Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters

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Take a walk on the fine line between box-office blockbusters and instantly forgettable bombs as Oscar and Emmy-winning producer/director Bill Couturie sets out to explore just what separates such high-profile hits as Jaws from such room-clearing disasters as Howard the Duck. Executive produced by Variety editor Peter Bart, this documentary includes interviews with such movie industry heavies as Steven Spielberg, Danny DeVito, Peter Bogdanovich, Robert Evans, Pierce Brosnan, and Sydney Pollack, exploring precisely...
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Take a walk on the fine line between box-office blockbusters and instantly forgettable bombs as Oscar and Emmy-winning producer/director Bill Couturie sets out to explore just what separates such high-profile hits as Jaws from such room-clearing disasters as Howard the Duck. Executive produced by Variety editor Peter Bart, this documentary includes interviews with such movie industry heavies as Steven Spielberg, Danny DeVito, Peter Bogdanovich, Robert Evans, Pierce Brosnan, and Sydney Pollack, exploring precisely how the road to the Razzies is paved with good intentions.
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  • Release Date: 11/14/2006
  • UPC: 026359364525
  • Original Release: 2005
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  • Source: Hbo Home Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 1:15:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Sydney Pollack Participant
Sherry Lansing Participant
George Clooney Participant
Charlize Theron Participant
Robert Zemeckis Interviewee
Richard Dreyfuss Participant
Peter Bogdanovich Participant
David Brown Participant
Danny DeVito Participant
Brian Grazer Participant
Peter Guber Participant
Nia Vardalos Participant
Richard D. Zanuck Participant
Robert Evans Participant
Jodie Foster Participant
Morgan Freeman Participant
Alan Horn Participant
Tom Rothman Participant
Steven Spielberg Participant
Technical Credits
Bill Couturie Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Peter Bart Executive Producer, Screenwriter
Todd Boekelheide Score Composer
Mark H. Brewer Editor
Alexis Ercoli Associate Producer
Timothy M. Gray Co-producer
Charlie Koones Executive Producer
Stephen Lighthill Camera Operator
Sheila Nevins Executive Producer
Anne Sandkuhler Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs & Blockbusters
1. Miracles in Motion [6:00]
2. Rules of Engagement [7:15]
3. Other People's Money [5:13]
4. The Sequel [4:23]
5. Risky Business [6:56]
6. Success or Failure [8:39]
7. How It All Begins [7:13]
8. Keeping the Faith [6:57]
9. The Movie God? [7:15]
10. Nobody Knows Anything [4:54]
11. It's Magic [7:50]
12. Roll Credits [3:40]
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Disc #1 -- Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs & Blockbusters
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      Audio: English 2.0
      Audio: Spanish 2.0
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