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The Bonfire of the Vanities

Released in the USA on December 21 of 1990, "The Bonfire of the Vanities" (also known as "Falò delle vanità, Il", "Fegefeuer der Eitelkeiten") is a Comedy/Drama film written by Michael Cristofer (screenplay) . Tom Hanks and Bruce Willis are starring, alongside Melanie Griffith, Kim Cattrall, Saul Rubinek and Morgan Freeman.

Take one Wall Street tycoon, his Fifth Avenue mistress, a reporter hungry for fame, and make the wrong turn in The Bronx...then sit back and watch the sparks fly.

When was "The Bonfire of the Vanities" released:

The Bonfire of the Vanities was first released on Friday, December 21, 1990, in the United States. Also released on this day were The Long Walk Home (dir. Richard Pearce) and Kindergarten Cop (dir. Ivan Reitman). This was twenty-eight (28) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, March 13, 1991 in France; Thursday, May 02, 1991 in Germany and on Thursday, April 18, 1991 in Australia.

What is the casting of "The Bonfire of the Vanities":

At the casting of The Bonfire of the Vanities we find Tom Hanks, previously seen in Turner & Hooch (1989) and The 'burbs (1989); Bruce Willis (Look Who's Talking (1989), In Country (1989)); Melanie Griffith (Pacific Heights (1990), The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)) [ more... ]

  • John Hancock, Louis Giambalvo and Richard Libertini can all be seen in Deal of the Century, released in 1983.
  • Barton Heyman, Richard Libertini and Mary Alice can be seen in Awakenings, released in 1990.
  • Saul Rubinek and Morgan Freeman also appeared in Unforgiven, released in 1992.
  • Barton Heyman and Kim Cattrall also appeared together in Masquerade, released in 1988.

What is the Storyline of "The Bonfire of the Vanities":

Sherman McCoy (Tom Hanks) is a Wall Street investor who makes millions while enjoying the good life and the sexual favors of Maria Ruskin (Melanie Griffith), a Southern belle gold digger. Sherman and Maria are driving back to Maria's apartment from JFK airport when they take a wrong turn on the expressway and the two find themselves in the "war-zone" of the South Bronx. When they are approached by two suspicious black youths after Sherman gets out of the car to move a tire placed purposely in the middle of [...]

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