Down 163 this week

The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Action, Sci-Fi  |  16 August 2002 (USA)
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.7/10 from 19,440 users   Metascore: 12/100
Reviews: 162 user | 64 critic | 12 from

In the future, a man struggles to keep his lunar nightclub out of the hands of the mafia.



Watch Trailer
0Check in

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Video


The 25 Most Immersive Worlds in Cinema

Highly immersive cinematic worlds can carry a movie, and we've rounded up the best of the best.

See the full list

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 40 titles
created 11 Apr 2012
a list of 25 titles
created 15 Sep 2012
a list of 47 titles
created 14 Mar 2013
a list of 24 titles
created 25 Apr 2014
a list of 30 titles
created 11 months ago

Related Items

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)

The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002) on IMDb 3.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Adventures of Pluto Nash.

User Polls

1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »



Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

I Spy (2002)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A professional athlete has to help a U.S. government agent recover a missing jet.

Director: Betty Thomas
Stars: Eddie Murphy, Owen Wilson, Famke Janssen
Showtime (2002)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A spoof of buddy cop movies where two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V. cop show.

Director: Tom Dey
Stars: Robert De Niro, Eddie Murphy, Rene Russo
Holy Man (1998)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Eddie Murphy stars as an over-the-top television evangelist who finds a way to turn television home shopping into a religious experience, and takes America by storm.

Director: Stephen Herek
Stars: Eddie Murphy, Jeff Goldblum, Kelly Preston
Comedy | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Professor Sherman Klump is getting married. And the Klump family could not be more delighted for him. But Buddy Love, his Mr. Hyde alter-ego from the first film, is back and trying to make ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Segal
Stars: Eddie Murphy, Janet Jackson, Larry Miller
Comedy | Romance | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Grossly overweight Prof. Sherman Klump, desperate to lose weight takes a special chemical that turns him into the slim but obnoxious Buddy Love.

Director: Tom Shadyac
Stars: Eddie Murphy, Jada Pinkett Smith, James Coburn
Norbit (2007)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

A mild-mannered guy, who is engaged to a monstrous woman, meets the woman of his dreams, and schemes to find a way to be with her.

Director: Brian Robbins
Stars: Eddie Murphy, Thandie Newton, Terry Crews
Metro (1997)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Roper, a hostage negotiator catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediately goes after the man who put him behind bars. The ending is played out... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Carter
Stars: Eddie Murphy, Michael Rapaport, Kim Miyori
A Thousand Words I (2012)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

After stretching the truth on a deal with a spiritual guru, literary agent Jack McCall finds a Bodhi tree on his property. Its appearance holds a valuable lesson on the consequences of every word we speak.

Director: Brian Robbins
Stars: Eddie Murphy, Cliff Curtis, Kerry Washington
Comedy | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Maximillian is the only survivor from a race of vampires on a Caribbean Island, and as a vampire, he must find a mate to keep the line from ending. He knows that a child had been born to a ... See full summary »

Director: Wes Craven
Stars: Eddie Murphy, Angela Bassett, Allen Payne
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A Florida con man uses the passing of the long time Congressman from his district who he just happens to share a name with, to get elected to his version of paradise, Congress, where the ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Lynn
Stars: Eddie Murphy, Lane Smith, Sheryl Lee Ralph
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Axel Foley, while investigating a car theft ring, comes across something much bigger than that: the same men who shot his boss are running a counterfeit money ring out of a theme park in Los Angeles.

Director: John Landis
Stars: Eddie Murphy, Jon Tenney, Joey Travolta
Bowfinger (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

When a desperate movie producer fails to get a major star for his bargain basement film, he decides to shoot the film secretly around him.

Director: Frank Oz
Stars: Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy, Heather Graham


Cast overview, first billed only:
Victor Varnado ...
Jacynthe René ...


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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


The Man On The Moon See more »


Comedy | Action | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:



Official Sites:




Release Date:

16 August 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Pluto Nash  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office


$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


$135,054 (Australia) (22 November 2002)

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

| |



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


This movie was shelved for almost two years before it was released. See more »


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 »


Pluto Nash: You blew up my wood bar stools. You know how hard it is to get wood on the moon?
See more »


Featured in Bad Movie Beatdown: Pluto Nash (2009) See more »


I Know You Wanna
Written and Produced by Damon Elliott
Performed by Marthea Jackson
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Fading Eddie
28 January 2003 | by (Herzlya, Israel) – See all my reviews

Eddie Murphy's comic appeal is fading out, and if he will not do something special soon, his carrier will be over. The problem may be in the scripts and directors he is picking. 'Pluto Nash' is not much more than a TV pilot, but you will not see the series soon, because they did not catch with the audience. Effects are like Star Trek in the 70s. The only bright spots are Rosario Dawson - better and more beautiful in each movie, and Randy Quaid, acting good, though his robot humor is quite expected. But so is the humor in the whole movie, and you do not get much more cinema satisfaction than you do watching some TV comedy. Actually I saw many better TV ones. 6/10 on my personal scale.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Let's make a list of movies that are worse than Pluto Nash er-guille
Am I the only one that likes this film Genkkaku
What I wanna know: Why do you hate it? Hyokano
One of the biggest flops ever, never would have known... IURomanza
People just hate this cause it flopped mman12-2
This was an excellent flick, why did studio kill it? tbmichael
Discuss The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: