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Mannequin

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Time Out says

This pitifully unfunny comedy has only two things going for it: its theme song, Starship's 'Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now', is a hit single; and it is short. Cattrall plays an Egyptian princess who, back in 2514 BC, is saved by the Gods from being married off to a dung-dealer, and turns up as a dummy in a Philadelphia department store window. McCarthy, a frustrated artist who had a hand in her fashioning, is enchanted to discover that she comes alive at night. In between dressing-up and undressing one another, the pair also dress a few of the ailing store's windows, thereby reviving its fortunes and thwarting the takeover plans of avaricious rivals. Incidental 'humour' is provided by a screaming gay black stereotype, a Rambo-fixated security guard and his cowardly bulldog, and McCarthy's jealous ex-girlfriend. A film about, by and for dummies.
Written by NF

Release Details

  • Duration:90 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Michael Gottlieb
  • Screenwriter:Edward Rugoff, Michael Gottlieb
  • Cast:
    • Andrew McCarthy
    • Steve Vinovich
    • Carole Davis
    • GW Bailey
    • James Spader
    • Kim Cattrall
    • Estelle Getty
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