Bright Lights, Big City

  • 1988
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama

Based on the popular novel by McInerney, this film adaptation of a story of cocaine-fueled yuppie angst finally came to the screen burdened with the mantle of "THE GRADUATE of the 80s." The novel's nameless protagonist is played here by Fox and is given a name, Jamie. By day, would-be novelist Fox is a fact checker for Gotham magazine; by night, he prowls...read more

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Bright Lights, Big City - Official Trailer
01:28 — From Jay McInerney's novel about a young journalist's fall into Manhatten's drug scene. Bright stars, big disappointment!

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  • Released: 1988
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Based on the popular novel by McInerney, this film adaptation of a story of cocaine-fueled yuppie angst finally came to the screen burdened with the mantle of "THE GRADUATE of the 80s." The novel's nameless protagonist is played here by Fox and is given a… (more)

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