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Exhausted: John C. Holmes, the Real Story (1981)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Himself - Interviewee / Various Roles (as John C. Holmes)
Herself - Interviewee / Blonde with Johnny
Jesie St. James ...
Vickey Caruthers (archive footage) (as Jesse St. James)
Annette Haven ...
Girl in Opening Credits Only (archive footage)
Georgina Spelvin ...
Alexandra (archive footage)
Linda Wong ...
Jasmine (archive footage)
Paula Wain ...
Laureen / Sandi (archive footage) (as Christin Sarver)
Laurien Dominique ...
Penny Holmes (archive footage)
Fatima Hamoud ...
Belly Dancer (archive footage) (as Fatima Hammoud)
Melba Bruce ...
Patty (archive footage)
Felecia Sanda ...
Maria Luisa (archive footage) (as Felicia Sanda)
Kyoto Sun ...
Hit Girl (archive footage) (as Kyoto)
Phaery Burd ...
Tarine (archive footage) (as Fay Burd)
Joan Devlon ...
Juanita (archive footage) (as Candice Chambers)
Jennifer Richards ...
Shari (archive footage)


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July 1981 (USA)  »

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Footage for "Waikiki Wadd," which would have been the last film of the "Johnny Wadd" series, was shot in Hawaii, in 1979-80 but the movie was never finished. In Exhausted: John C. Holmes, the Real Story (1981), a clapboard with the title, "Waikiki Wadd," is shown in a short faux scene depicting Holmes as the private dick. See more »


John Holmes: If a woman respects what you do, what you represent, how you speak, how you carry yourself. You don't have to be overly macho. You don't have to be overly complementary. Gain her respect. Treating her as an equal. Don't bullshit her. Treat her as a human being. Treat her as you would treat yourself. As soon as you have that respect from her, she'll treat you with the same respect that you show. Then, you fuck the shit out of her.
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Featured in Wadd: The Life & Times of John C. Holmes (1999) See more »

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They just don't make them like this anymore!
27 January 2007 | by (New York,NY USA) – See all my reviews

I saw Exhausted in the movie theater when it was released in the 1980's.Video really hadn't made the inroads that came later.I remember reading about John C. Holmes being on the run.In fact there was a large poster with an enlarged newspaper article which had people of all walks of life stopping and reading the article.So John C. Holmes was definitely mainstream already.Who was to know that two different mainstream Hollywood movies would come out based on his life.

Anyway, the documentary still holds up all these years later.the director of Boogie Nights definitely studied this film.i agree with another reviewer about the superior quality of the explicit sex shown in this film and others of the era.That is to say it was and is far superior to anything put out today.i don't even bother with the new releases because the sex scenes are so absolutely boring and by-the-numbers.

Exhausted is an excellent expose of the legendary John C. Holmes.Definitely worth a look for John C. Holmes fans!

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