Rated X (film)
Unrated DVD cover
by David McCumber
|Screenplay by||Norman Snider|
|Directed by||Emilio Estevez|
|Theme music composer||Tyler Bates|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||1|
|Running time||115 minutes|
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. It also portrays Artie's descent into drug addiction and increasingly erratic behavior, culminating in his murder at Jim's hands.
- Charlie Sheen as Artie Jay Mitchell
- Robert Clark as Artie (teenager)
- Emilio Estevez as James Lloyd "Jim" Mitchell
- Taylor Estevez as Jim (teenager)
- Geoffrey Blake as Michael Kennedy
- Rafer Weigel as Lionel
- Tracy Hutson as Marilyn Chambers
- Megan Ward as Meredith Bradford
- Danielle Brett as Adrienne
- Terry O'Quinn as J. R. Mitchell
- Nicole de Boer as Karen Mitchell
- Deborah Grover as Georgia Mae Mitchell
- Kim Poirier as Jamie the "Actress"
Rated X was first screened at the 2000 Sundance Film Festival on January 25, 2000 before making its network debut on May 13.
- "Internet Movie Database - List of Films shot in Hamilton, Ontario". Retrieved 2008-01-29.