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Mulholland Dr. (2001)

After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.

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Rita / Camilla Rhodes (as Laura Elena Harring)
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Storyline

A bright-eyed young actress travels to Hollywood, only to be ensnared in a dark conspiracy involving a woman who was nearly murdered, and now has amnesia because of a car crash. Eventually, both women are pulled into a psychotic illusion involving a dangerous blue box, a director named Adam Kesher, and the mysterious night club Silencio. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for violence, language and some strong sexuality | See all certifications »

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19 October 2001 (USA)  »

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Mulholland Drive  »

Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$960,558 (USA) (21 October 2001)

Gross:

$7,220,243 (USA)
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Trivia

Luigi Castigliane (the mobster who spits out the espresso on a napkin) is played by the film's composer, Angelo Badalamenti. See more »

Goofs

During the long tracking shot of the mob goon (Kenny) entering the director's house, a crew member is reflected in the window. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Rita: What are you doing? We don't stop here.
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Crazy Credits

In the credits to Mulholland Dr., actor Chad Everett is mistakenly listed as playing Jimmy Katz; the name of Everett's character is actually Woody Katz. See more »

Connections

References Dekalog (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

The Beast
By Dave Cavanaugh
Performed by Milt Buckner
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
Used by permission of Beechwood Music Corp.
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Bad be warned
21 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is awful. This is why critics aren't worth anything. This is the type of movie that people pretend to like and describe as "intellectually stimulating" in order to justify the critics. In fact I created my account just to comment on how bad the movie was and to warn people to stay away from this movie. Plot is terrible and pointless. It's incoherent from the start which adds to either the "mystery" if you're a critic or plain foolishness if you're a normal person. The movie really is all over the place and ends on an even more curious note. And like I said the ending isn't truly one of those that makes people think rather people end up scratching their heads and wondering why they wasted 2 hours on the movie and also how it's rated so high on this database.


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