The Girl Next Door
The Girl Next Door (2000)

In 1995, Oklahoma housewife Stacy Baker sent a topless photo to Gallery, a men's magazine which printed it in their "Girl Next Door" feature. The photo prompted an invitation from Hustler to pose for a photo spread, which led… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 31, 2005
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Critic Score: 91% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Desson Thomson
Washington Post

As a behind-the-scenes life of the sex industry, you get the same fascinating bird's-eye view that Paul Thomas Anderson gave you in Boogie Nights.

Beth Accomando
KPBS.org

The Girl Next Door shows porn star Stacy Valentine's fierce determination to do whatever it takes to succeed in her chosen profession. Director Fugate's accomplishment is to turn this Barbie doll caricature into a fully realized human being.

Elias Savada
Nitrate Online

Stacy Valentine, a Tulsa housewife turned centerspread and porno movie star, is anything but an ordinary girl.

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Marcy Dermansky
About.com

A day in the life of Stacy Valentine will take you to the movie set for a DP (double penetration), to the tanning salon, the plastic surgeon for numerous unncessary improvements, and the hypnotherapist.

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Brent Simon
Entertainment Today

Intriguing if awkwardly stitched together... Girl doesn't... seem comfortable posing difficult questions but it does offer plenty to shake your head at.

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Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

The most shocking part of the documentary is how Stacy really does seem like the innocent girl next door.

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Carlo Cavagna
AboutFilm.com

The conclusions that cannot be drawn from The Girl Next Door are as thought-provoking as the ones that can--and perhaps more so.

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David N. Butterworth
rec.arts.movies.reviews

A playful, powerful, and very honest portrait of a profession we don't see all that often.

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Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Hunter
Stacy Valentine, a successful porn star, started as an Oklahoma housewife. This documentary's behind-the-scenes reveals about Stacy Valentine are… More
John Ballantine
Nope, not the film with hotty Elisha Cuthbert but rather a behind the scenes look at Stacy Valentine..a very pretty porn star who ruins herself with plastic… More