Cherry 2000 (1987)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  5 February 1988 (USA)
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In the year 2017, a rich man travels to the ends of the earth to find that the perfect woman is always under his nose. When successful businessman Sam Treadwell finds that his android wife,... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sam Treadwell
Jennifer Balgobin ...
Glory Hole Clerk
Marshall Bell ...
Snappy Tom
Glu Glu Lawyer (as Larry Fishburne)
E. Johnson
Six Fingered Jake
Jeff Levine ...
Jennifer Mayo ...
Cameron Milzer ...
Elaine / Ginger
Howard Swain ...
Jim Skeet
Jack Thibeau ...
Stubby Man


In the year 2017, a rich man travels to the ends of the earth to find that the perfect woman is always under his nose. When successful businessman Sam Treadwell finds that his android wife, Cherry model 2000 has blown a fuse, he hires sexy renegade tracker E. Johnson to find her exact duplicate. But as their journey to replace his perfect mate leads them into the treacherous and lawless region of The Zone, Treadwell learns the hard way that the perfect woman is made not of computer chips and diodes, but of real flesh and blood! Written by Ron Borgstedt <>

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In the late 1980s, the record label Varese Sarabande issued a special limited edition soundtrack CD for this film of about 1500 copies containing the late Basil Poledouris' musical score. It received high collectible status soon afterwards. In 1997, an anonymous collector purchased this CD for the then record sum for a CD of two thousand five hundred dollars in an auction. The soundtrack has since been reissued through another label in 2004. See more »


When sliding down the water chute, Sam's suitcase opens, then appears shut when they hit the lake at the bottom. See more »


Sam Treadwell: [about Lester] The man is a psychopathic killer.
Ginger: Don't impose your values on me, Sam.
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References Forbidden Planet (1956) See more »

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Weird sleeper sci-fi B-movie an unintentional work of genius.
8 October 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I will not attempt to describe this movie. It would be fruitless. You may at first be frustrated by the seemingly inept invocation of all the tried and true cliches of the "genre" - from Mad Max to its weirder post-apocalyptic cousins. But this is not Circuitry Man in reverse - it is much, much stranger. By the time the polka-dotted bikini-wearing ex-girlfriend of the hero is playing hostess at the disney-esque bubble-dome camp of the desert-dwelling homicidal outlaw gang... oh, never mind. By the way, Melanie Griffith was much better looking before lip surgery. Almost hot, in fact. But rest assured, this is a work of genius, exposing a deep understanding of the rift between genders during the height of the supposedly post-sexual-liberation 1980's, an almost sublime sense of humor about sexual alienation and most of all, the erotic link between women and cars in American culture is finally completely laid bare.

In fact, this movie is so profoundly subversive that it could only be made under cover of shlock. Do not be fooled by what seems like coke-addled acting and tourette-syndrome editing. This film is high art. Especially the part where the robot says "is that your hand?" Stay up late and watch it on TBS tonight! And take notes!

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