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Suburban Commando (1991)

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Shep Ramsey is an interstellar hero, righting wrongs, etc. His ship is damaged after a fight with an interstellar nasty and he must hide out on Earth until it can recharge. He leaves his ... See full summary »

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Margie Tanen
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Col. Dustin 'Dusty' McHowell
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Luis Contreras ...
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Nick Eldredge ...
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Shep Ramsey is an interstellar hero, righting wrongs, etc. His ship is damaged after a fight with an interstellar nasty and he must hide out on Earth until it can recharge. He leaves his power suit at home, but still finds himself unable to allow wrongs to go unrighted and so mixes it up with bad drivers, offensive paperboys, muggers and the like. Then the family he's staying with finds his power suit and the father tries it on. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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4 October 1991 (USA)  »

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Urban Commando  »

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$6,948,859 (USA)
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Special effects technician Michael Colvin was accidentally killed on the stage of the second unit visual effects shoot when he fell through a trap door while testing it. See more »

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Whilst entertaining the Japanese businessmen, Beltz mentions that Nick Adams was in Rodan. This is untrue. Although the US version of Rodan was dubbed and featured some World War II stock footage at the beginning, there we no new scenes shot using American actors as with Godzilla, and certainly nothing involving Nick Adams. See more »

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Shep Ramsey: Where's my N-210 Algorizer?
Margie Tanen: [points a gun at Shep] All right, drop him, Kong.
Charlie Wilcox: It's OK, Margie, this is a friend of mine.
Margie Tanen: Well, then, take it outside. You know, maintenance has enough work to do without your blood on the carpet.
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Its A Nice Place To Live (But I Wouldnt Want To Visit)
Written and Produced by David Michael Frank and Robert Jason
Performed by J-Rock featuring Hulk Hogan
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it's actually watchable
25 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

Silly, but watchable and amusing sci-fi/adventure is aimed mostly at kids but worth at least a look for adults. A fierce, intergalactic war hero travels through the universe battling the forces of evil. After an intense battle, his ship is damaged and he stops on planet Earth for a brief vacation. He settles in with an ideal suburban family, but his vacation is quickly cut short when his enemies eventually uncover his whereabouts. Requires a leap of faith, considering the film's setup and casting choices, but the effects are pretty good and Hogan's goofy antics and cheesy one-liners actually add amusement to the viewing experience. Good fun for the right audience. **½


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