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Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)

A spoof 1950s sci-fi movie, interspersed with various comedy sketches concerning late-night television.

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


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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Plot Keywords:

funeral | parody | 1950s | moon | spoof | See All (66) »


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 »


Comedy | Sci-Fi


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Release Date:

18 September 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amazon Women on the Moon  »

Box Office


$548,696 (USA)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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The "Amazon Women on the Moon" segment is credited as being produced by Samuel L. Bronkowitz who also receives a special thanks credit. The name is a joke fictitious name which was referenced considerably in the earlier film The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977). See more »


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Referenced in Take Me Home Tonight (2011) See more »


Written by Charlie Louvin
Performed by David Alan Grier
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one of my favorite comedies!
28 January 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Boy, do i love this movie! Im not saying it didnt have any flaws. Id say about 80% of it was very funny. My absolute favorite sketches are the Harvey Pitnik critics corner/funeral sketches. The critics really tore Harvey a new one (LOL)! All the roasters (comedians) were great, but my favorite was Rip Taylor, especially when he says "you know the old saying in show business, get off quick, like Harvey on his wedding night!" When i heard that, I laughed so hard, that i probably have an uncured hernia to this day from it. Of course i cant leave out the blacks without soul/ Don no soul Simmons albums (my second favorite), Arnesio Hall, bs or not, pirates, titans, and every Vangoe must go, and the Amazon Women movie itself. These were all very funny. I cant wait to get this on dvd one day. 8 STARS OUT OF 10.

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