Michael A. Tynan 1 ; Jonathan R. Glantz, PhD 4 View author affiliations. The Surgeon General has concluded that there is a causal relationship between depictions of smoking in movies and the initiation of smoking among young persons. Continued efforts are needed to reduce tobacco incidents in movies, particularly in PG—rated biographical dramas. Giving movies with tobacco incidents an R rating would eliminate tobacco product imagery from youth-rated films.
They might have started out acting in adult films due to a lack of money, but they stuck around because, as is evident, if you hit the big time, you can get paid big time. In fact, some of the richest adult actors in the world today don't even make their money from smashing uglies, they make it from their own businesses and products, such as sex toys, books and other things they put their name on. Porn legend turned webcam model and entrepreneur Jenna Jameson is known as the queen of the genre. Her massive net worth is due to the wide range her brand is associated with, including books, memorabilia and other products. She also made some major dough from selling her website to Playboy. Tera started acting in adult films in and went on to become super popular, appearing on mainstream TV shows, other appearances and generally being one of the few successful porn actors to hit the big time.
Deep Throat D. Gerard Damiano. The dirty movie that ushered in "porno chic," Deep Throat sparked heated debate and precedent-setting court cases that challenged assumptions about obscenity. It was an 'event' film - a hard-core stag film that was OK to see on a date or in mixed company, yet it was banned in many localities as obscene. It inaugurated a period known as "Porno Chic" - it was the first cross-over adults-only film that became a hit.
North America is the biggest market in terms of box office collection at least for now. But there have been some movies that are made for local people of a particular country, but still managed to make box office collection comparable that of Hollywood movies. Some of these movies earned enough money to declare themselves blockbusters even by Hollywood standards. Here are top ten highest grossing non-English movies.