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The Daily Movie Quote: Fight Club

Updated on October 4, 2010
Brad Pitt is Tyler Durden in Fight Club
Brad Pitt is Tyler Durden in Fight Club

"Welcome to Fight Club. The first rule of Fight Club is: you do not talk about Fight Club. The second rule of Fight Club is: you DO NOT talk about Fight Club! Third rule of Fight Club: if someone yells "stop!", goes limp, or taps out, the fight is over. Fourth rule: only two guys to a fight. Fifth rule: one fight at a time, fellas. Sixth rule: the fights are bare knuckle. No shirt, no shoes, no weapons. Seventh rule: fights will go on as long as they have to. And the eighth and final rule: if this is your first time at Fight Club, you have to fight." - Tyler Durden, Fight Club (1999)

Twentieth Century Fox, rated R, 139 minutes.

Directed By: David Fincher


Edward Norton - The Narrator

Brad Pitt - Tyler Durden

Helen Bonham Carter - Marla Singer

Meat Loaf - Robert 'Bob' Paulson

Jared Leto - Angel Face

Zach Grenier - Richard Chesler

Domestic Box Office Gross: $37,030,102

Synopsis: An insomniac and a questionable soap salesman form an aggression based club that catches on and, eventually becomes an organization bent on bringing down the establishment.

Fact: Brad Pitt and Edward Norton are really intoxicated when they're hitting golf balls.

Trivia: Tyler Durden's image has five subliminal flashes in the film before he actually makes his first appearance.

Movie Mistake: When Lou is punching Tyler the blood on his face disappears and reappears.

My Take: I went with a Fincher film because I saw, arguably, the best film of the year in The Social Network, which he directed. What a great trippy movie! Fight Club was the second of Fincher's films where I was completely blown away, with the other being Se7en (I'm saving that quote for a special occasion). This is a must see and a cult classic, just make sure you have a strong stomach.

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    • Skaditch profile image

      Skaditch 6 years ago from Los Angeles

      So are you ready for "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo"?

    • bogerk profile image

      bogerk 7 years ago from Midwest

      I just wrote a Hub on all of David Fincher's films from Alien 3 to the Social Network. Definitely my favorite director in Hollywood today and Fight Club is certainly his best.

      I think Fight Club might be the only movie I have ever seen that is actually better than the book ... and I loved the book.