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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.

Director:

Steve De Jarnatt

Writers:

Lloyd Fonvielle (story), Michael Almereyda (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Andrews ... Sam Treadwell
Jennifer Balgobin Jennifer Balgobin ... Glory Hole Clerk
Marshall Bell ... Bill
Harry Carey Jr. ... Snappy Tom
Laurence Fishburne ... Glu Glu Lawyer (as Larry Fishburne)
Pamela Gidley ... Cherry 2000
Melanie Griffith ... E. Johnson
Michael C. Gwynne ... Slim
Brion James ... Stacy
Ben Johnson ... Six Fingered Jake
Jeff Levine Jeff Levine ... Marty
Jennifer Mayo Jennifer Mayo ... Randa
Cameron Milzer Cameron Milzer ... Elaine / Ginger
Howard Swain ... Jim Skeet
Jack Thibeau Jack Thibeau ... Stubby Man
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

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


Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

MGM

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 February 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Androide 2000 See more »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the late 1980s, the record label Varese Sarabande issued a special limited edition soundtrack CD for this film of about 1500 copies containing the late Basil Poledouris' musical score. It received high collectible status soon afterwards. In 1997, an anonymous collector purchased this CD for the then record sum for a CD of two thousand five hundred dollars in an auction. The soundtrack has since been reissued through another label in 2004. See more »

Goofs

When Sam is escaping the Sky Ranch with E. Johnson, Melanie Griffith's character, he is shown lighting a gas can with a rag coming out of it on fire. The first scene the fire is 3/4 the way up the rag and in the next scene it is at the very bottom. See more »

Quotes

E. Johnson: [looking at a map] The robot graveyard is over here. I figure eight hours of driving will get us into the yard about four in the morning. It gives you about 15 minutes to find your doll.
Sam Treadwell: 15 minutes?
E. Johnson: At the most. There'll be sirens screaming, patrols everywhere, dogs, you name it, the whole shootin' match.
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Connections

Spoofed in Welcome to Woop Woop (1997) See more »

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Urbanite hires crusty lady tracker to find sexy robot
17 January 1999 | by Jeff-123See all my reviews

This is the kind of film that gets under your skin. One of a small subgenre of Sci-Fi Westerns, its small flashes of inspired writing make it worth watching some night when there's nothing else to do. Cameron Milzer is particularly notable as a blackly comedic psycho-girlfriend, but Tim Thomerson and Melanie Griffith are no slouches themselves. Pleasant bleak visuals and an interesting score from Basil Poledouris (Robocop, Hunt For Red October, & the Conan films, as well as 60 other movies) make for a modest repeat viewability factor. Fun and stupid!


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