Fight Club is a 1999 American film adapted from the 1996 novel of the same name by Chuck Palahniuk.
The film was directed by David Fincher and stars Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, and Helena Bonham Carter.
Norton plays the unnamed protagonist, an "everyman" who is discontented with his white-collar job in
American society. He forms a "fight club" with soap maker Tyler Durden, played by Pitt, and becomes
embroiled in a relationship with him and a dissolute woman, Marla Singer, played by Bonham Carter.
Palahniuk's novel was optioned by 20th Century Fox producer Laura Ziskin, who hired Jim Uhls to write
the film adaptation. Fincher was one of four directors the producers considered; they hired him