Did you know that Edward Norton and Brad Pitt took basic lessons in boxing, taekwondo, grappling, and even studies hours of UFC programming to prepare for their roles in Fight Club? If not, that is just one of the many interesting facts we rounded up for you today. Continue reading to see them all.
Studio executives did not like the film and they restructured Fincher’s intended marketing campaign to try to reduce anticipated losses. Fight Club failed to meet the studio’s expectations at the box office and received polarized reactions from critics. It was cited as one of the most controversial and talked-about films of 1999. However, the film later found commercial success with its DVD release, which established Fight Club as a cult film.