Definitions for 15 minutes
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quarter-hour, 15 minutes(noun)
a quarter of an hour
(short for "15 minutes of fame") a transient period of fame
Origin: From a statement by Andy Warhol that "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes."
15 Minutes is a 2001 film starring Robert De Niro, Edward Burns and Karel Roden. It is about a homicide detective and a fire marshal who must stop a couple of Eastern European murderers who are videotaping their crimes in hope of becoming famous. The film also stars Melina Kanakaredes and Kelsey Grammer. Its title is a reference to the famous Andy Warhol quotation, "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes."
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