The XRCO Hall of Fame lists some of the most notable adult entertainment works and workers. The list is managed by X-Rated Critics Organization and inducted annually during the XRCO Awards. The first XRCO Awards were presented in Hollywood on February 14, 1985.[9] Inductees must have been industry members for at least ten years.

Members are listed in the order that they were inducted, with the year they were inducted, if known:




Fifth Estate

Auxiliary Fields

Film Creators

Film Pioneers

Films (with year of release)

Outlaws of Porn

Paladin Awards

"This unique special-achievement award is given periodically by the XRCO to acknowledge companies or individuals who have gone the extra distance for the adult-film industry."

  • 1989: Director Anthony Spinelli for Portrait of an Affair, one of the few 35-mm films released in 1988.
  • 1989: Arrow Film and Video for innovating the highly successful and widely copied "sell through" marketing program.
  • 1990: Caballero Home Video for cinematic excellence in continuing to produce big-budget 35-mm films such as The Nicole Stanton
  • 1990: Film editor Jim McReeding (Taboo American Style 1-4) for superior film and video editing throughout his career
  • 1990: Hustler Hard video director Jean-Pierre Ferrand for sustained quality as a director
  • 1990: Porn veteran Eric Edwards for becoming the industry's first four-decade performer (1960s–90s)

Special awards

XRCO Members' Choice