Which Movie Pimps and Madams Make the Best Boss?


In Love Ranch, out in theaters today, Helen Mirren plays a madam who, along with husband Joe Pesci, runs the first legalized brothel in Nevada. Now, while the wise words of Pretty Woman's Vivian (Julia Roberts) are certainly true — "It's not like anybody plans this; it's not your childhood dream" to become a prostitute — Love Ranch did get us thinking, if you had to become a prostitute, you could do a lot worse than having Helen Mirren as your boss. But could you do better? We evaluate twelve of the more interesting fictional pimps out there to determine which would be best, and worst, to work for.