Private Parts
Private Parts (1997)

Radio talk-show host Howard Stern is a cultural phenomenon of the '90s. Loved and hated by fans across the country, he gleefully exceeds the boundaries of good taste on his New York-based radio show. This film is based on Stern's… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: March 7, 1997
DVD Release Date: December 15, 1998
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Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A surprisingly endearing biopic about the controversial shock-jock Howard Stern that is equally funny and raunchy.

Rita Kempley
Washington Post

A choppy amalgram of Revenge of the Nerds, Father Knows Best and Network.

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Charles Taylor

A flat piece of work with long, slack stretches.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Enough fake humility to make you barf if not a fan.

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Don Irvine
Globe and Mail

People who wouldn't be able to distinguish Howard Stern from G. Gordon Liddy will be entertained by something like an off-colour -- and quite funny -- version of Coal Miner's Daughter.

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James Berardinelli

An entertaining motion picture.

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Nick Rogers

Straddles the line between hagiography and hogwash as expertly as possible. But in between the surplus of hilarity and hokum, it chips away at hard truths about why Howard Stern remains fascinating in an era where ribaldry is a clickable GIF away.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

A comic firecracker with a surprising human touch.

Susan Stark
Detroit News

This is Sterno, not heat, but still plenty rude, crude and lewd.

Rob Gonsalves

[Stern] may be the master of his domain on the radio, but he doesn't necessarily have a future in movies.

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Flixster Audience Score: 68% Flixster User Reviews
Melvin White
Pig Vomit: You're the anti-Christ. You know that, Stern?  You are the mother-fucking anti-Christ! "Never before has a man done so much with so… More
Lenny Muggsy
Private Sharts.
Spencer S.
A comical and autobiographical account of the real life of Howard Stern, this film is both gross and sentimental. Strangely compelling and enjoyable to watch… More
Everett Johnson
Been listening to the "History of Howard Stern" the past 2 weeks on Sirius, and it made me want to go back and watch this. Still hilarious after all… More
Alex roy
Private Parts is a film based on the life of Howard Stern. The basis for this film was his autobiography, Provate Parts, which I preferred to this film. But the… More
Eric S
"Private Parts" is an auto-biolgraphical film about insurgent radio host Howard Stern who gained national recognition in the 1990s being labeled a… More

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