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Two and twenty is standard... (19.32)

Farhad: Regardless, the Sheik will not see the value in paying above market.

Wags: Two and twenty is standard.

Farhad: Was standard. Not for an investment the size of ours.

Wags: It doesn't matter if it's as swole as Dirk Diggler on his first night with Rollergirl. This is one of those rare cases where size doesn't actually matter.

This is a Boogie Nights thing. Boogie Nights is a 1997 American drama film written, produced and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. It is set in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley and focuses on a young nightclub dishwasher who becomes a popular star of pornographic films, chronicling his rise in the Golden Age of Porn of the 1970s through to his fall during the excesses of the 1980s. The film is an expansion of Anderson's mockumentaryshort film The Dirk Diggler Story (1988), and stars Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds, Don Cheadle, John C. Reilly, William H. Macy, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Heather Graham, as Rollergirl.

The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 11, 1997 and was released on October 10, 1997, garnering critical acclaim. It was also nominated for three Academy Awards, including Best Original Screenplay for Anderson, Best Supporting Actress for Moore and Best Supporting Actor for Reynolds. The film's soundtrack has also received acclaim.