The full story behind this slow-motion-hard-core-porno-trainwreck is an epic of producer/director/writer backstabbing, locked editing rooms, new depths of poor judgement and lawsuit after lawsuit. Read about it here. All links SFW. I had the misfortune of seeing this when I was 17 and can attest that waves of nausea hit me after only 20 minutes.
Caligula The Movie: How could a film written by Gore Vidal , starring Malcolm McDowell, Peter O'Toole and Sir John Gielgud, have degenerated into a universally reviled steaming pile of dreck frequently cited as one of the worst movies ever to hit the screen?