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Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)

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The 1987 portmanteau comedy feature Amazon Women on the Moon lampoons several film genres in general and the 1954 sci-fi cheapie Cat Women of the Moon in particular. Other sketches in Amazon Women include an opening bit with Arsenio Hall; a vignette titled "Son of the Invisible Man" wherein a naked Ed Begley Jr. runs around in full view of the nonplussed supporting cast; the It's Alive parody "Hospital", which offers the spectacle of Michelle Pfeiffer giving birth to Mr. Potato Head; and a

Oct 10, 2000

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MCA Universal Home Video

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Amazon Women on the Moon is irreverent, vulgar and silly and has some hilarious moments and some real groaners too.

March 26, 2009 Full Review Source: Variety
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Slim pickings.

February 9, 2006 Full Review Source: Time Out
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An anarchic, often hilarious adventure in dial-spinning, a collection of brief skits and wacko parodies that are sometimes quite clever, though they're just as often happily sophomoric, too.

May 20, 2003 Full Review Source: New York Times
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Satirists are in trouble when their subjects are funnier than they are.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times
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More hits then misses in this collection of skits. To my knowledge, the Loch Ness Monster is still on the loose.

January 1, 2005
Nolan's Pop Culture Review

The material is uneven; some of it is very funny while other skits fall flat.

August 26, 2004 Full Review
Spirituality and Practice

Anthology comedy that is not without its charms

March 19, 2004
Lawrence Journal-World

A guilty pleasure!

August 16, 2003
Supercala.com

Not many funny skits in this anthology.

July 14, 2003
About.com

Like Kentucky Fried Movie, the premise ... is a series of comedy vignettes ... nowhere near as clever or funny, although it certainly has some laudable moments.

March 19, 2003 Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com
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Like an R-rated episode of "Saturday Night Live," some of the bits are drop-dead hilarious. Others are pin-drop pathetic.

July 26, 2002
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Audience Reviews for Amazon Women on the Moon

Sometimes very silly and not so funny, but with a interesting entertaining, just like the cast, Amazon Women on the Moon, have a kind of charm bring a few comic actings, just like the sketch of Arsenio Hall. Fresh.
September 16, 2011
Lucas Martins

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As much as I like Joe Dante, I can only like a few of the jokes in his sketches; the work of the other guys is even worse. Landis' sketch with Arsenio seems to want to take black upward mobility down a notch with a couple old stereotypes. Ed Begley, Rosanna Arquette, Carrie Fisher and Andrew Dice Clay don't come off bad.
February 20, 2011
adammahler1

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If you liked The Kentucky Fried Movie, you'll love Amazon Women on the Moon! This spoof movie is hilarious, outrageous, timely, and full of interesting film people to look for too. I love this movie, it's one of my favourite spoof films, and I highly recommend it.
February 2, 2011
ajv2688

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A wacky late-night television film festival which has a hilarious main feature "Amazon Women on the Moon" and flips around to other channels and shows on the cable dial. Many of the jokes are hit or miss, but I was quite entertained. An SCTV fan like me really liked it.
August 11, 2007
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