Manly Movies

1999

Bowfinger (1999)

Bowfinger (1999)

Bowfinger    13 Aug 1999

PG-13 97 minReleased

6.4
IMDB: 6.4/10 654 votes

Fluffy, lazily-constructed Hollywood comedies are all the rage these days, and it’s therefore refreshing to behold a genuinely good studio-produced comedy. Fuelled by a colourful cast, Frank Oz’s amiable directorial touch and a delightfully witty, huggable script by star Steve Martin, Bowfinger is one of the best films of its kind. On top of providing a solid hour and a half of lull-free entertainment, Bowfinger hilariously takes the piss out of the Hollywood movie industry, with its complicated politics, pretences ...