The People vs. Larry FlyntThe People vs. Larry Flynt
is a 1996
film directed by Milos Forman
which tells the true story of the rise and legal problems of pornographic magazine editor Larry Flynt
. It stars Woody Harrelson
, Courtney Love
, Edward Norton
, Brett Harrelson, Donna Hanover, James Cromwell
, Crispin Glover
and Vincent Schiavelli
The movie was written by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski, and directed by Milos Forman.
It is based, in part, on the U.S. Supreme Court case Hustler Magazine v. Falwell.
It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Woody Harrelson) and Best Director.