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Cherry 2000 (1987)

In 2017, a successful businessman travels to the ends of the earth to find that the perfect woman is always under his nose. He hires a sexy renegade tracker to find an exact duplicate of his android wife.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Sam Treadwell
Jennifer Balgobin ... Glory Hole Clerk
... Bill
... Snappy Tom
... Glu Glu Lawyer (as Larry Fishburne)
... Cherry 2000
... E. Johnson
... Slim
... Stacy
... Six Fingered Jake
Jeff Levine ... Marty
Jennifer Mayo ... Randa
Cameron Milzer ... Elaine / Ginger
... Jim Skeet
Jack Thibeau ... Stubby Man
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In 2017, a rich man travels to the ends of the earth to find that the perfect woman is always under his nose. When successful businessman Sam Treadwell finds that his animatronic wife, Cherry 2000 has shorted out, he hires sexy renegade tracker E. Johnson (Melanie Griffith) to find her exact duplicate. Their journey to replace his perfect mate leads them into the treacherous and lawless region of Zone 7, under the tyrannical overlord Lester. During their journey, Treadwell learns the hard way that the perfect woman is made not of computer chips and diodes, but of real flesh and blood. Written by Ron Borgstedt <ronborgstedt@sbcglobal.net>

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She's Cherry 2000 - a robotic woman that becomes a man's driving passion... See more »


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5 February 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Androide 2000  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Filmed in 1985 and slated for release in 1986 by Orion Pictures in the United States. Due to reasons unknown, this never materialized and the film was released in Europe instead. The film would make its American debut in late 1988 on Orion Home Video, capitalizing on the buzz surrounding star Melanie Griffith and her upcoming film Working Girl (1988), for which she received an Oscar nomination. Several years later, Griffith said that Cherry 2000 is her least favorite film but also acknowledged that the film enjoyed some cult status on cable. See more »

Goofs

When E. Johnson's car is shot up in the barricade, its right front fender turns dark gray. Thirty seconds later, in a daylight driving establishing shot, the car's right front fender is shown with its original red color. See more »

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Lester: [to Randa just before he shoots her in the head - offscreen] You need to work on your personality.
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References M (1931) See more »

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Man Meets Robot, Ditches Robot for Hot Babe with Gun
19 August 2000 | by See all my reviews

Cherry 2k is a low budget one-off adaptation of the Mad Max concept mixed in with futurist technology ideas and a very cool love story. The male star goes on a quest to replace his lost robot sex android. That's the basic plot.

What's unusual is that this movie succeeds in mixing these elements without screwing up. The Sci-fi perspective doesn't overwhelm the overall plot, and vice versa.

Very few B grade movies from this time period were watchable, much less worth keeping in one's collection. Fortunately, Cherry 2000 bucked this trend and deserves a spot on the shelf of any cult classic and/or Sci-fi movie collector.


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