PG-13 | | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed.
It supposedly took Steve Martin six weeks to film all his scenes. He contributed ideas such as socking the nurse in the face (originally he was to knock her out using his gas mask) and ripping off the doll's head.
On the twenty-third day of the month of September, in an early year of a decade not too long before our own, the human race suddenly encountered a deadly threat to its very existence. And this terrifying enemy surfaced, as such enemies often do, in ...
During the "Somewhere That's Green" number, Audrey dusts the house with a synthetic fiber static cling duster that wasn't invented until 1973, about 15 years after the movie takes place.
"Special Thanks" are given to Paul Dooley, because his scenes as Patrick Martin were cut and re-cast with Jim Belushi. Dooley's scenes are restored for the Director's cut, and consequently Belushi gets the "Special Thanks" instead.
$3,659,884 (USA) (21 December 1986)