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The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Action, Sci-Fi | 16 August 2002 (USA)
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In the future, a man struggles to keep his lunar nightclub out of the hands of the mafia.

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After his successful night club is blown to flaming bits, Pluto and his band travel across the moon looking for clues as to who is behind the arson. Along with Bruno and Dina, Pluto visits a seedy motel, his secret hide out and the casino of the most powerful man on the moon searching for the evil doer, only to find out that the destruction of his club may have been his own fault Written by FMJ_Joker

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Rated PG-13 for violence, sexual humor and language | See all certifications »

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$100,000,000 (estimated)

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$2,182,900 (USA) (16 August 2002)

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$4,411,102 (USA) (27 September 2002)
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In absolute terms, this movie made the largest financial loss of any movie to date, with a budget of $100 million and a total US gross of $4.41 million (total loss, $95.59 million). See more »

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While Pluto is in his hidden moon warehouse/lair and checking his computer to find the crook, he is given a sandwich. From behind we see he takes a big bite from the middle of the sandwich. When we cut to face Pluto, the bite has moved to the edge and the middle is bite-free. See more »

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Dina Lake: What makes you so sure he'll help us out?
Pluto Nash: Oh, he'll help us. He couldn't sing a note if it weren't for me.
Dina Lake: You taught Tony Francis how to sing?
Pluto Nash: No, I convinced a bookie not to pour some acid down his throat.
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Blue Moon
Written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
Performed by Art Hodge and 40 Watt Hype
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People who are cutting-down this movie never saw it!
24 August 2002 | by (Somewhere where it's cold & wet) – See all my reviews

The movie is fine for a matinee comedy ... the story's a little weak, but I dare anyone who expects each action-comedy to be sidesplittingly funny to check out some of the "classics" from the 70's, and not come away disappointed. In the hands of a better screenwriter & director who know how to keep audiences from getting bored, this movie could've really had potential. As it stands, it's still better than most teen-oriented drivel coming out.

Kudos to Randy Quaid, who's about the only one entirely believable in his role (and to think he had the toughest part!). Eddie Murphy does an OK job, but its clear his best part is as a character actor, or someone a little more interesting (like Jay Mohr's character). Easily a 6, and I'll probably vote a 7 just to balance out those cast votes to movies sight-unseen.


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