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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)  »

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Club Eden: L'Île aux fantasmes  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

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$6,841,570 (USA)
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Trivia

Rosie O'Donnell reportedly disliked the final cut of the movie, calling it "terrible", and refused to go promote it as a result. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Tommy Miller: May I do my specialty?
Sheila Kingston: Ah, no, I don't really feel like having my toes sucked right now.
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After credits is a scene in which Rosie O'Donnel mimics Iman's character See more »

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References Dragnet (1987) See more »

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Uncle Bud Zydeco
Written by John Delafose
Performed by Terrance Simien
Courtesy of Blacktop Records
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Is it honestly trying to be an erotic comedy?
23 October 2005 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Completely misbegotten adaptation of Anne Rice's book about two cops (Dan Aykroyd and Rosie O'Donnell, a screen-teaming which should've been a hoot) working undercover at an S&M resort to capture a ring of crooks. Garry Marshall directed in a shamefully sloppy manner, without a clue as to how a general audience would feel about this kind of material; his narrative is so clogged with smarmy activity and failed gimmicks (like a voice-over from O'Donnell that is both unfunny and unnecessary) that the picture self-destructs even before the opening credits have finished! Highly unpleasant dud was a critical and commercial turkey, although O'Donnell has gotten mileage out of it by making "Exit to Eden" jokes at her own expense.


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