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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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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Several times during the movie is mentioned Electra did a lesbian sex scene where she makes love with herself. When people ask her about how this was done, she eludes the question. Later it is revealed Elektra has a twin sister, Celia and they both appear on screen at the same time when Elektra visits Celia in jail and they are identical (apart from hair, make-up and clothes, obviously) so at this point the viewer can deduce the aforementioned sex scene was played by Elektra and her sister.

In the final credits, Celia is credited as played by Taryn Gugino, leading the viewer to believe Carla Gugino has a twin sister but this is false. Celia was really played by Carla Gugino herself and she doesn't have any twin sister. 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 »

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References Fantasy Island (1977) 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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Weird, Wonderful, Sexy Elektra
12 February 2011 | by rocketship-2See all my reviews

This movie, several steps up from "Women In Trouble" in terms of consistency, further evolves the weird, wonderful and sexy world of the title character. Carla Gugino is so winning as this confused but sometimes wise former lady of porn that it makes you wonder what movies would be like if she got more leading parts. Returning from the first one are the awesome duo of Adrienne Palicki and Emmanuelle Chriqui, who are maybe the most moving part of the story. Joseph Gordon Levitt is hilarious in it too and Malin Akerman, who I wasn't all that keen on from "Watchmen", actually proves she's a very good actress. Sex-positive and lesbian-positive without being preachy or sappy, this is a smart, weird comedy with a ton of personality and GREAT DIALOGUE.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 March 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Elektra Luxx 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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