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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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Liz
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Blake
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Rasta
Elizabeth Morehead ...
Katie
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Brutal Man
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Indian (as Sanjay)
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Bill
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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>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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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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Connections

Features Mob Boss (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

SELFISH
Performed by Velma Wright
Written by J. Wilson and S. Grant
Produced by J. Wilson and W. Jones
Courtesy of Select Records
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Pointless.
8 December 2002 | by See all my reviews

The tone of this movie is annoyingly inconsistent. Is it supposed to be a gritty expose of prostitution or a tongue-in-cheek comedy? The only thing you can be sure about is that it really deserves its NC-17 rating. The device of having Theresa Russell talking directly to the camera (and, consequently, to us) was perhaps intended to give a documentary feel to the whole production, but it has the opposite effect: it never lets you forget that "it's only a movie". (**)


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