In 1977, sex was safe, pleasure was a business, and business was booming. Go behind the scenes with these 13 highly gratifying facts about Boogie Nights.

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BEHIND-THE-SCENESFACTS Dirk Diggler was almost Leonardo DICAPRIO CRACKED.COM Boogie Nights was still a few months away from filming when Leonardo got cold feet about playing Diggler. Leo was never 100 percent committed to the movie, says Anderson. He dropped out to do Titanic.

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BEHIND-THE-SCENES FACTS Boogie Nights cast included actual ADULT STARS NOV EX ND GRACKED.COM I got called in because Paul had been a fan of mine when he was younger, says adult film star Nina Hartley, who played Little Bill's adulterous wife. I did cast Veronica Hart, says Anderson. She's not only a great person, she's the Meryl Streep of porn.

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