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Paris Is Burning (1990)

R
71 min | Documentary

A chronicle of New York's drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality.
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$500,000
Opening weekend
$310,127
Gross (US & Canada)
$3,779,620
Gross (World)
$3,779,620
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Aug 1991 (United States)

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8.1 / 10 | 8,885 votes