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Cherry 2000 (1987)

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 animatronic ... See full summary »

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Sam Treadwell
Jennifer Balgobin ...
Glory Hole Clerk
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Bill
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Snappy Tom
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Glu Glu Lawyer (as Larry Fishburne)
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E. Johnson
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Slim
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Stacy
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Six Fingered Jake
Jeff Levine ...
Marty
Jennifer Mayo ...
Randa
Cameron Milzer ...
Elaine / Ginger
Howard Swain ...
Jim Skeet
Jack Thibeau ...
Stubby Man
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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 animatronic wife, Cherry model 2000 has shorted out, he hires sexy renegade tracker E. Johnson (Melanie Griffith) 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 <ronborgstedt@sbcglobal.net>

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In the year 2017, a good woman is hard to find. A Cherry 2000 is even harder. See more »


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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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5 February 1988 (USA)  »

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Androide 2000  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Kevin Costner was offered a role in this film, but dropped out, as he already had commitments to make Silverado (1985). See more »

Goofs

The Aeronca Champ, with its 65hp Continental engine, won't fit the spark plugs from the Mustang. Even adapting them would be an enormous stretch. See more »

Quotes

Lester: [to Randa just before he shoots her in the head - offscreen] You need to work on your personality.
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References The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) 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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