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  • Bright Lights, Big City (1988)
  • R
    107 min | Drama
Bright Lights, Big City (1988)
R
107 min | Drama

A disillusioned young writer living in New York City turns to drugs and drinking to block out the memories of his dead mother and estranged wife.
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Jay McInerney (novel) (screenplay)
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Release date
Apr 1, 1988 (United States)

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70 cast members
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Phoebe Cates
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John Houseman
Mr. Vogel Mr. Vogel   See fewer
David Warrilow
Rittenhouse Rittenhouse   See fewer
Dianne Wiest
Mother Mother   See fewer
Alec Mapa
Yasu Wade Yasu Wade   See fewer
William Hickey
Ferret Man Ferret Man   See fewer
Sam Robards
Rich Vanier Rich Vanier   See fewer
Bernard Zette
Stevie (as Zette) Stevie (as Zette)   See fewer
Marika Blossfeldt
Bald Girl Bald Girl   See fewer
Jessica Lundy
Theresa Theresa   See fewer
Kelly Lynch
Elaine Elaine   See fewer
Peter Boyden
Maitre d' Maitre d'   See fewer
Russell Horton
Walter Tyler Walter Tyler   See fewer
Maria Pitillo
Pony Tail Girl Pony Tail Girl   See fewer
Susan Traylor
Leather Lady Leather Lady   See fewer
Michael Fischetti
Mannequin Craftsman Mannequin Craftsman   See fewer
Harvey Waldman
Deli Man Deli Man   See fewer
David Hyde Pierce
Bartender at Fashion Show Bartender at Fashion Show   See fewer
Jim Babchak
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Peg Murray
Receptionist Receptionist   See fewer
Barbara Rucker
Elegant Lady Elegant Lady   See fewer
Pat Santino
Security Guard Security Guard   See fewer
Mike Bacarella
Bakery Man Bakery Man   See fewer
Josie Bell
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Anne Bezamat
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Alva Chinn
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Dianne De Witt
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Nathalie Gabrielli
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Jennifer Houser
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Lynn Howland
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Sheila Johnson
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Melanie Landestoy
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Marisol Massey
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Andrea Sande
Runway Model (as Andréa Sande) Runway Model (as Andréa Sande)   See fewer
Malio
Runway Model (as Maud) Runway Model (as Maud)   See fewer
Maria von Hartz
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Joko Zohrer
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Marvin Braverman
Additional Voices (voice) Additional Voices (voice)   See fewer
Thomas Brunelle
Additional Voices (voice) (as Tom Brunelle) Additional Voices (voice) (as Tom Brunelle)   See fewer
Leigh French
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Nicholas Guest
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Fred Newman
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Luisa Leschin
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Andrew Masset
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Anna Mathias
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Tracy Newman
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Reni Santoni
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Wendy Schaal
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Jonathan Stark
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Arnold F. Turner
Additional Voices (voice) (as Arnold Turner) Additional Voices (voice) (as Arnold Turner)   See fewer
Claudette Wells
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Edward Burke
Bar Patron (uncredited) Bar Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Elana Cooper
Dancing Club Girl (uncredited) Dancing Club Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Wayne Keeley
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
Dave Knapp
Bar Patron (uncredited) Bar Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Gary McNerney
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Antony Platt
Press Photographer-Fashion Show (uncredited) Press Photographer-Fashion Show (uncredited)   See fewer
Jason Robards
Drunken Writer - Mr. Hardy (uncredited) Drunken Writer - Mr. Hardy (uncredited)   See fewer
Rick Shaw
Bar Patron (uncredited) Bar Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Ruth Leon Weiman
Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Nightclub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Anthony Welch
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Dondré T. Whitfield
Brian Jones (uncredited) Brian Jones (uncredited)   See fewer
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