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Elektra Luxx (2010)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 14 March 2010 (USA)
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Life for porn actress Elektra Luxx gets turned upside down when she finds out she's pregnant.

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Sebastian Gutierrez, Sebastian Gutierrez (characters)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joseph Gordon-Levitt ... Bert Rodriguez
Carla Gugino ... Elektra Luxx / Celia (as Taryn Gugino)
Ermahn Ospina ... Jimmy Cojones
Jake Hames Jake Hames ... Thief #1
Patrick Caberty Patrick Caberty ... Thief #2
Kathleen Quinlan ... Rebecca Linbrook
Melissa Stephens ... Nadine
Susie Goliti Susie Goliti ... Maria
Lucy Punch ... Dolores
Marley Shelton ... Cora
Amy Rosoff ... Olive Rodriguez
Timothy Olyphant ... Dellwood Butterworth
Justin Kirk ... Benjamin
Adrianne Palicki ... Holly Rocket
Emmanuelle Chriqui ... Bambi Lindberg
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Storyline

Pregnant porn star Elektra Luxx is trying to make a split from the adult film industry by making a living teaching sex classes to housewives. But her life is thrown into disarray when a flight attendant with ties to Elektra's past approaches her for a favor. Chaos and hilarity ensue as fiancees, private investigators, a twin sister, best selling authors and even the Virgin Mary force her to face up to an unexpected series of decisions and revelations. Written by Newport Beach Film Festival

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From adult film star to functioning adult. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 March 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Trouble in L.A. See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,601, 13 March 2011

Gross USA:

$11,514

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,514
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Gato Negro Films See more »
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Color
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Trivia

Joseph Gordon-Levitt's character blogs about porn. In the film Don Jon his character has an addiction to porn. Don Jon also stars Julianne Moore, who makes a cameo in this movie. See more »

Quotes

Holly Rocket: I'm afraid of ponies. But I am wet with indecent happiness for you.
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Crazy Credits

Celia, Elektra's twin sister appears in credits as played by Taryn Gugino but it is really played by Carla Gugino. Carla doesn't have any twin sister. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Natural Born Killers (1994) See more »

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Let's Get Married And Name Our Children After Artificial Sweeteners
Written & Performed by GABRIEL GUTIERREZ
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Elektra Luxx — Very light entertainment, but still appreciable
27 April 2013 | by AvidClimberSee all my reviews

Elektra Luxx is about sex and hot women, and set just after Women in Trouble (WIT), but not as interesting.

The good. An interesting, if not captivating, story. Beautiful women. Lots of things happening. Some laughs, a bit of drama, and sexiness.

The actors. Carla Gugino gives us a good performance as Elektra. I wonder if it's the limit of her acting capabilities. Adrianne Palicki is hilarious as the challenged beauty, while Emmanuelle Chriqui completes her admirably. And finally, Joseph Gordon-Levitt is just right as the obsessed blogger.

The bad. Using an actor for two different role. Not as good as WIT, and still portraying a career in the sex industry as something base.

The ugly. That bath scene with the virgin Mary. Badly shot and edited, with horrible sound take, and it doesn't even bring that much to the story.

The result. Nice entertainment, especially if you want to find out what happens after WIT. More geared toward men, even if it still empowers women.


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