Private Parts Movie Review 1996

Information and Film Reviews for Private Parts the Movie

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Stern makes his movie debut as...himself! Self-effacing yet self-aggrandizing bio traces Stern's rise from gawky kid to gawky college student to awkward small-market DJ to New York madman to inauguration as self-proclaimed King of All Media. Funny, and at times, touching flick features good performances by the rookie actors in Stern's inner circle, as well as by the pros. Giamatti is exceptional as the young WNBC exec assigned to tame Howard. Script manages to show Stern's outrageousness and still make him likeable. While this is clearly a whitewash job, and under other circumstances Stern himself might make fun of its sentimentality, pic should please everyone but the most rabid Stern-hater.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 109 minutes.

Cast and Crew

This Is Your Life, New York, New York, Radio, Detroit, Pure Ego Vehicles, Corporate Shenanigans, Rebel With a Cause, Mass Media, This Is My Life
Len Blum, Michael Kalesniko
Howard Stern, Robin Quivers, Mary McCormack, Paul Giamatti, Fred Norris, Gary Dell'Abate, Bobby Boriello, Michael Maccarone, Matthew Friedman, Jackie Martling, Carol Alt, Richard Portnow, Kelly Bishop, Henry Goodman, Jonathan Hadary, Paul Hecht, Allison Janney, Michael Murphy, James Murtaugh, Reni Santoni, Lee Wilkof, Theresa Lynn, Amber Smith
Walt Lloyd
Betty Thomas
Van Dyke Parks
Ivan Reitman, Daniel Goldberg, Joe Medjuck, Keith Samples, Rysher Entertainment, Paramount Pictures

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