Rabbit Test

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"The story of the world's first pregnant man... it's inconceivably funny."
  • PG
  • 1978
  • 1 hr 21 min
  • 3.1  (842)

Rabbit Test is a comedy movie that was released in 1978. The movie starred Billy Crystal, Alex Rocco, and Joan Prather in major roles. It was directed by Joan Rivers, who was also known for her work as a stand-up comedian and a TV host in the '70s. The plot of this movie revolves around Lionel Carpenter (played by Crystal). Lionel is a young and struggling writer who lives in New York City. One day, he visits a fertility clinic where he mistakenly becomes the first-ever pregnant man. The story then follows Lionel's experience of being pregnant and the reactions of the people around him.

The movie explores several themes such as gender roles, societal expectations, and the idea of being different from the norm. It does so in a humorous way and uses the premise of a man being pregnant to create a unique and entertaining plot.

The performances of the lead actors are commendable, especially Billy Crystal's portrayal of Lionel. He effectively captures the confusion, fear, and joy that come with pregnancy. Alex Rocco and Joan Prather also deliver good performances as Lionel's roommate and girlfriend, respectively. The supporting cast, which includes several popular comedians from the '70s, also adds to the humor and charm of the movie.

The movie's direction by Joan Rivers is another highlight. She brings her sense of humor and observation to the movie, making it an entertaining watch. The movie also features catchy and funky music, which adds to its overall charm.

Overall, Rabbit Test is a fun and entertaining movie that explores some interesting themes through its unique plot. It is a must-watch for fans of '70s comedies, Joan Rivers, or Billy Crystal.

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    3.1  (842)