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Women in Trouble (2009)

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A serpentine day in the life of ten seemingly disparate women: a porn star, a flight attendant, a psychiatrist, a masseuse, a bartender, a pair of call girls, etc. All of them with one crucial thing in common. Trouble.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carla Gugino ... Elektra Luxx
Adrianne Palicki ... Holly Rocket
Dan Mailley Dan Mailley ... Doctor
Connie Britton ... Doris
Caitlin Keats ... Addy
Isabella Gutierrez Isabella Gutierrez ... Charlotte
Simon Baker ... Travis McPherson
Sarah Clarke ... Maxine McPherson
Emmanuelle Chriqui ... Bambi
Antonio Graña Antonio Graña ... Jimbo (as Antonio Grana)
Marley Shelton ... Cora
Josh Brolin ... Nick Chapel
Garcelle Beauvais ... Maggie (as Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon)
Greg Lauren ... Fireman
Samantha Shelton ... Singer
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Storyline

Several women (and one girl) in L.A. are hiding something from someone else, or discovering something hidden from them. Maxine, a therapist, discovers her husband cheating on her with the mother of Charlotte, a 13-year old patient. Addy (the other woman) and her sister Doris have withheld from the girl the truth of her parentage. Holly, an adult film actor, isn't telling her friend Bambi how she feels about her, and another actor, Elektra, who discovers she's pregnant, hasn't told the baby's father that she loves him. A stuck elevator, a car crash, mid-air turbulence, a flight attendant, a shotgun-wielding bartender, and her roommate, who's a masseuse, help these women communicate. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Taglines:

High Hopes, High Anxiety, High Heels.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 July 2011 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Women in Trouble See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,784, 15 November 2009

Gross USA:

$18,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$18,000
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Gato Negro Films See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The story Elektra tells about dating a man who does not seem to know she is a porn actress until after they have sex, is a true story. This actually happened to porn star Heather Hunter. See more »

Goofs

In the bathroom scene with Elektra and Doris, Doris is in the stall to the left of Elektra. When Elektra exits the stall, we see there is a wall to her left, so a stall could not have been there. See more »

Quotes

Elektra Luxx: [after Holly all of a sudden brilliantly solves math task during the interview] You could get a PhD, you know?
Holly Rocket: I know. That's why I get tested twice a year.
Holly Rocket: [to the camera] Nobody thinks it can happen to them, but anyone can get a PhD. Make sure you get tested. Thank you.
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Connections

References Starsky and Hutch (1975) See more »

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What was that!
14 June 2010 | by chickenpussSee all my reviews

I'm not really sure what I saw because this film was a composite of so many different elements. This film was listed under the comedy section from my television video provider. I was unfamiliar with the director, but some of the critiques form IMDb I found interesting, so I gave it a shot. I really believe this director, has a lot of potential. There were some great mise-en-scene; especially the use of rapid fire editorial to punctuate. I was really impressed by the acting, the direction was good, and the script great as well. I laughed and cried, however what really irked me was a lack of cohesion between the disparate vignettes; at times I wondered who edited this movie...other than this pretty good, plus Robyn Hitchcock was involved with the sound track, and this is the first film I have ever see where he contributed. I have been listening to his music for 20 years!


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