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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:
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Donald F. Muhich ...
Easterbrook (segment "Pethouse Video")
Monique Gabrielle ...
Taryn Steele (segment "Pethouse Video")
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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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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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18 September 1987 (USA)  »

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$548,696 (USA)
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Actor-comedian Howard Hesseman had appeared such other compilation comedies as Coming Attractions (1978) and Tunnel Vision (1976). See more »

Goofs

When Arsenio grabs paper towels off the roll to blot beer from his face, he unrolls a large amount which hangs down to the counter. When he wipes his face, there is only a half-sheet of towel on the roll, then switches back to several hanging sheets in the next shot. See more »

Quotes

Butch: What's she looking at? She acts like she's never seen a man before.
Queen Lara: She hasn't. Have you, Alpha-Beta?
Alpha Beta: No, My Queen. What are men good for?
Butch: I'm pretty good in the backseat of a Studebaker...
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Samuel L. Bronkowitz is thanked. This is another reference to the film producer in The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977). See more »

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References Beverly Hills Cop (1984) See more »

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Chim Chim Cher-ee
(uncredited)
Written by Robert B. Sherman and Richard M. Sherman
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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