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

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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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Let's Get Married And Name Our Children After Artificial Sweeteners
Written & Performed by GABRIEL GUTIERREZ
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Almodovar in America
24 June 2011 | by (Long Beach, CA) – See all my reviews

I would bet that Sebastian Gutierrez, the writer and director of "Elektra Luxx" is a big fan of the acclaimed Spanish director Pedro Almodovar. "Elektra Luxx" is kind of like an American version of a Almodvar film. It is full of funny, quirky and sexy characters.

I don't typically like most mainstream comedies but I really liked this film so that might say more about me than it does about this film. I was laughing out loud throughout the whole thing. The humor doesn't seemed forced like mainstream comedy. It is the characters that make it funny.

There is not much of a plot but I enjoyed the time I spent with these characters. My only complaint is that I had to watch it on DVD because the BlueRay is not available yet. Hopefully it comes out soon.

Make sure to watch to the ends of the credits. There is a trailer for the final Elekta Luxx film at the end that you will not want to miss.

"Elektra Luxx" is not a movie for everyone. In fact, it is not a movie for most people. If you like eclectic, quirky, sexy films, you should give it a try. You might be pleasantly surprised.


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