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Exit to Eden (1994)

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Elliot is going to the island of Eden to live out his submissive fantasies, but inadvertently photographs diamond smugglers at work. Smugglers, and detectives, follow him to the island, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Lisa
... Elliot
... Sheila
... Fred
... Martin
... Omar
... Nina
... Tommy
... Diana
Phil Redrow ... Richard
... Riba (as Sandra Korn)
Julie Hughes ... Julie
Laurelle Mehus ... Heidi
... Nolan
... Kitty (as Allison Moir)
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Storyline

Elliot is going to the island of Eden to live out his submissive fantasies, but inadvertently photographs diamond smugglers at work. Smugglers, and detectives, follow him to the island, where they try to retrieve the film. Elliot begins falling in love with Lisa, the head mistress of the island, and Lisa must evaluate her feelings about Elliot and her own motivations. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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To crack this case, these two cops will have to flash more than their badges.


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Rated R for nudity and sex-related scenes | See all certifications »

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14 October 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Club Eden: L'Île aux fantasmes  »

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Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,012,695, 16 October 1994, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$6,841,570
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Rosie O'Donnell reportedly disliked the final cut of the movie, calling it "terrible", and refused to go promote it as a result. See more »

Goofs

After Detective Shelia has asked for Elliot and he comes to her room, Elliot is telling her he wants to leave to go to the race. The leaves hanging behind Shelia appear and disappear with each camera change. As she sits down, you can see it's a vine hanging down to the wardrobe handle but the length changes as the scene plays out. See more »

Quotes

Sheila Kingston: I'll catch you later, I gotta get a bikini wax.
Fred Lavery: Ugh! Just stop telling me about that disgusting female stuff. No wonder you were never married.
Sheila Kingston: I have PMS too, do you know that?
Fred Lavery: Ay!
Sheila Kingston: Sometimes I bloat...
Fred Lavery: Nnnn!
Sheila Kingston: weight gain...
Fred Lavery: Hey!
Sheila Kingston: temporary water build-up...
Fred Lavery: Aah!
[...]
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After credits is a scene in which Rosie O'Donnel mimics Iman's character See more »

Connections

References Last Tango in Paris (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

Vivaldi's Concerto No. 3 In F Major 'Autumn'
Written by Antonio Vivaldi
Performed by Budapest Strings (as The Budapest Strings)
Conducted by Karol Botvay
Courtesy of Delta Music Inc.
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An OK movie nowhere near as good (or bad) as it's defenders or detractors think
6 January 2001 | by See all my reviews

This is a movie that is okay and has a decent performance by Delaney and Ackroyd and the best role O'Donnell has had yet. There are those who hate this film and some who love it. Since it contains neither Pauly Shore nor Adam Sandler and not a trace of Bo Derek or Pia Zadora, it can't be as bad as so many think. It may not be Olivier doing Hamlet, but it beats Shatner playing Othello. Recommended for Dana Delaney and Rosie fans with the obligatory Hector Elizando appearance though he's done much better elsewhere.


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