My 5 Wives

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"Never has one man had to do so much with so little."
  • R
  • 2000
  • 1 hr 40 min
  • 4.7  (1,862)

My 5 Wives is a comedy movie from the year 2000, starring Rodney Dangerfield, Andrew Dice Clay, and John Byner. The movie revolves around Monte Peterson (Rodney Dangerfield), a wealthy businessman who lives a luxurious life with his five beautiful wives. However, as the story unfolds, Monte comes to know that he is about to be stripped of his wealth and properties because his five wives have a hidden secret.

The movie kicks off with Monte Peterson’s 65th birthday celebration, where he invites his five wives – Zelda (Molly Shannon), Cynthia (Deborah Shelton), Wanda (Barbara Carrera), Angie (Ana Alicia), and Maria (Candace Kita). The wives throw a grand party for him, and each one of them presents Monte with a lavish gift. Despite his luxurious lifestyle and beautiful wives, Monte feels unfulfilled and longs for something more in life.

As the night progresses, Monte receives a phone call from his lawyer who informs him that all his assets will be taken away from him. Monte is shattered by this news and begins to suspect his wives’ involvement in the betrayal. He discovers that the women have secret lives and are using him for their own gain.

Monte decides to take matters into his own hands and uncovers a web of lies and deceit that have been put in place by his wives. He finds out that each of his wives has been conspiring against him and keeping their true intentions hidden.

The rest of the movie follows Monte's journey as he tries to reclaim his wealth and property from his wives. His attempts are met with opposition, and he realizes that he may never regain the life he once knew. Meanwhile, the antics of his five wives add to the comedy element of the movie.

My 5 Wives boasts an ensemble cast with some of the big names in comedy. Rodney Dangerfield’s portrayal of Monte Peterson, the wealthy businessman, is hilarious and on-point. His witty one-liners and comical facial expressions keep the audience engaged throughout the film. Andrew Dice Clay also delivers a noteworthy performance as Tony Morano, a sleazy promoter who is always on the lookout for the next big thing.

The five actresses who play Monte's wives each bring a unique personality and character to the movie. Molly Shannon as Zelda, the ditzy, blonde wife with a secret passion for dance is a standout. Deborah Shelton as Cynthia, the ambitious and scheming wife, also stands out with her cunning personality.

The movie is based on a screenplay by Rodney Dangerfield and Harry Basil. Robby Benson directed the movie, and it is his directorial debut. The film’s cinematography by Christian Sebaldt is commendable, with lush visuals and beautiful frames.

One of the standout elements of the movie is its beautiful location. It was shot in the picturesque city of Victoria, British Columbia. The beautiful scenery serves as the perfect backdrop for the lavish homes and luxurious lifestyles of the characters.

Overall, My 5 Wives is an enjoyable movie with an entertaining storyline and an exceptional cast. It follows a unique premise and has enough comedy and drama to keep the audience hooked. The movie is a must-watch for fans of Rodney Dangerfield and anyone looking for a light-hearted comedy.

My 5 Wives is a 2000 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 40 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.7.

My 5 Wives
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    4.7  (1,862)