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Cool World (1992)

A comic strip femme fatale seeks to seduce her cartoonist creator in order to cross over into the real world.

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Cast

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Jennifer Malley
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Isabelle Malley
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Agatha Rose Harris (as Janni Brenn-Lowen)
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Interrogator #2 / Mash / drunken bar patron / Dr. Vincent "Vegas Vinnie" Whiskers / Jack Deebs (super hero version) (voice)
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Interrogator #1 / Slash / Holli's door (voice)
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Sparks (voice)
Carrie Hamilton ...
Comic Bookstore Cashier
Stephen Worth ...
Bash (performance model) / Comic Store Patron
Murray Podwal ...
Store Patron
Jenine Jennings ...
Holli Would / Lonette (performance model) / Craps Bunny (voice)
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Storyline

When cartoonist Jack Deebs was behind bars, he found escape by creating "Cool World", a cartoon series featuring a voluptuous femme fatale named Holli Would. But the cartoonist becomes a prisoner of his own fantasies when Holli transports Jack into Cool World with a scheme to seduce him and bring herself to life. A hard-boiled detective--the only other human in Cool World--cautions Jack with the law: Noids (humans) don't have sex with doodles (cartoons). However, the flesh proves weaker than ink as Holli takes human form in Las Vegas, staring in a trans-universal chase that threatens the destruction of both worlds. With a splashy combination of animation and live-action sequences, "Cool World" delivers the hottest action around. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Holli Would if she could ...and she will See more »


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Rated PG-13 for language and sensuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

10 July 1992 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$14,110,600
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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

As a publicity stunt, Paramount Pictures placed a huge cut-out of Holli Would on the D of the Hollywood sign in Los Angeles. Although they did not have to pay any fees, the studio still had to make a donation of $27,000 to the sign's maintenance fund, another $27,000 to the Rebuild L.A. fund (this was just after the L.A. riots), and the cost of two park rangers to guard the sign 24 hours a day. However, the publicity stunt angered local residents who picketed and demanded that the cut-out be taken down. See more »

Goofs

When Jack and Holli are about to have sex, Jack can be heard moaning. But in an up-close shot where Holli gets on top of him, his mouth doesn't move at all. See more »

Quotes

Frank Harris: A little late for a lady to be out on the streets, don't you think? I've got a couple of questions for you, miss.
Lonette: Oh, come on, officer. Let it slide, would you? I'm tired.
Frank Harris: Word is you have a thing for noids.
Lonette: Yeah, I've got a thing for noids, but what's it to you, tough guy?
Frank Harris: Baby, you don't know how tough it is.
Lonette: You're late.
Frank Harris: Ah, you're killing me. Why are you so beautiful?
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Referenced in Clerks (1994) See more »

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Written, Performed and Produced by Brian Eno
Brian Eno performs courtesy of Opel Records
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Important and vital lessons from this movie
14 April 2001 | by See all my reviews

This movie was, as promised by my friends who watched it before I did (and managed to live), so freakin' insane and bizarre that it fails me to write a normal review about it. Instead, I have here a short list of what I learned from this movie. Read it and you need never satisfy your curiosity about it. Bear in mind that I'm not making any of these plot points up.

* Some Wartime flashbacks can send you to cartoon lands.

* If it has a copyright date, it's real.

* Bunnies shouldn't shoot craps with demon babies.

* Spiders are allergic to clouds.

* Cartoon characters spend a lot of their free time chasing each other around with big axes.

* You'll make an unforgettable first impression with people if you giggle uncontrollably while falling all over your man like a slut. You should also shout "I'm REAL!" periodically.

* "You can't go around smelling people!" - direct quote from the Gabriel Byrne character.

* There are exactly 80,000,000 ways to die. Frank counted.

* Illustrators' homes tend to be wellsprings of strange psychic phenomina.

* If you are in Las Vegas and people up and start changing into strange random creatures, you should probably think about going home.

Well, I hope that answers any questions you've all had about "Cool World". You may all go about your business. I wish I could.


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