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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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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.

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

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Trivia

The story Elektra tells about dating a man who does not seem to know she is a porn actress until after they have sex, is a true story. This actually happened to porn star Heather Hunter. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

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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Hilarious and Endearing, An Unexpected Treasure
18 February 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I honestly did not see much potential in "Women In Trouble," but I decided to rent it and I wish I had made it out to the theaters for it. This is a wonderful film that employs the technique of multiple story lines to perfection. The film makes you laugh much more than expected, but keeps its heart in the midst of all the appropriately titled trouble. It's too real to just become a comedy or a tragedy or a drama, this film is an intoxicating blur of emotions. On top of all this is a phenomenal cast. If "Women In Trouble" gave you that hesitant feeling it gave me when I first heard of it, then ignore it and take a risk this one is well worth it!


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