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Whore (1991)

 -  Drama  -  4 October 1991 (USA)
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This choppy melodrama investigates the life of a prostitute in a pseudo-documentary style. The bottom line of the film is that a life of a hooker isn't easy...

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Liz
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Blake
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Rasta
Elizabeth Morehead ...
Katie
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Brutal Man
Sanjay Chandani ...
Indian (as Sanjay)
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Bill
Michael Crabtree ...
Man in Car
Jered Barclay ...
Dead Trick in Car
Doug MacHugh ...
Man in Diner
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Martha, Liz's Girlfriend
Frank Smith ...
Charlie
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Shy Kid in Van
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Younger Man in Car
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Wounded Girl (as Ginger Lynn Allen)
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This choppy melodrama investigates the life of a prostitute in a pseudo-documentary style. The bottom line of the film is that a life of a hooker isn't easy... Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Rated R for strong sexual situations and dialogue, and for some violence | See all certifications »

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4 October 1991 (USA)  »

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$1,008,404 (USA)
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Trivia

Director Ken Russell made the movie as a response to Pretty Woman (1990). See more »

Quotes

Liz: I must be some use to somebody. I mean, there must be a reason for me, right?
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References Darkman (1990) See more »

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Good Film!
28 September 2000 | by See all my reviews

This is based on a British stage play and has been adapted to an American setting. The critics hated this flick but I thought it was great. It's not for everyone but I found it to be a good character study with humor, sex, and all the other elements of fun sleaze that make a Ken Russell film so much raunchy fun. I like the character of Rasta and I haven't liked Ms. Russell in another movie before or since. Porn star Ginger Lynn Allen does a cameo as does cult actor Jack Nance. Go see 'Whore'. Even if you can't say it.


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