Fight Club

Theatrical Release: October 15, 1999
Fight Club
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Synopsis

An insomniac, bored with his 9-to-5 job and losing touch with reality, crashes all kinds of support groups, looking to find meaning for his existence. During his sojourn, he meets Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt) who suggests that our “hero” (Edward Norton) has “no purpose, no place.” Together, they form a disillusioned men’s club that meets once a week to fight bare fisted. In other words, they beat each other to a bloody mess in order to find emotional insight and relevance.
In response to their lost feeling, not knowing what society expects of them, they begin to rebel against corporate America, vandalizing the city and threatening to blow up credit card companies, so the world will have to begin an

Dove Review

Content Description

Attempting to make a profound statement about men being more than just the content of their wallets, the film bombards the viewer with countless hostile images, revealing a depressive existence, while subjecting us to profanity and obscenity; brutal physical violence, including many bloody bare-fisted boxing matches and two graphic gunshot-to-the-head wounds. The film depicts abusive lifestyles. There’s also much drinking and smoking by the leads; there’s a harrowing plane crash in midair; several sexual situations and conversations; brief nudity; a gross-out scene featuring the collection of liposuction fat; a waiter urinates in the food he will be offering his customers, and scene features sacrilegious comments about God

Info

Company: 20th Century Fox
Writer: Jim Uhls
Director: David Fincher
Genre: Comedy
Industry Rating: R