MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 645 this week

Filthy Gorgeous (2006)

TV Movie  |  Comedy, Drama
6.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.9/10 from 63 users  
Reviews: 2 user

Filthy Gorgeous is drama set at an elite New York Escort Service. The show follows the male and female escorts and their high society clients. It exposes the gritty and not often seen side ... See full summary »

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 40 titles
created 21 Sep 2011
 
mb
a list of 24 titles
created 18 Jun 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Filthy Gorgeous" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Filthy Gorgeous (TV Movie 2006)

Filthy Gorgeous (TV Movie 2006) on IMDb 6.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Filthy Gorgeous.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Blackthorn (2011)
Action | Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In Bolivia, Butch Cassidy (now calling himself James Blackthorn) pines for one last sight of home, an adventure that aligns him with a young robber and makes the duo a target for gangs and lawmen alike.

Director: Mateo Gil
Stars: Sam Shepard, Eduardo Noriega, Stephen Rea
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Jacob, a farm boy from Denmark, joins U.N. Brigade's peacekeeping force in Bosnia, where he witnesses refugees trying to escape their war-torn villages. There, Jacob is befriended by Sergeant Holt, a cynical soldier.

Director: Aage Rais-Nordentoft
Stars: Mikkel Bay, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Anders Valentinus Dam
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Mick and Tom are an unlikely father-son team of petty thieves. They've been hired to steal a painting from a museum. By accident, they steal the wrong painting: Denmark's only original Rembrandt masterpiece, worth millions.

Director: Jannik Johansen
Stars: Lars Brygmann, Jakob Cedergren, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

When her surrogate father who owns the casino she works in gets murdered, Modesty Blaise takes on those that killed him and are now at the casino to rob it. It turns out she is more than just a modest worker.

Director: Scott Spiegel
Stars: Alexandra Staden, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Raymond Cruz
The Reagans (TV Movie 2003)
Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A more leftist look at the legacy and career of Ronald Reagan.

Director: Robert Allan Ackerman
Stars: Judy Davis, James Brolin, Zeljko Ivanek
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Rebecca is one of the world's top war photographers. She must weather a major emotional storm when her husband refuses to put up with her dangerous life any longer. He and their young ... See full summary »

Director: Erik Poppe
Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Juliette Binoche, Maria Doyle Kennedy
New Amsterdam (TV Series 2008)
Crime | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A New York homicide detective is cursed with immortality.

Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Zuleikha Robinson, Alexie Gilmore
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Per tries to help people get a new antenna, but gets into serious trouble.

Director: Søren Fauli
Stars: Søren Fauli, Trine Michelsen, Trine Runge
Wildside (1998)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Charming desperado Ossy, carryng a deadly secret, tracks down his childhood pal Jimmy in Iceland. But Jimmy, now with a family and a regular job, will do anything to hide his past.

Director: Simon Staho
Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Mads Mikkelsen, Nukâka
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

In the Indonesian Forrest lives a Danish loner, Severin Geertsen (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau). He kills some english journalist, because they get close to a speciel white flower. The danish ... See full summary »

Director: Tomas Villum Jensen
Stars: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
Touched (TV Movie 2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Norma (an author of novels) finds herself diagnosed with cancer. Emma Norma's nurse is doing a secret treatment that no one may know about. While in her treatment to help her feel happy ... See full summary »

Director: Bradford May
Stars: Doris Roberts, Rachael Carpani, Ernie Hudson
Jacobs liste (TV Movie 1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Lars Mortensen
Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Nicolaj Kopernikus, Iben Hjejle
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Antonia
...
Alex
...
Liza
...
Kimberly
...
Shannon
...
Zach (as Samuel Page)
...
Nadia Godo
...
Jorge (as Benny Ciaramello)
...
Ben
...
Mirash
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Peggy
...
Body Guard
Patty Cipoletti ...
Joanie (as Patti Cipoletti)
David Harrison Kaiser ...
Jasper
Edit

Storyline

Filthy Gorgeous is drama set at an elite New York Escort Service. The show follows the male and female escorts and their high society clients. It exposes the gritty and not often seen side of the escort business. The show seems to give a realist view of life as an escort as only a late night cable show can. Written by SAC

