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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Release Date:

16 August 2002 (USA)  »

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Pluto Nash  »

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$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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Eddie Murphy poked fun at himself in an interview with Barbara Walters, saying: "I know the two or three people that liked this movie." See more »


When Pluto and Dina are in the Garden of Paradise and Pluto is about to leave, the clock by the door reads 6:54. However, when he has walked out, as the door is closing, the clock reads 1:17. See more »


Pluto Nash: So how's it going with you and Babbet?
Bruno: Me and Babbet? I don't think that's going to happen. I found out that I'm 110 volts and she's a 220.
Pluto Nash: Just go to the hardware store and get an adaptor.
Bruno: Nah. That just ruins it for me.
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References The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) See more »


Written by Karl Gordon, Shaznay Lewis and Kyle McCray
Performed by All Saints
Courtesy of Warner Strategic Marketing UK
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Old Fashioned Sci-Fi
24 August 2002 | by (Texarkana, TX) – See all my reviews

This was a really cool movie considering no one makes cool sci-fi movies much. It had a pretty good story, like a remake of a 1950's nightclub noir film. It really had an early R. Heinlein or Phillip K. Dick feel to it, sort of. The effects were neat if not ground breaking and Eddie Murphy did a credible job. Randy Quaid was funny and annoying at the same time. Also had a really funny cameo of Pam Greir as Eddie's mom. A nice, solid movie. Not perfect by any means with lots of science mistakes but then Hollywood does that a lot anyway. This movie reminds me of Total Recall if I had to put a name on it.

The humor was much more sophisticated than I expected and there were no Uranus jokes, contrary to other reviews. If you are going to lie, try a little harder.

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