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Wild Orchid (1989)

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A female lawyer becomes mesmerized by a self-made millionaire during an encounter in Rio setting off a series of erotic encounters.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... James Wheeler
... Claudia Dennis
... Emily Reed
... Hanna Munch
... Jerome McFarland
... Otto Munch
... Flavio
Jens Peter ... Volleyball Player
Antonio Mario Silva Da Silva ... Rambo
... Big Sailor
Michael Villella ... Elliot Costa
Bernardo Jablonski ... Roberto
Luiz Lobo ... Juan
Lester Berman ... Interviewer #1
Steven Kaminsky ... Interviewer #2
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Storyline

Emily, a raw recruit to a law firm is sent to Brazil with Claudia to help finalise a real estate deal. Emily is innocent and vulnerable, and when she's left in Rio with Wheeler, a milionaire with an unusual outlook on life, Emily is shocked and intrigued by the sex antics to which she is exposed. Written by Rob Hartill

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Drama | Romance

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Release Date:

27 April 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Orquídea salvaje  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,646,000, 29 April 1990, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$11,060,485
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In a 2004 interview, Carré Otis denied the rumors that suggested the infamous last sex scene was real. See more »

Goofs

In the end, when Wheeler and Emily ride off on the Harley, Wheeler is wearing a leather vest in some shots, and a long sleeved leather jacket in others. See more »

Quotes

Emily Reed: It must be jet lag. My emotions are getting the best of me.
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PROMISED LAND
Written by Karl Hyde, Rick Smith and Alfie Thomas
Performed by Underworld
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beautiful erotic film
9 November 2009 | by See all my reviews

The biggest thing about this movie is how beautiful it is. Yes, symbols are somehow too transparent, plot and music a bit cheesy,a bit too superficial, but it is so beautiful that you kinda forget those things. actors are beautiful , setting is beautiful, sex scenes are beautiful. Very sensual, but making-love-in-the-light-of-a-setting-sun-on-the-beach kinda way. however the funny thing is that you will enjoy the film nevertheless and not only because of sex, but somehow this film is appealing. thought you understand the flaws of this film, you still get aesthetic pleasure on some basic, unspoiled by good taste and good movies level. I like this film because it proves that good film can be made in any genre. You should remember that this is an erotic film. otherwise, if you expect an independent film about love, you should watch something else.


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