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Rated X (2000)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Biography, Drama  |  11 January 2002 (Mexico)
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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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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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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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The True story of the Mitchell Brothers: America's Original Porn Kings. See more »

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Biography | Drama

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NC-17 | See all certifications »

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11 January 2002 (Mexico)  »

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The Mitchell Brothers  »

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Trivia

Initially, Showtime sent the script to Charlie Sheen and asked him to play Artie. At that time they had no one in mind for Jim. Sheen then sent the script on to Emilio Estevez, who loved it and expressed a desire to direct. Sheen then got back to Showtime, telling them he wouldn't appear unless Emilio both acted and directed. 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: Those cigarettes aren't going to kill you, brother. I am.
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Connections

References Sodom and Gomorrah: The Last Seven Days (1975) See more »

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Church
Written and Performed by Galactic
Courtesy of Capricorn Records, LLC
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User Reviews

Above average cable biopic.
19 September 2000 | by (Hollywood, Calif.) – See all my reviews

I just finished the QC of Rated X for the up coming DVD. I was pleasantly surprised by this film. The acting was impressive, and the story of the Mitchell Brothers kept my interest. The greatest praise I could give this film; after viewing it I wanted to learn more about the facts behind the Brothers story. This movie is worth a look, unless the subject matter would offend.


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