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The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Action, Sci-Fi | 16 August 2002 (USA)
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In the future, a man struggles to keep his lunar nightclub out of the hands of the mafia.

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Ron Underwood

Writer:

Neil Cuthbert
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eddie Murphy ... Pluto Nash
Randy Quaid ... Bruno
Rosario Dawson ... Dina Lake
Joe Pantoliano ... Mogan
Jay Mohr ... Tony Francis
Luis Guzmán ... Felix Laranga
James Rebhorn ... Belcher
Peter Boyle ... Rowland
Burt Young ... Gino
Miguel A. Núñez Jr. ... Miguel
Pam Grier ... Flura Nash
John Cleese ... James
Victor Varnado Victor Varnado ... Kelp
Illeana Douglas ... Dr. Mona Zimmer
Jacynthe René Jacynthe René ... Babette
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Storyline

After his successful night club is blown to flaming bits, Pluto and his band travel across the moon looking for clues as to who is behind the arson. Along with Bruno and Dina, Pluto visits a seedy motel, his secret hide out and the casino of the most powerful man on the moon searching for the evil doer, only to find out that the destruction of his club may have been his own fault Written by FMJ_Joker

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Action's future has arrived... See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Action | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence, sexual humor and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Warner Bros.

Country:

USA | Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 August 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pluto Nash See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,182,900, 18 August 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$4,420,080, 6 October 2002

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,683,893
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Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Alec Baldwin disliked the film so much that he insisted on being uncredited. See more »

Goofs

In the end fight, Pluto Nash's twin falls and crashes onto the Blackjack table, the female on the right side has no reaction but step back, smiles, and doesn't even spill her champagne while everybody else is shocked and jumping back. See more »

Quotes

Pluto Nash: So how's it going with you and Babbet?
Bruno: Me and Babbet? I don't think that's going to happen. I found out that I'm 110 volts and she's a 220.
Pluto Nash: Just go to the hardware store and get an adaptor.
Bruno: Nah. That just ruins it for me.
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Connections

Features Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) See more »

Soundtracks

Blue Moon
Written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
Performed by Art Hodge and 40 Watt Hype
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Lower expectations
22 September 2002 | by jay_brown71See all my reviews

This is one of those movies that you read about here on the IMDB, and find that everyone pans. So you go to see it at the dollar theatre not expecting to be entertained, but just for the popcorn and pop and to smooch with your girlfriend. When you do that, you could be pleasantly surprised. This movie is fun, not fantastically funny, but entertaining. Kind of a cross between The Fifth Element and The Milagro Bean Field Wars. Visually, big screen presence reminiscent of Total Recall. Go in planning not to like it, and you will probably end up buying it on previously viewed DVD or video someday.


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