Biopic of notorious Mitchell Brothers who opened up a successful San Francisco strip club and thriving porn business that lead to a downward spiral of power and greed.

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Cast

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Rafer Weigel ...
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Danielle Brett ...
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Karen Mitchell
Deborah Grover ...
Georgia Mae
Dylan McFadyen ...
Young Jim (as Dylan McFayden)
Taylor Estevez ...
Teenage Jim
Eric Cabral ...
Young Artie
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Teenage Artie
Loretta Jafelice ...
First Grade Teacher
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Principal Evans
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Storyline

Based on the true story of Jim and Artie Mitchell, two brothers who entered the porn industry in the early 60's. After creating such legendary porn films as "Behind the Green Door" and "Inside Marily Chambers", they later became addicted to drugs and began a downward spiral leading to bankruptcy and murder. Written by Mike Konczewski

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They turned us all on... then they turned on each other. See more »

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Biography | Drama

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Rated R for strong sexuality and nudity, drug use, language and some violence | See all certifications »

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11 January 2002 (Mexico)  »

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Trivia

In the scene where Jim (Emilio Estevez) is shooting a film and Artie (Charlie Sheen) arrives on the set, they hug and fall onto a bed, and the film jumps several times, along with a number of quick whiteouts. This effect was not intentional. Director of photography Paul Sarossy forgot to charge the battery on the Steadicam, and as it ran out, it produced this effect. Sarossy was deeply upset by his mistake, but when Estevez saw the footage, he liked it, and decided to use the same technique several times in the film. See more »

Goofs

When Jim kicks is in jail, and he is kicking the bench, the wall of the cell can be seen moving. See more »

Quotes

Artie Mitchell: You got any pot?
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Connections

References Rampaging Nurses (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Violin Concerto in G Minor: Largo
Written by Johann Sebastian Bach (as Johann S. Bach)
(Public Domain)
Bruton Music Library/APM (ASCAP)
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very good!
6 November 2000 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

I must admit that I was pleasantly surprised when I watched this movie. Emilio Estevez has produced a movie that is both interesting and visually creative. I liked the cinematography...different and totally appropriate for this movie. And, Charlie did a truly fantastic job as Artie Mitchell! Especially as he moves further into the world of drugs and alcohol addition. I was really amazed at Charlie's acting ability on this one. Emilio was also very good in his role as Jim Mitchell. Charlie and Emilio...you've produced a fantastic film! Very impressive!


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