The Adventures of Pluto Nash

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"The MAN on the Moon."
  • PG-13
  • 2002
  • 1 hr 35 min
  • 3.9  (26,771)
  • 12

The Adventures of Pluto Nash is a science fiction comedy movie from 2002 starring Eddie Murphy, Jay Mohr, and Randy Quaid. The movie takes place in the year 2087 and revolves around Eddie Murphy's character, Pluto Nash, who is a former smuggler turned nightclub owner on the moon. The moon has become a popular spot for humans to settle due to the depletion of Earth's resources. As a result, it has become a hotspot for criminal activity. Pluto Nash's nightclub, Club Pluto, is the only place on the moon where people can have fun without fear of being robbed, and customers can simply have a good time with their friends.

However, Pluto Nash's business is threatened when the moon's new Mafia boss, Rex Crater, takes an interest in the club. When Pluto Nash refuses to sell the nightclub, Rex Crater sends his henchmen to threaten him. This leads to a chain of events that sees Pluto Nash teaming up with his robot friend, Bruno (Jay Mohr), to uncover Rex Crater's identity and stop him before he can take over the moon.

The movie is a combination of action, comedy, and sci-fi, with Murphy's character providing most of the laughs throughout the film. It's clear from the very beginning that The Adventures of Pluto Nash isn't meant to be taken too seriously. The jokes are often silly, but that's part of the charm of the movie.

The Adventures of Pluto Nash was a box office flop upon its release, receiving negative reviews from most critics. Despite this, the movie has gained somewhat of a cult following over the years, with many viewers appreciating it for its over-the-top humor and bright cinematography.

Eddie Murphy's performance as Pluto Nash is one of the highlights of the movie, with the actor showcasing his comedic talent throughout. Jay Mohr's portrayal of Pluto's robot friend, Bruno, is also noteworthy, with the character's dry humor providing a great counter-balance to Pluto's wackiness.

Another standout performance comes from Randy Quaid, who plays the villainous Rex Crater. Quaid is great in the role, playing up the character's evil nature and providing some much-needed drama to the film.

There are also some great supporting performances from the likes of Rosario Dawson, who plays Dina Lake, Pluto's love interest, and Joe Pantoliano, who plays Anthony Frankowski, a police officer who often finds himself at odds with Pluto.

The movie's special effects are also impressive, particularly considering its release date. The filmmakers did a great job of creating a believable futuristic world, with the moon's settlements and structures looking both interesting and realistic.

Overall, The Adventures of Pluto Nash is a fun, lighthearted movie best enjoyed by those looking for some mindless entertainment. While it wasn't received warmly by critics at the time of its release, the movie has developed a cult following over the years, with many viewers appreciating it for its quirky humor and colorful visuals.

The Adventures of Pluto Nash is a 2002 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 35 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 3.9 and a MetaScore of 12.

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  • Release Date
    2002
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    1 hr 35 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    3.9  (26,771)
  • Metascore
    12