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Hell Comes to Frogtown -- It's up to Sam Hell and the armed and dangerous beauty Spangle to brave the barren wasteland once known as Earth and ruled by slimy, green overgrown amphibians.
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Release Date:
January 1988 (USA) See more »
A new breed of enemy has taken over the world... Sam Hell has come to take it back.
'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... See more » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)
Julius LeFlore ... Squidlips
RCB ... The Poor Dufus

Roddy Piper ... Sam Hell

William Smith ... Captain Devlin / Count Sodom

Sandahl Bergman ... Spangle
Eyde Byrde ... Patton

Lee Garlington ... Briefing Officer
Cec Verrell ... Centinella
Suzanne Solari ... Runaway Girl
Kristi Somers ... Arabella

Rory Calhoun ... Looney Tunes

Cliff Bemis ... Leroy

Nicholas Worth ... Bull
Brian Frank ... Commander Toty
Danelle Hand ... Crosse
James Casey ... Unfortunate Frog Guard
Stephanie Bolton ... Medtech Personnel
Joni Crider ... Medtech Personnel
Debbie Federico ... Medtech Personnel
Deborah Hale ... Medtech Personnel
Georgina Shore ... Medtech Personnel
Jeff Dolan ... Border Guards

Vern Urich ... Border Guard
Rick Bross ... Frog Bartender
Annie McKinon ... L'il Mutant
Ellen Crocker ... The Passives
Kim Hewson ... The Passives
Ilana Ishaki ... The Passives
Janie Thorson ... The Passives
Joe Ripley ... Frog Guard
Kevin Hooper ... Frog Guard

Johnnie Saiko ... Frog Guard
Stephen Bougandoura ... Frog Guard

Terry Ray ... Frog Guard
Brad Baker ... Frog Guard
Vern Cullison ... Frog Guard
Demetrius Edwards ... Frog Guard
Tim Fox ... Frog Guard
David Hayes ... Frog Guard
Keith Holt ... Frog Guard
David Monroe ... Frog Guard
Dan Sherwood ... Frog Guard
John Bennett ... Frog Guard
Sholalyn Bundy ... Frog Guard

Dan Coplan ... Frog Guard
Jeff Hutchinson ... Frog Guard
Jay Noiman ... Frog Guard
John Nuter ... Frog Guard
Ray Shaffer ... Frog Guard
Gary Thomson ... Frog Guard
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lara Cody ... Narrator (uncredited)

Directed by
Donald G. Jackson 
R.J. Kizer 
Writing credits
Donald G. Jackson (story) &
Randall Frakes (story)

Randall Frakes (screenplay)

