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Mannequin: On the Move (1991)

A young department store intern falls in love with a female store mannequin who is really a peasant girl fallen under a thousand year spell. She comes to life whenever he removes the cursed necklace from her.


Stewart Raffill


Edward Rugoff (characters), Michael Gottlieb (characters) | 4 more credits »




Cast overview, first billed only:
Kristy Swanson ... Jessie
William Ragsdale ... Jason Williamson / Prince William
Meshach Taylor ... Hollywood Montrose / Doorman
Terry Kiser ... Count Spretzle / Sorcerer
Stuart Pankin ... Mr. James
Cynthia Harris ... Mom / Queen
Andrew Hill Newman ... Andy Ackerman
Julie Foreman Julie Foreman ... Gail
John Edmondson John Edmondson ... Rolf / Soldier #1
Phil Latella Phil Latella ... Egon / Soldier #2
Mark Gray Mark Gray ... Arnold / Soldier #3
Erick Weiss ... Mr. James' Assistant
Jackye Roberts Jackye Roberts ... Mr. James' Assistant
John Casino ... Horned Soldier
Laurie Wing Laurie Wing ... Old Queen


The flamboyant Hollywood Montrose is promoted to head window dresser at Prince and Company department store. Hollywood hires his new assistant Jason Williamson, who in a past life was the prince of the Hauptmann-Koenig kingdom. Prince and Company plans to display a mannequin known as the Enchanted Peasant Girl in celebration of the kingdom. And Jason has a nagging feeling he has seen this mannequin somewhere before. Removing a necklace from the mannequin reveals that the Enchanted Peasant Girl is really Jessie, the love of his past life who was placed under a thousand year spell by an evil sorcerer. Their rekindled romance is not without its challenges when the evil sorcerer reappears in his descendant Count Gunther Spretzle, who has plans of his own for Jessie. But Jessie must receive a kiss from her one true love to break free from the curse before Count Spretzle finds her. Written by MGM/UA Home Video

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


She's been frozen for a thousand years... now it's time to break the ice. See more »


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Did You Know?


The name of the mythical kingdom, "Hauptmann-Koenig", is German for "Captain-King". See more »


In the beginning, when Jason is looking for parking as he makes the U-turn to park, you can see the street blocked off and the people watching the scene being filmed. See more »


Jason Williamson: You were in the marines?
Hollywood Montrose: Yes they were looking for a few good men and... so was I.
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A surprisingly sweet and funny fairytale - better than the original.
4 August 1999 | by MarahnnaSee all my reviews

Although not very well received at the box office or by critics, Mannequin Two has, in my opinion, outdone its predecessor, 1987's Mannequin. Its only connection to the original, with the obvious exception of the mannequin storyline, is the hilarious Meschach Taylor, who reprises his role as outrageous sidekick Hollywood Montrose. The story, with its time-travelling characters and medeival sorcery, does require a bit of imagination - it's definitely not realistic fiction, which is what I think possibly destroyed it when it was released. In and of itself it is a sweet and humorous story about a love that transcends the ages, and it would be unfair to compare it to the dull original. William Ragsdale makes the perfect prince, and Kristy Swanson fits quite nicely into the beautiful, innocent peasant girl role. It is a film to be enjoyed by all ages, and whether you're looking for adventure, comedy, or romance, Mannequin Two:On the Move will surely deliver.

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Release Date:

17 May 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office


$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,692,817, 19 May 1991

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Gladden Entertainment See more »
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1.85 : 1
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