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Wild Orchid (1989)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  27 April 1990 (USA)
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A woman lawyer becomes mesmerized by a self-made millionaire during an encounter in Rio setting off a series of erotic encounters.

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Claudia Dennis
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Hanna Munch
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Otto Munch
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Flavio
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Volleyball Player
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Rambo
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Luiz Lobo ...
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Lester Berman ...
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Storyline

Emily, a raw recruit to a law firm is sent to Brazil with Claudia to help finalise a real estate deal. Emily is innocent and vulnerable, and when she's left in Rio with Wheeler, a milionaire with an unusual outlook on life, Emily is shocked and intrigued by the sex antics to which she is exposed. Written by Rob Hartill

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27 April 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Orquídea salvaje  »

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$11,060,485 (USA)
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In a 2004 interview, Carré Otis denied the rumors that suggested the infamous last sex scene was real. See more »

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In the end, when Wheeler and Emily ride off on the Harley, Wheeler is wearing a leather vest in some shots, and a long sleeved leather jacket in others. See more »

Quotes

Emily Reed: Why do I get the feeIing that... if I reach out and touch you, you'll disappear?
James Wheeler: Why don't you try it and see?
[Emily puts her arms around him and he moves away slightly]
James Wheeler: I'm sorry. It's not you. It's me... I'm just not... very good at being touched, Emily.
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Clever comment on Reaganism set in a galaxy of post-transformational liberalism.
1 September 2005 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

Just kidding, I don't know what I'm talking about. You should see this movie if you like:

1) Sex

2) Nudity

3) Hot babes

4) Mickey Rourke

5) Carre Otis

6) Mickey Rourke and Carre Otis going at it for real

7) Perfume commercials

8) Directors trying to make their softcore porn look like art by filming everything sensually and in slow motion, so the film appears to be art-house and "visually stimulating"

9) Really, really, really bad dialogue

10) Lots of good banging and screwing without a plot

11) Mickey Rourke playing a total pimp (which is different than just Mickey Rourke - I mean, there's Mickey Rourke, and then there's Mickey Rourke the Pimp, which is even cooler).

And finally...

12) Hot female characters who wear glasses and carry around clipboards so the audience believes they are smart and successful businesswomen, when in fact they'd have a hard time calculating 1 + 1. (Also see: Alone in the Dark, Tara Reid's character; or Fantastic Four, Jessica Alba's.) Highly recommended to the appropriate demographic.

I could kill myself for buying it.


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