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The Devil in Miss Jones (1973)

Devil in Miss Jones (original title)
Miss Jones is tired of her life and commits suicide. She comes to a place where its decided if she will end up in Heaven or Hell. Because of her suicide she should go to Hell but she has ... See full summary »

Director:

Gerard Damiano

Writer:

Gerard Damiano
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Georgina Spelvin ... Justine Jones
John Clemens John Clemens ... Abaca
Harry Reems ... The Teacher (as Harry Reams)
Marc Stevens Marc Stevens ... Second Guy with Justine (as Mark Stevens)
Levi Richards Levi Richards ... Third Guy with Justine (as Rick Livermore)
Judith Hamilton Judith Hamilton ... First Girl with Justine (as Clair Lumiere)
Sue Flaken Sue Flaken ... Second Girl with Justine
Gerard Damiano ... Man in Cell (as Albert Gork)
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Storyline

Miss Jones is tired of her life and commits suicide. She comes to a place where its decided if she will end up in Heaven or Hell. Because of her suicide she should go to Hell but she has the option to return to Earth and live life according to one of the mortal sins for some time. She picks lust and a few days of carnal pleasure follows. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Taglines:

if you have to go to Hell... go for a reason

Genres:

Adult | Drama | Fantasy

Certificate:

X | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

The Upstate New York house in which Justine Jones first encounters Abaca was owned by Harry Reems. See more »

Alternate Versions

The film was released in two versions in the UK. The 18-rated release features a pre-cut print which removes around 8 minutes of explicit pornography and a troilistic group sex scene. The R18 release, which limits its availability to licensed sex shops only, contains the all hardcore material. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Deuce: There's an Art to This (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Comin' Home (Theme From The Devil In Miss Jones)
Music by Alden Shuman, Lyrics by Earl Shuman
Performed by Linda November (uncredited)
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7 January 2005 | by InjunNoseSee all my reviews

I was surprised to find so many reviews for a hardcore porn film...but, given the high quality of "The Devil in Miss Jones", maybe this shouldn't have come as such a shock. "DiMJ" actually works as a legitimate film--it's almost like a long episode of Rod Serling's "Night Gallery" with sex. The acting is quite good (watch for director Gerard Damiano as a Beckettian tormentee in Hell at the end of the film) and the atmosphere is wonderful. Yes, folks, the movie is SUPPOSED to be disturbing! Damiano was trying to tell a story of which sex just happened to be a part, so Jenna Jameson fans beware: you'll actually have to slog your way through a storyline here. Not a blonde to be found in the entire film, either. High points: the suicide scene, the ending, the moody soundtrack, Harry Reems' scenes as the menacing "Teacher"...and Georgina Spelvin, Miss Justine Jones herself. She is, in a word, superlative.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 August 1973 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$33,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Pierre Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (softcore)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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