My 5 Wives (2000)

R  |   |  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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Don Giovanni
Shuffles (as Rob Deleeuw)
Stephanie (as Judy Tylor)
Emily (as Angelika Baran)


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 <>

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



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sex-related humor | See all certifications »





Release Date:

8 September 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Kaikki viisi vaimoani  »

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Really bad wig on stuntman riding in the dumpster. See more »


Monte Peterson: My wife isn't too smart, you know. She has to reach inside her bra to count to two.
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References Little House on the Prairie (1974) See more »


Performed by Swing 69
Written by Simon James and Roland Michener
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Air!!! I need air!!!
14 December 2002 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

NOTICE: if you're slow to get one-liners, you won't get most of the jokes. If you're fast on your toes(you need to be, at least the first half of the movie is a full-speed-ahead barrage of one liners), and your mind is usually in the gutter, this is the movie for you. You might watch this a few times, and keep getting jokes that you didn't get before. Absolutely a riot. Dangerfield proves that he is still the coolest "Dirty old man" around. I laughed so hard I couldn't breath.

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