October 18th, 2001



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Still of Jon Favreau in MadeStill of Vince Vaughn in MadeDirector Jon Favreau on the set.Still of Vince Vaughn and Jon Favreau in MadeStill of Famke Janssen and Jon Favreau in MadeStill of Vince Vaughn, Sean Combs, Jon Favreau and Faizon Love in Made

Two aspiring boxers, lifelong friends, get involved in a money-laundering scheme through a low-level organized crime group.

Release Year: 2001

Rating: 6.4/10 (10,860 voted)

Critic's Score: 62/100

Director: Jon Favreau

Stars: Vince Vaughn, Jon Favreau, Joe Goossen

Bobby is a struggling boxer and bodyguard for his stripper girlfriend. But he hates his work and wants to move up. So he agrees to go to New York City for his boss to help in the delivery for a money laundering scheme. His partner in crime is his best friend Ricky, an obnoxious loudmouth who has seen one too many mafia movies. Bobby tries to keep it cool and get the job done, but Ricky's antics threaten to blow the entire situation.

Jon Favreau - Bobby
Vince Vaughn - Ricky
Joe Goossen - Referee
Famke Janssen - Jessica
Makenzie Vega - Chloe
Jenteal - Wendy (as Reanna Rossi)
Tom Morello - Best Man
Jonathan Silverman - Bachelor
Kimberley Davies - Bartender (as Kimberly Davies)
Faizon Love - Horrace
Elizabeth Barondes - Wife
Gary Auerbach - Husband
Bill Capizzi - Arthur
Peter Falk - Max
Vernon Vaughn - Coach

Taglines: Welcome to disorganized crime

Release Date: 18 October 2001

Filming Locations: Glendale, California, USA

Box Office Details

Budget: $5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend: $118,003 (USA) (15 July 2001) (3 Screens)

Gross: $5,308,707 (USA) (14 October 2001)

Technical Specs


Did You Know?

The Production company is "Cardiff Giant," the same name that Bobby is assigned to give when asked who he works for.

Crew or equipment visible: After around 38 minutes, when Bobby and Ricky are in "The Cupping Room", a flashing red camera light is visible on Bobby's right leg before the camera pulls away.

Bernardo: What is your name?
Bobby: Er, Bobby Ricigliano.
Bernardo: Christ is everyone in this god damned house named Bobby Ricigliano?

User Review

outrageously outlandish interactions


Jon Favreau's 'proper' follow-up to 96's 'Swingers' see's him as part of a double-act with Vince Vaughn. The whole film is based around this double-act, and the various banter that passes between them - mostly ricocheting from Vaughn's outrageously outlandish interactions with everyone he meets, and Favreau's handling of the ensuing situation.

At times this makes for extremely funny entertainment, at other times however it makes for extermely cringe-inducing entertainment. Your not quite sure whether to love Vaughn's antics, or want him dead. Your also left wondering exactly WHAT Vaughn's character helped Favreau's out with in their younger days in order for Favreau to have such as deeply-routed tolerance and understanding for the man.... personally, I would have gotten rid of him years ago.

The story itself takes a backseat because of Vaughn's antics, which is a shame, cause there's some really juicy material in there. I would have loved to see more development between Favreau and his girlfriend, played by Famke Jansen, and also Jansen's daughter. Peter Falk (yes, 'Columbo') is absolutely brilliant as Max, the ageing boss, fully believable and a fully-realised characterisation.

Overall the film fit's together extremely well - the pace is fast, and you do get caught up in it... even during Vaughn's most cringe-worthy moments. Basically if you like 'Swingers' or general crime-capers, you'll love 'Made'.


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