The Room

The Room
  • 2003
  • US
  • 1h 39min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Tommy Wiseau
  • Written by: Tommy Wiseau
  • Cast: Tommy Wiseau, Juliette Danielle, Greg Sestero, Philip Haldiman, Kyle Vogt, Carolyn Minnott, Robyn Paris
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'So bad it's good' cult film that has suffered some very harsh criticism but is loyally defended by its mysterious director Wiseau.

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Interview: The Room actress Robyn Paris – 'I think we all went through the various stages of grief'

8 Nov 2016

Actress, writer and producer talks about being in the worst movie ever made, and reuniting its cast for her new comedy project

In 2003 the enigmatic writer, producer, director and one-time jeans salesman Tommy Wiseau unleashed his directorial debut on an unsuspecting world. His first and – mercifully only – feature, The Room, is widely regarded as one of the worst films ever…

A Brief Guide to The Room Screenings

27 Jan 2015

Want to join in the fun at the best worst film ever? Here’s our guide to enjoying The Room

Despite its inauspicious debut in 2003, actor/director Tommy Wiseau's vanity project The Room has become a huge cult phenomenon, regularly playing in cinemas around the world, to the delight of film fans ready for a raucous night at the movies. This…

Dave Franco joins The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room

10 Jun 2014

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Dave Franco will join James Franco in 'The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room'. The 28-year-old actor has confirmed that he will join his brother in the drama about director Tommy Wiseau's cult film 'The Room', according to 3news. Speaking at a…

Interview: Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero of The Room

25 Feb 2014

The two filmmakers discuss their so-bad-it's-good movie and Sestero's book, The Disaster Artist

When I meet Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero, I am woefully under-prepared. I’d come along to tonight’s screening of The Room – part of the Cameo Cinema’s centenary celebrations – as a paying punter, expecting to witness a bit of Tommy’s madness on-stage…

Cult bad film The Room set for Edinburgh Festival Fringe screenings

20 Jul 2011

Tommy Wiseau's 2003 film now has cult following

The Room is infamous as one of the worst films ever made. Yet its popularity just keeps on increasing. Ahead of debut Fringe screenings, John Darley looks at the story so far, revealing the true horror behind the 'Citizen Kane of bad movies'

The Room: the best worst film ever made?

17 Feb 2010

Ahead of its first Scottish screening Jonny Ensall celebrates the awfulness of cult bad movie The Room

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