Big Night

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Big Night is a 1996 American comedy-drama film co-directed by Campbell Scott and Stanley Tucci.[3] The film stars Tucci, alongside Minnie Driver, Ian Holm, Isabella Rossellini, Allison Janney and Tony Shalhoub.[3]

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Big Night
Theatrical release poster
Directed by
Written by
  • Joseph Tropiano
  • Stanley Tucci
Produced by
CinematographyKen Kelsch
Edited bySuzy Elmiger
Music byGary DeMichele
Distributed byThe Samuel Goldwyn Company
Release dates
  • January 24, 1996 (1996-01-24) (Sundance)
  • September 20, 1996 (1996-09-20) (United States)
Running time
107 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$4.1 million[1]
Box office$14.2 million[2]

Produced by David Kirkpatrick and Jonathan Filley for the Samuel Goldwyn Company, the film was met with largely positive reviews and grossed $14 million worldwide. It was nominated for the "Grand Jury Prize" at the Sundance Film Festival and the "Grand Special Prize" at the Deauville Film Festival. Scott and Tucci won the New York Film Critics Circle Award and the Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best New Director. Tucci and Joseph Tropiano won the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay.

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