Video Review

Wild Orchid

MPAA Rating: R
EW's GRADE
D-

Details Movie Rated: R; Genre: Erotic; With: Carre Otis and Mickey Rourke

Wild Orchid wants to be a kind of Last Samba in Rio, but it's really just a racy perfume commercial posing as a movie. In this ludicrous soft-core fantasia, Mickey Rourke plays a stud- entrepreneur living in Rio, Jacqueline Bisset is a middle-aged vamp, and Carré Otis is the voluptuous innocent. The unrated version has six minutes of footage ostensibly too steamy for an R rating. D-

Originally posted Nov 02, 1990 Published in issue #38 Nov 02, 1990 Order article reprints