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Holy Smoke (1999)

R
115 min | Drama, Comedy

While on a journey of discovery in exotic India, beautiful young Ruth Barron falls under the influence of a charismatic religious guru. Her desperate parents then hire P.J. Waters, a macho cult de-programmer who confronts Ruth in a remote ...See moreWhile on a journey of discovery in exotic India, beautiful young Ruth Barron falls under the influence of a charismatic religious guru. Her desperate parents then hire P.J. Waters, a macho cult de-programmer who confronts Ruth in a remote desert hideaway. But P.J. quickly learns that he's met his match in the sexy, intelligent, and iron-willed Ruth. See less
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$ 33,307
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$ 1,758,780
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Feb 18, 2000 (United States)

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Harvey Keitel
PJ Waters PJ Waters   See fewer
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Sophie Lee
Yvonne Yvonne   See fewer
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Dan Wyllie
Robbie Robbie   See fewer
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George Rafael
Yani (as George Mangos) Yani (as George Mangos)   See fewer
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Les Dayman
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Sandy Gutman
Stan (as Austen Tayshus) Stan (as Austen Tayshus)   See fewer
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Pam Grier
Carol Carol   See fewer
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Eva Martin
Devotee Devotee   See fewer
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Mira Wright
Devotee Devotee   See fewer
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Polly Wright
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Lior Aizenberg
Devotee Devotee   See fewer
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S. Samaran
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Michelle Abel
Devotee Devotee   See fewer
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Adina Kumar
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Jeff Silverman
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Vandana Mohindra
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Savrash
Dancing Boy Dancing Boy   See fewer
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Saurabh Srinivasan
Dancing Boy Dancing Boy   See fewer
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Dhritiman Chatterjee
Chidaatma Baba (as Dhritiman Chaterji) Chidaatma Baba (as Dhritiman Chaterji)   See fewer
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Geneviève Lemon
Rahi (as Genevieve Lemon) Rahi (as Genevieve Lemon)   See fewer
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Robert Joseph
Miriam's Taxi Driver Miriam's Taxi Driver   See fewer
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Valerie Thomas
Miriam's Double Miriam's Double   See fewer
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Chatiwali - Shiva's Diner Chatiwali - Shiva's Diner   See fewer
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Miranda Cleary
Priya's Daughter Priya's Daughter   See fewer
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Ante Novakovic
Man with Trolly Man with Trolly   See fewer
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Woman with Trolly Woman with Trolly   See fewer
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Woman with Trolly Woman with Trolly   See fewer
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Toddy Barron Toddy Barron   See fewer
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Tiffany Barron Tiffany Barron   See fewer
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Boyfriend Boyfriend   See fewer
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Doc Neeson
The Angels The Angels   See fewer
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Rick Brewster
The Angels The Angels   See fewer
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The Angels The Angels   See fewer
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Tim Rogers
Seducer Seducer   See fewer
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Ruth's Boyfriend (as Johannes 'Maddy' Brinkmann) Ruth's Boyfriend (as Johannes 'Maddy' Brinkmann)   See fewer
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Eric Schussler
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Marshall Applewhite
Himself - States Beliefs of Heaven's Gate (archive footage) (uncredited) Himself - States Beliefs of Heaven's Gate (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Susan Atkins
Herself - Manson Follower, Under Arrest (archive footage) (uncredited) Herself - Manson Follower, Under Arrest (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Brunner
Herself - Manson Follower with 'X' on Forehead (archive footage) (uncredited) Herself - Manson Follower with 'X' on Forehead (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mark Duncan
Bar Tender (uncredited) Bar Tender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bar patron (uncredited) Bar patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lynette Fromme
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Sandra Good
Herself - Manson Follower, with 'X' on Forehead (archive footage) (uncredited) Herself - Manson Follower, with 'X' on Forehead (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herself - Manson Follower, Under Arrest (archive footage) (uncredited) Herself - Manson Follower, Under Arrest (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Himself - Preaches to Followers (archive footage) (uncredited) Himself - Preaches to Followers (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nalini Krishan
Poor Beggar Girl / Voice Over's (uncredited) Poor Beggar Girl / Voice Over's (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Manson
Himself - Speaks to Reporters (archive footage) (uncredited) Himself - Speaks to Reporters (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sun Myung Moon
Himself - Officiates at Mass Wedding (archive footage) (uncredited) Himself - Officiates at Mass Wedding (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 13,014 votes