Reality Bites

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Reality Bites is a 1994 American romantic comedy-drama film written by Helen Childress and directed by Ben Stiller.wikipedia
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Ben Stiller

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Reality Bites is a 1994 American romantic comedy-drama film written by Helen Childress and directed by Ben Stiller.
He made his directorial debut with Reality Bites.

Ethan Hawke

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It stars Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke and Stiller, with supporting roles by Janeane Garofalo and Steve Zahn.
He appeared in various films before taking a role in the 1994 Generation X drama Reality Bites, for which he received critical praise.

Winona Ryder

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It stars Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke and Stiller, with supporting roles by Janeane Garofalo and Steve Zahn.
Her other films during this period were Reality Bites (1994), How to Make an American Quilt (1995), Alien Resurrection (1997), and Girl, Interrupted (1999), which she also executive produced.

Steve Zahn

It stars Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke and Stiller, with supporting roles by Janeane Garofalo and Steve Zahn.
His films include Reality Bites (1994), That Thing You Do! (1996), SubUrbia (1996), Out of Sight (1998), Happy, Texas (1999), Riding in Cars with Boys (2001), Shattered Glass (2003), Sahara (2005), Rescue Dawn (2007), the first three Diary of a Wimpy Kid movies, Dallas Buyers Club (2013), and War for the Planet of the Apes (2017).

Janeane Garofalo

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It stars Winona Ryder, Ethan Hawke and Stiller, with supporting roles by Janeane Garofalo and Steve Zahn.
Garofalo began her career as a stand-up comedian and became a cast member on The Ben Stiller Show, The Larry Sanders Show, and Saturday Night Live, then appeared in more than 50 movies, with leading or major roles in The Truth About Cats and Dogs, Wet Hot American Summer, The Matchmaker, Reality Bites, Steal This Movie!, Clay Pigeons, Sweethearts, Mystery Men, and The Independent, among numerous others.

Renée Zellweger

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Future Academy Award winner Renée Zellweger appears as Tami, in her first credited film role.
In 1994, she appeared in Reality Bites, the directorial debut of Ben Stiller, and in the biographical film 8 Seconds, directed by John G. Avildsen.

Lisa Loeb

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1 single with Lisa Loeb's "Stay (I Missed You)".
Lisa Anne Loeb (born March 11, 1968) is an American singer-songwriter, producer, touring artist, actress, author, and philanthropist who started her career with the platinum-selling number 1 hit song, "Stay (I Missed You)" from the film Reality Bites, the first number 1 single for an artist without a recording contract.

Stay (I Missed You)

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1 single with Lisa Loeb's "Stay (I Missed You)".
It was released in May 1994 as the lead single from the original movie soundtrack Reality Bites (1994).

Karyn Rachtman

RCA met with the film's music supervisor Karyn Rachtman, and Stiller, three weeks into filming, to discuss the soundtrack album.
In 1994, Rachtman worked on 15 films, including two, simultaneously: Reality Bites, with director Ben Stiller, and Pulp Fiction with Tarantino.

David Spade

In addition to Garofalo, director Stiller had fellow Saturday Night Live alumni David Spade make an uncredited appearance as the hot dog manager, and friend Jeanne Tripplehorn in an uncredited appearance as the "In Your Face TV" correspondent.

Stacey Sher

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Initially, Childress, working with producer Stacey Sher, had figured out the characters of Lelaina and Troy, but could not come up with a credible character to complete the love triangle.

Juliana Hatfield

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In addition, the video for "Spin the Bottle" by the Juliana Hatfield Three was directed by Stiller and featured clips from the film as well.
"Spin the Bottle" was used in the soundtrack of the Hollywood film Reality Bites (1994).

Jeanne Tripplehorn

In addition to Garofalo, director Stiller had fellow Saturday Night Live alumni David Spade make an uncredited appearance as the hot dog manager, and friend Jeanne Tripplehorn in an uncredited appearance as the "In Your Face TV" correspondent.
Tripplehorn's grandmother, Jean Neely, appeared in the film Reality Bites.

Crowded House

The video for Crowded House's "Locked Out" was updated to include footage from the film.
This track and "My Sharona" by The Knack, which were both included on the soundtrack of the film Reality Bites, were bundled together on a jukebox single to promote the film soundtrack.

Locked Out (song)

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It was released as a single in February 1994 and was part of the soundtrack to the American film Reality Bites.

My Sharona

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The film's soundtrack includes songs by World Party, Squeeze, The Knack (a remixed version of "My Sharona" featured prominently in one scene from the film), Juliana Hatfield, Social Distortion, and two contributions from Crowded House ("Locked Out" and "Something So Strong"), in addition to the runaway hit "Stay (I Missed You)" by Lisa Loeb, which earned Loeb the distinction of being the first artist to top the Hot 100 before being signed to any record label.
In 1994, "My Sharona" re-entered the Billboard Hot 100 chart and peaked at number 91, when it was released as part of the Reality Bites soundtrack album.

Tempted (Squeeze song)

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The song later became ingrained in public consciousness due to its use in commercials by Burger King and Heineken, film soundtracks like that of Reality Bites (which featured a 1994 rerecording), and the video games Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (on the in-game radio station Emotion 98.3, and subsequently on the real-world CD, vol.

The Knack

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The film's soundtrack includes songs by World Party, Squeeze, The Knack (a remixed version of "My Sharona" featured prominently in one scene from the film), Juliana Hatfield, Social Distortion, and two contributions from Crowded House ("Locked Out" and "Something So Strong"), in addition to the runaway hit "Stay (I Missed You)" by Lisa Loeb, which earned Loeb the distinction of being the first artist to top the Hot 100 before being signed to any record label.
In 1994, with Ward back on drums, the band reunited to make some concert appearances to capitalize on the new popularity of "My Sharona" after its appearance in the movie Reality Bites.

World Party

The film's soundtrack includes songs by World Party, Squeeze, The Knack (a remixed version of "My Sharona" featured prominently in one scene from the film), Juliana Hatfield, Social Distortion, and two contributions from Crowded House ("Locked Out" and "Something So Strong"), in addition to the runaway hit "Stay (I Missed You)" by Lisa Loeb, which earned Loeb the distinction of being the first artist to top the Hot 100 before being signed to any record label.
In 1994, World Party recorded "When You Come Back to Me" for the Reality Bites soundtrack, influenced by David Bowie's 1975 song "Young Americans".

Big Mountain (band)

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"Baby, I Love Your Way" was included on the soundtrack for the film Reality Bites, and peaked at No.

Me Phi Me

They finalized a deal and the label opened its roster to the director, who picked only one band: Me Phi Me.
was featured on the multiplatinum soundtrack to Ben Stiller's debut film about Generation X called Reality Bites.

John Mahoney

He went on to have prominent roles in a number of acclaimed films throughout the late 1980s and 1990s, including Moonstruck, Eight Men Out, Say Anything..., In the Line of Fire, Reality Bites, and The American President.

Baby, I Love Your Way

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Big Mountain's version is featured on the soundtrack for the 1994 movie Reality Bites.