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A 2013 [[FoundFootageFilms found-footage horror movie]] about a [[TheInternetIsForPorn "Bang Bus"-style porn website]] called "[[TitleDrop Lucky Bastard]]," where a random subscriber gets to have on-camera sex with a porn star. A seemingly innocuous fan named "Dave" (Jay Paulson) gets the call, but at his initial meeting with the film crew, he thoroughly creeps out his reluctant co-star Ashley Saint (Betsy Rue). Mike, the producer (Don [=McManus=]), manages to smooth things over, and the cast and crew set up in a rented Van Nuys mansion loaded with security cameras to shoot Dave's big scene.

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A 2013 [[FoundFootageFilms found-footage horror movie]] about a [[TheInternetIsForPorn "Bang Bus"-style porn website]] called "[[TitleDrop Lucky Bastard]]," Bastard]]", where a random subscriber gets to have on-camera sex with a porn star. A seemingly innocuous fan named "Dave" (Jay Paulson) gets the call, but at his initial meeting with the film crew, he thoroughly creeps out his reluctant co-star Ashley Saint (Betsy Rue). Mike, the producer (Don [=McManus=]), manages to smooth things over, and the cast and crew set up in a rented Van Nuys mansion loaded with security cameras to shoot Dave's big scene.



** Ashley has an entire ''control panel'' of Berserk Buttons: Don't ask her out after the shoot's done. Don't address her by her real name. Don't mention her kids by ''their'' real names. And whatever you do, [[spoiler:do ''NOT'' [[OldShame bring up her past]] [[IWasYoungAndNeededTheMoney as a Las Vegas hooker]]]].

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** Ashley has an entire ''control panel'' of Berserk Buttons: Don't ask her out after the shoot's done. Don't address her by her real name. Don't mention her kids by ''their'' real names. And whatever you do, [[spoiler:do ''NOT'' [[OldShame bring up her past]] past [[IWasYoungAndNeededTheMoney as a Las Vegas hooker]]]].



* ADateWithRosiePalms: Mike advises Dave to rub one out before filming starts, so he does not pop prematurely. [[spoiler:[[JizzedInMyPants It doesn't help.]]]]
** [[spoiler: Before beating him to death, Dave forces Josh to masturbate.]]

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* ADateWithRosiePalms: ADateWithRosiePalms:
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Mike advises Dave to rub one out before filming starts, so he does not pop prematurely. [[spoiler:[[JizzedInMyPants It doesn't help.]]]]
** [[spoiler: Before [[spoiler:Before beating him to death, Dave forces Josh to masturbate.]]



* {{Expy}}: In her "Ashley Saint" personna, Betsy Rue is a dead ringer for [[TheEighties 80's]] porn queen Ginger Lynn.

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* {{Expy}}: In her "Ashley Saint" personna, Betsy Rue is a dead ringer for [[TheEighties 80's]] TheEighties porn queen Ginger Lynn.



* TheImmodestOrgasm: The movie's about porn. What did you expect?
** Subverted when Josh is called in as Ashley's "Plan B" partner after Dave is sent packing. Ashley - already spooked by the day's events - makes no attempt to hide her [[ThousandYardStare lack of enthusiasm]] when she and Josh get to it.

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* TheImmodestOrgasm: The movie's about porn. What did you expect?
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expect? Subverted when Josh is called in as Ashley's "Plan B" partner after Dave is sent packing. Ashley - already spooked by the day's events - makes no attempt to hide her [[ThousandYardStare lack of enthusiasm]] when she and Josh get to it.



* LargeHam: Mike, whenever he plays directly to the camera.

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* LargeHam: LargeHam:
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Mike, whenever he plays directly to the camera.



* [[SingleMomStripper Single Mom Porn Star]]: Ashley.

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* [[SingleMomStripper Single Mom Porn Star]]: SingleMomStripper: Ashley.



* StalkerWithACrush: Dave insists he's not one after triggering Ashley's multiple [[BerserkButton Berserk Buttons]]. [[spoiler:He's lying.]]

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* StalkerWithACrush: Dave insists he's not one after triggering Ashley's multiple [[BerserkButton Berserk Buttons]].{{Berserk Button}}s. [[spoiler:He's lying.]]



* WouldHitAGirl: [[spoiler:Dave angrily shoves Ashley to the ground after her attempts at foreplay make him [[JizzedInMyPants ejaculate too soon]]. A furious Ashley - who already has one DomesticAbuser (her ex) in her past - storms off the set, triggering Dave's murderous rampage.]]

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* WouldHitAGirl: [[spoiler:Dave angrily shoves Ashley to the ground after her attempts at foreplay make him [[JizzedInMyPants ejaculate too soon]]. A furious Ashley - who already has one DomesticAbuser {{Domestic Abuse}}r (her ex) in her past - storms off the set, triggering Dave's murderous rampage.]]


* AvoidTheDreadedGRating: The filmmakers reluctantly accepted an [=NC-17=] rating from the MPAA; they lacked the budget to shoot alternate footage - and refused to edit any of the scenes they ''did'' shoot - to qualify for an R. They also posted [[http://filmmakermagazine.com/84143-the-nc-17-rating-needs-to-be-abolished-we-should-know-we-made-an-nc-17-movie/ this article]] explaining why the [=NC-17=] rating needed to be [[ShootTheDog taken behind the barn and put out of its misery]].

