Red Rocket

2021 Drama | Comedy

Finding himself down and out in Los Angeles, ex porn star Mikey Saber decides to crawl back to his hometown of Texas City, Texas, where his estranged wife and mother-in-law are living. Just as this dysfunctional family seems to be making things work, Mikey meets a young woman named Strawberry working the cash register at a local doughnut shop.

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by Brian Lloyd
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'Red Rocket' packs an explosive central performance by Simon Rex

Mikey Saber (Simon Rex) is a washed-up porn actor who returns to his hometown out of desperation and cajoles his estranged wife (Bree Elrod) and mother-in-law (Brenda Deiss) to stay while he finds work. Because of his previous profession, finding regular work proves impossible but when he meets Strawberry (Suzanne Son), a 17-year old retail worker, he begins to wonder if he may have found a way back into the porn industry - with her in tow...

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