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The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Musical, Comedy  |  22 August 1987 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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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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22 August 1987 (USA)  »

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La pandilla basura  »

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$1,576,615 (USA)
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Trivia

The garbage pail kid facial puppet heads (masks) required more detail work for facial animation prior to filming. The heads were not properly completed by the effects team because of financial reasons and the time factor related to filming. Rod Amateau, in-spite of the unfinished heads, made the film on schedule, expecting the puppet head effects animation to improve during the film schedule. See more »

Goofs

When the Garbage Pail Kids steal the delivery truck, the driver's belt and the rope connecting his pants to the truck disappear during some shots. 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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Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Starchaser: The Legend of Orin (2012) See more »

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Working With Each Other
Performed by The Garbage Pail Kids
Produced by Michael Lloyd & John Strong
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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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