Cherry 2000

Cherry 2000

Melanie Griffith
Director: Steve De Jarnatt Cast: Melanie Griffith
Melanie Griffith
, David Andrews
David Andrews
, Ben Johnson
Ben Johnson
Steve De Jarnatt

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Overview

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.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/28/2015
UPC: 0738329165321
Original Release: 1987
Rating: PG-13
Source: Kl Studio Classics
Region Code: A
Time: 1:39:00
Sales rank: 17,657

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

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Melanie Griffith E. Johnson
David Andrews Sam Treadwell
Ben Johnson Six Finger Jake
Tim Thomerson Lester
Harry Carey Snappy Tom
Brion James Stacy
Pam Gidley Cherry 2000
Cameron Milzer Ginger
Michael Gwynne Slim
Jennifer Mayo Randa
Marshall Bell Bill
Jeff Levine Marty
Howard Swain Skeet
Jennifer Balgobin Glory Hole Clerk
Laurence Fishburne Glu Glu Lawyer
Jack Thibeau Stubby Man
Robert Z'Dar Chet
John Tarnoff Lawyer
Annabel Brooks Glu Glu Club Patron
Ray Favaro Glu Glu Club Patron
Frances McCaffrey Glu Glu Club Patron
Sly Ali Smith Bartender
Catherine Stewart Actor
Claude Earl Jones Earl
Jenny Lester-McKeon Robot at Slim's
Katie Greene Amy Meemur
Joan Riddell Frazzied Woman
Donny Evins Donny

Technical Credits
Steve De Jarnatt Director
Edward M. Abroms Editor
Michael Almereyda Screenwriter
Arthur Brewer Special Effects Supervisor
Caldecot "Cotty" Chubb Co-producer
Charlie Croughwell Stunts
Duwayne Dunham Editor
Lloyd Fonvielle Executive Producer,Original Story,Screenwriter
Fred Smith Stunts
Jerry Grandey Asst. Director
Jacques Haitkin Cinematographer
Gene Hartline Stunts
Terry Jackson Stunts
Anthony M. Jefferson Stunts
Jane Jenkins Casting
Sasha Jenson Stunts
Roy Jenson Stunts
John Michael Johnson Stunts
Tracy Keehn Stunts
Walt LaRue Stunts
Mike McGaughy Stunts
John J. Moore Production Designer
Kathleen O'Haco Stunts
Basil Poledouris Score Composer
Edward R. Pressman Co-producer
Carol Rees Stunts
Thomas Rosales Stunts
Don Sanders Sound Mixer
Elliot Schick Co-producer,Production Manager
John-Clay Scott Stunts
Ben R. Scott Stunts
Al Simon Stunts
Brett Smrz Stunts
Scott Sproule Stunts
Kevin Swigert Stunts
Tom Villano Musical Direction/Supervision
Jack Wallner Cinematographer
Julie Weiss Costumes/Costume Designer
David A. Whittaker Sound Editor
Danny Wong Stunts

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