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Elektra Luxx (2010)

 -  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
Melissa Stephens ...
Nadine
Susie Goliti ...
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Dolores
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Olive Rodriguez
Patrick Caberty ...
Thief #2
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Benjamin
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Storyline

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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From adult film star to functioning adult. 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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Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$10,822 (USA) (25 March 2011)
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Several times during the movie is mentioned Electra did a lesbian sex scene where she makes love with herself. When people ask her about how this was done, she eludes the question. Later it is revealed Elektra has a twin sister, Celia and they both appear on screen at the same time when Elektra visits Celia in jail and they are identical (apart from hair, make-up and clothes, obviously) so at this point the viewer can deduce the aforementioned sex scene was played by Elektra and her sister.

In the final credits, Celia is credited as played by Taryn Gugino, leading the viewer to believe Carla Gugino has a twin sister but this is false. Celia was really played by Carla Gugino herself and she doesn't have any twin sister. See more »

Quotes

Holly Rocket: I'm afraid of ponies. But I am wet with indecent happiness for you.
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Spoofs There Will Be Blood (2007) 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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Let's not go crazy.......! !
14 April 2013 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Well, Here we go again. This movie is definitely much better than expected. Not only the script : witty and with a lot of zest. The structure is interesting without being quite as original as it could have been. The acting is quite good with a lack , unfortunately, of true emotional rendering.The director has taken cues from , among others, Woody Allen. But Woody he is not... To reach such heights, granted in his best movies, one must be able to do the full swing = a.k.a : bring nicely the comic situation and then give it an unexpected and glorious twist. Please for sex "farce" take a look OUTSIDE the USA : Almodovar, " Gazon Maudit". So if you still can do widen your horizons.. IMDb is way too America centric to please the true aficionado in any genre. And by the way the Latinos are coming with their powerful popular culture.Here lies a lot of my hopes : Latinos have the only such cultural might to nearly ignore American pop culture. They are pervading all corners of life in the USA . At last in any diner I can get strong coffee not dishwater as in the 80's when I lived in Maryland. ... That's all folks..........:)


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