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Mr. Smith Gets a Hustler (2002)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Romance  |  1 July 2003 (USA)
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A Banker, Husband, and Father, Mr. Smith must leave it behind him. He's made a mistake and he's trying to pay for it but he doesn't know if there is enough money in the world. Or so he ... See full summary »

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Mr. Smith
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Abe
Benjamin Hendrickson ...
Mr. Lapp
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Jack
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Doreen (as Anna Thompson)
Jodie Baker ...
Shelia
Antonio Rodríguez ...
Angel (as Antonio Rodriguez)
Ed Hodson ...
Collector #1 (as Eddy Hodson)
Phil McGlaston ...
Collector #2
Tim Sherogan ...
John #1 (as Tim Sherigon)
Alexander Robert Scott ...
John #2 (as Alexander R Scott)
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A Banker, Husband, and Father, Mr. Smith must leave it behind him. He's made a mistake and he's trying to pay for it but he doesn't know if there is enough money in the world. Or so he tells Bobby the eighteen year old male hustler Smith employs for company. Bobby quickly learns however, that Smith is no regular John, and their meeting has unintended consequences that neither of them is prepared to afford. Written by Anonymous

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A man who has lost everything, and a hustler with nothing to lose.

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for strong sexual content and language
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$200,000 (estimated)

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$1,583 (USA) (21 June 2002)

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$1,583 (USA) (21 June 2002)
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Although the year produced for the movie is 2002, at least some shots were filmed prior to September 11, 2001, since the twin towers of the New York World Trade Center are clearly visible. See more »

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While in the club Abe's right arm is in the bandage; later in the hotel it's the left arm. See more »

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This film is a work of fiction. The characters and situations represented are also fictional. Any similarity to persons either living or dead is the result of beautiful accident and is by no means intentional See more »

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Santa's Sex Shoppe
by BUTZ
Written by Burke Morris and Selengut
Published by BUTZ INTERGALACTIC
From the Album BUTZ
Copyright ©2001 by BUTZ
Released by Mailbox Records
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Not as bad as the title suggests
21 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Much better than the title would suggest, but not as good as it could have been. I had low expectations, so I pleasantly found the film much more engrossing than I expected. OK production quality, generally quite good acting. My main complaint is they seemed to wrap things up to quickly at the end, as if they were running out of budget or film. But, good plot twists; keeps you wondering were the plot is going. At first I thought it was going to be a "gay Pretty Woman" - the client falls in love with the (male) hooker and rescues him from his low life surroundings. Then another plot twist; no love story, but the client will still rescue the hooker. In the end, it's the hooker who rises above his surroundings by himself.


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