Sinful (2006) from Tuna

Sinful (2006) is a direct-to-vid effort from Shock-O-Rama, featuring Misty Mundae and Erika Smith. The title was supposed to be Mine, but the producer wanted something he thought would have a better marketing presence. He also required that one of the major characters be changed from a dwarf to a normal person.


What follows is a complete spoiler. Misty has a bad marriage to a drunk, a dead end job, and can't have what she want most in the whole world, a baby to own. Mind that it is not some maternal instinct. She just wants something that is completely hers. Next door is pregnant Erika Smith who has everything Misty doesn't, including a loving husband that she has a great sex life with. Misty gets more and more obsessive, and finally hacks the baby out of Erika's womb.


There isn't even that much nudity in this film. It is supposed to be a drama or a thriller or something, but it just plain doesn't work. It is more like a disjointed collection of irritating scenes with little or no point. If you did not read the above paragraph because you plan on seeing this film, you may want to bookmark this page and read it later because I couldn't figure the plot out from watching the movie. I created the spoiler summary after listening to some of the commentary and watching the special features, when I finally realized what this mess was supposed to be about.

I am something of a Misty fan, but she was not effective in this role, and she is beginning to lose her little girl looks as the baby fat becomes less cute. Perhaps she will manage to develop as an actress, since he is reputed to have a great work ethic.



  • Commentary by director Tony Marsiglia
  • Behind-the-scenes featurette
  • Interview with star Misty Mundae
  • Clips from 2006 New Jersey International Film Festival



Erika Smith and Misty Mundae both do full frontal, but there isn't that much nudity in this film.

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  • E means that you'll hate it even if you love the genre.
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Based on this description, this film is an E. I can't recommend it to anyone. I like soft-core. I'm a Misty Mundae fan. And even I hated this film.

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