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My 5 Wives (2000)

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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8 September 2000 (USA)  »

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Goofs

Stuntman skier has a face that's far too thin. Particularly obvious in the scene where he throws a snowball. See more »

Quotes

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 »

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Do You Love Me
Performed by M2P
Written by Howard Melbourne
Published by GMS Music
Courtesy of TazzDab Productions
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Rodney on the Rocks
1 September 2012 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

After his third divorce, wealthy wise-cracking Rodney Dangerfield (as Monte Peterson) buys resort property in Redwood Springs, Utah. He is surprised to find the "property" comes with three wives. An additional deal nets Mr. Dangerfield two additional wives. They dress conservatively, but are young and sexy. Later on, you will see them in bikinis. Dangerfield finds it hard to keep up with the sex demands. He also must convert to the Mormon-type religion, which means no smoking, drinking or gambling...

Dangerfield's land developing rival is John Byner (as Preston Gates). With help from overweight assistant John Pinette (as Stewart), Mr. Byner tries to catch Dangerfield violating the laws of the church. Loud-mouthed Andrew Dice Clay (as Tony Morano), feminist writer Molly Shannon (as Barbara Van Dyke) and Godfather-type Jerry Stiller (as Giovanni) become involved. Paul McGillion has a good bit as the waiter turning lawyer, and there are a couple of crude laughs, in this otherwise embarrassing comedy.

*** My 5 Wives (9/8/00) Sidney J. Furie ~ Rodney Dangerfield, John Byner, John Pinette, Andrew Dice Clay


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