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Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy (2001)

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Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy offers audiences a penetrating look inside the world of Ron Jeremy, America's most unlikely sex star and hero to millions. With nearly 25 years in the ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
William Margold ...
Al Goldstein ...
Himself (as Al 'Grandpa' Lewis)
Seymore Butts ...
Chris Cannon ...
Veronica Hart ...
Herself (as Jane Hamilton)
Anita Cannibal ...
Susan Yannetti ...
Samantha Stylles ...


Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy offers audiences a penetrating look inside the world of Ron Jeremy, America's most unlikely sex star and hero to millions. With nearly 25 years in the adult film industry and over 1,600 films to his credit, Ron Jeremy is huge. In his world, Ron reigns supreme-he's made millions of dollars and slept with thousands of beautiful women, and is indisputably the industry's biggest star. And everyone who's anyone knows Ron-a pop icon to millions, he is a beacon of hope for many American male, since he stands as living proof that pretty much anyone can get some. So how did such a classically unhandsome, big and hairy guy ever get to be such a super stud? In one of the most fascinating and entertaining comedies of the last year, audiences finally get a chance to get inside the life and times of Ron Jeremy, and find out what's really behind the hardest working man in show business. Written by Yocke

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content including dialogue | See all certifications »




Release Date:

January 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Legend of Ron Jeremy  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$23,865 (USA) (30 November 2001)


$411,897 (USA) (10 May 2002)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Ron Jeremy: I'd like to see Richard Burton or Sir John Gielgud or Sir Laurence Olivier do "Macbeth", memorizing all that dialogue, and have a boner.
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Crazy Credits

Ron Jeremy is an accomplished hang glider pilot. See more »


References Eyes Wide Shut (1999) See more »


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Performed by The Funky Bushman
Published by Hobza Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Full Tower Productions
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Ron. You pity him, but also envy him
26 February 2006 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

This documentary was an enjoyable watch. Pretty much anybody who has seen a porno at one time or another in their life has seen Ron Jeremy. I have seen plenty over the years, but I particularly like his work in clothes-on roles in non-porn films, such as Citizen Toxie, Orgazmo, etc.

Here, we have an interesting look into Ron's personal life. We all know Ron for all of the women he's had sex with in his lifetime, despite having a less than perfect physical appearance. Or, as Ron puts it in this movie, he proves that "anyone can get laid!" Despite all the women, however, Ron's life is fairly rough. This film lets you take a look at Ron's PACKED schedule and gigantic book of phone numbers, and we see that this guy is ALWAYS on the road and is ALWAYS busy. All of the travel has got to be hard on his body (although Jenna Jameson will help soothe his wounds).

Basically, you'll end up cheering on Ron for all of the beautiful women he gets paid to {sleep with}, but you'll also feel sorry for him when you see how tough his life really is.

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