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Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)

A spoof 1950s science fiction movie, interspersed with various comedy sketches concerning late night television.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Apartment Victim (segment "Mondo Condo") (as Arsenio)
Donald F. Muhich ... Easterbrook (segment "Pethouse Video")
... Taryn Steele (segment "Pethouse Video")
... Murray (segment "Murray in Videoland")
Erica Yohn ... Selma (segment "Murray in Videoland")
Debby Davison ... Weatherperson (segment "Murray in Videoland")
Rob Krausz ... Floor Manager (segment "Murray in Videoland")
... Baseball Announcer (segment "Murray in Videoland") (voice)
... Anchorman (segment "Murray in Videoland") / TV Announcer (segment "Amazon Women on the Moon") / Announcer (segment "Silly Pate") (voice)
... Brenda Landers (segment "Hospital")
... Harry Landers (segment "Hospital")
... Doctor (segment "Hospital")
Brian Ann Zoccola ... Nurse (segment "Hospital")
... Sy Swerdlow (segment "Hairlooming")
... Customer (segment "Hairlooming")
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Storyline

A series of short sketches, most of which parody late-night television and the low-budget movies one often finds there. Other skits include a man being attacked by his apartment, a funeral hosted by classic comedians, and a teen-age boy's big night turning into a nightmare. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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18 September 1987 (USA)  »

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$548,696
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Trivia

All of the real-life movies, seen in the treasure trove of home video cassettes in the "Video Pirates" segments, were titles from Universal Pictures, who released this movie. See more »

Goofs

When Arsenio grabs paper towels off the roll to blot beer from his face, he unrolls a large amount which hangs down to the counter. When he wipes his face, there is only a half-sheet of towel on the roll, then switches back to several hanging sheets in the next shot. See more »

Quotes

B.B. King: Did you know that every 7 minutes, a black person is born in this country with no soul?
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Crazy Credits

Towards the end of the credits, Murray walks out, still trying to get out of the television. He finally gives up and walks away. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Adjust Your Tracking (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Say, Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose
(uncredited)
Written by Irwin Levine and L. Russell Brown
Performed by David Alan Grier
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A Fun Niche Movie!
13 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

While most people will think this film is plain silly, which it is, it is really quite fun too.

With a few exceptions, the film is about your typical late night television and the crazy ads that used to permeate the airwaves before all the infomercials started taking over in the 90's. In this film, they make fun of those crazy ads and programming by doing outrageous spoof ads interspersed with an old 1950's B movie with a lot of projection problems.

Any couch potato with a good sense of humor and a memory of the 70's & 80's television programming should enjoy this one! This is why I call it a niche movie.


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