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The Fluffer (2001)

A young man employed as a fluffer in the adult entertainment industry finds himself falling for a gay-for-pay porn star whose hedonistic lifestyle may lead them both to destruction.

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Cast

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Mikey Racini (aka Johnny Rebel)
Michael Cunio ...
Sean McGinnis
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Julie Desponsio (aka Babylon)
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Tony Brooks
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Sam Martins
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Alan Dieser
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Silver
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Hector Flores
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Brian
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Aunty at Bar / Ralph Shifflett
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Video Store Clerk
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Herman Lasky (aka Chad Cox)
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Marcella (as Deborah Harry)
Heather Shannon Ryan ...
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Casting Man
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Storyline

The story, set in the world of adult entertainment, centers around three characters: Johnny Rebel, a straight man who has become a star in the world of gay porn; Johnny's stripper girlfriend Babylon; and Sean, a naive young man in love with Johnny, who ends up becoming Johnny's "fluffer". Written by Mike Konczewski

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Drama | Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for strong sexual content, drug use and language | See all certifications »
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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$31,873 (USA) (25 January 2002)

Gross:

$563,373 (USA) (30 August 2002)
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Trivia

The Bowling Green, the artist who provided some of the music for this film, is better known as Micko Westmoreland, the brother of the writer/director of this film, Wash Westmoreland. See more »

Quotes

Aunty: What are you drinking?
Sean: Bourbon and Coke.
Aunty: Bourbon and Coke. The very drink Tallulah was crying out for on her deathbed.
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Connections

References The 400 Blows (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

Cherry Bomb
Written by Joan Jett and Kim Fowley
Performed by Chi Chi LaRue
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A Well Made Film
23 May 2004 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

I am surprised at how many people have given 'The Fluffer' a poor rating. I found the film to be very entertaining. The acting was excellent, the writing was excellent, and the sexual tension is incredibly well portrayed. I would say it is not as good as My Own Private Idaho, but it was certainly up there with it in quality.

The main character, Sean McGinnis (played by Michael Cunio) was very believable and I would like to see him in more films. The porn star was played very well by Scott Gurney who has since gone on to become the host of a reality TV program (what a shame).

This is a definite surprise film – I expected b-grade and definitely got a-grade.

See it; you will not regret it.


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