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* AvoidTheDreadedGRating: The filmmakers reluctantly accepted an [=NC-17=] rating from the MPAA; they lacked the budget to shoot alternate footage - and refused to edit any of the scenes they ''did'' shoot - to qualify for an R. They also posted [[http://filmmakermagazine.com/84143-the-nc-17-rating-needs-to-be-abolished-we-should-know-we-made-an-nc-17-movie/ this article]] explaining why the [=NC-17=] rating needed to be [[ShootTheDog taken behind the barn and put out of its misery]].down.


As you might guess, [[InvertedTrope Hilarity Does]] ''[[InvertedTrope NOT]]'' [[InvertedTrope Ensue]].


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Not to be confused with the LuckyBastard trope.


* AssholeVictim[=/=]{{Jerkass}}: Mike. He is sarcastic, demanding, and impatient with ''everyone'' around him. Even when Dave's behavior is setting off numerous red flags from the get-go, he does everything in his power to not cancel the shoot.

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* AssholeVictim[=/=]{{Jerkass}}: AssholeVictim: Mike. He is sarcastic, demanding, and impatient with ''everyone'' around him. Even when Dave's behavior is setting off numerous red flags from the get-go, he does everything in his power to not cancel the shoot.


* ShowerScene: Ashley. [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] InUniverse by Nico, who stages a {{Psycho}}-style prank on her - using a dildo instead of a knife. After her initial shock, Ashley grudgingly admits it was ActuallyPrettyFunny.

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* ShowerScene: Ashley. [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] InUniverse by Nico, who stages a {{Psycho}}-style ''Film/{{Psycho}}''-style prank on her - using a dildo instead of a knife. After her initial shock, Ashley grudgingly admits it was ActuallyPrettyFunny.

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* ThisIsGonnaSuck: The poster admits "This Will Not End Well".


** "No person associated with this motion picture will be [[BillClinton running for president one day]]." It's also a CallBack to Dave's first meeting with Ashley, who tosses off the quip after seeing that he's visibly aroused.

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** "No person associated with this motion picture will be [[BillClinton [[UsefulNotes/BillClinton running for president one day]]." It's also a CallBack to Dave's first meeting with Ashley, who tosses off the quip after seeing that he's visibly aroused.


* MaleFrontalNudity: Briefly, from Josh. (However his genitals are digitally blurred.)

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* MaleFrontalNudity: Briefly, from Josh. (However his genitals are [[{{Pixelation}} digitally blurred.blurred]].)



** (It should be noted that the pixelation of the sex scenes does ''not'' mean the scenes were unsimulated.

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** (It should be noted that the pixelation of the sex scenes does ''not'' mean the scenes were unsimulated. )


A 2013 [[FoundFootageFilms found-footage horror movie]] about a [[TheInternetIsForPorn "Bang Bus"-style porn website]] called "[[TitleDrop Lucky Bastard]]," where a random subscriber gets to have on-camera sex with a porn star. A seemingly innocuous fan named "Dave" (Jay Paulson) gets the call, but at his initial meeting with the film crew, he manages to creep out his co-star Ashley Saint (Betsy Rue). Mike, the producer (Don [=McManus=]), manages to smooth things over, and the cast and crew set up in a rented Van Nuys mansion loaded with security cameras to shoot Dave's big scene.

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A 2013 [[FoundFootageFilms found-footage horror movie]] about a [[TheInternetIsForPorn "Bang Bus"-style porn website]] called "[[TitleDrop Lucky Bastard]]," where a random subscriber gets to have on-camera sex with a porn star. A seemingly innocuous fan named "Dave" (Jay Paulson) gets the call, but at his initial meeting with the film crew, he manages to creep thoroughly creeps out his reluctant co-star Ashley Saint (Betsy Rue). Mike, the producer (Don [=McManus=]), manages to smooth things over, and the cast and crew set up in a rented Van Nuys mansion loaded with security cameras to shoot Dave's big scene.


* InstantDeathBullet: [[spoiler: Everyone who gets shot dies instantly. Except, strangely, Dave who, despite being shot multiple times ''in the head'' is visibly alive for at least a few moments afterwards.

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* InstantDeathBullet: [[spoiler: Everyone who gets shot dies instantly. Except, strangely, Dave who, despite being shot multiple times ''in the head'' is visibly alive for at least a few moments afterwards.]]


* InstantDeathBullet: [[spoiler: Everyone who gets shot dies instantly. Except, strangely, Dave who, despite being shot multiple times ''in the head'' is visibly alive for at least a few moments afterwards.



** Lampshaded with Josh.



* MaleFrontalNudity: Briefly, from Josh.

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* MaleFrontalNudity: Briefly, from Josh. (However his genitals are digitally blurred.)



** (It should be noted that the pixelation of the sex scenes does ''not'' mean the scenes were unsimulated.



** SlutShaming: [[spoiler:Dave attempts this on Ashley, asking what her kids will think when they find out about her porn past. Ashley bravely retorts that they'll think they had a mother who loved them.]]

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** * SlutShaming: [[spoiler:Dave attempts this on Ashley, asking what her kids will think when they find out about her porn past. Ashley bravely retorts that they'll think they had a mother who loved them.]]



* TrailersAlwaysSpoil

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** Ashley [[spoiler: at the very end of the film just before she turns off the camera]].
* TrailersAlwaysSpoilTrailersAlwaysSpoil: DVD cases, too. No surprises about Dave if you look at the box.


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** [[spoiler: Suzanne's BatterUp death.]]

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** [[spoiler: Before beating him to death, Dave forces Josh to masturbate.]]

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