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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

  • Release date:September 18, 1987

Cast

Rosanna Arquette
as Karen ("Two I.D.'s")
Ralph Bellamy
as Mr. Gower ("Titan Man")
Carrie Fisher
as Mary Brown ("Reckless Youth")
Griffin Dunne
as Doctor ("Hospital")
Steve Guttenberg
as Jerry ("Two I.D.'s")
Sybil Danning
as Queen Lara ("Amazon Women on the Moon")
Russ Meyer
as Video Salesman ("Video Date")
Monique Gabrielle
as Taryn Steele ("Pethouse Video")
Kelly Preston
as Violet ("Titan Man")
Steve Forrest
as Capt. Nelson ("Amazon Women on the Moon")
Joey Travolta
as Butch ("Amazon Women on the Moon")
Ed Begley, Jr.
as Griffin ("Son of the Invisible Man")
Henny Youngman
as Himself ("Roast Your Loved One")
Steve Allen
as Himself ("Roast Your Loved One")
Paul Bartel
as Doctor ("Reckless Youth")
Arsenio Hall
as Apartment Victim ("Mondo Condo")
Howard Hesseman
as Rupert King ("Titan Man")
Lou Jacobi
as Murray ("Murray in Videoland")
B.B. King
as Himself ("Blacks Without Soul")
Kellye Nakahara
as Theatre Customer #4
Terry McGovern
as Salesman ("First Lady of the Evening")
Joe Pantoliano
as Sy Swerdlow ("Hairlooming")
Marc McClure
as Ray ("Video Date")
Robert Picardo
as Rick Raddnitz ("Roast Your Loved One")
Michelle Pfeiffer
as Brenda ("Hospital")
John Ingle
as Felix Van Dam ("Art Sale")
Larry Hankin
as Man in Pub ("Son of the Invisible Man")
David Alan Grier
as Don "No Soul" Simmons ("Blacks Without Soul")
Jenny Agutter
as "Antony & Cleopatra Promo" - Cleopatra
Corey Burton
as Anchorman ("Murray in Videoland")/TV Announcer ("Amaz
Andrew Dice Clay
as Frankie ("Video Date")
Frank Collison
as Grizzled Pirate ("Video Pirates")
T.K. Carter
as Host ("Silly Pate")
Bryan Cranston
as "Roast Your Loved One" - Paramedic #1
Chuck La Font
as Trent ("Son of the Invisible Man")
Vivian Bonnell
as Theatre Customer #3
Karen Montgomery
as Karen ("Silly Pate")
Angel Tompkins
as First Lady ("First Lady of the Evening")
Archie Hahn III
as Harvey Pitnik ("Critic's Corner," "Roast Your Loved O
Charlie Callas
as Himself ("Roast Your Loved One")
Roger La Page
as London Bobby ("Son of the Invisible Man")
Belinda Balaski
as Bernice Pitnik ("Critic's Corner" "Roast Your Loved O
Corinne Wahl
as Sherrie ("Video Date")
Raye Birk
as Vanya
Bill Bryant
as Male Republican ("Blacks Without Soul")
Frank Beddor
as Ken ("Reckless Youth")
Donald Gibb
as Graceless Pirate ("Video Pirates")
Garry Goodrow
as Checker Player ("Son of the Invisible Man")
Bill Taylor
as Gruesome Pirate ("Video Pirates")
William Marshall
as Pirate Captain ("Video Pirates")
Lana Clarkson
as Alpha Beta ("Amazon Women on the Moon")
Mike Mazurki
as Dutch ("Reckless Youth")
Donald F. Muhich
as Easterbrook ("Pethouse Video")
Martin Goslins
as "French Ventriloquist" - French Ventriloquist
Herb Vigran
as Agent ("Reckless Youth")
Philip Proctor
as Mike ("Silly Pate")
Willard E. Pugh
as Speaking Cop ("Video Date")
Matt Adler
as George ("Titan Man")
Rip Taylor
as Himself ("Roast Your Loved One")
Henry Silva
as Himself ("Bullshit or Not")
Steve Cropper
as Customer ("Titan Man")
Peter Horton
as Harry, Brenda's Husband ("Hospital")
Christopher Broughton
as Fan Club President ("Blacks Without Soul")
Robina Suwol
as Woman
Sarah Lilly
as Prostitute ("Bullshit or Not")
Erica Yohn
as Selma ("Murray in Videoland")
Stanley Brock
as Customer ("Hairlooming")
Le Tari
as Pimp ("Blacks Without Soul")
Tino Insana
as Mr. Sylvio ("Video Pirates")
Tracy Hutchinson
as Floozie ("Reckless Youth")
Ira Newborn
as Fred ("Silly Pate")
Robert Colbert
as Blackie ("Amazon Women on the Moon")
Jackie Vernon
as Himself ("Roast Your Loved One")
Phil Hartman
as Baseball Announcer ("Murray in Videoland")
Mark Bringelson
as "Antony & Cleopatra" - Theatre Customer #1
Slappy White
as Himself ("Roast Your Loved One")
Dick Miller
as Danny
Forrest J. Ackerman
as U.S. President ("Amazon Women on the Moon")

Crew

Peter Horton
Director
Joe Dante
Director
Carl Gottlieb
Director
John Landis
Director
Robert Weiss
Director
Robert Weiss
Producer
Jim Mulholland
Screenwriter
Michael Barrie
Screenwriter
John Landis
Screenwriter
Carl Gottlieb
Screenwriter
Daniel Pearl
Cinematographer
Ira Newborn
Composer (Music Score)
Pattye Rogers
Editor
Jack Hilton
Editor
Bert Lovitt
Editor
Marshall Harvey
Editor
Florent Retz
Editor
Malcolm Campbell
Editor
Ivo Cristante
Production Designer
Alex Hajdu
Art Director
Kevin Marcy
Associate Producer
Robb Idels
Associate Producer
John Landis
Executive Producer
George Folsey, Jr.
Executive Producer
Debra Combs
Set Designer
Susumu Tokunow
Sound/Sound Designer
David Sosna
First Assistant Director
Daniel Schneider
First Assistant Director
Deborah Love
First Assistant Director
Christopher Doyle
Stunts
Noon Orsatti
Stunts
Paul Sherrod
Stunts
Bobby Cummings
Stunts
Lincoln Simonds
Stunts
Eddie Hice
Stunts
Julie Selzer
Casting
Sally Dennison
Casting
Larry Stensvold
Re-Recording Mixer
Roger La Page
Unit Production Manager
Curtis Powers
Stunts Coordinator
Peter Mercurio
Second Assistant Camera
Gregory Wolf
Properties Master
Jackie Saunders
Script Supervisor
Bob Lemchen
Production Accountant
Leonard Morganti
Storyboard Artist
Gary Gillingham
Production Controller
Victoria J. Auth
Set Dresser
Cindy Mary
Sound Effects Editor
Keith Bauer
Animal Trainer/Wrangler
Nick Alphin
Re-Recording Mixer
Robin Holding
Second Unit Assistant Director
Gary A. Hecker
Foley Artist
Lynne Eagan
Hair Styles
Rick Barker
Stunts Coordinator
Rick Rothen
Location Manager
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