Meet The Applegates

1991, Movie, R, 82 mins

Director Michael Lehmann once again satirizes shallow, middle-class suburbanites in a film that borrows heavily from THE SWARM, EDWARD SCISSORHANDS and THE FLY, as well as TV's "Saturday Night Live," "Married with Children," "Bewitched" and "The Simpsons," a touch of Kafka and Lehmann's own HEATHERS. But invention is lacking and, although potentially amusing as a television sketch, MEET THE APPLEGATES is a one-joke film that runs out of steam, and laughs, within the first 20 minutes.

Threatened with extinction by the development of the rain forest and coming upon a Dick and Jane primer left behind by fleeing Peace Corp workers, a group of giant Brazilian...

Released: 1991 Rated: R Length: 82 mins

Are You Watching?

Meet The Applegates
Loading ...

Where To Watch

Meet The Applegates
ONLINE
Where Price
This movie is not yet
available online.
ON TV
Where When
Loading..
ON DEMAND
Where Availability
Availability dates vary by video service provider. Please check your On Demand menu.
ON DVD
Where Price
This movie is not yet available
on dvd.

Meet The Applegates Clips & Interviews view all

The Applegates
The Applegates: 10/17/2009

more Meet The Applegates videos

TV GUIDE Users' Most Popular