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Making Mr. Right (1987)

PG-13
98 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

A reclusive scientist builds a robot which looks exactly like Dr. Ulysses, a scientist set to go on a long-term space mission. Since the (real) scientist seems to lack all emotions, he is unable to program his (lack of) emotion into his ...See moreA reclusive scientist builds a robot which looks exactly like Dr. Ulysses, a scientist set to go on a long-term space mission. Since the (real) scientist seems to lack all emotions, he is unable to program his (lack of) emotion into his automaton, and an eccentric woman is hired to "educate" the robot on human behavior. In the end, she falls in love - but is it the robot or Mr. Right? Written by Susan Southall See less
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Apr 3, 1987 (United States)

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52 cast members
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John Malkovich
Dr. Jeff Peters / Ulysses Dr. Jeff Peters / Ulysses   See fewer
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Ann Magnuson
Frankie Stone Frankie Stone   See fewer
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Ben Masters
Steve Marcus Steve Marcus   See fewer
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Polly Bergen
Estelle Stone Estelle Stone   See fewer
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Harsh Nayyar
Dr. Ramdas Dr. Ramdas   See fewer
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Susan Berman
Ivy Stone Ivy Stone   See fewer
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Polly Draper
Suzy Duncan Suzy Duncan   See fewer
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Merwin Goldsmith
Moe Glickstein Moe Glickstein   See fewer
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Sidney Armus
Jeweler Jeweler   See fewer
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Robert Trebor
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John Hambrick
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Susan Lichtman
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Steve Rondinaro
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Sherry Diamont
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Ruthe Geier
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Michael J. Hanly II
Skippy (as Mike Hanly) Skippy (as Mike Hanly)   See fewer
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Donna Rosea
Kitchen Maid Kitchen Maid   See fewer
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P.B. Floyd
Station Wagon Driver Station Wagon Driver   See fewer
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Trip Hamilton
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Jill Mallorie
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Eve Mash
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Ronnie Rosado
Hector Hector   See fewer
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Roy Datz
Hector's Uncle Hector's Uncle   See fewer
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Frank Sangineto
Lupe Rodriguez Lupe Rodriguez   See fewer
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Stephen McFarland
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Tom Derek
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Ruth Mullen
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Michael Seidelman
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James Murtaugh
Mission Control (voice) Mission Control (voice)   See fewer
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Ralph Gunderman
Mechanical Guard Mechanical Guard   See fewer
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Bob Cruz
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Harry Chase
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Janice Frank
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Gerrit Kono
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Clayton Ludovitch
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Alan Minor
Himself (as Alan B. Minor) Himself (as Alan B. Minor)   See fewer
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Jose Ramirez
Ramon Hernandez Ramon Hernandez   See fewer
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Luisa Rodriguez
Essie Hernandez Essie Hernandez   See fewer
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Guy Trusty
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Gerald Owens
Ulysses Photographer Ulysses Photographer   See fewer
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Penny
'Snowball' (Dog) 'Snowball' (Dog)   See fewer
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Susan Anton
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Bam Rubenstein
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5.3 / 10 | 2,178 votes