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Mannequin Starring Kim Cattrall

I love this movie. Any other fans on DL. I had the biggest crush on Andrew McCarthey. Tragic soundtrack though.

by Anonymousreply 2512/19/2013

The kids from American Dad did a better version. Fast forward to 5:10.

"This is the scene where the mannequin turns in to a living transvestite, originally played by Kim Cattrall."

by Anonymousreply 107/19/2011

I loved it. In my defence, I was 13yo.

by Anonymousreply 207/19/2011

I too had the hugest crush on Andrew McCarthy. Now James McAvoy reminds me of him.

by Anonymousreply 307/19/2011

Horrible. Next!

by Anonymousreply 407/19/2011

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by Anonymousreply 507/19/2011

Spader is so funny in this. Which makes me think he'll be great in The Office.

by Anonymousreply 607/20/2011

It's on right now. Technically awful, but really enjoyable if you were a kid in the 80's.

by Anonymousreply 710/07/2013

I like it.

by Anonymousreply 810/07/2013

Never saw it, and I was a child of the 80s.

And yet, I seem to recall a song by Starship being the theme (Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now?). My years of listening to Jean Kasem's husband rear their ugly head.

by Anonymousreply 910/07/2013

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by Anonymousreply 1010/07/2013

Ah, don't feel bad, R10. I actually like We Built This City.

by Anonymousreply 1110/07/2013

You are not the only one, R10. Believe me.

We're standing strong forever.

by Anonymousreply 1210/08/2013

It's OK r9. Grace Slick's voice indeed makes the song. Even though it doesn't quite succeed in making it a GOOD song, it does make it tolerable.

r11 you have absolutely no excuse. Even with Grace's voice.

by Anonymousreply 1310/08/2013

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by Anonymousreply 1410/08/2013

I went to see it immediately after taking my bar exam. I was convinced I had failed and the movie was both a feeble attempt at diversion and a mockery of my ambitions, making me feel like a stupid person watching a stupid film. It turned out I passed the exam but this movie is dead to me for those reasons.

by Anonymousreply 1510/08/2013

Winds of Change is a great song... although they were still with Paul Kantner back then.

by Anonymousreply 1610/08/2013

I have vague memories of seeing this when I was about 10. Can't remember much but I'm guessing Estelle Getty played it "fiesty" and Meshach Taylor played it "camp"?

by Anonymousreply 1710/08/2013

When I was a kid I didn't realize Hollywood was supposed to be gay I thought he was just ultra hip.

by Anonymousreply 1812/19/2013

[quote]I'm probably the only person on earth who actually likes 'Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now' by Starship

Nope. I'm part of the club too.

by Anonymousreply 1912/19/2013

I also liked the horrific sequel MANNEQUIN 2: ON THE MOVE, which starred a post FRIGHT NIGHT William Ragsdale and a pre-BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER Kristy Swanson.

by Anonymousreply 2012/19/2013

Sentimental, stay at home HBO as a teenager favorite.

by Anonymousreply 2112/19/2013

[quote]I too had the hugest crush on Andrew McCarthy. Now James McAvoy reminds me of him.

Me too. He was the only reason I went to see this movie and recall not liking it much (I was 21 when it came out). I barely remember it. I don't recall Spader, Getty or Taylor at all.

McAvoy reminds me of him, as well. I had my McAvoy crush around the time of Atonement. I actually watched "Wanted," that crappy movie he did with Angelina Jolie.

by Anonymousreply 2212/19/2013

"Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now" was a number one hit in the US and the UK. It was also nominated for an Oscar. A lot of people like this song.

by Anonymousreply 2312/19/2013

At the time, this song was my favorite. I still have it on my ipod.

by Anonymousreply 2412/19/2013
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