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Surrender Dorothy (1998)

Unrated  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  21 January 1998 (USA)
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Lahn is a heroin addict who will do anything for his dose. After he robs his roommate, Denis, he shows up at the door of Denis' best friend, Trevor, to see if he will hide him for a while. ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Peter Pryor ...
Trevor
Kevin DiNovis ...
Lanh / Dorothy
Jason Centeno ...
Denis
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Vicki (as Elizabeth Casey)
Elizabeth Casey ...
Vicky
Marcos Muniz ...
Angel
Keri Merboth ...
Nadia
Richard Goldberg ...
Troy
Marion Wrenn ...
Candice
Lori Lantz ...
Fork Girl
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eric Giancoli ...
Bully
Gregory K. Maier ...
Medical Store Clerk
David Reineke ...
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Lahn is a heroin addict who will do anything for his dose. After he robs his roommate, Denis, he shows up at the door of Denis' best friend, Trevor, to see if he will hide him for a while. He, who is terrified of women, agrees to let him stay in his apartment. In return for shelter and his daily dose, Trevor turns him into his slave and then into his dream girl, Dorothy. He uses psychological tactics to twist him into doing everything he asks. Written by Peter Storms <peter_storms@ascp.org>

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In a 2012 interview with Slate, Elizabeth Banks said that she considered her role in this movie to be one of the worst mistakes in her career. She also said that it was instrumental in her decision to attend drama school, so that she could receive training that would enable her never to have to be in this type of movie again. See more »

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Sick with funny moments
9 February 1999 | by See all my reviews

This movie about a sexually depraved young man starts out good enough, but as soon as Dorothy appears, the story turns for the worse. Definitely not for everyone, though one could say the makers have been bold enough to make a movie about this subject.

I could care less, frankly, and was sometimes unpleasantly surprised by the eagerness of both leads to make it a realistic experience. Vote: 5/6


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