th Jan '17 8:07:09 PM Mdumas43073
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16th Jan '17 8:05:58 PM Mdumas43073
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->-- '''Larry Flynt'''

''The People Vs Larry Flynt'' ([[Creator/MilosForman Miloš Forman]], 1996) is a dramatic biopic about Larry Flynt (portrayed by Creator/WoodyHarrelson), the founder of ''Hustler Magazine''. The film begins with him as a young boy selling moonshine to hillbillies and ends with him hearing about the outcome of his Supreme Court case. Along the way, the virtues and downsides of organized religion, pornography, capitalism and free speech are explored. It is the second of screenwriters Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski's trilogy of {{Biopic}}s of "anti-Great Men," after ''Film/EdWood'' and before ''Film/ManOnTheMoon'', about Creator/AndyKaufman.

The film was nominated for two UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s, for Best Actor (Harrelson) and Best Director.

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->-- -->-- '''Larry Flynt'''

''The People Vs vs. Larry Flynt'' ([[Creator/MilosForman Miloš Forman]], 1996) is a dramatic 1996 biopic directed by Creator/MilosForman, about Larry Flynt (portrayed by Creator/WoodyHarrelson), Flynt, the founder of ''Hustler Magazine''. ''Hustler'' magazine. Creator/WoodyHarrelson stars as Flynt, with a supporting cast that includes Creator/CourtneyLove, Creator/EdwardNorton, and Creator/JamesCromwell.

The film begins with him as a young boy selling moonshine to hillbillies and ends with him hearing about the outcome of his Supreme Court case. Along the way, the virtues and downsides of organized religion, pornography, capitalism and free speech are explored. It is the second of screenwriters Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski's trilogy of {{Biopic}}s of "anti-Great Men," after ''Film/EdWood'' and before ''Film/ManOnTheMoon'', about Creator/AndyKaufman.

The film was nominated for two UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s, for Best Actor (Harrelson) and Best Director.
Director (Forman).
30th Nov '16 8:24:45 AM Morgenthaler
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* BikiniBar: Mostly played straight at Larry's strip club, Althea then makes a point of averting.
27th Dec '15 8:34:45 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* HistoricalBeautyUpdate: The movie version of Flynt is considerably more attractive than the real life version ever was.
15th Nov '15 12:06:51 PM nombretomado
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** After he come back from his drugged up stupor in 1982, Larry fires the vice president in charge of marketing who was telling him about President RonaldReagan and Jerry Falwell's [[MoralGuardians Moral Majority]] and how it had shifted their business plan.

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** After he come back from his drugged up stupor in 1982, Larry fires the vice president in charge of marketing who was telling him about President RonaldReagan UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan and Jerry Falwell's [[MoralGuardians Moral Majority]] and how it had shifted their business plan.
7th Jun '15 1:52:56 PM DaRatBastid
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* CelebrityParadox: The judge in Flynt's first case is played by the real Larry Flynt.
7th Jun '15 1:52:24 PM DaRatBastid
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* CelebrityParadox: The judge in Flynt's first case is played by the real Larry Flynt.
20th May '15 5:21:49 PM nombretomado
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The film was nominated for two {{Academy Award}}s, for Best Actor (Harrelson) and Best Director.

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The film was nominated for two {{Academy UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s, for Best Actor (Harrelson) and Best Director.
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