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The Bonfire of the Vanities

1990 Rated R 2hr 5m

Brian De Palma (Scarface) directs the film version of Tom Wolfe's satire about race, politics and greed in 1980s New York. In it, Tom Hanks stars as Sherman McCoy, a wealthy Wall Street investor whose life takes a dark turn when his mistress (Melanie Griffith) hits a black youth with his car. When tabloid journalist Peter Fallow (Bruce Willis) gets wind of the situation, he turns it into front-page news, inciting a racial incident in this game of dog-eat-dog.

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Movie Details

1991 Razzie® Awards
Adult content, adult language, nudity, strong sexual content and violence
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1, Pan-and-Scan 1.33:1


English, French

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.