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Under the Cherry Moon (1986)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Music | 2 July 1986 (USA)
Two cousins from Miami are in the Mediterranean, enjoying life by scamming money off of rich women. One day, they read about a young woman set to inherit $50,000,000 from her father. At ... See full summary »

Directors:

Prince, Michael Ballhaus (uncredited)

Writer:

Becky Johnston (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Prince ... Christopher Tracy
Jerome Benton Jerome Benton ... Tricky
Kristin Scott Thomas ... Mary Sharon
Steven Berkoff ... Mr. Sharon
Emmanuelle Sallet Emmanuelle Sallet ... Katy
Alexandra Stewart ... Mrs. Sharon
Francesca Annis ... Mrs. Wellington
Pamela Ludwig Pamela Ludwig ... Girlfriend
Barbara Stall Barbara Stall ... Girlfriend
Karen Geerlings Karen Geerlings ... Girlfriend
Victor Spinetti ... The Jaded Three #1
Myriam Tadesse Myriam Tadesse ... The Jaded Three #2
Moune De Vivier Moune De Vivier ... The Jaded Three #3
Amoury Desjardins Amoury Desjardins ... Young Boy at Party
Garance Tosello Garance Tosello ... Young Girl at Party
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Storyline

Two cousins from Miami are in the Mediterranean, enjoying life by scamming money off of rich women. One day, they read about a young woman set to inherit $50,000,000 from her father. At first, Tricky has Christopher Tracy talked into romancing her for her money, but as he gets to know her, Christopher falls in love with her. This love comes between the cousins, and Tricky tells all about the plan. Written by Jathanis <jlevers@ainet.com>

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See It - Hear It - Feel It - Live It


Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

2 July 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sob o Luar da Riviera See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,150,924, 6 July 1986, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$10,090,429
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The movie had an unlikely spot for its world premiere - the Centennial Twin Theater in Sheridan, Wyo. - in June 1986. Local resident Lisa Barber won the right to host the premiere by being the 10,000th caller in MTV's "Prince Under the Cherry Moon" contest. Several members of the cast (including Prince) and a few notables such as Joni Mitchell and Ray Parker Jr. showed up in the north-central Wyoming city for the event, which also featured a post-movie party and a 45-minute private concert from Prince at the local Holiday Inn. See more »

Goofs

The handwriting "Wrecka Stow" on the napkin changes between the restaurant and the bedroom where Mary Sharon is holding the napkin on her bed. See more »

Quotes

Christopher Tracy: Just tell people what they want to hear and they're happy.
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Connections

Features Prince: Mountains (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Kiss
Written and Performed by Prince and The Revolution
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What's a Cherry Moon anyway???
20 July 1999 | by IrisNo11See all my reviews

This movie isn't much of anything. It's not really smart, nor polished, nor good at all. Plus, Kristen Scott Thomas's character, Mary, was getting on my nerves. In some ways, it was a blend of art deco from the 1930's, with high priced aristrocratcy, and that cheesey 1980's thing. Not really creative at all in my opinion! Sorry! See "Purple Rain". It's not excellent either, but it's better than this!


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