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‘Love Emergency’ from Adam & Eve Pictures Earns Four AVN Awards, Including Best Comedy

Updated: Mar 4, 2022

The Sex Comedy by Will Ryder Rakes in Multiple Awards for the Studio

LAS VEGAS (February 6, 2020) – Adam & Eve Picturesblockbuster sex comedy Love Emergency has earned multiple awards at the 2020 AVN Awards, including Best Comedy, Best Comedic Screenplay, and Best Director – Comedic Production for acclaimed director Will Ryder.

The 2020 AVN Awards, presented on January 25 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, honored excellence and outstanding achievement in the adult entertainment industry as well as in adult consumer goods and services.

Love Emergency, which earned 10 AVN nominations, was written and directed by Hall of Fame member Will Ryder, who earned AVN awards for Best Director – Comedic Production, Best Comedic Screenplay, and Best Comedy. The sex comedy also earned adult starlet Misty Stone her first AVN Award for Best Non-Sex Performance for her role as a sassy hospital patient.

“I am grateful to AVN for these honors and to Adam & Eve Pictures for the amazing support,” Ryder said. “We had an outstanding cast that really pulled together to help create this truly engaging movie that connected with our fans on a lot of different levels. I’d like to give a shout out and special thanks to our editor Hollywood Max who worked for months fine-tuning this movie.”

Love Emergency tells the story of a panhandler, portrayed by Tommy Pistol, masquerading as a surgeon in order to win the heart of a pretty nurse. The cast includes Riley Steele, Tommy Pistol, Jake Adams, Christy Canyon, Brad Armstrong, Sarah Vandella, Kenzie Reeves, Misty Stone, Nia Nacci, Liv Wild, Savannah Sixx, Sunny Lane, Astrid Star, Rachael Cavalli, Edyn Blair, Lucky Starr, Bambi Doll, Chad White, Brad Newman, Brad Sterling, Jack Vegas, James Bartholet, Frank Bukkwyd, Rusty Nails, Ryan Mclane, Blake Benson and Deanzy.

“We are excited to see Will’s work and his amazing vision for the film be recognized by AVN,” said Rachel Vigneaux, executive producer for Adam & Eve Pictures. “The movie has been a juggernaut, resonating with fans and captivating them with its blend of comedy and intensely erotic performances from a talented cast of adult performers.”

Love Emergency is available on DVD and VOD here.

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About AVN Awards:

For over three decades the AVN Awards show has been the adult industry’s biggest night and the award itself, the industry’s highest honor. With a stylish red carpet pre-show and lavish star-studded ceremony, AVN celebrates outstanding achievements in “the business of pleasure”. Nearly 100 awards are given out in categories as diverse as Best Video, Best New Starlet, Most Outrageous Sex Scene, Best Group Sex Scene and Best Selling DVD of the Year. The AVN Awards show takes place each January during the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo in Las Vegas and is attended by everyone who is anyone in the adult industry. The show has included performances by grammy-nominated artist Lil' Wayne, Flo Rida, Baby Bash, Cardi B, Lit, Lil’ Jon & the Ying Yang Twins and has featured appearances by celebrities such as Lisa Lampanelli, Dave Attell, Gene Simmons, Jim Norton, Bobby Slayton, Chris Angel, Vince Neil and more. For more information, please visit

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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