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My 5 Wives (2000)

Monte Peterson, a rich real-estate developer, is going through his third divorce. His friend Ray has found a good site for a ski resort in Utah, and Monte comes to bid on the land, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rodney Dangerfield ... Monte Peterson
Andrew Dice Clay ... Tony Morano
John Byner ... Preston Gates
Molly Shannon ... Barbara Van Dyke
Jerry Stiller ... Don Giovanni
John Pinette ... Stewart
Rob deLeeuw ... Shuffles (as Rob Deleeuw)
Fred Keating ... Ray
Jud Tylor ... Stephanie (as Judy Tylor)
Angelika Libera ... Emily (as Angelika Baran)
Kate Luyben ... Virginia
Emmanuelle Vaugier ... Sarah
Anita Brown ... Megan
Karin Konoval ... Janet
Brandy Ledford ... Blanche
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Monte Peterson, a rich real-estate developer, is going through his third divorce. His friend Ray has found a good site for a ski resort in Utah, and Monte comes to bid on the land, competing with local banker Preston Gates. Monte knew that, in order to take possession of the land, he would have to convert to the local religion, a sort of cross between Mormonism and Amish (no smoking, no drinking, bigamy and simple living/dressing encouraged). What he didn't know was that the deed to the land also included the three wives of the deceased former owner. He also buys another plot, and the two wives that come with it, in part because they are much better cooks. Gates, meanwhile, wants the land to build an Indian casino, and is mixed up with some mobsters. There's a trip to Las Vegas, a female-empowerment seminar, a jailbreak, and other complications too absurd to mention. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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utah | frame up | casino | divorce | banker | See All (29) »

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Never has one man had to do so much with so little.

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Rated R for sex-related humor | See all certifications »

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Language:

English

Release Date:

8 September 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kaikki viisi vaimoani See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Goofs

When the wives break Rodney out of the jail, they are driving a Green garbage truck with the Red dumpster on the front. Later, after the cops are chasing them down the road, the garbage truck and dumpster are both Red. See more »

Quotes

Monte Peterson: My wife isn't too smart, you know. She has to reach inside her bra to count to two.
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References Little House on the Prairie (1974) See more »

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Fever
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Written by Simon James and Roland Michener
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Rodney's opportunity to use all his one liners
25 January 2002 | by thealexandersSee all my reviews

My first introduction to Rodney Dangerfield was `CaddyShack'. He was hilarious and witty. My 5 Wives is a watchable movie but does tend to be a stage for Rodney's old ‘one liners'. I had the occasional chuckles, but overall this one may get flack from some quarters for its subject matter. Rodney (twice divorced) moves to `Poligomyville' Utah to buy land to build a ski resort. On purchasing the land he finds himself the proud owner of 5 new wives also. That's right, the proud owner. When the original owner of the land died, the new owner gets his wives as part of the deal. Fortunately for Rodney (now well into his later years), all of his new wives are gorgeous 20 somethings. If you like risque', slapstick boy/girl gags, this one is for you. If you're looking for something with a little more to it. Leave it.


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