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Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)

A spoof 1950s science fiction movie, interspersed with various comedy sketches concerning late night television.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Donald F. Muhich ...
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Erica Yohn ...
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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Brian Ann Zoccola ...
Nurse (segment "Hospital")
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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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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:

R | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

18 September 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amazon Women on the Moon  »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$548,696
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This movie's major segment, "Amazon Women on the Moon", was shown piecemeal-fashion, in edited sections throughout the film, unlike with The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977), whose major segment, "A Fistful of Yen", was shown in one continuous run within the movie. See more »

Goofs

Arsenio's shredded tie changes between shots. Obviously 2 differently shredded ties were used. See more »

Quotes

Rip Taylor: What's this, an audience or a funeral? Now, pay attention, please. But I'm a little nervous because Harvey was a personal friend of mine, and there's not a person in this room that Harvey Pitnik did not touch. I must say, he touched me for 40 bucks and Steve for 20.
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Crazy Credits

At the very end of the credits, you see an advertisement: "When in Hollywood Visit Universal Studios". Then it says "(Ask for Babs)". This is a reference to the character from Animal House, and the same advertisement appears at the end of that movie. See more »

Connections

References Animal House (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Chim Chim Cher-ee
(uncredited)
Written by Robert B. Sherman and Richard M. Sherman
Performed by David Alan Grier
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one of my favorite comedies!
28 January 2003 | by 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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