Making Mr. Right was a
science-fiction comedy released in 1987. The movie
starred John Malkovich as Dr. Jeff Peters (and the
android), and Ann Magnuson as Frankie Stone. The
movie received mixed reviews back in the day, and with a
budget of 9 million, it was a box office dude, only
netting 1.5 million.
In this movie, Dr. Jeff Peters (Malkvoich)
is a stuck-up scientist who does not like people.
In an effort to pursue space travel, he creates an
android (named Ulysses), that looks like himself, as a
traveling companion. Public relations for the
project is being handled by Frankie Stone (Magnuson),
who is being asked to get to know the android and
As time goes on,
Ulysses becomes more an more human-like, and more more
likeable over his creator. He dates, he escapes
the lab, and many other things that come as a surprise.
In the end, Dr. Peters realizes that he is better off in
space without any companionship, so he blasts off and
leaves Ulysses in his place, and Ulysses and Frankie
continue their loving relationship.