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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.

Director:

Stewart Raffill

Writers:

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

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 John Casino ... Horned Soldier
Laurie Wing Laurie Wing ... Old Queen
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Storyline

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

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Taglines:

A lively comedy about a living doll. See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 May 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mannequin Two: On the Move See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,692,817, 19 May 1991

Gross USA:

$3,752,426
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Gladden Entertainment See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Andrew Hill Newman also appeared in Mannequin (1987) playing a different character. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

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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Connections

References Mahogany (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Pick Up the Pieces to My Heart
Performed by Cindy Valentine Leone (as Cindy Valentine)
Produced by Tony Green for TGO Records, Ltd.
Courtesy of Artists Records, Inc.
Words & Music by Cindy Valentine Leone (as Cindy Valentine) and Tony Green
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Unpretentious but healthy little time-filler!
19 April 2002 | by uds3See all my reviews

Sure, its not up to the original and on a cerebral scale it wouldn't even register a reading - but so what? I cannot fathom however, why, with the number of quite acceptable reviews it has pulled here, the flick is locked-in to a voting poll of just 2.8 ?? Queen of the B-Graders Kristy Swanson does an acceptable job as the mannequin - she never CLAIMED to be Vivian Leigh! Whatever else she may be, she's uniquely wholesome and appealing and in a little flick like this she's all you need. William Ragsdale is another mega clean-cut youngster (He's 42 now, can u believe?) who in his just nine movies has never to my knowledge uttered a single profanity! No matter he has been immortalised as Charlie Brewster in the two FRIGHT NIGHT movies both of which just get better with time!

Terry Kiser, the long suffering deceased Bernie in the two WEEKEND AT BERNIE'S movies turns up in another offbeat little characterisation as the sorcerer.

Hell, leave the flick alone - my kids love it!


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