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Wild Orchid II: Two Shades of Blue (1991)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  8 May 1992 (USA)
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Blue is a teenage girl who lives with her Jazz playing father Ham. Ham gets very sick and dies, and now Blue must support herself somehow. Elle, the headmistress at a brothel, talks her ... See full summary »

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Blue McDonald
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Elle
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Ham McDonald
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Sully
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Senator Dixon
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Jules
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Captain Edwards
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Colonel Winslow
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J.J. Clark
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Ruth
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Dominique
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Celeste
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Mary
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Blue is a teenage girl who lives with her Jazz playing father Ham. Ham gets very sick and dies, and now Blue must support herself somehow. Elle, the headmistress at a brothel, talks her into living and working at her establishment. She decides to leave the business and lead a normal life. Elle is hellbent to see that she never has one. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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Rated R for strong sensuality, and for language and drug content | See all certifications »

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8 May 1992 (USA)  »

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Wild Orchid 2: Blue Movie Blue  »

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$573,904 (USA)
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(at around 7 mins) The boom mic is reflected in the bathroom mirror. See more »

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PLEASE SAY YOU'RE SEVENTEEN
Performed by White Boy
Written by Bigmouth, The Assassin & White Boy
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Unfair Rating
12 January 2007 | by (Onalaska, TX) – See all my reviews

I noticed that the overall IMDb rating for this film was a lowly 3.2. This seems a bit unfair. The story is good, not great, and may at times be bit predictable. But the acting is quite good with a very sympathetic performance by Tom Skerritt. Robert Davi shows a warm side in much contrast to the "heavy" he played in a James Bond Film. Wendy Hughes couldn't have been more cold and calculating in much contrast to the warm and loving character she played opposite Peter Falk in "Happy New Year" or the playful character she played opposite Pierce Brosnan in "The Heist." Lastly, Zalman King as a filmmaker has tried to elevate the adult genre to an art form. If not familiar, try to see his most successful series: "Red Shoes Diaries." Sometimes you can catch an episode on late night Showtime.

It might be said that not every film is meant to be "Gone With the Wind" or "Citizen Kane." There's nothing wrong about a shoot-em-up western where the gunfighters never seem to run out of bullets. And although "The Fast and the Furious" may never make IMDb's top 250 list, it was a good enough film for the producers to make two sequels.

It's all about entertainment and since the world's population is so diverse, we all like different types of movies. One could guess that some viewers who are offended by nudity may have been "turned off" by this film, which also may account for the low 3.2 rating. But the film is worth a watch.

Finally, Nina Siemaszko is excellent in this film. She brings across her vulnerability, frustration, disappointment, etc. Her performance must have been good, because other producers noticed and she had a nice supporting role in "The American President" and a recurring role for 3 or 4 years on "The West Wing." On a personal note, I would urge all of us to respect the IMDb and the lengths they go to provide this forum. Let's give fair comments to all films we view. We may actually affect the careers of some of the industry people.


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