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Adult Empire Names ‘Unfolding'the Number One Best-selling Film of 2019

The Erotic Drama from Adam & Eve and Female Director Kay Brandt is a Chart-Topping Success

HILLSBOROUGH, NC (February 3, 2020) – Unfolding, the erotic drama from Adam & Eve Pictures’ and celebrated female director, Kay Brandt was declared 2019’s number one best-selling film by Adult Empire. The honor is the newest for the movie which was released in January 2019.

“We are excited to see Unfolding reach these amazing heights,” said Rachel Vigneaux, executive producer for Adam & Eve Pictures. “It’s a testament to the power of storytelling, production values, an amazing vision by a talented female director and her crew, plus the natural talents of a carefully selected all-star cast.”

Based on a novel by New York Times bestselling author Selena Kitt, Unfolding tells the story of Charlie (Cherie DeVille) who lives a normal, happy life with her dedicated and loving husband, Jack (Seth Gamble). But when Charlie discovers Jack's interest in pushing the boundaries of their traditional marriage, she confronts her own hidden desires as they spend a weekend at a romantic resort designed for couples who want to explore their sexual fantasies with other passionate couples. The film’s cast features adult superstars Cherie DeVille, India Summer and Abella Danger, as well as Seth Gamble, Small Hands and Codey Steele.

To see the full list of the Top 10 Movies of 2019, click here.

Unfolding spent 26 weeks at number one on the Adult Empire charts, earning Adam & Eve Pictures the title of studio with the most weeks with movies ranked at number one during 2019.

“It’s very gratifying to see a movie touch a chord with fans and have them respond in the positive way that they have,” said Brandt. “It just shows what a great collaborative effort we had from everyone involved from behind the camera to the talented performers, to Selena’s unique story that we brought to life in this compelling film.”

The movie has earned much critical acclaim, including that from HotMovies’ Stoney Rubble who wrote, “Unfolding is a beautifully-shot depiction of sexual exploration in a marriage. It's always so damn refreshing to watch such a healthy married relationship on screen.”

Unfolding was nominated Best Polyamory Production at the 2020 AVN Awards and for Best Actress – Erotic-Themed Movie for Cherie DeVille and Best Actor – Erotic-Themed Movie, for Seth Gamble, at the 2020 XBIZ Awards.

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About Adam & Eve Pictures:

Founded in 1993, Adam & Eve Pictures is the nation’s leading adult film production company with thousands of critically acclaimed titles in their library and millions of satisfied viewers around the world. An offshoot of Adam & Eve corporate, Adam & Eve Pictures was formed to create and contribute aesthetically ethical adult video content to the mass market. Since its inception, Adam & Eve Pictures has produced a multitude of best-selling and highly awarded blockbusters, including Rawhide and Pirates. They have also invested heavily in the sex education segment and offer an entire line by Nina Hartley with titles including Nina Hartley’s Guides to Double Penetration, Oral Sex, Bondage, and Threesomes. In 2015 Adam & Eve Pictures became the first adult production company to bring a New York Times best-selling novel to screen with the critically acclaimed Babysitting the Baumgartners series. Boasting over 90 awards over 25 years, Adam and Eve Pictures is a cornerstone of adult entertainment. For more information, visit


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