Original Sin is a thriller that came out in 2001. It contains a lot of erotic themes. It stars Antonio Banderas and Johnny Depp. The movie takes place in Cuba, in the 19th Century when the country was ruled by the Spanish Empire. Antonio Banderas plays Luis Vargas an extremely wealthy businessman. He desires a bride so he sends for Julia Russell, who is played by Angelina Jolie. Luis has only seen pictures of Julia and she appears to be a plain woman. When she arrives, Luis realizes he has been fooled and this plain woman is really the beautiful Angelina Jolie. Julia tells him she tricked him because she wanted to marry for love and not attract the attention of a guy who was just interested in her for her looks. In reality, Julia is a talented con woman who does her best to steal money from men who fall in love with her.
Luis then tells Julia that he has also been hiding something from her. He has been telling her that he is a poor working man when in reality he is a wealthy businessman. The couple gets married almost immediately and Luis is head over heels for her. Julia, on the other hand, does not seem to share the same love for him.
Luis is so desperate for Julia to love him that he gives her access to all his money and bank accounts. Julia, of course, runs off with his money and Luis then hires a private detective, Walter, to find her. The two finally catch up with Julia and Luis discovers that Julia and Walter are working together to steal his money. Luis is still in denial so he tries to convince Julia that she really loves him. Luis shoots Walter and believes that he is dead.
Luis is so in love with Julia that he gets back together with her and he is in denial about her feelings for him. He wants to make their relationship work. One night, he follows Julia and discovers that she is seeing Walter, who is still alive, and that she is planning to poison Luis. Luis is despondent and he swallows the poisoned drink himself. Julia is stunned by his show of love so she flees with him. Walter follows them and then Luis shoots him. Luis and Julia escape together. The film is rated R for strong sexual content and violence.