Rated X (film)

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Rated X
Rated X unrated DVD cover.jpg
Unrated DVD cover
Genre Biographical
Drama
Based on X-Rated 
by David McCumber
Screenplay by Norman Snider
Directed by Emilio Estevez
Starring Charlie Sheen
Emilio Estevez
Theme music composer Tyler Bates
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 1
Production
Producer(s) Allan Marcil
Editor(s) Craig Bassett
Cinematography Paul Sarossy
Running time 115 minutes
Production company(s) District
Distributor Showtime
Release
Original channel Showtime
Original release
  • January 25, 2000 (2000-01-25) (Sundance)
  • May 13, 2000 (2000-05-13)

Rated X is a 2000 American television film starring brothers Charlie Sheen and Emilio Estevez, with the latter also directing. Based on the nonfiction book X-Rated by David McCumber, the film chronicles the story of the Mitchell brothers, Jim and Artie Mitchell, who were pioneers in the pornography and strip club businesses in San Francisco in the 1970s and 1980s. The film focuses on the making of their most profitable film, Behind the Green Door.

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The film was shot in Vancouver, British Columbia, Hamilton, Ontario, and Toronto, Ontario.[1]

Release[edit]

Rated X was first screened at the 2000 Sundance Film Festival on January 25, 2000 before making its network debut on May 13.

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