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Wild Orchid (1989)

A female 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
Jens Peter ...
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Elliot Costa
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Luiz Lobo ...
Juan
Lester Berman ...
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Steven Kaminsky ...
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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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Drama | Romance

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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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Mickey Rourke and Carré Otis were a couple at the time this film was made, and there is a persistent rumor that the sex scenes were not faked. 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 »

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[to the fresh-faced Emily]
Claudia Lirones: Put on some goddamn lipstick!
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SHAKE THE SHEIK
Written by R. Josch, Marlon Klein, Uwe Mullrich and Spremberg
Performed by Dissidenten
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HOT, HOT, HOT
9 May 1999 | by (Stockton, California) – See all my reviews

Wild Orchid is a steamy erotic flick that probably won't please everybody. Young lawyer Emily is signed to a law firm and flies with her boss to Rio and when Emily's boss leaves for a meeting, she sets Emily up with Wheeler, a successful real estate developer who Emily is attracted to, but cannot have because he is impotent. This leads to Wheeler setting Emily up with an American business man for sex, cross dressing, and steamy sexual pairings. While the R Rated cut of Wild Orchid is quite graphic, the Unrated version is even more so. If you like trashy drama and erotic scenes, then you might enjoy Wild Orchid.

Wild Orchid is Unrated for extremely strong graphic sexuality, nudity, adult language, and for some mild violence.


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