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Summary Woody Harrelson stars as publishing maverick Larry Flynt, who becomes the unlikely champion of the First Amendment when he takes his fight against the Rev. Jerry Falwell all the way to the Supreme Court. (Sony Pictures Entertainment)

The People vs. Larry Flynt

Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 24 Critic Reviews
79
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 131 User Ratings
8.4
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Summary Woody Harrelson stars as publishing maverick Larry Flynt, who becomes the unlikely champion of the First Amendment when he takes his fight against the Rev. Jerry Falwell all the way to the Supreme Court. (Sony Pictures Entertainment)

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 24 Critic Reviews
79
88% Positive
21 Reviews
4% Mixed
1 Review
8% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 24 Critic Reviews
79
88% Positive
21 Reviews
4% Mixed
1 Review
8% Negative
2 Reviews

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Universal Acclaim Based on 131 User Ratings
8.4
90% Positive
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9% Mixed
12 Ratings
1% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 131 User Ratings
8.4
90% Positive
118 Ratings
9% Mixed
12 Ratings
1% Negative
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Production Company Columbia Pictures, Filmhaus, Illusion Entertainment, Ixtlan, Janet Yang Productions, Phoenix Pictures
Release Date Dec 25, 1996
Duration 2 h 10 m
Rating R
Tagline You may not like what he does, but are you prepared to give up his right to do it?
Golden Globes, USA
• 2 Wins & 5 Nominations
Academy Awards, USA
2 Nominations
Online Film & Television Association
• 1 Win & 8 Nominations