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Rabbit Test (1978)

Lionel's life turns around after a one-night stand on top of a pinball table... he becomes the world's first pregnant man!

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Lionel Carpenter
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Segoynia Savaka
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Mrs. Carpenter
Margaret Adachi ...
Interviewer
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Sobbing Sailor
John Andersonjo ...
African Chief
Edward Ansara ...
Second Newscaster
Gino Ardito ...
Wino Brother
Lawrence Bame ...
Second Secret Serivce Man
Sarverio Barbiere ...
Gypsy Cousin
Marlene Barr ...
Cashier
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Lester
Tanii Bauer ...
Mrs. Reinheimer
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Bunny
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Lionel's life turns around after a one-night stand on top of a pinball table... he becomes the world's first pregnant man!

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Of course I'll have to bottle feed. See more »

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Comedy

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30 August 1979 (Argentina)  »

Also Known As:

Det våras för kaninerna  »

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1.85 : 1
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This was Joan Rivers' first and only directorial effort. See more »

Quotes

The Minister: She's a truck. She'll need a forklift to get into heaven.
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Frere Jacques
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I guess I should not hold my breath waiting for this on Blu-ray
12 January 2012 | by See all my reviews

It's interesting to see the outrage that this film provokes. Most of the people who admitted thinking it was funny when they saw it say they were teenagers---young teenagers usually---and have now grown wiser and know better.

I was 31 when this movie came out. I recorded it off cable TV and had it on VHS for about 25 years. My tape wore out and I am resigned to the fact I might not see it again. It's silly and irreverent, but not as terrible as everyone makes out.

Since it makes fun of religion, ethnic groups, sex and humanity, virtually everyone who bothers to comment does so to express contempt.

There was a movie called "The Loved One" about the funeral business that was made some years before this and advertised to have 'something to offend everyone'. It was a very difficult movie to find for years but now exists on DVD. Apparently, compared to "Rabbit Test" that movie based on a book by Evelyn Waugh was a mainstream blockbuster. You can actually find people, like me, who think it's good.

Well, I also think "Rabbit Test" is entertaining. And to put it in perspective, I would prefer it to the 'cringe humor' that seems to be so popular now. "The 40 Year Old Virgin", "The Hangover" and many others of similar ilk don't make me laugh, they make me want to crawl under a chair or run. Why is "Rabbit Test" not cringingly bad? Perhaps because it's so silly that I cannot take it seriously.

And those who do? Lighten up.


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