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The Fluffer (2001)

R  |   |  Drama, Comedy, Romance  |  1 February 2002 (UK)
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A young man employed as a fluffer in the adult entertainment industry finds himself falling for a gay-for-pay porn star whose hedonistic lifestyle may lead them both to destruction.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Mikey Racini (aka Johnny Rebel)
Michael Cunio ...
Sean McGinnis
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Julie Desponsio (aka Babylon)
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Tony Brooks
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Sam Martins
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Alan Dieser
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Silver
Ruben Madera ...
Hector Flores
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Brian
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Aunty at Bar / Ralph Shifflett
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Video Store Clerk
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Herman Lasky (aka Chad Cox)
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Marcella
Heather Shannon Ryan ...
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Storyline

The story, set in the world of adult entertainment, centers around three characters: Johnny Rebel, a straight man who has become a star in the world of gay porn; Johnny's stripper girlfriend Babylon; and Sean, a naive young man in love with Johnny, who ends up becoming Johnny's "fluffer". Written by Mike Konczewski

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Drama | Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for strong sexual content, drug use and language | See all certifications »
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$31,873 (USA) (25 January 2002)

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$563,373 (USA) (30 August 2002)
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First and last feature film appearance by Michael Cunio. See more »

Quotes

Silver: I've been watching you with him.
Sean: And?
Silver: There's nothing to tell you that you don't already know. A: he's a porn star, B: he's straight.
Sean: No he isn't.
Silver: Sean, just because someone does gay sex doesn't mean they're gay.
Sean: What does it mean then?
Silver: Absolutely nothing. You just go through with it. Women understand that from the get-go.
Sean: Well, he's different with me.
Silver: What, because of this fluffing thing?
Sean: Well, if he's so straight, then why does he need a boy to get him hard?
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References Vertigo (1958) See more »

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Cherry Bomb
Written by Joan Jett and Kim Fowley
Performed by The Johnny Depp Clones featuring Chi Chi La Rue
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at last, a gay movie with substance
23 November 2001 | by See all my reviews

The Fluffer rocks! What a relief to go to a gay movie and not feel ripped off afterward. The characters were complex and the story was unpredictable. I thought the filmmakers handled the topic of obsession beautifully - that feeling of being so totally in awe of someone that you'll make a fool of yourself for them over and over again. The cast was amazing. Lots of familiar faces in the supporting cast, and great new faces in the leads. Roxanne Day is the new Natalie Wood! The lead guys were also fantastic. It's great to see guys who look that good and can act. This movie says a lot about attitudes toward sex today, and I hope it's around for a long time.


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