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Mr. Smith Gets a Hustler (2002)

 -  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)
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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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Adaptation of a stage play. 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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Film Fans Get Hustled
16 November 2006 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

There are some bad films that gain cult status and some that are just plain bad. This one will probably not gain any cult following even in the gay community.

Shot on a shoestring budget in New York City, it's about a New York City rent boy who operates out of a bar where the owner pimps him out with the knowledge of his substance abusing mom.

A mysterious stranger named Smith hires him out and makes no sexual demands on him. He's got oodles of cash and is willing to spend it. I think you'll figure it out long before it's revealed.

Photography is bad, acting is pretty mediocre. Alex Feldman playing Bobby Blue has done better things, he was in a Law and Order Special Victims episode I saw where he showed me a lot better talent.

I was sad to read about Benjamin Hendrickson's suicide. He plays the bar owner/pimp and all I got from his performance was a poor imitation of Jack Nicholson. I saw he was a regular on As the World Turns where he must have done a lot better work.

I'd avoid this one if I can.


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