Rabbit Test (1978)

PG  |   |  Comedy  |  31 July 1981 (Finland)
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Lionel's life turns around after a one-night stand on top of a pinball table... he becomes the world's first pregnant man!


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Complete credited cast:
Lionel Carpenter
Segoynia Savaka
Sergeant Danny Bonhoff
Mrs. Carpenter
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Lawrence Bame ...
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Sarverio Barbiere ...
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Marlene Barr ...
Tanii Bauer ...
Mrs. Reinheimer


Lionel's life turns around after a one-night stand on top of a pinball table... he becomes the world's first pregnant man!

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The story of the world's first pregnant man... it's inconceivably funny. See more »




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31 July 1981 (Finland)  »

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Det våras för kaninerna  »

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Teaser newspaper ads for this movie were fake ads for parodies of popular movies with a rabbit twist. PAWS (instead of JAWS), Hare Wars (instead of Star Wars) and so on. See more »


Sergeant Danny Bonhoff: Of course I know what a uterus is; he's the guy who killed Ceasar.
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Referenced in Paternity Leave (2015) See more »


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One of the Worst Comedies Ever Made
18 April 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Last summer I went to a local dirt-mall to browse through used VHS tapes. I came across this and went "Oh wow! Billy Crystal in a Joan Rivers movie! And Billy's pregnant!". So I got it. Now, I have never seen any movie written by Joan Rivers, but I knew she was funny. Oh boy......what a queen of comedy she is.......

I love slapstick and stupid humor; I love "The Jerk" with Steve Martin, so you can't accuse me of being high-brow. This movie is non-stop stupidity ranging from "what in the Hell?" to "Oh, Joan (shake head)". Now, it's been a while since I've watched it (and I've tried my best to erase this movie from my mind) but the scene that sticks out to me was Billy Barty in blackface. That was the reaching point for me. I was anticipating Billy Barty's cameo....and then that happens. So Joan Rivers' idea of comedy is a pregnant man and a racist midget. This movie made me question why Rivers got as famous as she did - because she truly lacks any comedic talent.

So, for the love of all that is holy, stay away from this movie. Billy Crystal didn't even save it; the whole time I felt sorry for him. And for his first staring role in a film, too! I should also mention that this is also Michael Keaton's first screen role - though his character doesn't talk and is only in it for a blink of an eye. Though fairly short for the average movie, this certainly felt more than two hours - all of which I sat through, hoping that it would get better. On top of that the quality of the video is extremely poor and it doesn't sound like they used any boom mics - which makes it harder to hear in places. Fortunately, you don't NEED to hear it - because you shouldn't be watching this in the first place.

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