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The Fluffer (2001)

A young man employed as a fluffer in the adult entertainment industry finds himself falling for a gay-for-pay porn star whose hedonistic lifestyle may lead them both to destruction.

Directors:

Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland (as Wash West)

Writer:

Wash Westmoreland (as Wash West)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Scott Gurney ... Mikey Racini (aka Johnny Rebel)
Michael Cunio Michael Cunio ... Sean McGinnis
Roxanne Day ... Julie Desponsio (aka Babylon)
Taylor Negron ... Tony Brooks
Richard Riehle ... Sam Martins
Tim Bagley ... Alan Dieser
Adina Porter ... Silver
Ruben Madera ... Hector Flores
Josh Holland ... Brian
Mickey Cottrell ... Aunty at Bar / Ralph Shifflett
Guinevere Turner ... Video Store Clerk
Robert Walden ... Herman Lasky (aka Chad Cox)
Debbie Harry ... Marcella (as Deborah Harry)
Heather Shannon Ryan Heather Shannon Ryan ... L.A. Actress
David Pevsner ... Casting Man
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Storyline

The story, set in the world of adult entertainment, centers around three characters: Johnny Rebel, a straight man who has become a star in the world of gay porn; Johnny's stripper girlfriend Babylon; and Sean, a naive young man in love with Johnny, who ends up becoming Johnny's "fluffer". Written by Mike Konczewski

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Genres:

Drama | Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content, drug use and language | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

The Fluffer

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 February 2002 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Fluffer See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$31,873, 25 January 2002, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$563,373, 1 September 2002
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Fluff and Fold LLC See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The Bowling Green, the artist who provided some of the music for this film, is better known as Micko Westmoreland, the brother of the writer/director of this film, Wash Westmoreland. See more »

Quotes

Sean: It's like I got this knotted piece of string running down the middle of me, and I try to untie it, I try, but I can't.
Silver: There's no such thing as a knot you can't untie.
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Referenced in A Four Letter Word (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Cherry Bomb
Written by Joan Jett and Kim Fowley
Performed by Chi Chi LaRue
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at last, a gay movie with substance
23 November 2001 | by gusbrodieSee all my reviews

The Fluffer rocks! What a relief to go to a gay movie and not feel ripped off afterward. The characters were complex and the story was unpredictable. I thought the filmmakers handled the topic of obsession beautifully - that feeling of being so totally in awe of someone that you'll make a fool of yourself for them over and over again. The cast was amazing. Lots of familiar faces in the supporting cast, and great new faces in the leads. Roxanne Day is the new Natalie Wood! The lead guys were also fantastic. It's great to see guys who look that good and can act. This movie says a lot about attitudes toward sex today, and I hope it's around for a long time.


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