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The Pamela Principle (1992)

During the holidays, Carl - who is bored of his marriage and jealous of his son's sexual escapades - soon begins an affair with twenty-something aspiring actress Pamela.


Paul Thomas (as Toby Phillips)




Cast overview, first billed only:
J.K. Dumont J.K. Dumont ... Carl Breeding
Kim Burnette Kim Burnette ... Pamela (as Veronica Cash)
Tamara Landry Tamara Landry ... Anne Breeding (as Shelby Lane)
Troy Donahue ... Troy
Frank Pesce ... Eddie Breeding
Eugene Stevenson Eugene Stevenson ... Steve Breeding
Linnea Duvall Linnea Duvall ... Amanda
Kristine Wilde Kristine Wilde ... Dorritte
Bobby Johnston Bobby Johnston ... David
K.C. Williams ... Shannon (as Tracey Wolfe)
Darlene Sellers Darlene Sellers ... Megan
Aestonisha Aestonisha ... Fitting Room Customer
Walter McBride Walter McBride ... Thalamus
Todd Lemish Todd Lemish ... Comedian
Marilyn Mayfield Marilyn Mayfield ... Miss Fontana
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Pamela is a young actress who has moved into New York City from the midwest. She meets up with Carl who is middle-aged tailor of women's clothings and is going through a "mid-life crisis". He sees his son's amourous escapades and longs for better relationship with his wife Anne who is distant at times. He has an affair with Pamela. But Pamela's lifestyle does not go well with him. Written by Saqib Karim <saqib@cbgbcs.att.com>

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Rated R for strong sexuality, and for language | See all certifications »

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My favorite softcore movie
13 January 2000 | by crazy-23See all my reviews

A guy rivals the sexual exploits his son is having when he strays from his wife into an affair with one of his new customers. He soon finds out that her party lifestyle and her lesbian girlfriend are too much for him. With a wife as beautiful as Tamera Landry how could he even think about cheating! But when the other woman is as young, hot, and sexy as Kim Brunette (also known as Veronica Cash), even this stud falls victim to her charm. This movie is one of my favorites along with "Friend of the Family" and "Masseuse". What I like most about this movie though, besides the gorgeously nude women, is that the guy eventually comes to his senses and learns a lesson. His son helps him with my favorite quote "Dad, it's New Years Eve. What are you doing here? Why aren't you home with mom?"

Kim Brunette is a real looker. I just have to say this babe has the most perfect face and hair.

The sex and nudity in the Unrated-Version is simply pulsating! This hot erotic throbber pushes for the X-rating in my opinion! As you might have guessed, the UR-version contains all the simulated sex and some female nudity that was cut to make the R-rated version.

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Release Date:

5 January 1993 (UK) See more »

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A Gatinha e o Lobo See more »

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