The Disaster Artist

The Disaster Artist

DVD - 2018
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The true-story of aspiring filmmaker and infamous Hollywood outsider Tommy Wiseau and a celebration of friendship and dreams pursued against insurmountable odds. When Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true. Based on the best-selling tell-all about the making of Tommy's cult-classic disasterpiece The Room.

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1860Colt
Nov 16, 2018

Some how combines the insanity of the original film with a touching true story, along with a James Franco performance so over the top, it's priceless. If you love The Room, then you'll definitely love The Disaster Artist.

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mr_chocolate
Nov 13, 2018

I was rather pleasantly surprised and impressed by the film and James Franco's performance with this leading role as Tommy Wiseau. James Franco plays along side with his real life younger brother (Dave Franco) as they pair up to head off to LA to make it big in Hollywood.
The middle of the film drags for me, but it had enough "what the," to keep me watching, although somewhat uncomfortably, until the end.
Just before the ending credits, they show a split screen between the movie portrayal of The Room, and the real The Room. This film really nailed the life likeness of the actors/actresses and even to the set design. I had never heard of this film before, considered to be a cult-classic, because it was so bad, it was good? I have not seen the real film, although this biographical film about it, does not make me want to either!

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richibi
Oct 21, 2018

this movie is right up there with "Florence Foster Jenkins", two eccentrics chasing their impossible dream, with equally consummate performances from both leads - a total delight

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duane767
Oct 16, 2018

Wow. James Franco gives quite the performance and let's also hear it for his baby bro! Look for the cameo of the real person behind the movie in the after credit scene. Curious fellow to be sure.

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roncandelaria
Oct 06, 2018

An interesting movie and started to enjoy it mid-way. All in all it was worth watching.

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M0J073
Sep 30, 2018

Things that are less annoying than this movie: Fingernails on the chalkboard, a leaf blower at six in the morn on Sunday, the sound of infants crying on an airplane and my mother telling adolescent me how important algebra will be in my life. I have my suspicions that watching this movie gave me 14 extra gray hairs, a hemorrhoid and short term memory loss.

I did like some of the music though...

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VonHafenstaaad
Sep 10, 2018

Terrible- James Franco couldn't even nail Tommy Wiseau's accent. Seemed like a bunch of snobbish poseurs making a pointless film about a talentless money launderer. Read Greg Sestero's book of the same name if you want to read an entertaining behind the scenes look at the film- it's more honest and funnier than Franco's film could ever be,

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chakakant
Aug 31, 2018

I really enjoyed it, wasn't sure I would. Gonna rent the 'ROOM' if I can, but this was good even though I hadn't seen the original. TOO BAD the fix was in and they 'me tooed' FRANCO right out of the last awards season, or he might have at least been nominated for something or other. Hmmm, which competitor's film was worried...............?

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RML1836
Aug 08, 2018

I didn't know what to expect from this movie. I had no interest in seeing the movie when it was in the theatre and I was not familiar with the story. I borrowed the movie from the library and thoroughly enjoyed this bizarre, but true story. The acting was great, especially from James Franco. After I saw the movie, I had to go online to learn more about Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero.

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Calvacade
Jul 31, 2018

James Franco is a talentless loser who made a movie about another talentless loser making a movie so bad that it's laugh out loud funny. Ugh, don't waste your time- how about watching a movie that is actually good- there are lots of 'em out there.

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jimg2000
Apr 03, 2018

Looks like all the good quotes have been posted in IMDb with the exceptions of the "Stella"s:

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3521126/quotes/?tab=qt&ref_=tt_trv_qu

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