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(1993)

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The budget and shooting schedule for was slashed by the studio one month before principal photography was set to begin. Rather than abandon the green lighted film, director Alan Spencer drew from his background in TV, forged ahead and completed the movie in thirty days.
One of the final features film of actor Norman Fell and the last major motion picture distributed with Fell in it.
The movie was filmed during November and December 1991. The picture did not debut theatrically until about a year later in January 1993.
Debut film as a director for Alan Spencer. This cinema movie remains the first and only ever theatrical feature film directed by Spencer.
The movie controversially featured a spoof scene that parodied the Rodney King beating.
The Columbia Pictures studio re-packaged the picture to target the film at a younger audience demographic. They did this by replacing some of the film's 1960s Henry Mancini and Nat 'King' Cole music with contemporary rock numbers.
One of a number of 1990s suspense-thriller spoof movies. Others included Fatal Instinct (1993), Wrongfully Accused (1998), Loaded Weapon 1 (1993), and So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993).
Star Billing: Arye Gross (1st), Claudia Christian (2nd), Adrienne Shelly (3rd) and Norman Fell (4th).
The name of the resort was the "Holiday Palace Hotel".
Claudia Christian's naked scenes were done using a body double.
Mark Fickert was cast as Man in Bed and was filmed in a short, comic love scene. However, because the actress with him [?] was unwilling to show her breasts, the scene was edited from the final version.
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The production shoot for this picture ran for just thirty days.
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The movie's "Hexed" title refers to the character of super-model Hexina (Claudia Christian) and the curse-like effect she has on men.
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Writer-director Alan Spencer got to make this movie on the back of the success of his cult TV show series Sledge Hammer! (1986).
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Alan Spencer, the pic's writer-director, has felt contemptuous of this movie, due to his loss of artistic control of the film.
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According to Wikipedia, the movie was "apparently a minor financial success due to its low budget".
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Many movie posters for the film featured a blurb that read: "More basic than any instinct. More fatal than any attraction. More motion than any picture. HEXED. A comedy about sex, violence, and other family values". Some home video sleeves replaced the third stanza with "more wild than any orchid".
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The nickname of Matthew Welsh (Arye Gross) was "Matt". The pretend alias name he called himself was "Mr. Pratt".
The character of Matthew Welsh (Arye Gross) was a junior desk clerk in the mold of Walter Mitty.

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Alan Spencer:  Uncredited, as a hotel guest.

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