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The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Musical, Comedy  |  22 August 1987 (USA)
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Dogdger 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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Storyline

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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22 August 1987 (USA)  »

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La pandilla basura  »

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$1,576,615 (USA)
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Trivia

Much like in the movie, Mackenzie Astin (Dodger) was actually going out with Kate Barberi (Tangerine) in real-life. They broke up in the middle of shooting. See more »

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Shadow of the cameraman visible on Tangerine when she crosses the street at night to meet Juice. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Captain Manzini: [to Dodger, as the kids leave] Perhaps it would have been safer to lock them away from the world. But as you've taught me, Dodger, you can't change the world by locking yourself away from it.
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Soundtracks

Key to the World
From the MCA/Curb LP "The Pursuit of Happiness" (MCA-5993)
Performed by The Beat Farmers
Produced by Dave Jerden
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Well, It's no 'Ishtar' but...
25 August 2001 | by (Oakland, CA) – See all my reviews

You people are insane and m' toissing the point.

When I was a teenager I used to take my friends out to the worst movie I could find on my birthday. I subjected them to everything from 'Plan 9 from Outer Space' to 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band'

My piece dah rezistence was 'The Garbage Pail Kids Movie'.

This movie is so bad, it is almost impossible to find.

It makes 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 look like Citizen Kane'.

Please release this on DVD. In a universe where it's easier for me to buy 'Erin Brokovich' than 'The Garbage Pail Kids Movie' there is no god.


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