Joanna Angel&#8217;s <i>The XXXorcist</i> to Make Theatrical Premiere

Joanna Angel’s The XXXorcist, a parody of the classic horror film, The Exorcist, will make its premiere this weekend in New York, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

“It’s really director Doug Sakmann’s movie so a lot of the credit goes to him, but I’m happy to have it in movie theaters,” said Angel, who stars in the title as a young woman possessed by a demon.

“To me, it’s more of a horror movie than a porn, but I had a good time making it.”

Bernard Nearey, manager of Philadelphia’s Roxy Theatre which is also hosting screenings, said scheduling a hardcore porn movie at his theater was an easy decision.

“Doug (Sakmann) called me up and asked if we had an opening for Halloween weekend and I said we did, so he sent me a copy of The XXXorcist, and this other movie Repenetrator¸ and I thought they’d be good to show,” Nearey said.

“Our audiences are pretty sophisticated. I’ve had adult movies here before and I hardly ever hear complaints.”

For Sakmann, making a theatrical premiere was natural, given his mainstream film background.

“I always felt that this movie should have a theatrical premiere and give people a chance to see it on a big screen,” Sakmann said.

“I think people who see it will see that Joanna is a really good actress and not only in her sex scenes but overall… Who else would have sex for hours covered in make-believe vomit?”

The movie is scheduled to run at midnight Saturday at the Pioneer Theatre, 155 E. 3rd St. in New York. Tickets are $10 for those 18 and over and are available at . Tommy Pistol, Kylee Kross and Sakmann are scheduled to attend. An after-party will be announced following the screening.

Other screenings are:

• Philadelphia: Roxy Theater, 2023 Sansom St. The movie will screen at 10 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $8. Must be 18 and over. The movie Repenetrator, which won the 2006 AVN Award for Most Outrageous Sex Scene, will also be screened. The XXXorcist will also be screened on Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Oct. 31 at 10 p.m.

• Los Angeles: The Dragonfly, 6510 Santa Monica Blvd. The movie will be screened at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31. There will be no cover charge. A costume contest will be held with a first prize of $300.

• Atlanta: Lenny’s, 486 Decatur St. SE. The movie will be screened at midnight on Monday as part of the Atlanta Horror Festival 06.

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