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Wonderland (2003)

 -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  24 October 2003 (USA)
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In the police investigation of a brutal crime scene, one man was at the center of it all: legendary porn star John Holmes.

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Storyline

John Holmes was a legend of the porn industry and revered in circles as a stud. But in 1981, years after his successful career and star fading, Holmes was a desperate man with his own internal demons to live up to. He's estranged from his wife, holding onto a relationship with his teenage mistress, and living as a junkie in search of his next fix. But one fateful night left four people dead and John as a key suspect in one of the most grisly murders in Los Angeles. Was he partly responsible for what happened at Wonderland Avenue? Written by monkeykingma

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Rated R for strong violence/grisly images, pervasive drug use and language, some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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24 October 2003 (USA)  »

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The Wonderland Murders  »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£84,345 (UK) (7 May 2004)

Gross:

£84,345 (UK) (7 May 2004)
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In the movie, Val Kilmer (as John Holmes) wears a chain around his neck that holds a ring. The ring is was the actual wedding band that John Holmes gave his wife, Sharon, when they got married in 1965. Sharon loaned it to Val to give him good luck on the movie. When the movie was over, Sharon then gave the ring to Dawn Schiller. See more »

Goofs

When John is being interviewed/questioned by Billy Ward, the cigarette's length actually keeps changing from long to shorter then back again. See more »

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Billy Ward: John. Were you present when the murders happened?
John Holmes: No.
Billy Ward: Did you see a murder?
John Holmes: No. Bill are you calling me a murderer?
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"score recorded and mixed by Fredrik Sarhagen" is credited twice. See more »

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Weird!!
6 December 2004 | by (Grapeland Texas) – See all my reviews

I really stumbled onto this movie and had never heard of it. It was crazy and if I hadn't researched it online I would have never believed it. Val Kilmer was way sexier than the real John Holmes. Also, the constant portrayal of drug use got a little old. This movie is like porn for drug addicts! I liked the movie over all though. I think this is the best role I have ever seen Lisa Kudrow play. Very real and deep. I missed the connection with his wife and his girlfriend but I thought the part with Carrie Fisher playing the do-gooder was funny. I also actually like Josh Lucas in this movie. I have not liked any of the other roles he has played but I felt this one was more gritty, and spastic. This is definitely not a movie for the average viewer, but worth the ride


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