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:
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 <esutton@mindspring.com>

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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Antonio Banderas was offered the role of Elliot Slater but his schedule for Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994) prevented him from accepting the role. 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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Crazy Credits

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 »


Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: New Year's Eve (2014) See more »


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Written by John Delafose
Performed by Terrance Simien
Courtesy of Blacktop Records
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An OK movie nowhere near as good (or bad) as it's defenders or detractors think
6 January 2001 | by (Tucson AZ) – See all my reviews

This is a movie that is okay and has a decent performance by Delaney and Ackroyd and the best role O'Donnell has had yet. There are those who hate this film and some who love it. Since it contains neither Pauly Shore nor Adam Sandler and not a trace of Bo Derek or Pia Zadora, it can't be as bad as so many think. It may not be Olivier doing Hamlet, but it beats Shatner playing Othello. Recommended for Dana Delaney and Rosie fans with the obligatory Hector Elizando appearance though he's done much better elsewhere.

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