6.0/10
149
6 user 5 critic

Mondo New York (1988)

A young woman wanders around New York City and stumbles across a number of strange characters and settings that represent the "underground" areas of the city. She sees stand up comedy in ... See full summary »

Director:

Harvey Keith
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Mondo cane (1962)
Documentary | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A "shockumentary" consisting of a collection of mostly real archive footage displaying mankind at its most depraved and perverse, displaying bizarre rites, cruel behavior and bestial violence.

Directors: Paolo Cavara, Gualtiero Jacopetti, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Stefano Sibaldi, Rossano Brazzi, Yves Klein
Gor (1987)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

American professor Tarl Cabot is transported via a magical ring to planet Gor, where he must help an oppressed country overthrow its evil king and his barbarian henchmen.

Director: Fritz Kiersch
Stars: Urbano Barberini, Rebecca Ferratti, Jack Palance
D.C. Cab (1983)
Comedy | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

The tale of a hapless group of cabbies and a rundown cab company owned by Harold. Albert comes to town with a dream of starting his own cab company but needs to motivate Harold's employees ... See full summary »

Director: Joel Schumacher
Stars: Max Gail, Adam Baldwin, Mr. T
Action | Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the "traditional" American West is disappearing around them.

Director: Sam Peckinpah
Stars: William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joseph Arias Joseph Arias ... Fish Out Of Water / A Hard Days Night
Rick Aviles ... Comic in Park
Charlie Barnett Charlie Barnett ... Comic In Park
Joe Coleman ... Professor Mambuzu
Emilio Cubeiro Emilio Cubeiro
Karen Finley Karen Finley ... Herself
Dean Johnson Dean Johnson
Phoebe Legere ... Marilyn Monroe
Lydia Lunch ... Prologue
Ann Magnuson ... Poetry Reader
Frank Moore Frank Moore ... Rapping & Rocking
John Sex John Sex ... Hustle With My Muscle
Shannah Laumeister Stern ... (as Shannah Laumeister)
Linda Mac Linda Mac ... Rapping & Rocking
Veronica Vera Veronica Vera ... Rapping & Rocking
Edit

Storyline

A young woman wanders around New York City and stumbles across a number of strange characters and settings that represent the "underground" areas of the city. She sees stand up comedy in Central Park, a prostitution auction, a voodoo ceremony, an S&M club, and a number of very interesting performance artists. These are just a few of the sights and sounds of New York that she encounters. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Somewhere between uptown and downtown, heaven and hell, dusk and dawn, lies... See more »


Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 September 1989 (Australia) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

Edit

Box Office

Gross USA:

$193,209
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

International Harmony See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
This is art buddy!
26 December 2004 | by roberthultsSee all my reviews

Time and time again people criticize what they do not understand. People have fear of death or taboo of sex yet they really do enjoy watching TV. So when a real life documentary of the New York City sub-culture comes out, it is just too weird.

This film covers a lot of New Yorks underground scene. Poetry, performance art, illegal transactions and some really good comedians (one at least made it after this film).

If you are a fan of avant-guard or even a little twisted, check this one out. I first saw this 1n Portland, Oregon in 1988 and watched it once every five years after that. Each time, I really enjoyed it, but then again I am a bit twisted.


0 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 6 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed