Amazon Women on the Moon


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 Siskel & Ebert takeoff, featuring Arche Hahn as a TV viewer whose entire life is given a "thumbs down." Directed by several hands, including Joe Dante, Carl Gottleib, Peter Horton, John Landis, and Robert K. Weiss, Amazon Women on the Moon also features a satire of the Kroger G. Babb school of "sex hygiene" exploitation cheapies, with syphilis victim Carrie Fisher being counseled by unctuous doctor Paul Bartel. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Ralph Bellamy
as Mr. Gower
Carrie Fisher
as Mary Brown
Steve Forrest
as Capt. Nelson
David Alan Grier
as Don Simmons
Matt Adler
as George
Peter Horton
as Brenda's Husband
Steve Allen
as Himself
Sybil Danning
as Queen Lara
Rip Taylor
as Himself
Howard Hesseman
as Rupert King
Russ Meyer
as Video Salesman
B.B. King
as Himself
Lou Jacobi
as Murray
Phil Hartman
as Baseball Announcer ("Murray in Videoland")
Arsenio Hall
as Apartment Victim
Donald F. Muhich
as Easterbrook ("Pethouse Video")
Corey Burton
as Anchorman ("Murray in Videoland")/TV Announcer ("Amaz
Monique Gabrielle
as Taryn Steele
Joe Pantoliano
as Sy Swerdlow
Stanley Brock
as Customer
Al Lohman
as Frankel
Forrest J Ackerman
as U.S. President ("Amazon Women on the Moon")
Lana Clarkson
as Alpha Beta ("Amazon Women on the Moon")
Belinda Balaski
as Bernice Pitnik
Bill Bryant
as Male Republican ("Blacks Without Soul")
William Marshall
as Pirate Captain
John Ingle
as Felix Van Dam
Roxie Roker
as Female Republican ("Blacks Without Soul")
Angel Tompkins
as First Lady
Le Tari
as Pimp ("Blacks Without Soul")
Christopher Broughton
as Fan Club President ("Blacks Without Soul")
Sarah Lilly
as Prostitute ("Bullshit or Not")
Henry Silva
as Himself
Archie Hahn III
as Harvey Pitnik
Phil Proctor
as Mike ("Silly Pate")
Ira Newborn
as Fred ("Silly Pate")
Karen Montgomery
as Karen ("Silly Pate")
Bryan Cranston
as "Roast Your Loved One" - Paramedic #1
Robert Picardo
as Rick Raddnitz ("Roast Your Loved One")
Slappy White
as Himself ("Roast Your Loved One")
Jackie Vernon
as Himself ("Roast Your Loved One")
Tino Insana
as Mr. Sylvio ("Video Pirates")
Mark Bringelson
as "Antony & Cleopatra" - Theatre Customer #1
Frank Collison
as Grizzled Pirate ("Video Pirates")
Bill Taylor
as Gruesome Pirate ("Video Pirates")
Vivian Bonnell
as Theatre Customer #3
Jenny Agutter
as "Antony & Cleopatra Promo" - Cleopatra
Chuck Lafont
as Trent ("Son of the Invisible Man")
Raye Birk
as Vanya
Larry Hankin
as Man in Pub ("Son of the Invisible Man")
Kellye Nakahara
as Theatre Customer #4
Garry Goodrow
as Checker Player ("Son of the Invisible Man")
Roger La Page
as London Bobby ("Son of the Invisible Man")
Terry McGovern
as Salesman ("First Lady of the Evening")
Steve Cropper
as Customer ("Titan Man")
Corinne Wahl
as Sherrie ("Video Date")
Andrew Dice Clay
as Frankie ("Video Date")
Willard E. Pugh
as Speaking Cop ("Video Date")
Herb Vigran
as Agent ("Reckless Youth")
Tracy Hutchinson
as Floozie ("Reckless Youth")
Mike Mazurki
as Dutch ("Reckless Youth")
Frank Beddor
as Ken ("Reckless Youth")
Martin Goslins
as "French Ventriloquist" - French Ventriloquist
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Critic Reviews for Amazon Women on the Moon

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (4)

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

Mar 26, 2009 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Slim pickings.

Feb 9, 2006 | Full Review…
Time Out
Top Critic

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 | Rating: 3.5/5

Satirists are in trouble when their subjects are funnier than they are.

Jan 1, 2000 | Rating: 0.5/4 | Full Review…

A lot of the scenes are stylishly spot-on but don't appear to have the same comedic impact as they did back in the day.

Apr 4, 2018 | Rating: 5/10 | Full Review…

There is, amid the frat-basement scheme, a thesis statement: With every electronic leap forward, the wick on our attention span shortens, blackens, takes longer to spark. In other words, smart about being stupid and stuffed with substantial laughs.

Feb 28, 2017 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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.

Lucas Martins
Lucas Martins

Super Reviewer

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.

Adam Mahler
Adam Mahler

Super Reviewer


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.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer


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.

Lafe Fredbjornson
Lafe Fredbjornson

Super Reviewer

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