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The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)

R
125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

After his mistress runs over a young teen, a Wall Street hotshot sees his life unravel in the spotlight and attracting the interest of a down and out reporter.
Director
Brian De Palma (as Brian DePalma)
Writers
Michael Cristofer (screenplay) | Tom Wolfe (novel)
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Brian De Palma (as Brian DePalma)
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$ 47,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 4,216,063
Gross (USA)
$ 15,691,192
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Release date
Dec 21, 1990 (United States)

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5.5 / 10 | 19,652 votes