The Brady Bunch Movie

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The Brady Bunch Movie ★★★ 1995 (PG-13)

Grunge and CDs may be the norm in the '90s, but the Bradys still live in the eight-track world of the '70s, where Davy Jones rocks and every day is a sunshine day. Then greedy developer McKean schemes to cash in on Mike and Carol's financial woes. (Hawaii! The Grand Canyon! What were they thinking?) Great ensemble cast capably fills the white platform shoes of the originals— Cole sounds just like Mr. Brady, Cox hilariously channels Jan's tormented middle child angst, and Taylor's self-absorbed Marcia, Marcia, Marcia is dead-on, right down to the frosty pursed lips. Look for neat-o cameos from some original Bradys and most of the Monkees. Followed by “A Very Brady Sequel.” 88m/C VHS, DVD . Shelley Long, Gary Cole, Michael McKean, Jean Smart, Henriette Mantel, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Christine Taylor, Paul Sutera, Jennifer Elise Cox, Jesse Lee, Olivia Hack, David Graf, Jack Noseworthy, Shane Conrad, RuPaul Charles; Cameos: Ann B. Davis, Florence Henderson, Davy Jones, Barry Williams, Christopher Knight, Michael (Mike) Lookinland, Mickey Dolenz, Peter Tork; D: Betty Thomas; W: Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner, Laurice Elehwany, Rick Copp; C: Mac Ahlberg; M: Guy Moon.