Hell Comes to Frogtown (1988)

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'Hell' is the name of the hero of the story. He's a prisoner of the women who now run the USA after a nuclear/biological war. Results of the war are that mutants have evolved, and the human... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Julius LeFlore ...
RCB ...
The Poor Dufus
Captain Devlin / Count Sodom
Eyde Byrde ...
Briefing Officer
Cec Verrell ...
Suzanne Solari ...
Runaway Girl
Kristi Somers ...
Brian Frank ...
Commander Toty
Danelle Hand ...


'Hell' is the name of the hero of the story. He's a prisoner of the women who now run the USA after a nuclear/biological war. Results of the war are that mutants have evolved, and the human race is in danger of extinction due to infertility. Hell is given the task of helping in the rescue of a group of fertile women from the harem of the mutant leader (resembling a frog). Hell cannot escape since he has a bomb attached to his private parts which will detonate if he strays more than a few hundred yards from his guard. Written by Rob Hartill

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A new breed of enemy has taken over the world... Sam Hell has come to take it back.


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January 1988 (USA)  »

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Did You Know?


Suzanne Solari was originally considered for the role of Spangle. After Sandahl Bergman was ultimately cast as Spangle, Solari was relegated to playing a much smaller role in the film. See more »


At the finale of the movie where Roddy Piper is fighting the villain, the climax of the fight he grabs a sword and cuts off his hand. As he falls from the cliff you see that he still has both hands. See more »


Narrator: In the latter days of the 20th century, there arose a difference of opinion.
[a nuclear bomb suddenly detonates]
Narrator: The leading experts at the time believed a nuclear war would only involve the exchange of a few bombs. And then, the suitably horrified combatants would sit down at the peace table.
[Another explosion]
Narrator: They were wrong. In just 10 days, 10,000 years of human progress was virtually blown to dust.
Narrator: 10 years later, they tried again.
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"This man's carrying a loaded weapon."
11 November 2001 | by (Kentucky) – See all my reviews

Hell Comes to Frogtown is a hilarious cult classic. The plot alone makes this one a must see. It's the stuff of legends. No kidding, the greatest plot of all time. Get this: Rowdy Roddy Piper is one of the last fertile men on the planet. He has some kind of super sperm and humanity is a dying race because of a lack of fertile men and women. So, he is forced by a largely female government called MedTech to go to Frogtown (ruled by mutated Frog people known as Greeners) to rescue fertile women from the evil Toady so he can impregnate them. It's all in the name of freedom of course. Great huh? The supporting cast features Sandahl Bergman, Big Will Smith, Nicholas Worth, and Rory Calhoun. Rent only if you're looking for laughs, and laughs you'll get. A thousand thanks go to Anchor Bay for re-releasing this hard to find classic.

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