Produced by
William W. Edwards .... line producer
Randall Frakes .... producer
Cheryl L. Hayes .... producer: additional photography
Donald G. Jackson .... producer
Original Music by
David Shapiro 
Cinematography by
Donald G. Jackson 
Enrico Picard 
Film Editing by
R.J. Kizer 
James Matheny 
Casting by
Shana Landsburg 
Randy Stone  (as Randy Stone Associates)
Production Design by
Dins W.W. Danielsen  (as Dins Danielsen)
Art Direction by
Robert Farthing (additional photography)
Suzette Sheets 
Set Decoration by
Suzette Sheets 
Costume Design by
Merril Greene 
Makeup Department
Cynthia Barr .... makeup: additional photography
June Brickman .... makeup artist
Kerry Mendenhall .... hair stylist
Bill Miller-Jones .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Cheryl L. Hayes .... production manager
Neal Nordlinger .... executive in charge of production
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gary M. Bettman .... first assistant director
Suzanne Lansing .... assistant director: additional photography
Richard Oswald .... second assistant director
Jeff Shiffman .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Paige Augustine .... swing gang
Timothy Baxter .... construction coordinator
Hernan Camacho .... art department assistant
Tony DiSalvo .... assistant property master (as Anthony DiSalvo)
James D. Kramer .... poster art: Medtech
Jess Moreno .... set dresser
Ron Peterson .... master carpenter
Amy Ryder .... lead man
Henry Sato Jr. .... poster art: Medtech (as Henry Sato)
Brent Scrivener .... E.C.R. Belt (as Brent Scrivner)
Anthony Stabley .... property master
Gregory Zemgals .... swing gang (as Gregory A. Zembals)
Sound Department
Sarah Brady .... dialog editor
John Brasher .... sound re-recording mixer
Patrick Cabral .... foley artist
Irwin Cadden .... sound effects editor
Judy Chamberlin .... sound effects editor
Arthur J. Codron .... adr: editor
Steve Cohen .... sound effects editor
Robert Janiger .... production sound mixer
Diane Marshall .... sound effects editor (as S. Diane Marshall)
Linda Moss .... sound effects editor
Lars Nelson .... sound re-recording mixer
George W. Scott .... boom operator (as George Waldron Scott)
Lee Tucker .... adr recording mixer
Special Effects by
Grant Arndt .... creature effects
Wayne Beauchamp .... pyrotechnician
Makio Kida .... creature effects
David Kindlon .... creature animatronics (as Dave Kindlon)
Steve Patino .... creature effects
Matt Rose .... creature effects
Johnnie Saiko .... creature effects
Steve Wang .... creature effects
Ed Yang .... creature effects
Billy Bates .... stunt player
Bob Bragg .... stunt coordinator (as Bobby Bragg)
Bob Bragg .... stunt player (as Bobby Bragg)
Frank Disanto .... stunt player (as Tony DiSanto)
John Gillespie .... stunt player
Bill Hart .... stunt player
Bob Ivy .... stunt player
Gary Jensen .... stunt player
Shanna Lynn .... stunt player (as Shanna Teare)
Alan Marcus .... stunt player
William Morts .... stunt player
Tony Shackelford .... stunt player
Ray Shaffer .... stunt player (as Ray Shaeffer)
Paul E. Short .... stunt player (as Paul Short)
Cherie Tash .... stunt player
Camera and Electrical Department
Mike Brooker .... key grip
Sal Camacho .... assistant camera (as Salvador Camacho)
Jaimie Cane .... grip: additional photography
Harris Done .... second assistant camera: additional photography
David M. Ferrara .... best boy electric
Jeff Fine .... grip
Scott Forrester .... electrician
Eric S. Foster .... electrician (as Eric Foster)
Eric S. Foster .... grip (as Eric Foster)
Julio Macat .... additional photography (as Julio G. Macat)
Michael Martino .... second assistant camera
Melissa Moseley .... still photographer
Jonathan Norton .... electrician: additional photography
Joe Ritter .... assistant camera: additional photography
Steve Rocha .... gaffer: additional photography (as Steve Roscha)
Fank Silveira .... grip: additional photography
Russ St. John .... key grip: additional photography
Jean-Pierre Visier .... best boy grip
Ken Wheeland .... lighting director (as Kenneth W. Wheeland)
Paul Wilkowsky .... grip
Casting Department
Maureen O'Connor .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sharon McGunigle .... costumer
David S. Powell .... wardrobe assistant (as Dave Powell)
Jan Rowton .... costumer
Julia Schklair .... wardrobe assistant
Victoria Wendell .... wardrobe assistant (as Victoria Ann Wendell)
Editorial Department
Arthur J. Codron .... assistant editor
Chris Ingram .... second assistant editor
David Block .... colorist (uncredited)
Music Department
Jeff Vaughn .... score mixer
Transportation Department
Marvin J. Bernstein .... transportation coordinator
Marc Deschaine .... transportation (as M.A. Deschaine)
Jeff Fine .... driver
Bill Jenkins .... vehicle mechanic
Roger Leonidas .... transportation
Christopher J. McPherson .... transportation
George Pavlis .... vehicle mechanic
Tommy Ray Smith .... honeywagon driver (as Tommy Smith)
Other crew
Melanie Albert .... stand-in
Timothy Barton .... custom vehicle construction
Marvin J. Bernstein .... location manager
Carolyn Bjerke .... stand-in
Robert Bowman .... assistant to Mr. Barton
Nancy Bressler .... assistant to the producers
Mike Carlucci .... stand-in
Marybeth Cundiff .... stand-in
Betty Davidson .... craft service
Jack Davidson .... craft service
Shaun Davidson .... stand-in
Leigh Susan Davis .... production assistant
Melanie Donabedian .... assistant production accountant (as Melanie J. Donabedian)
Richard S. Donine .... production assistant
Richard S. Donine .... stand-in
Steve Elngren .... paramedic
Ernest D. Farino .... main title design
Diane Farrington .... production assistant
Deborah Fitzgerald .... stand-in
Suzie Fogelson .... stand-in
Serena Gaye .... production coordinator
Lindy Golin .... stand-in
Pat Hayes .... production assistant: additional photography
Pam Hodge .... stand-in
Pat Hutchinson .... unit publicist
Robert A. Kline .... production counsel
Jesse Long .... script supervisor (as Jesse H. Long)
Heather Mills D'Augustine .... assistant production coordinator (as Heather Mills)
Douglas Murray .... production assistant (as Douglas B. Murray)
John Neis .... production assistant (as John V. Neis)
Maureen O'Connor .... production assistant
Cynthia Phillips .... assistant production accountant (as Cynthia Halac)
Lynn Richardson .... stand-in
Sabrina S. Sutherland .... production coordanator: additional photography (as Sabrina Nathanson)
Donnie Vee .... assistant to Mr. Barton
Jerry Wilton .... paramedic
Ford Beebe .... dedicatee
Stacy Bettman .... special thanks (as Stacy L. Bettman)
Roy Cox .... special thanks
Clifford Davidson .... special thanks
Robert Hill .... dedicatee
Gail Katz .... special thanks
Geraoldine Kudaka .... special thanks
Roger S. Mack .... special thanks (as Roger Mack)
Michael Anthony Martt .... special thanks
Ron Max .... special thanks
Lea Anna McConnell .... special thanks
Tony Randel .... special thanks
Fred Olen Ray .... special thanks
Frederick Stephani .... dedicatee
Walter Sumner .... special thanks (as City of Vernon Fire Inspector Walter Sumner)

