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Women in Trouble (2009)

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A serpentine day in the life of ten seemingly disparate women: a porn star, a flight attendant, a psychiatrist, a masseuse, a bartender, a pair of call girls, etc. All of them with one crucial thing in common. Trouble.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dan Mailley ...
Isabella Gutierrez ...
Maxine McPherson
Antonio Graña ...
Jimbo (as Antonio Grana)
Maggie (as Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon)


Several women (and one girl) in L.A. are hiding something from someone else, or discovering something hidden from them. Maxine, a therapist, discovers her husband cheating on her with the mother of Charlotte, a 13-year old patient. Addy (the other woman) and her sister Doris have withheld from the girl the truth of her parentage. Holly, an adult film actor, isn't telling her friend Bambi how she feels about her, and another actor, Elektra, who discovers she's pregnant, hasn't told the baby's father that she loves him. A stuck elevator, a car crash, mid-air turbulence, a flight attendant, a shotgun-wielding bartender, and her roommate, who's a masseuse, help these women communicate. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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High Hopes, High Anxiety, High Heels.


Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

28 July 2011 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Doces Problemas  »

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Stars Carla Gugino and Connie Britton previously co-starred together during the first half of Season One of "Spin City". See more »


When Maxine is trying to undress herself on the bed, after Bambi drops her home very drunk, we see her with stockings in one scene and then they have immediately disappeared in the next shot. See more »


Elektra Luxx: [after Holly all of a sudden brilliantly solves math task during the interview]
  • You could get a PhD, you know?

Holly Rocket:
  • I know. That's why I get tested twice a year.

Holly Rocket: [to the camera]
  • Nobody thinks it can happen to them, but anyone can get a PhD. Make sure you get tested. Thank you.

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References Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993) See more »

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a fun little film
5 February 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is one of those movies you find accidentally and then want to run out and tell all your friends to watch!I saw it last night at a special screening and went in expecting to be mildly entertained.Boy,was I in for a surprise. The story is a comic delight,the acting superb and the feeling when it was over made us all stand and applaud.

The story lines weave together in a magical tale of 10 women in varying degrees of trouble,who cross paths,interact and leave the audience very amused.

I will buy this DVD to show to everyone I know!

Nice job Sebastian Gutierrez and the whole cast!

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