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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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 ...
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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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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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Butch Norton from The Eels and Slash from Velvet Revolver both worked on the soundtrack for 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

Jim Mitchell: [directing] Fuck her like you mean it man.
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Connections

References Resurrection of Eve (1973) See more »

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Let's Ride
Written by T. Bates, P. Messina
Performed by Smash Alley
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You have to give this one to them
22 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

It's been a while since I've seen this, so I'll keep it short. I saw the film, and read the book. I guess the idea of making the film came a little too close to the "Boogie Nights" success. Both brothers, however, show that they are good actors, even if Charlie's trying a little too much to be Hunter S. Thompson (unless the character was actually like that.) It's a good movie about the porn industry whereas "Boogie Nights" wasn't really about the porn industry, which was used mainly a subplot (or one of many... I loved that film, I just don't think these two movies should be compared-- this is a straight bio-pic.) The demise of the Mitchell brothers wasn't the demise of porno. But, it should be noted, the demise of film making (for real) in porno. They tried like hell to make real films, and probably could have (some might say, with the budget, should have.) So the characters made a fairly respectable film that came along a bit too late.


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