Rae Dawn Chong stars as J.J., a hungry journalist looking for that one big story. She thinks she has found it in a series of murders of Brazilian street kids in a favela run by the crimelord, Boca. The aura of Rio during Carnival and the infectious charisma of Boca infatuate our heroine. How much is she willing to risk to get her story, and how much clothing is she willing to take off for Zalman King. (spoiler alert: everything).
Diana is a Roman wife happily married to sympathetic Paolo but she is keen on playing benign games of seduction with other men while resisting the advances of chic lingerie shop owner Silvio and she narrates her adventures to Paolo in order to stimulate their otherwise monotonous sexual life.
Phillip Filmore is a naive, 15-year-old, preoccupied with sex, who develops a crush on Nicole Mallow, the new 30-something, French housekeeper and sitter to look after him when Phillip's father is out of town for the summer on a "business" trip.
With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life.
Lloyd and Harry are two men whose stupidity is really indescribable. When Mary, a beautiful woman, loses an important suitcase with money before she leaves for Aspen, the two friends (who have found the suitcase) decide to return it to her.