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Monte, a rich real-estate developer, has a friend who lets him in on a plot of land, good for a ski resort. The only problem is the new owner not only gets the acres, but the three wives of the deceased owner. The town lives by a religion which is a cross between Mormonism and Amish. He buys another plot of land and gets the two wives from that deceased landowner. Monte is bidding against the local banker for ownership of the land. The banker wants to build a casino on the land and he mixed up with some teamsters.
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It's important to note that the film never directly asserts that it's "poking good clean fun" at Mormon marital traditions by mentioning the word "Mormon" , but as are often the two greatest tenants of great comedy "jokes that are hurtful aren't humorous at all" and "only the truth is funny."
The fact that this is a pre-911 film shows; the world is diverse and full of hope, the economy is good, people give each other a helping hand, and social progression is even touching the lives of those in small town America. If you miss the late '90's and early 2000's despite some of society's shortcomings at the time (let's face it, Justice Kennedy did a beautiful thing for all Americans with his finding in the the June 2015 Supreme Court case, and many will forever be grateful for honoring American Freedom and our nation's Constitution as it is intended to be understood), this film nonetheless reflects many other values of progress and working together in the spirit of the humane respect we all must show to one another as diverse individuals while maintaining the ability to come together for common causes by doing the right thing. There are many social aspects to the way all of the characters present that show us all many of the good and positive values of the earlier part of the last decade and the latter part of the decade before it that everyone needs to grab hold of again by way of their actions towards one another that are actions of "inclusion" instead of "exclusion" and "division" as many people now practice in daily life.
Case in point; there's a land deal issue that doesn't relate to the general plot summary of the movie (not going to spoil it by being specific), but is actually an important part of the film's story in presenting what some land developers might consider a moral quandary when there is absolutely no question what the right thing to do would be, and Rodney's character does come through by doing the right thing in the spirit of what it means to be a true American "Honest and True!."
Rodney's character's honesty also furthers the humor of Rodney Dangerfield himself because let's face it, we love Rodney's comedy because he doesn't have an internal filter of any kind as his comedy shows by always speaking his mind in the most delightful, ironic, and direct ways only Rodney Dangerfield can deliver while simultaneously making it impossible not to laugh. :D
My Five Wives
Yes people its safe to say that since your here, you like Dangerfield's type of comedy. This film delivers fresh routines of Dangerfields trademark style, and although not a "big" budget film the likes of Ladybugs, Back To School and Easy Money...etc., it will still make you laugh.
If your a fan of Dangerfield, this is a good purchase and you will enjoy it a couple times.
Andrew Dice plays a Mafia underboss in the film, although his perfomance and jokes are nothing outstanding, its still a little funny looking at him. The writers could have done much more with his character, it is obvious his character wasnt written for him specifically or the director wanted to keep his performance second to Dangerfields.
Very little cameo perfomances by other up and comming comics, so dont expect much.
The film looks like a "Made for TV" movie and also looks like it was shot using video... possible to lower production costs.
Overall if you like Dangerfield, youll like this movie.