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Adult video is big business ... and the names bring big laughs

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Last month, the movers and shakers in the adult film industry held their 23rd annual "Oscar-like" awards show in Las Vegas. Organized by monthly industry mag Adult Video News, the 2006 AVN Awards featured an array of porn and mainstream Hollywood actors, producers, and studio moguls from Wicked Pictures, Vivid Entertainment, New Sensations, Digital Playground, and Club Jenna, among other southern California companies.

The U.S. porn industry is big business, garnering over $10 billion worth of business in 2005, according to statistics compiled by AVN. Not too shabby, compared with U.S. theatrical revenue of $8 billion for mainstream films last year. "Adult entertainment has gone to a $10 billion business, and it happened because it's a business that everybody cares about and takes seriously, and I think we ought to remind the rest of the country about that," said publisher Larry Flynt, who picked up a Hall of Fame Founders' award at this year's ceremony.

So what are some of the feature-length films that "everybody cares about"? Here's a quick list collected from the top rental and award-winners (see www.avn.com for more information).

In (Loose) Tribute to Mainstream Films and Shows:

1. Desperate Housewhores

2. Butt Pirates of the Caribbean

3. Ally McFeal

4. Ball in the Family

5. Beverly Hills 9021-Ho!

6. Cheeks & Thongs: Up In Stroke

7. Buffy The Vampire Layer

8. Dude, Where's My Dildo?

9. Fast Times At Deep Crack High

10. Flash Pants

11. Guess Who Came At Dinner

12. Splendor in the Ass

13. Glazed and Confused

14. Ass Wide Open

15. Dawn of the Head

In (Loose) Tribute tothe Traditional Vulgarity of

the Porn Industry:

1. Bustful of Dollars

2. Deep Tush

3. Traffic Stopping Tits

4. Screw My Wife, Please!

5. Deviant Housewives

6. Mission Possible

7. Exxxstasy Island

8. Anal Asspirations

9. Three the Hard Way

10. Wife-O-Rama

11. I Can't Believe I Took the Whole Thing

12. Four on the Whore

13. Mr. Pete Is Unleashed

14. No Holes Barred

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