Harry Stone (Danny Aiello), a formerly top notch director, has had three disastrous movies in a row. Facing dismissal from the top perch of Hollywood and finacial ruin from back taxes, he is forced to take on a very commercial and, he believes, ridiculous movie. Now as he faces the film's release and, he believes, another total flop which will complete his ruin, he meets up with his son and daughter and his former wives (which includes Dyan Cannon) to examine his life and his future. The film examines the turmoil a movie director goes through with a film release. His agent (Jerry Stiller) assures him that he has a hit, while those around him wince (as does the audience) at the thought of the movie within the movie. The movie is "The Pickle", a supposedly social satire where a bunch of super-white kids from Kansas take vegetables into space via a super cucumber and land on an Earth-like planet where everyone lives only on beef and die at age 49. As shown in the excerpts of the film, ...
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He's caught in a pickle and everyone's watching!
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Did You Know?
The telephone number to order the Cleveland Bible is 1-800-Bible... which doesn't seem like enough numbers to dial.. although it does take place in another universe, so who's to say. See more
THE PICKLE will be a hit. My nose tells me, and my nose is usually dependable.
Opening credits shown over animated stars.... and a flying pickle. See more
References Bicycle Thieves
Autumn in New York
Written by Vernon Duke See more