Red Rocket Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 4090

Average Rating: 2.9/4

# of Ratings: 10

Theatrical Release Date: 12/03/2021

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 03/15/2022

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Drama

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Sean Baker

Actors: Simon Rex, Bree Elrod, Suzanna Son, Brenda Deiss, Ethan Darbone, Judy Hill

Plot: Far from his porn star prime, Mikey Saber returns to the tired Texas City where his ex and her mom is none to happy to receive him. Promising the help with rent, Mikey falls back into the local weed trade but sees an opportunity to return to the spotlight when a visit to a local donut shop reveals 17-year-old Strawberry and he begins a campaign to woo her into his business. -- Chris Kavan

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Rating of
3.5/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 03/07/2022

A middle American comedy wrapped around a sleazy version of "A Star is Born," "Red Rocket" overcomes some repetitive plot points thanks to its colorful cast and Sean Baker's signature on-the-fringe touch.

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Chris Kavan
Chris Kavan
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Rating of
3.5/4

A Star is Porn

Chris Kavan - wrote on 03/01/2024

Sean Baker knocks this one out of the park as an unemployed porn star Mikey Saber (Simon Rex) returns to a dingy Texas City to shack up with a none-too-pleased ex-girlfriend (and also former porn star) Lexi (Bree Elrod) and her feisty mother, Lil (Brenda Deiss). Unable to find a decent job, he reaches out to an old friend and goes back to selling weed and a chance stop at a local donut shop turns him on to a 17-year-old nick-named Strawberry (an impressive debut from Suzanna Son) and he sees an opportunity to return to his porn stardom - by essentially corrupting the brash but naive girl into joining the same industry.

Rex (playing a hopefully not quite as nasty version of himself) is a most charming individual - even though you should hate his guts. Whether casually riding around on …

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