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Exit to Eden (1994)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Romance  |  14 October 1994 (USA)
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Elliot is going to the island of Eden to live out his submissive fantasies, but inadvertently photographs diamond smugglers at work. Smugglers, and detectives, follow him to the island, ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Mercurio ...
Phil Redrow ...
Riba (as Sandra Korn)
Julie Hughes ...
Laurelle Mehus ...
Kitty (as Allison Moir)


Elliot is going to the island of Eden to live out his submissive fantasies, but inadvertently photographs diamond smugglers at work. Smugglers, and detectives, follow him to the island, where they try to retrieve the film. Elliot begins falling in love with Lisa, the head mistress of the island, and Lisa must evaluate her feelings about Elliot and her own motivations. Written by Ed Sutton <>

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To crack this case, these two cops will have to flash more than their badges.

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Rated R for nudity and sex-related scenes | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

14 October 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Club Eden: L'Île aux fantasmes  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)


$6,841,570 (USA)

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Rosie O'Donnell's weight noticeably changes in certain scenes. This is because the studio ordered several scenes to be shot before releasing the film, which was several months after principle photography had been completed. See more »


The morning after Lisa spends the night with Elliot, she is sitting on her balcony drinking tea. She puts down the tea cup, then a moment later it jumps back into her hand. See more »


Lisa Emerson: [fondling Elliot Slater who is naked] You know how some men like women's legs, some like big breasts, some like long hair? Know what I like?
[squeezes Elliot's butt]
Lisa Emerson: I like butts. Men's beautiful behinds. You know what I like to do to gorgeous butts? I like to squeeze them, pinch them and caress them.
[is doing all this as she speaks]
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Hector Elizondo's title credit is prefixed by 'As Usual', referring to the number of times Elizondo has appeared in films directed by Garry Marshall See more »


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Exit Stage Left on this Comedy
19 July 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Exit to Eden was a fine erotic book by Ann Rice, full of texture, sensuality and drama, all of the things the movie is not. Why Gary Marshall chose to turn a great novel into a non-funny comedy with the miscasting of Rosie O'Donnell and Dan Aykroyd is beyond me. The subject of this movie has never been dealt with in a non-X movie and it should have been done with tact instead of a loose comedy hand. The cast is good except the above duo. Dana Delany is great as the Mistress of a pleasure island; she takes a chance and shows her sexy side of herself as well as full body nudity. You watch this movie and shake your head about how good it could have been. read the book, forget the movie. 4 out of 10

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