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Elektra Luxx (2010)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 14 March 2010 (USA)
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Life for porn actress Elektra Luxx gets turned upside down when she finds out she's pregnant.

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Elektra Luxx / Celia (as Taryn Gugino)
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Jimmy Cojones
Jake Hames ...
Thief #1
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Rebecca Linbrook
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Dolores
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Olive Rodriguez
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Pregnant porn star Elektra Luxx is trying to make a split from the adult film industry by making a living teaching sex classes to housewives. But her life is thrown into disarray when a flight attendant with ties to Elektra's past approaches her for a favor. Chaos and hilarity ensue as fiancees, private investigators, a twin sister, best selling authors and even the Virgin Mary force her to face up to an unexpected series of decisions and revelations. Written by Newport Beach Film Festival

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A smoking hot comedy from Hollywood's finest. See more »

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

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14 March 2010 (USA)  »

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Trouble in L.A.  »

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$5,601 (USA) (11 March 2011)

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$10,822 (USA) (25 March 2011)
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt's character blogs about porn. In the film Don Jon his character has an addiction to porn. Don Jon also stars Julianne Moore, who makes a cameo in this movie. See more »

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Virgin Mary: It's how you do things, not necessarily the things you do, that make you who you are.
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Spoofs Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) See more »

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All I Wanna Do Is Fall In Love
Written by Robyn Hitchcock
Performed by Carla Gugino
Produced by DAVID COURY, Lem Jay Ignacio
Arranged by DAVID COURY
Mixed by Adam Hawkins
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20 February 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I saw Women in Trouble with no expectations and was blown away. I saw Elektra Luxx with high expectations and was not disappointed. There's simply no way to describe either film, except to say they're both funny, touching, thought-provoking, surprising, and, of course, extremely sexy.

I particularly love Gutierrez' knack for creating conversations that never go where you'd expect, with participants talking at cross purposes, or simply flying off on wild tangents. (What do you get for $10? A yogurt... and a pony!) But it's always done without compromising the characters; always organic, never contrived.

I also got a huge charge out of the opening credits, which do the 1960s pop-art thing better than 9 out of 10 recent James Bond films. And I'm totally enraptured by Gutierrez' use of Robyn Hitchcock for music. Women in Trouble made me a lifelong Hitchcock fan, and it's great to hear Elektra Luxx again making use of his talents.

The story in this newer film is perhaps a little less focused than in the first one, but it's not a big deal. When every moment of the journey is a delight, who cares where you end up?


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