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Mannequin: On the Move (1991)

PG | | Comedy, Fantasy | 17 May 1991 (USA)
A young department store intern falls in love with a female store mannequin who is really a peasant girl fallen under a thousand year spell. She comes to life whenever he removes the cursed necklace from her.

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Rolf, Soldier #1
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Egon, Soldier #2
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Arnold, Soldier #3
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Mr. James' Assistant
Jackye Roberts ...
Mr. James' Assistant
John Casino ...
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Laurie Wing ...
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A young department store intern falls in love with a female store mannequin who is really a peasant girl fallen under a thousand year spell. She comes to life whenever he removes the cursed necklace from her.

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A lively comedy about a living doll.

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Comedy | Fantasy

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17 May 1991 (USA)  »

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Mannequin 2: On the Move  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)

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$3,752,426 (USA)
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Trivia

Meshach Taylor, in addition to reprising his role as Hollywood Montrose from the first Mannequin (1987), plays the tyrannical doorman at the night club. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning when Jason is looking for parking as he makes the u-turn to park you can see the street blocked off and the people watching the scene being filmed. See more »

Quotes

Hollywood: [Jason's mom faints] Once again left holding the bag.
Mom: [she looks at him]
Hollywood: Nothing personal.
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Connections

Referenced in Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Home Alone with Annie (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Casa De Coati
Performed by Meshach Taylor & Coati Mundi
Produced by Coati Mundi
Words & Music by Coati Mundi
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"Polyester? What plant is that from?"
8 August 2015 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Sequel to Mannequin has little in common with the first movie, outside of Meshach Taylor's character Hollywood and the Jefferson Starship song played at the end. A lot of people hated the first Mannequin but I'm one of its fans. It's a movie that never fails to bring a smile to my face, despite its perceived faults. This one is not as good, for a variety of reasons, but it is watchable fluff. It recycles some elements from the first movie but goes in its own direction with the cursed necklace and all that. It's not very funny but there are some laughs here and there. The romance this time doesn't work as well due to the bland chemistry between William Ragsdale and Kristy Swanson. Despite this, both of them are cute and fun individually. Terry Kiser is amusing as the villain. Meshach Taylor aggressively steals every scene he's in. The trio of German bodybuilding guys are very lame. I assume they were put in this because Hans & Franz was a thing on Saturday Night Live back then. Aside from "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now", this is a terrible soundtrack. The gagworthy "Can't Believe My Eyes" by Gene Miller (who?) is just one of the tacky songs in this. If you liked Mannequin, give this one a shot but keep expectations low. Oh, and be prepared for a surprising fate for one of the characters. I doubt you'll see it coming.


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