Movie Bowfinger (1999)

Watched 20160508 (Netflix, Instant)
Bowfinger (1999) Frank Oz. 97 min

Kit Ramsey (Eddie Murphy) and Robert Bowfinger (Steve Martin)
Relevant Links:
Bowfinger (IMDb.com)
Bowfinger (Wikipedia.org)
Bowfinger (RottenTomatoes.com)

20160508: [20160531]
Every so often some of my friends and I talk about movies and one of the movies that came up was Bowfinger. While the plot seemed simple enough, I still couldn't imagine the entirety of the film and only had their recommendation to motivate watching the film.

Bowfinger and Daisy (Heather Graham)
Finally finding the time to sit and watch the movie, I would say I was surprised at how good it turned out to be. I would also have to admit that I was a bit skeptical during the first fifteen to twenty minutes.

Overall, I would highly recommend this to anybody who enjoys comedies.

On a slightly different note, the first movie which came to my mind when thinking of similar movies was Airplane! (1980). IMDb.com, however, gave twelve recommendations which were movies starring either Steve Martin or Eddie Murphy.

Bowfinger, Slater (Kohl Sudduth), Carol (Christine Baranski), and Afrim (Adam Alexi-Malle)
Instant Comments:
"If it goes the way I think it goes, I'll see you at the Oscars."
Ha. Switches suits.
"It is my van."
Lol. Fake tail.
"It's too cerebral! We're trying to make a movie here, not a film!"
Kit: The letter K appears in this script 1,456 times. That's perfectly divisible by 3.
Freddy: So what? So what you saying?
Kit: What am I saying? KKK appears in this script 486 times!
Jerry Renfro (Robert Downey Jr.)
Terry Stricter, MindHead Honcho: Happy premise #1.
Kit: Happy premise #1: There are no aliens.
Terry Stricter, MindHead Honcho: Happy premise #2.
Kit: Happy premise #2: There is no giant foot trying to squash me.
Terry Stricter, MindHead Honcho: Happy premise #3.
Kit: Happy premise #3: Even though I feel like I might ignite, I probably won't.
"...Cash, every movie costs $2184."

Jiff (Eddie Murphy)
Oh my goodness. [getting illegal immigrants]
References Rain Man (1988): "a white guy who plays an idiot gets the Oscar"
Hehe. Sleeping her way to the top.
His reaction to "Would you be willing to show your rear in the movie?" is hilarious.
"You're doing great. You're gonna be a star."
Everybody else on the street is so calm.


What!?! His brother! Lol. What a twist.
Citizen Kane (1941), Apocalypse Now (1979), The Godfather (1972), Dr. Strangelove, Stanley Kubrick, A Clockwork Orange (1971) are names which the Mexican crewman mention when discussing great movies.
"Did you know Tom Cruise had no idea he was in that vampire movie till two years later?"
Lol. "Who told you?"
"You must hurry!" [turns to his bodyguards/men] "I'm Keith."

'You're doing great. You're gonna be a star." - Jiff
"I think... I think it was a beautiful lie."
"Got you suckers!"
Lol. "Farrah's one of the most powerful lesbians in Hollywood."
"Secret Agent Man"
"Kung Fu Fighting"

Credits:
Oh that's right, that one character was played by Jamie Kennedy.
After the credits: "I saved the world! I saved it."

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