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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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William Ball ...
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Margie Tanen
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Col. Dustin 'Dusty' McHowell
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Mark Wilcox
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Laura Mooney ...
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Luis Contreras ...
Ringo
Nick Eldredge ...
President Hashina
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Storyline

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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Right suburb. Wrong planet. See more »


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4 October 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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 »

Goofs

When Charlie accidentally fires Ramsey's phaser gun, he looks through the hole in the wall and the neighbor's red funny car is shown engulfed in flames. But the next day when he comes home from work, the guys are working on it in their driveway as if nothing happened to it, and the car appears to be unharmed. See more »

Quotes

Charlie Wilcox: Look, I'm your landlord. I bring you an extra bar of soap when you need it. Perhaps I can help stop the occasional bank robbery. But being the target of intergalactic bounty hunters is a little out of my line!
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Ramsey
Written by Harold Bronson
Performed by The Next Big Thing
Courtesy of Rhino Records
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This has always been highly underrated
30 September 2001 | by See all my reviews

Many people tend to slam this movie, but I've always found it quite enjoyable. No, it would never win any prizes, but it's a decent piece of semi-mindless entertainment nonetheless. The strongest part of this is the supporting cast. Christopher Lloyd and Shelley Duvall rarely fail to deliver good performances, while the character of galactic-super-hero Shep Ramsey was tailor-made for Hogans over-the-top personality. Probably the only real reason this did as bad as it did is because it came out right after Hogans first and worst, No Holds Barred. No, this is far from being a great movie, but it's a decent one.


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