Brad Pitt plays Tyler Durden. Tyler works various night jobs, like movie theater projectionist (where he splices objectionable frames into family films) and banquet hall waiter (where he tampers with the food). Tyler also sells soap, which he makes from fat that he steals from lyposuction facilities and sells to department stores for $20 per bar.

Tyler and the narrator of our story first meet on an airplane. Upon a later meeting at a bar, a drunken Tyler tells his new friend to hit him. "How much can you know about yourself if you've never been in a fight?" he rationalizes. The two find such a release in their brawling, that before long they have formed a rapidly expanding underground boxing club where average joes can take out their aggressions by beating on each other.

"Boys, welcome to Fight Club. The first rule of Fight Club is, you do not talk about Fight Club. The second rule of Fight Club is, you DO NOT TALK ABOUT FIGHT CLUB!"

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Russ Dimino 2008