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Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)

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A spoof 1950's sci-fi movie, interspersed with various comedy sketches.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Donald F. Muhich ...
Easterbrook (segment "Pethouse Video")
Monique Gabrielle ...
Taryn Steele (segment "Pethouse Video")
Lou Jacobi ...
Murray (segment "Murray in Videoland")
Erica Yohn ...
Selma (segment "Murray in Videoland")
Debby Davison ...
Weatherperson (segment "Murray in Videoland")
Rob Krausz ...
Floor Manager (segment "Murray in Videoland")
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Baseball Announcer (segment "Murray in Videoland")
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Anchorman (segment "Murray in Videoland") / TV Announcer (segment "Amazon Women on the Moon") / Announcer (segment "Silly Pate")
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Brenda Landers (segment "Hospital")
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Harry Landers (segment "Hospital")
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Doctor (segment "Hospital")
Brian Ann Zoccola ...
Nurse (segment "Hospital")
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Sy Swerdlow (segment "Hairlooming")
Stanley Brock ...
Customer (segment "Hairlooming")
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Storyline

A series of short sketches, most of which parody late-night television and the low-budget movies one often finds there. Other skits include a man being attacked by his apartment, a funeral hosted by classic comedians, and a teen-age boy's big night turning into a nightmare. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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funeral | parody | 1950s | moon | spoof | See All (42) »

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Universal, the studio that brought you such classic motion pictures as "All Quiet on the Western Front," "E.T.," and "Out of Africa," is proud to present..."Amazon Women on the Moon." See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

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Release Date:

18 September 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amazon Women on the Moon  »

Box Office

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$548,696 (USA)
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Trivia

Co-directors Joe Dante and John Landis had both about four years earlier previously directed segments in another anthology movie which had been 1983's Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983). See more »

Goofs

In the "Mondo Condo" segment, while Arsenio Hall is struggling to get his necktie out of the garbage disposal unit, he knocks over the beer can. But in the next shot, the beer can is still on the counter. See more »

Quotes

[the Penthouse Girl tells about her life]
Taryn Steele: I have grown so much since then. I can't hardly believe it's me. I am a beach person and a night person. I'm really sorry for everybody who doesn't live in California, because we got it all, the mountains, the sun.
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The very last credit before the copyright statement is Hi Sean! See more »

Connections

References Sophie's Choice (1982) See more »

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Honey
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Written by Charlie Louvin
Performed by David Alan Grier
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Very funny, especially David Greer
27 October 1998 | by (Budapest) – See all my reviews

The movie is funny in general. Several segments are good, and they are smart enough to know when their welcome is worn out.

The highlight for me is Don "No Soul" Simmons, the unhippest black guy ever born, and poster boy for the charitable campaign to aid black people born without soul.

David Greer singing "Blame it on the Bossa Nova" over the closing credits is worth the price of the rental.


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