Women in Trouble (2009)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  28 July 2011 (Germany)
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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 Starsky and Hutch (1975) See more »

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24 February 2010 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

This was an interesting movie, and very nicely told as well.

I thought this movie would be a movie for women mostly, but it was quite alright for guy audiences also, as the story is touching and warm. In this movie you got laughs, tears, hopes and fears. Pretty much covers it all here, and it come out as a marvelous piece of work. Of course, I do not doubt that women audience will delve deeper into the movie and the characters portrayed herein, as the main characters are all female and the story follows their struggles to cope with the situations that life deal them.

The cast was nice, and they all portrayed their characters well, bringing them to life on the screen. You get a lot of story to each character so you can immerse yourself in their situations. Every character of the story brings with her (or him) something unique and touching to the story. The way the characters are brought to life is made in a real believable manner, so you can easy identify yourself with these people.

All story lines entwined well on the screen and there was a wholesome feeling to the entire movie. And the movie deals with real life situations, situations that we all can related to on one level or another. That is what makes the impact of this movie so profound.

I was thoroughly entertained from start till end. And I think you should give this movie a chance, it is somewhat of an underrated gem in the rough. It makes for good, solid entertainment.

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