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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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Mikey Racini (aka Johnny Rebel)
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Sean McGinnis
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Julie Desponsio (aka Babylon)
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Tony Brooks
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Ruben Madera ...
Hector Flores
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Brian
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Video Store Clerk
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Herman Lasky (aka Chad Cox)
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Marcella
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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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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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Last feature film appearance for Scott Gurney. See more »

Quotes

Aunty: They didn't have gay bars where I grew up. It's a lot more fun without 'em!
Sean: [raising glass, toasting] The closet!
Aunty: [clinking glasses] The closet!
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References The 400 Blows (1959) 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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3 February 2002 | by (Amsterdam,The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Sean McGinnis (Michael Cunio) apply(and get the job) for a job as a cameraman in Janus Studio, which produce gay porn films, so he can work closely to his porn idol Johnny Rebel(Scott Gurney). This the basic story that serve as vehicle for a behind the scenes film about the porn industry. And it is a rather good vehicle. The story is simple and in the script writter Wash Westmoreland have inserted some one-liners which say something about the industry. I admit that there is nothing new in what he says(gay for pay,what actors in the industry do after their "career" before the camera ends, drugs in the industry, the short career they have and etc.) but he still manage to keep you interested with what happened with the characters.

Scott Gurney is the perfect casting for the role of Johnny Rebel and Sean McGinnis is good as the naive but obsessed cameraman. But the best performance come from Robert Walden(Chad Cox) and Roxanne Day(Babylon)and only(but not only) for their performance the film is worth watching.

This is not Boogie Nights(it lacks the complexity of that one) but it is nicely done, a little bit funny and engaging.


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