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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Pluto Nash
... Bruno
... Dina Lake
... Mogan
... Tony Francis
... Felix Laranga
... Belcher
... Rowland
... Gino
... Miguel
... Flura Nash
... James
Victor Varnado ... Kelp
... Dr. Mona Zimmer
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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Rated PG-13 for violence, sexual humor and language | See all certifications »

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Pluto Nash  »

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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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Trivia

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

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While Pluto is in his hidden moon warehouse/lair and checking his computer to find the crook, he is given a sandwich. From behind we see he takes a big bite from the middle of the sandwich. When we cut to face Pluto, the bite has moved to the edge and the middle is bite-free. See more »

Quotes

Pluto Nash: You married twins?
Tony Francis: No, I met the perfect woman, so I had her cloned.
Dina Lake: Which one is which?
Tony Francis: Who cares?
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Don't Bring Sand to the Beach
Written by Kandi Burruss (as Kandi L. Burruss) and Kevin 'She'kspere' Briggs (as Kevin Briggs)
Performed by Kinda Hamid (as Kinnda)
Courtesy of Warner Music Sweden
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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A great comedy
16 February 2006 | by See all my reviews

I don't get it. Why did Eddie Murphy's "The Adventures of Pluto Nash" get so much beat up? I see the screenplay is thin, but anyway I think they managed to make this a great movie with some beautiful special effects. I've seen A LOT of movies in my life time, and I've definitely seen much more worse comedies than this, ex. WILD WILD WEST, BOWFINGER and BOAT TRIP (not that there is any comparison).

It is GREAT that there is no dick-, tit- and most of all Uranus jokes, the humor is much more sophisticated and sarcastic. By the way, Eddie Murphy does a SUPERB acting job, he is real and sympathetic.

Unfortunately this movie has been a huge fiasco worldwide, which means that we most likely never get a sequel :-( Whatever the critics say about this movie, I say "JOB WELL DONE!!!".


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