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Zack and Miri Make a Porno

Released: 2008

Genre: Comedy

Runtime: 1 hr 42 min

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Kevin Smith

Starring: Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks, Craig Robinson, Jason Mewes, Traci Lords, Jeff Anderson, Katie Morgan, Ricky Mabe, Justin Long, Brandon Routh, Tyler Labine

Roommates Zach and Miri go to extreme lengths to keep their apartment. From Kevin Smith (Clerks).

A solid script and a game cast.

Review by: MiamiMovieCritic

Added: 7 years ago

Zack and Miri Make a Porno is the eighth feature film directed by Kevin Smith. On loan from the Judd Apatow repertory company, Seth Rogen and Elizabeth Banks play best buds/roommates Zack and Miri. Already living paycheck-to-paycheck, the roomies' situation becomes economically desperate, so they decide to shoot a porno together. Despite some flaws, this is one of 2008's least erratic comedies, thanks to a solid script and a game cast (Justin Long and Brandon Routh absolutely kill in the funniest high school reunion scenes since Romy & Michelle). Favorite scene: When Zack and Miri finally get down to the business of making a porno, "Hold Me Up" by Live turns the lifelong friends' first sexual encounter into a moment of transcendence. Second favorite: the chocolate frosting scene.