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86 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Kristi Somers spent three hours in make-up each day for her role as Arabella. Moreover, it took a half hour to remove all of the make-up at the end of the day.See more »
Continuity: 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 »
Bull:[to Sam] I gotta tell you, you are one weird dude.See more »
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22 out of 28 people found the following review useful.
Fun with Frogs, 10 May 2005
Author: JaniceBackFromTheDead from London

Just saw this one last night. Very goofy. After nuclear war, most people are either dead or sterile. Roddy Piper (Sam Hell) is Shanghai'd by the new govt to go around impregnating those women who are still fertile. They slap a male chastity belt on him and tell him "it's government equipment now." There's also some psycho army guy who's really cheesed that women are in charge of so many things now. (This was made in 1987. I checked, because this guy seemed to belong in 1887.) The army women drive around in cars painted Mary Kay pink.

Then they have to go rescue a bunch of fertile women who are being held prisoner in Frogtown. By frogs. Seriously. A bunch of people in frog masks/gloves run the place. Apparently, frogmen arose instantly as a result of radiation. (May I remind you... 1987. Hello???!?!) Anyway, the head frog is called Toady. Really.

There's bad acting and cheesy sets galore. I have no idea why this is rated R. (Oh, 1987.) They talk about impregnating women/sex a lot, but we see a total of 2 breasts for about 2 seconds. There are also a few scantily-clad, but completely-covered bimbo scenes. I get the feeling that they originally intended this to be a late-night-cine max kind of thing, then just went for campy comedy instead. As a female, this decision is not disappointing to me, but male viewers may feel cheated. :)

According to Netflix, this film "spawned two sequels." Why?? Did this actually make money???? Well, it looks like it was shot in Agua Dulce for about $10,000 so maybe it did. Was this a straight to video, or did it have a theatrical run? Anyone know?

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