Boogie Nights

Boogie Nights is a 1997 American drama directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and written by Paul Thomas Anderson.

Boogie Nights Movie Poster
Boogie Nights Movie Poster

Rated:  R (movie contains strong sex scenes with explicit dialogue, nudity, drug use, language and violence)
Run Time:  2h 35min
Release Date:  October 31, 1997 (USA)
Genre:  Drama, Comedy
Director:  Paul Thomas Anderson
Studio:  New Line Cinema



Boogie Nights stars Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Heather Graham, Burt Reynolds, Philip Seymour Hoffman, John C. Reilly, Don Cheadle, William H. Macy, Luis Guzmán, Nina Hartley, Philip Baker Hall and Robert Ridgely.

Boogie Nights is the story of a young man’s adventures in late 1970s and 1980s in the California pornography industry.  Set in 1977, when the sex was safe, pleasure was a business and business was booming.  Eddie Adams (Mark Wahlberg), a dishwasher from the San Fernando Valley works as dishwasher at a Hollywood nightclub when he is discovered by a Tiparillo-smoking exotic film maker named Jack Horner (Burt Reynolds).

Movie Quotes

“I got a feeling, that behind those jeans is something wonderful just waiting to get out.” – Jack Horner
“Yeah, well this is imported Italian nylon.” – Dirk Diggler

Official Movie Trailer

Movie Stars

Mark Wahlberg as Eddie Adams / Dirk Diggler

Julianne Moore as Amber Waves

Heather Graham as Rollergirl

Burt Reynolds as Jack Horner

Philip Seymour Hoffman as Scotty J.

John C. Reilly as Reed Rothchild

Don Cheadle as Buck Swope

William H. Macy as Little Bill

Luis Guzmán as Maurice TT Rodriguez

Nina Hartley as Little Bill’s Wife

Philip Baker Hall as Floyd Gandolli

Robert Ridgely as The Colonel James