Cherry 2000 [Blu-ray] [1987]

  • SKU: 28335255
  • Release Date: 07/28/2015
  • Rating: R
$19.99

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    Overview

    Ratings & Reviews


    Overall Customer Rating:
    34% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (1 out of 3)

    Special Features


    • Audio Commentary with Director Steve De Jarnatt and film critic Walter Chaw
    • Interview with actor Tim Thomerson
    • The Making of Cherry 2000
    • Trailers for Cherry 2000 and Miracle Mile

    Synopsis


    Cherry 2000
    In this arch sci-fi sex comedy-cum-action extravaganza, a hard-nosed female mercenary helps a hapless yuppie find a new body for his robot girlfriend in the post-industrial wasteland of the American Southwest. In the year 2017, what little remains of civilization feeds off the scrap heap of 20th century waste, while even casual sex has become a matter of regulations and contracts. Like many other members of the L.A. white-collar elite, Sam Treatwell (David Andrews) takes refuge in a quasi-marriage with his beloved sex robot, Cherry (Pamela Gidley). After a soft-focus, bubbly sexcapade short circuits Cherry's body, Sam considers replacing her, but the shoddy production values of modern robots make it obvious that the vintage appliance is irreplaceable. To put it simply, the guy's in love. The wistful romantic therefore heads out to The Zone, a forbidding no man's land, where he hopes to find a new "chassis" in which to insert Cherry's unique personality chip. To do so, he needs the help of a "tracker," and E. Johnson (Melanie Griffith) is just the woman for the job. The gun-toting, red-headed road warrior leads Sam through a dystopian desert landscape full of psychopaths and opportunists toward their final destination: an abandoned warehouse full of antique androids. Along the way, Sam learns what it's like to interact with a woman who has brains and a heart instead of a microchip. Filmed in 1986, Cherry 2000 didn't receive its limited theatrical release until 1988, the same year star Griffith received an Oscar nomination for her role in Working Girl. Griffith and director Steven de Jarnatt previously worked together on the pilot for the 1980s revival of Alfred Hitchcock Presents. Ben Johnson, veteran of many a Hollywood Western, appears as E. Johnson's mentor, Six Finger Jake. ~ Brian J. Dillard, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Melanie Griffith
      Melanie Griffith - E. Johnson
    • David Andrews
      David Andrews - Sam Treadwell
    • Ben Johnson
      Ben Johnson - Six Finger Jake
    • Tim Thomerson
      Tim Thomerson - Lester
    • Brion James
      Brion James - Stacy



    Customer rating

    3.0
    34%
    would recommend to a friend
    • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

      Not good, rent before you buy

      Posted
      Ruffalo

      This was a blind purchase. I thought the movie would be decent since it is a must-see retro flixs. Unfortunately, it sucks. No character development. Lazy writing and a waste of my time. Not even one of those movies that it's so bad its good.

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

      it was good

      Posted
      Gargus
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      I liked it a lot and enjoyed it, worth my money and time

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Great show

      Posted
      Bestbuy70
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      • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

      Great product and great value. Funny and smart and well written.

      I would recommend this to a friend



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