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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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Comedy | Action | Sci-Fi

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

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$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$4,411,102 (USA) (27 September 2002)
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The film takes place in 2079 and 2087. See more »

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In the escape scene, when Pluto and Dina are leaving the secret warehouse, Dina is wearing a purple spacesuit, then later on while traveling in the space car she is wearing an orange space suit. When they exit the car her spacesuit is purple again. See more »

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Pluto Nash: That's a cryogenic Chihuahua!
Dina Lake: It's a real dog?
Pluto Nash: Oh, yeah, it's very delicate. You know it's illegal to bring pets up here. But I got a friend back in Juarez who knows how to freeze-dry these things. Look at that. It's a girl. Pop that little bitch in the particle wave for two minutes on defrost... she'll be running around the room.
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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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Wanna see what $90 million WB ain't gonna see again looks like?
27 August 2002 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

"Pluto Nash" really should have been advertised as "From the director of 'Mighty Joe Young' and the writer of 'Mystery Men'" It would have had the same effect as WB's war of malaise against this excavation from development hell. This is a movie that does everything wrong. But the most offensive thing is how needless profanity is injected into what could easily be a PG movie in order to make it barely PG-13, in fact it should have been given an R. Without the profanity this might have made a less grating $90 million dollar babysitter at least, but some smart guy decided to add completely unmotivated cursing to every scene, how many movies that you watch with your five year old have people dropping things and yelling "Sh$T!" And some of the violence didn't need to be so realistic. They could have had another good kids movie here, albeit a horribly scripted one that would have annoyed the sh$T! out of babysitters for years to come, instead they had a $2million opening weekend on a $90million budget. Cheers.


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