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The Room (2003)

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Johnny is a successful banker who lives happily in a San Francisco townhouse with his fiancée, Lisa. One day, inexplicably, she gets bored with him and decides to seduce his best friend, Mark. From there, nothing will be the same again.

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Tommy Wiseau

Writer:

Tommy Wiseau
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tommy Wiseau ... Johnny
Juliette Danielle ... Lisa
Greg Sestero ... Mark
Philip Haldiman Philip Haldiman ... Denny (as Phillip Haldiman)
Carolyn Minnott ... Claudette (as Carolyn Minnot)
Robyn Paris ... Michelle
Mike Holmes Mike Holmes ... Mike (as Mike Scott)
Dan Janjigian Dan Janjigian ... Chris-R
Kyle Vogt Kyle Vogt ... Peter
Greg Ellery ... Steven
Piper Gore Piper Gore ... Party Member #1
Kari McDermott Kari McDermott ... Party Member #2 (as Kari McDermont)
Jennifer Vanderbliek Jennifer Vanderbliek ... Party Member #3 (as Jen Vanderbliek)
Bennett Dunn ... Party Member #4 (as Bennet Dunn)
Padma Moyer Padma Moyer ... Susan
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Storyline

In San Francisco, we follow Johnny, a man who has a girlfriend, Lisa, and also his best friend, Mark. Lisa has been cheating on Johnny with Mark and Johnny doesn't know! Will Johnny ever find out? Will Mark still be Johnny's best friend? Written by maxkriegelnance

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Are you ready to see the reflection of your life? Enter "The Room" and leave forever changed! See more »

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 March 2004 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

The Room See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$549,602

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,618,655
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Wiseau-Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Dan Janjigian stayed in character during his entire time on set, resulting in the other actors being genuinely scared of him. See more »

Goofs

When Johnny and Denny throw around a football while talking on the roof, one cut makes it appear that the ball is in the air for several seconds, even though they are only standing about four feet apart. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Johnny: Hi, babe. I have something for you.
Lisa: What is it?
Johnny: Just a little something.
[Playfully hides a package behind his back, then presents it to Lisa. She opens it and pulls out a red dress]
Lisa: Johnny, it's beautiful. Thank you. Can I try it on now?
Johnny: Sure, it's yours.
Lisa: Wait right here.
[grabs Johnny's tie and kisses him]
Lisa: I'll try it on right now.
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Crazy Credits

Craft Service - L.A. & S.F. Fast Food See more »

Alternate Versions

In the DVD and theatrical versions of the film, when Johnny throws his TV out the window in the climax, it is obvious that it is daytime when the TV smashes to the ground despite taking place at night. However, in the Blu-ray transfer, a partial "day for night" filter was added. See more »


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Baby You And Me
Duet by Clint Jun Gamboa (as Clint Gamboa) and Bell Johnson
Written by Kitra Williams, Clint Jun Gamboa (as Clint Gamboa), and Jarah Gibson
Music written and arranged by Wayman Davis for Nu-Rhythmn
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Hard to decide: should I give this a very low or a very high grade?
5 August 2013 | by domienappelsienSee all my reviews

There are a number of "so bad it's hilarious" movies out there but almost all of them are in the sci-fi and horror genres. "The Room" is exceptional in that it's intended as an edgy independent psychological drama. To see a "Plan 9 From Outer Space"-style version of that genre is even funnier! This film is absolutely bizarre. The dialogue is at once very childlike and yet it tries to tackle "heavy" themes like adultery, terminal illness, drug abuse and the like. As a result, it feels like it was written by an alien from outer space. And when you see The Room's protagonist, who is also the director, writer and producer, you'll see that he very likely IS an alien from outer space! It's absolutely unbelievably, jaw-droppingly awful... And highly recommended!


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