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Burning Palms (2010)

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A subversive tale that interlaces five stories set in Los Angeles, where no taboo is left unexplored as each character careens toward a dark and often comic fate.

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Christopher Landon

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jamie Chung ... Ginny
Rosamund Pike ... Dedra
Dylan McDermott ... Dennis Marx
Shannen Doherty ... Dr. Shelly
Zoe Saldana ... Sarah Cotton
Nick Stahl ... Robert Kane
Robert Hoffman ... Chad Bower
Paz Vega ... Blanca Juarez
Peter Macdissi ... Gerry
Anson Mount ... Tom
Emily Meade ... Chloe Marx
Lake Bell ... Mary Jane
Tiara McKinney ... Mahogany
Adriana Barraza ... Louisa Alvarez
Jake Austin Walker ... Trevor
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Storyline

In Santa Monica, a woman becomes alarmingly concerned over her fiancé's unnaturally close relationship with his teenage daughter. In Westwood, a sexual act turns into a psychological obsession for a young woman. In West Hollywood, a gay couple buys a young daughter and attempts to mold her to fit their lifestyle. In Holmby Hills, maladjusted kids and their equally maladjusted nanny play murderous games. In Sherman Oaks, a rape victim faces her violator. In these five stories, one thing is clear, everything is taken to extremes in California. Written by napierslogs

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Five Tales That Will F#%! You Up For Life

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Rated R for strong sexuality, violence including a rape, language and drug use | See all certifications »

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Spinning Around
Written by Adrian Zagoritis and Ben Muehlethaler
Performed by Adrian Zagoritis and Ben Muehlethaler
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HILARIOUS to me
15 June 2011 | by mannish2469See all my reviews

I thought this was terrific although I have not seen the last story yet. Very funny and NON PC which is refreshing.

I am surprised I highly recommend this movie unless you are a prude or can't handle NON PC type stuff. I give it a 6 instead of higher because some of the acting is bad.

I don't see how you can not laugh at this movie. It is dark humor and if you like that kind of thing you should watch this one

The adoption story and the finger is worth the price alone.

I am not sure why more people did not like this one. I will look for more movies from this writer


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 April 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Burning Palms See more »

Filming Locations:

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,271
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