Rodney Dangerfield stars as a polygamist with five “hot” wives in this comedy that liberally ladles on the sex jokes. Rodney’s an entrepreneur who buys some land in Utah — and inherits the previous owner’s wives. And all the while he must foil the plots of real estate developer John Byner and mobster Andrew Dice Clay, who also covet the location as a potential site for an Indian casino.
Sidney J. Furie (born February 28, 1933) is a Canadian film director. Furie is perhaps best known for directing American Soldiers, The IPCRESS File, The Entity, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, Lady Sings the Blues, The Boys, Gable and Lombard, Sheila Levine Is Dead and Living in New York and the Iron Eagle films.
Also credited with co-creating NBC’s off-beat legal drama Petrocelli, which ran from 1974 to 1976 (it was a spin-off from his 1970 film The Lawyer), he also directed Cliff Richard and The Shadows in the 1964 musical Wonderful Life. —Wikipedia