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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 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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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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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

The "release date" for the Amazon Women on the Moon movie in the segment of the same name keeps changing. "We now return to our feature film, the 1950s classic, Amazon Women on the Moon..." says some of the dialogue. The movie within this movie is dated in the film as being both a 1953 and 1954 release. The picture that it is based on, Cat-Women of the Moon (1953), was first released in 1953. At one point in Amazon Women on the Moon (1987), the film segment of the same title is referred to in a voice-over as "Amazon Women of the Moon", using the word "of" instead of "on", as with the title of its source Cat-Women of the Moon (1953). 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

Murray: Now I'm trapped in a rock video - anything but this!
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Crazy Credits

Towards the end of the credits, Murray walks out, still trying to get out of the television. He finally gives up and walks away. See more »

Connections

References Destination Moon (1950) See more »

Soundtracks

Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree
(uncredited)
Written by Irwin Levine and L. Russell Brown
Performed by David Alan Grier
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A Funny Parody On Everything!
28 January 2004 | by (Las Vegas, NV) – See all my reviews

Cross a 1950's B-Movie with Saturday Night Live skits popping in every 15 minutes and you have something like this.

Great cast selection and an ingenious put together of skits as commercials and sitcoms. The writers here have created a 25 minute mock B-movie 'Amazon Women On The Moon, missing more than half of its essential plot. Interspersed are hilarious commercials, infomercials, and filler shows that take up the slack as the original movie reel breaks, burns through, or just simply comes to a commercial stop in the baseline movie.

Some of the skits are side splitting funny. This film was not intended to have a very straight forward plot or screenplay, but finds itself quite interesting. You'll find yourself trying to guess all of the actors spotting cameos and appearances throughout the film.

This movie is great to add to a video collection or definitely worth renting a few times with friends. This has all the makings of a comedic cult classic.


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