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The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987)

Dodger must confront the struggles of life as he is visited by the Garbage Pail Kids and intimidated by some older bullies.

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Valerie Vomit (voice)
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Ali Gator (voice)
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Nat Nerd (voice)
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Windy Winston (voice)
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Messy Tessie (voice)
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Fashion Show Host
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Seven disgusting kids but nevertheless of interesting personality are being made of the green mud coming out of garbage can. Once alive their master gives them rules to obey although they think that life is funnier without following stupid regulations like no television or no candy. Naturally this will cause some conflicts. Written by Volker Boehm

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A live action heap of fun! See more »


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22 August 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La pandilla basura  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,576,615 (USA)
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The picture was nominated for Worst Picture at the Hastings Bad Cinema Society's 10th Stinkers Bad Movie Awards in 1987. See more »

Goofs

Before the fashion show starts, Tangerine tells the girl, "Honny, don't use it." As she's walking away the shadow of one of the cameras is visible, moving forward. See more »

Quotes

Foul Phil - Suit: My tummy hurts!
Greaser Greg - Suit: What did you eat?
Foul Phil - Suit: Everything!
Greaser Greg - Suit: That makes sense!
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One Down,Two Down
Performed by Hakim and Lady Dianna
Produced by Hakim and Otis Stokes for Mikah Productions
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What the hell were they thinking?!
6 April 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I had not seen or heard of this film until the Nostalgia Critic reviewed this, So out of pure curiosity, I checked it out. I should have left it alone. To put it simply, this film is amazingly bad, one of the worst films ever made. No redeeming factors whatsoever, horrible acting, an inconsistent plot, terrible effects, and costumes that make me want to hurl.

The first problem like I said is the story. Now I am only 16, so I never collected the trading cards that the moving is based on, but even if I did, you don't have to tell me that making a movie based on a trading card series that has no story behind them has "Disaster Movie" written all over it. Like many movies based on TV shows or toys, they just made up a bull crap plot line that is incredibly hard to follow, not because its bad, but because most of those in the theater are probably throwing up or cringing.

That being said the film is GROSS. Now I know the cards are gross, but the film apparently thought that no one else knew that so they constantly remind us that the garbage pail kids are INCREDIBLY gross by having them fart, eat toes, play with snot, pee on the ground, you name it. And apparently this film was SUPPOSED to be for kids, the film is PG, but there are so many things said and done in this film that you would question the rating, now I'm not sure if the PG-13 rating existed back then, but you get the idea.

But the music can't be bad right? Wrong! the soundtrack is awful, the soundtrack actually got a few razzies back in the day, which is to say I'd be amazed if it didn't win every razzie known to man.

The costumes are also horrendously bad. Yes, I know the kids are supposed to be ugly, but they gave me quite an uncomfortable feeling through out the film, but the awkwardness is made worst by the fact that there's PEOPLE in this costumes, allowing for more creepiness.

I'm amazed that this movie did not appear on At the Movies with Siskel and Ebert, because this is easily worse than North or BattleField Earth. But once again, I still say Son of the Mask and Star Wars the Clone wars are far worse.


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