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The First 9 1/2 Weeks (1998)

R  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  20 April 2001 (Turkey)
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An investment banker (Paul Mercurio) travels to Louisiana to snag the account of an eccentric millionaire (Malcolm McDowell) but gets involved with his lusty wife, Mardi Gras, and (possibly... See full summary »

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Paul Mercurio ...
Matt Wade
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Emily Dubois
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David Millman
Anna Jacyszyn ...
Robin Millman
William Keane ...
Joey Handler
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Laurence Garner
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Chantal
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Remy
Mitch Lackie ...
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Harlan (as Alexei Kaye Campbell)
Alex Teligadis ...
Cajun Guard
Glenn Wrage ...
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An investment banker (Paul Mercurio) travels to Louisiana to snag the account of an eccentric millionaire (Malcolm McDowell) but gets involved with his lusty wife, Mardi Gras, and (possibly) a satanic cult. The events in and around New Orleans change him forever and give a new slant on The American Dream. Written by Ed Lorusso

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Probably the worst movie I've seen set in New Orleans
13 June 2013 | by (Aberdeen, Maryland) – See all my reviews

Some people can write and direct movies with competency, but Alex Wright is not one of them. Making this a prequel to a "classic," he thinks moving the location to New Orleans and showing Mardi Gras and the addition of a bit of nudity will add luster to this series.

I don't think Malcolm McDowell puts this on his resume. His acting like a crusty old southern gentleman is completely unbelievable. I wouldn't complain so much except he's English. I'm sure they could have picked an American for his dozen or so, scenes.

I'm sure the only reason this DVD is bought is for the sex scenes between Paul Mercurio and Clara Bellar. Wright gives meaning to scenes ripped off from other movies, as Bellar and Mercurio have sex in many parts of the Dubois mansion.

I can understand why I didn't watch this movie for six or seven years. It's THAT bad. Pink Flamingos is better than this, and that's saying something!


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