Fight Club Project

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The story behind the movie Fight Club is that two guys meet on an airplane. One of them is a recall coordinator for a car company. He is addicted to support groups for terminal diseases. They seem to help him sleep. He is normal otherwise. His name is never mentioned throughout the movie. His official role is the narrator My favorite part of the movie is the following quote. He is explaining his job to a woman sitting next to him on a plane.

"Take the number of the vehicles in the field, "˜A'. Multiply it my by the probable rate of failure, "˜B'. Then multiply the result by the average out of court settlement, "˜C'. "˜A' times "˜B' times "˜C' equals "˜X'. If "˜X' is less than the cost of a recall, we don't do one." When asked which car company he worked for, he responded, "A major one."

I thought that this was funny and kind of unsettling at the same time.

The man that the narrator meets is Tyler Durden, a soap salesman. They become good friends after the narrator "˜s house blows up. He stays with Tyler and they start Fight Club. They have two people at a time street fight until a winner was determined and then, the next fight starts. There are 8 rules to follow in this club: 1 you do not talk about Fight Club.

2 you do not talk about Fight Club.

3 someone yells stop, goes limp, taps out, the fight is over.

4 only two guys to a fight 5 one fight at a time 6 no shirts, no shoes 7 fights will go on as long as they have to 8 if this is your first night at Fight Club, you have to...