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Making Mr. Right (1987)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi | 3 April 1987 (USA)
A reclusive scientist builds a robot that looks exactly like him to go on a long-term space mission. Since the scientist seems to lack all emotions, he is unable to program them into his ... See full summary »

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Dr. Jeff Peters / Ulysses
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Frankie Stone
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Trish
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Steve Marcus
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Sandy
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Estelle Stone
Harsh Nayyar ...
Dr. Ramdas
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Don
Susan Berman ...
Ivy Stone
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Suzy Duncan
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Bruce
Merwin Goldsmith ...
Moe Glickstein
Sid Raymond ...
Manny
Sidney Armus ...
Jeweler
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Tux Salesman
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A reclusive scientist builds a robot that looks exactly like him to go on a long-term space mission. Since the scientist seems to lack all emotions, he is unable to program them into his automaton, and an eccentric woman is hired to "educate" the robot on human behavior. In the end, she falls in love... but is the robot or the Dr. Mr. Right? Written by Susan Southall <stobchatay@aol.com>

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Comedy | Romance | Sci-Fi

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3 April 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cercasi l'uomo giusto  »

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$1,584,970 (USA)
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John Malkovich, Glenne Headly, and Laurie Metcalf, have been acting together since the late-'70s as members of Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre Company. See more »

Goofs

After Frankie loses Ulysses at the mall, she uses a pay phone to call Trish at her place. However, in her first car, there is a car-phone clearly visible on her dashboard. So, there would be no need to use a pay phone. See more »

Quotes

Ulysses: If I were human, Frankie, it would be simple: I would fall in love with you.
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Spoofs The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) See more »

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Over the Waves
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Written by Iosif Ivanovici
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great movie
23 November 2001 | by (Paranaque, Philippines) – See all my reviews

the movie was far ahead of its time. i just got to watch this film recently in wowow -- a japanese cable channel available here in the philippines -- and as i was watching the film, i thought that the movie was made in 1999 or later. i was very surprised to find in the credits that the film had a copyright year of 1987. amazing!

i think that most of the themes of the movie: love, sex, finding the right person, being a loner, were tackled in a timeless manner, such that they are still applicable now as they were 14 years ago.

all in all, a great movie. definitely, a must see!


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