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Filthy Gorgeous: The Bob Guccione Story (2013) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
FILTHY GORGEOUS - My "Sex and the City"
15 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

PLEASE NOTE

Filthy Gorgeous would never qualify for the next higher rating, but is rated R for the right reason. It is not any more explicit than some other series or films on Showtime or HBO, but the theme is identical to the film American Gigolo and contains adults-only language and suggestive behavior. The nature of this film is, of course, not for everyone and thus neither is this review. Because this review will appear in a public forum (if approved by IMDb staff), every effort is made to keep this review acceptable for such an audience. With that out of the way, let's get to the fun part.

THE BOSS

Isabella Rossellini is perfect as the uber-elegant, fabulously-wardrobed-and-jeweled, insanely-wealthy madam. She "loves" her "kids" as family, as long as they're on time with their bodies and their money. Her apartment makes The Donald's look like Motel 6. I imagine her home/office is 100% cotton-free with silk being the only fabric allowed through the front door.

Officially, her clients are seeking intelligent conversation and other forms of legitimate and stimulating interaction, such as an attractive companion for dinner, theater or opera. Should spontaneous intimacy occur, it has nothing, and she means NOTHING to do with her nor the agency. She refuses to hear intimate details of her employee's bookings. Isabella is beautiful as she leads her crew and clients with a calming confidence and irresistible charm.

Minimum requirements for employment are:

1. Gorgeous.

2. Able to speak in complete sentences.

3. Gorgeous.

There is only one person who cracks her tough shell, makes her vulnerable, and leaves her unsure, unsteady and broken-hearted: Her daughter. Her ex-husband and estranged daughter live in a typical middle-class suburban home with a small front yard and 2-car garage. Her daughter is emotionally and physically distant, treating her mother in the most painful way possible, with utter indifference.

THE CREW

  • A tall, chiseled, Prada-model-thin, uprightly-postured,


classically-gorgeous-and-knows-it blonde male.

  • A postpartum, lactating mother whose husband promises she can stop


working when they can buy a red Lincoln Navigator, her dream car.

  • A drug-addled, downward-spiraling former top-notch female who now


disappears for days on end to dance in a sleazy booth for dope.

  • A new, young, sweet, polite, honest first-timer who could easily be


the quarterback of any Midwestern college football team.

  • There are more experts in their chosen career that I'll leave you to


discover when you watch.

THE CLIENTS - Wealthy, of course. - Eccentric, usually. - Lonely, often.

A college professor of French history who only wants to talk during bookings.

An overweight female with zero self-esteem, a well-paying job and a cheerleader fantasy including full uniform and sparkly pom-poms.

An aging, crystal-snorting clothes designer who, when displeased with a TV show, simply points a Magnum towards the display and fires until no bullets are left.

As with the crew, there are more insane, demanding and entertaining clients that I'll leave you to discover on your own.

THE STORY

They say it's all about the story and Filthy Gorgeous has story in spades. The follies of human behavior and desire mixed with the business of satisfying those desires are sometimes hysterical, sometimes sad, and probably very real. Despite the theme, this is a fascinating story of people and relationships that left me wanting more in the form of a series.

A SERIES MUST!!!

Filthy Gorgeous is written by Ron Nyswaner, who also wrote the film Philadelphia starring Tom Hanks plus many other films with critical and audience acclaim.

Filthy Gorgeous absolutely, positively is prime-cut, blockbuster material for a series. Sho.com uses the word "series" when describing it and it's 59 minutes long, obviously the typical length of a series, not a movie. I'm puzzled why it's listed in On-Demand choices under "movies" not "series" and I've only seen one "episode" of the "series." However, I have seen this episode 3 times and most definitely will watch it again.

Okay Showtime; let's get going with the series.

Just as The Tudors is my Sopranos, Filthy Gorgeous is my Sex and the City.


12 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
seen it? prairiedaun
Series which never made it past the pilot paulswm
I just saw this tonight.. KingDor
filthy gorgeous cutebarder29
Speaking from experience...... luvdejour
Help Please! demonwarhead
Discuss Filthy Gorgeous (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?