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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16 August 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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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Jennifer Lopez and Halle Berry were the first and second choices respectively for the role of Dina Lake but both passed on the part. Berry declined because the filming schedule clashed with her wedding. See more »


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 »


Pluto Nash: What happened?
James: Obviously, you did something stupid.
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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.

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