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My 5 Wives (2000)

 -  Comedy  -  8 September 2000 (USA)
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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, ... See full summary »

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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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Rated R for sex-related humor | See all certifications »
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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 is always something. The other night I woke up, she was saying sexy things. I looked up; she was on the phone.
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References Little House on the Prairie (1974) See more »

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La Donna e Mobile
Written by Giuseppe Verdi (as Guiseppe Verdi)
Performed by John Jay Hebert (as Jay Hebert)
Arranged by John Jay Hebert (as Jay Hebert)
Published by Lookout Kitty Inc.
Courtesy of Lookout Kitty Inc.
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good old Rodney......
14 December 2000 | by See all my reviews

Being an avid Rodney fan, I probably liked this flick a lot more than if I weren't. I thought his last effort - Meet Wally Sparks - was pretty poor, and I found this to be an improvement, perhaps because it uses Rodney's old stand-up persona to greater effect. Once you pretend you don't know that polygamy is illegal in the U.S, you can sit back and enjoy the many jokes about the difficulty Rodney has in, er, fulfilling his husbandly duties toward his five wives. This is hardly a great comedy, but well worth catching for devoted fans of Mr. Dangerfield.


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