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Mannequin (1987)




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Andrew McCarthy and Kim Cattrall star in this comic farce about a ne'er-do-well stock boy who falls in love with a department story mannequin that is actually an ancient Egyptian princess. McCarthy plays Jonathan, a hapless stooge who can't seem to hold on to a job, or his girlfriends. He finally lands a job at a Philadelphia department store, Prince & Co. At the store, he meets a collection of wacky characters, including belligerently gay window designer Hollywood (Meshach Taylor), cool and scheming store manager Richards (James Spader), and Felix (G.W. Bailey), a fascistic security guard. And of course, there is Emmy (Kim Cattrall), the Egyptian princess/window dummy. Jonathan begins an affair with Emmy, who can only turn into a real woman when she is wrapped in her lover's embrace. But inanimate romance has to be put on hold as Jonathan comes to the rescue of Prince & Co. when they are threatened with a hostile takeover by rival store Illustra. Jonathan, with the help of Emmy, concocts eye-catching window displays that draw the customers to Prince & Co. But Illustra won't give up the takeover bid that easily.more
Rating: PG
Genre: Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Ed Rugoff, Edward Rugoff, Michael Gottlieb, Edward N. Rugoff
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 26, 2001
20th Century Fox Film Corporat


Andrew McCarthy
as Jonathan Switcher
Estelle Getty
as Mrs. Timkin
Meshach Taylor
as Hollywood
G.W. Bailey
as Watchman
James Spader
as Richards
Phyllis Newman
as Emmy's Mother
Phil Rubenstein
as Mannequin Factory Bo...
Jeffrey Lampert
as Factory Worker
Kenneth Lloyd
as Superdad
Jake Jundeff
as superkid
Harvey Levine
as Balloon Boss
Thomas J. McCarthy
as Head Gardener
Tom McCarthy
as Head Gardener
R.L. Ryan
as Pizzeria Manager
Glenn Davish
as Effete Executive
Steve Lippe
as Male Sales Clerk
Vernon R. de Vinney
as Older Man in Boardro...
Vernon R. DeVinney
as Older Man in Boardro...
Olivia Frances Willi...
as Woman in Boardroom
Charles N. Lord
as Man in Boardroom
Judi Goldhand
as Mrs. Thomas
Lara Harris
as Mannequin in Photo W...
Dan Lounsberry
as Senior Citizen
Kitty Minehart
as Senior Citizen
Katherine Conklin
as Wert's Secretary
Andrew Hill Newman
as Compactor Room Janit...
Steve Vinovich
as B.J. Wert, Owner of...
Bill Greene
as Police Officer
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Critic Reviews for Mannequin

All Critics (24) | Top Critics (6)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
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Audience Reviews for Mannequin

Have loved this movie since it came out in the 80's. Yes, it's silly, but such a nice little story and great cast. Some good music on the soundtrack, too!

Nicki Marie

Super Reviewer

Sweet, funny, and awfully touching movie.  Andrew McCarthy is GREAT!!!!!!! This is one of my fave 80s movies :) Kim Cattrall is just sweet too and adorable :)

Cassie Hill

Super Reviewer

First of all, this was a remake of the 40s movie One Touch of Venus, and second, if you watch this movie beware that it is extremely cheesy and not in a good way. The actors are okay, but their dialogue is lame, and so is the script. On top of that the overall plot is pretty stupid. I do not recommend this movie whatsoever.

Aj V

Super Reviewer

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