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Monte Peterson, a rich real-estate developer, is going through his third divorce. His friend Ray has found a good site for a ski resort in Utah, and Monte comes to bid on the land, competing with local banker Preston Gates. Monte knew that, in order to take possession of the land, he would have to convert to the local religion, a sort of cross between Mormonism and Amish (no smoking, no drinking, bigamy and simple living/dressing encouraged). What he didn't know was that the deed to the land also included the three wives of the deceased former owner. He also buys another plot, and the two wives that come with it, in part because they are much better cooks. Gates, meanwhile, wants the land to build an Indian casino, and is mixed up with some mobsters. There's a trip to Las Vegas, a female-empowerment seminar, a jailbreak, and other complications too absurd to mention. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Never has one man had to do so much with so little.

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When the wives break Rodney out of the jail, they are driving a Green garbage truck with the Red dumpster on the front. Later, after the cops are chasing them down the road, the garbage truck and dumpster are both Red. See more »

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Monte Peterson: My wife - I got no sex life. The dog keeps watching me in the bedroom; wants to learn how to beg. I told him to watch my wife to learn how to roll over and play dead.
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References Little House on the Prairie (1974) See more »

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Performed by Swing 69
Written by Simon James and Roland Michener
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Same old jokes
5 December 2000 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

If you seen Rodney Dangerfield's previous movies and performances, you'll recognise several of the jokes made in this odd piece of dreck. Written like a sitcom, this movie fails to strike any sort of likeable chord throughout, from the self-help doctor played by the aways sexy-as-chopped liver Molly Shannon to the 'I'm fat, and therefore funny' John Linette. The 5 wives themselves are likeable enough, and if this had been done as a pilot for an action-adventure series, it might have worked. Instead, it comes off like a male fantasy that's trying hard not to be politically incorrect.


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