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How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town (2015)

TV-MA | | Comedy, Drama | 13 May 2016 (USA)
When "town slut" turned sex columnist Cassie Cranston returns for her mother's funeral it spices things up in the small town of Beaver's Ridge when a group of eccentric town folk, each with their own motives, convince her to plan an orgy.

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Jeremy LaLonde

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Jeremy LaLonde
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jewel Staite ... Cassie Cranston
Ennis Esmer ... Adam Mitchell
Lauren Lee Smith ... Heather Mitchell
Katharine Isabelle ... Alice Solomon
Mark O'Brien ... Bruce Buck
Tommie-Amber Pirie ... Polly Murray
Jonas Chernick ... Chester O'Connell
James McGowan ... Spencer Goode
Kristian Bruun ... Seth Parsons
Gugun Deep Singh ... Gus
Zoe Cleland ... Young Cassie
Natalie Brown ... Anna
Lauren Holly ... Mauren Cranston
Noah Cappe ... Otis
Christine Horne ... Ellie
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How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town is about a group of friends who live in the picturesque town of Beaver's Ridge-the epitome of wholesomeness and strong family values. Their orderly life is interrupted by the homecoming of Cassie Cranston, whom they slut-shamed into leaving town when she was a teenager. Now a big-city sex writer, Cassie returns home to face an unwelcome reception by her former friends, and finds an opportunity to seek revenge by writing a book about them when they ask her if she'll help them plan an orgy.

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What's a little sex between friends?

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Comedy | Drama

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The film was funded through IndieGoGo. See more »

Goofs

At approximately 1 hour and 22 minutes in, as Cassie is setting up the ladder, you can hear a faint voice (of what can only be a crew member) whisper 'careful'. See more »

Quotes

Alice Solomon: [speaking about pornstars] I hate to tell you this, sweetie, but, those women aren't actually real.
Seth Parsons: What's so real about you?
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Twenty Little Stars
Performed by Chris Ronald
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A Comedy (That Makes You Sad) About Sex (With No Nudity). Fraudulent Title.
15 April 2019 | by J_Batek_IISee all my reviews

The title implies sex and the category implies laughs. This misleads the viewer before they even begin watching the film. Therefore, halfway through, you are disappointed. I felt really bad for the guy who had the birthday party - everyone was mean to him for no reason. Comedies aren't supposed to make you feel bad and disappoint the viewer for over an hour. Fail. This is an example of how a bad title can ruin a movie.

Oh, by the way, it's also a terrible and unbelievable story. Never in the history of film has more clothing been worn during sex scenes. It wouldn't surprise me if multiple actors passed out from dehydration or heat stroke trying to film all that sex in all of those clothes. The most prudishly directed film of this century.

RealReview Posting Scoring Criteria: Acting - 1/1 Casting - 1/1 Directing - 1/1 Story - 0/1 Writing/Screenplay - 0.5/1

Total Base Score = 3.5

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Believability/Consistency: - 0.5

Total RealReview Rating: 3


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Unionville, Ontario, Canada

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