5.5/10
128
2 user 2 critic

Lost in the Pershing Point Hotel (2000)

Taken from the life story of Leslie Jordan. A Tennessee country boy realizes he's gay and keeps getting in trouble with the local bad boys. He hears Atlanta is the new place to be, tosses ... See full summary »

Writers:

, (play)
Reviews
4 wins. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Tripfall (2000)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

A serial killer turns the life of a family on vacation into a nightmare.

Director: Serge Rodnunsky
Stars: Eric Roberts, John Ritter, Rachel Hunter
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Bill is the guest of honor as the "Man of the Year". A very successful head of a large energy firm, he is a man with many dark secrets. His best friend, Stuart, hosts the party at his ritzy... See full summary »

Directors: Straw Weisman, Tamara Friedman, and 4 more credits »
Stars: John Ritter, Jade Carter, Brian Cousins
Manhood (2003)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A black comedy about a reformed womanizer who struggles to keep his family together.

Director: Bobby Roth
Stars: Nestor Carbonell, John Ritter, Janeane Garofalo
Tadpole (2000)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Coming-of-age story about a 15-year-old boy, Oscar, who falls in love with his stepmother, Eve.

Director: Gary Winick
Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Aaron Stanford, Kate Mara
Ronnie (2002)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Things go terribly wrong when a troubled young man who works in a mental institution sets out to seduce a patient who has accidentally escaped.

Director: Christopher Haifley
Stars: Adam Scott, Mark Pellegrino, Fini Goodman
Joint Body (2011)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

After his ex-wife bars him from seeing their daughter, a parolee finds kinship with a troubled woman who helps him re-evaluate his life.

Director: Brian Jun
Stars: Alicia Witt, Mark Pellegrino, Bellamy Young
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Renegade cops are videotaped murdering a motorist and the witnesses are in danger of being their next victims.

Director: Peter Foldy
Stars: Paul Johansson, Maxwell Caulfield, Karen Moncrieff
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Our heroine isn't having a good time. Having lost her L.A. job and walked out on her unfaithful boyfriend, she finds herself stuck in nowhere Macon County when her car and possessions are ... See full summary »

Director: Victoria Muspratt
Stars: Ally Sheedy, David Carradine, Charles Napier
The Coverup (2008)
Crime | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

The story centers on around the mysterious death of repeat drunk driving offender Thacker and the discovery of his body in an alley behind the Marshalltown, Iowa, police department after his latest DUI arrest.

Director: Brian Jun
Stars: Gabriel Mann, Eliza Dushku, John Savage
Nuncrackers (Video 2001)
Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The cast of Broadway's "Nunsense" returns, this time in the makeshift TV studio in the basement of the convent. Rue McLanahan returns as the Mother Superior Mary Regina, and John Ritter ... See full summary »

Directors: Dan Goggin, David Stern
Stars: Rue McClanahan, John Ritter, Bambi Jones
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

In 1963, during the swirl of glamour and intrigue that turned President John F. Kennedy's Washington into Camelot, a lonely 13-year-old Catholic school boy comes of age.

Director: William Olsson
Stars: Gretchen Mol, James Rebhorn, Cameron Bright
Hacks I (1997)
Mystery | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Brian is a television writer-producer who has to script a 22-episode anthology, but lacks inspiration. He witnesses a strange romantic encounter between two figures on the balcony of hotel ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Rosen
Stars: Stephen Rea, Illeana Douglas, John Ritter
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Storyteller
Erin Chandler ...
Miss Make Do
...
Tripper
...
Christian Therapist
...
Pierrepont Summers
...
Mother
...
DeeDee Westbrook
...
Nurse
...
Red Neck Nurse
...
Nico
Peter Mohawk ...
Contessa
...
Young Storyteller (as Luke Eberl)
...
Duane Striker
Jesse Petrick ...
Johnny Striker
Sean Moran ...
Big Tiny
Edit

Storyline

Taken from the life story of Leslie Jordan. A Tennessee country boy realizes he's gay and keeps getting in trouble with the local bad boys. He hears Atlanta is the new place to be, tosses his country overalls and shows up at the disco in silver platform shoes and a polyester Saturday Night Fever get up. He meets Tripper (Mark Pelligrino) and the trouble and adventures don't stop. Leslie's partner in crime is Miss Make Do, a colorful debutante of a mess, rebelling against her wealthy Southern family and running with the druggies and disco drunks. Amazing cast including the late John Ritter as the preacher trying to pray the homosexual temptations out of young Leslie. Many other related recognizable cameos.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 June 2000 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Some of the disco scenes and others were filmed at the famous Ambassador Hotel which was condemned at the time. Won't go there but it gave a real look at that era. Some locations in Pasadena. See more »

Quotes

Storyteller: I do not believe that we are human beings in search of a spiritual experience. I believe we are spiritual beings in search of a human experience.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Wonderful transition from stage to screen
10 June 2001 | by See all my reviews

Just saw it this afternoon at the Nashville Independent Film Festival...was blown away by the storytelling...didn't realize it was semi-autobiographical until movie was over and Leslie Jordan spoke! The warmth and humanity of the characters, good and bad, came through intensely. Great lighting, fabulous score!! Many wonderful character quotes; a very spiritual film experience. Extremely funny and touching.


11 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Lost in the Pershing Point Hotel (2000) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?