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Exit to Eden (1994)

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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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Lisa
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Elliot
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Sheila
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Fred
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Martin
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Omar
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Nina
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Tommy
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Diana
Phil Redrow ...
Richard
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Riba (as Sandra Korn)
Julie Hughes ...
Julie
Laurelle Mehus ...
Heidi
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Nolan
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Kitty (as Allison Moir)
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Storyline

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 <esutton@mindspring.com>

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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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14 October 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Club Eden: L'Île aux fantasmes  »

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Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

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$6,841,570 (USA)
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Trivia

Dan Aykroyd when interviewed on the American morning radio show Hill-Man, identified this film as the one that he'd like to forget making. See more »

Goofs

After Detective Shelia has asked for Elliot and he comes to her room, Elliot is telling her he wants to leave to go to the race. The leaves hanging behind Shelia appear and disappear with each camera change. As she sits down, you can see it's a vine hanging down to the wardrobe handle but the length changes as the scene plays out. See more »

Quotes

Lisa Emerson: Babies *and* bondage, I could do both?
Elliot Slater: Yeah, I'd love to say, "My wife is a dominatrix."
Lisa Emerson: I can just see myself at the kids' school on career day.
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After credits is a scene in which Rosie O'Donnel mimics Iman's character See more »

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Features That Touch of Mink (1962) See more »

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Lift Me Up
Written by James Patrick Dunne and Robert Etoll
Performed by Gene Miller
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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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