Porn Star - The Legend of Ron Jeremy
Porn Star - The Legend of Ron Jeremy (2001)

In 1978, Ron Hyatt was a special education teacher who, like many people, dreamed of some day becoming an actor. One day, Ron's girlfriend sent a nude photo of him on a whim to Playgirl magazine, who published it as part of their… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 25, 2003
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
69%
Flixster
User Score
61%


Critic Score: 69% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Porn Star is both an entertaining and poignant documentary on the life of Ron Jeremy.

Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

A documentary portrait that is as sad as it is funny.

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Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

A fascinating if finally familiar portrait.

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Martin Scribbs
Low IQ Canadian

Porn Star runs out of insight and surprises long before the closing credits roll.

Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

Hey, big surprise: Ron Jeremy craves attention. That's the revelation in Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy.

Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

There are many profound things to regret on this freighted Earth, and who am I to suggest that Jeremy's failed quest isn't one of them -- or that having to watch this movie isn't another.

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Mark Robison
Reno Gazette-Journal

If you want a cautionary tale about the evils of porn, this ain't it.

Tom Maurstad
Dallas Morning News

As Porn Star makes clear, for all the sex and parties, very little in Ron Jeremy's life is either sexy or fun.

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

definitive documentary about the porn industry

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Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

Yes, it's about what you're expecting, but it is also wildly funny, one of the most sheerly entertaining documentaries since Crumb.

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Flixster Audience Score: 61% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Ron Jeremy is an icon in the Adult film industry. This documentary tells his story and with a string of interviews from his peers to fans of his work, we get an… More
Eric Broome
Ron Jeremy is widely recognized, well-hung, tightfisted with money and still unmarried. He has sex on camera, loves food, gets monthly AIDS tests, has a… More
Christopher Brown
Whitewashing of Jeremy's shady career. Apparently this guy is not the lovable hedgehog he's portrayed as here if you read anything serious about him… More