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Medusa: Dare to Be Truthful (1991)

Unrated | | Comedy, Music | TV Movie 1 December 1991
In this made for Showtime television spoof of Madonna's Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991) documentary, comedienne Julie Brown portrays Medusa, an egocentric, hyper-sexual (and not particularly ... See full summary »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jean Adams Jean Adams ... Grandma
Ryeland Allison ... Medusa's Drummer
Rocco Neil April Rocco Neil April ... Fanatic Medusa Fan
Julie Brown ... Medusa
Sergio Carbajal Sergio Carbajal ... Dunky
Jodi Carlisle ... Aphrodite
Charlie Coffey Charlie Coffey ... Jeff
Cristy Dawson Cristy Dawson ... Klepto Nurse (as Christy Dawson)
Stanley DeSantis ... Bennie
Chris Elliott ... Andy
Bobcat Goldthwait ... Himself
Kathy Griffin ... Taffy
Thomas Halstead Thomas Halstead ... Stinky
Tom Kenny ... Bobo Kaufman
Sophiah Koikas ... Happy Fan
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Storyline

In this made for Showtime television spoof of Madonna's Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991) documentary, comedienne Julie Brown portrays Medusa, an egocentric, hyper-sexual (and not particularly talented) pop star on an international five-day world tour, "The Blonde Leading the Blonde" show. Brown painstakingly duplicates costumes, sets and hairstyles while spoofing Madonna's seeming self-obsession. Madonna visits the cemetery where her mother is buried; Medusa visits the pet cemetery where her dog Buster is laid to rest. (Or is it "Boomer"?). Madonna performs fellatio on a bottle, at the dare of a friend; Medusa does it on a watermelon. And so on... Written by Anonymous

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Sometimes, the truth can be nasty.

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Comedy | Music

Certificate:

Unrated

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dare to Be Truthful See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Just Julie Productions See more »
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Trivia

The special DVD release features a 10 minute deleted-scenes montage with new commentary recorded by "Medusa" detailing the making of the "documentary". See more »

Quotes

Medusa: Darkness I do dread/It's hard to party when you're dead.
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Crazy Credits

During the credits we hear Medusa and her dancers in her bed giggling and making comments. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Everybody, Be Excited
Written by Julie Brown, Charlie Coffey and Christopher Tyng
Performed by Julie Brown
The song is a parody of "Everybody"
Written by Madonna
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Hysterical!
14 March 2006 | by hmghosthostSee all my reviews

Julie Brown hilariously demolishes Madonna's attempt at a rockumentary with gut ripping humor and truly original and catchy songs that rival Madonna's own. Cinematography and sets are top notch.

Kathy Griffin and Chris Elliott offer their own injections of comedy that enhances and compliments this film. Appearances by Bobcat Goldthwait and Wink Martindale, as themselves, is an added bonus.

It's hard to tell if Brown's performance is meant to insult or playfully tease Madonna, though I hardly think the Material Girl would find humor in it.

My Favorite line: "Why don't you come here (to the Phillipines); all they eat is dog and I'm a vegetarian."


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