Jennifer Aspen,Paige Moss,Jessica Collins,Samantha Ferris,Nicki Micheaux in The Ranch (2004)
Susan Seidelman directs this engaging made-for-cable movie, originally conceived as a pilot for a Showtime series. Set at the fictional Diamond Ranch, a legal brothel on the outskirts of Reno, the film explores the personal and professional lives of the establishment's working girls, including a struggling mom (Samantha Ferris), a third-generation hooker (Jessica Collins), a newcomer with a checkered past (Nicki Micheaux), and a world-weary madam (Amy Madigan). With Jennifer Aspen, Veronika Habal. Unrated version; 90 min.