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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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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 »

Goofs

When Pluto, Dina and Bruno leave town in the stolen car, they pass under a road sign announcing the "Neil Armstrong Monument". The photo on the sign however is one of Edwin Aldrin, taken by by Neil Armstrong during the Apollo 11 mission. See more »

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Pluto Nash: You married twins?
Tony Francis: No, I met the perfect woman, so I had her cloned.
Dina Lake: Which one is which?
Tony Francis: Who cares?
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Featured in Bad Movie Beatdown: Pluto Nash (2009) See more »

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My Kind of Town
Written by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen
Performed by Jay Mohr
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Not that bad
31 March 2003 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

As everybody and their dog seemed to be absolutely certain that The Adventures of Pluto Nash is a steaming pile of excrement, I would have never come to watch it if the DVD hadn't been forgotten on my table by a visiting friend. The next day I had conveniently a couple of hours to kill at home, so I thought I might as well check whether Pluto Nash was just bad or a real turkey.

Much to my surprise I sat through the entire movie mildly entertained. Certainly anyone expecting a movie where Eddie Murphy makes faces, laughs like a horse and tells immature vulgar jokes is indeed in for a sore disappointment, as this film gracefully lacks all those clichés. In fact all kind of humour is scarce, jokes are few and far between and -- frankly -- vacuous at best. However, The Adventures of Pluto Nash is not half-bad as a sci-fi adventure. Effects are quite nice, and although the script does not blow one's mind with innovativeness, it keeps the story flowing fluently with no dead moments. 7/10.


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