The world's most famous male porn star, Richard Peter Johnson, retires at the height of his career to pursue his dream of acting.

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The world's most famous male porn star, Richard Peter Johnson, retires at the height of his career to pursue his dream of acting.

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Misses its Mark on Just About Every Level
16 August 2016 | by (Frankfort, KY) – See all my reviews

Faux documentaries can be hilarious, if done well. Most on here I would think have seen "Spinal Tap," "Waiting for Guffman," and "What We Do in the Shadows." They were all well written, well directed, and well acted. Such is not the case for "William Peter Johnson."

This is supposedly a documentary about the hottest male porn star who tries to go legit. Trouble is, he cannot act his way out of a paper bag and thinks the only way he can save any scene is by dropping his pants and dangling his "personality." A couple of his auditions end up this way and that was kind of funny. The fact that he is also well known throughout the porn business because of his "cuddling" abilities was also funny. Other scenes, however, are just all over the place, retreaded attempts used in other films, or scenes just never really thought through. Even the ill-fated "love interest" angle didn't really connect.

Had this been written or (even better) acted by Christopher Guest and his entourage, it probably would have been a scream. However, with these amateurs it just turned out to be a bore.

Rated "R" for some naked butts and "pixeled-out" penises, "RPJ" missed its mark.


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