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Welcome to Hollywood (1998)

R | | Comedy | October 1998 (USA)
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A film director (Adam Rifkin) decides to chart the course of a young actor (Tony Markes) as he tries to make it in Hollywood. Attempts to get him noticed and placed in roles meet with ... See full summary »

Directors:

Tony Markes, Adam Rifkin

Writers:

Tony Markes (story), Adam Rifkin (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adam Rifkin ... Adam Rifkin
Jane Jenkins ... Casting Director
Scott Wolf ... Actor
Peter Facinelli ... Actor
Jou Jou Papailler ... Actor
Eric Carlson Eric Carlson ... Actor
David Andriole ... David Lake
Tony Markes Tony Markes ... Nick Decker
Joanne Roberts Wiles ... William Morris Agent (as Joanne Roberts)
Allen Gasmer Allen Gasmer ... William Morris Agent
Bobbi Thompson Bobbi Thompson ... William Morris Agent
Craig Wyckoff Craig Wyckoff ... Nick Decker's Agent (as Craig Wycoff)
Tom Harrison Tom Harrison ... Nick Decker's Agent
Jamie Kaler ... Nick Decker's Manager (as James Kaler)
Lisa Pescha Lisa Pescha ... Nick Decker's Manager
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Storyline

A film director (Adam Rifkin) decides to chart the course of a young actor (Tony Markes) as he tries to make it in Hollywood. Attempts to get him noticed and placed in roles meet with failure. A guest role on "Baywatch" ends when he steps on a stingray and has to be hospitalized. The filmmaker's frustration is multiplied by the fact that the original actor (David Andriole) he had selected and who had to drop out of the project because of a studio commitment, meets success and constantly crops up in roles where the second actor is struggling for his break. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Taglines:

In the tradition of "This is SPINAL TAP" comes.... [welcome to HOLLYWOOD] See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bem-vindo a Hollywood See more »

Filming Locations:

Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes, France See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Joel Schumacher: As himself. See more »

Crazy Credits

While the main credits appear as: Starring Adam Rifkin, Angie Everhart and Introducing Tony Markes as Nick Decker, only Adam and Tony are listed in the end credits, even though they are in order of appearance. See more »

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References Downhill Racer (1969) See more »

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Written and Performed by Phil Roy
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Fu*#in' hilarious
30 March 2003 | by rionugaraSee all my reviews

I can tell you right now that was a very funny film. It was funny and for anyone thats in the industry, you know how accurate it was. Just the casting sessions and the way they conduct them was so real. Exaggerated a little but real. When he went for that baywatch job as the by-stander and met everyone I just felt for the guy so much. When he was in the make-up chair and he met Carmen Electra I just couldn't watch and that fu*#in smile he had the whole way through the film just killed me. The look on his face every time he was around someone important to him was gold! "Two thumbs up!"


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