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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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Adrian Beltz
William Ball ...
Gen. Suitor
Jo Ann Dearing ...
Margie Tanen
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Col. Dustin 'Dusty' McHowell
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Zanuck
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Knuckles
Michael Faustino ...
Mark Wilcox
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Hutch
Laura Mooney ...
Theresa Wilcox
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Deak
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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What Charlie Wilcox didn't know that his new tenant Shep Ramsay is an alien from outer space! See more »

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Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi

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PG | See all certifications »

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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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Trivia

WWE Wrestler Mark William "The Undertaker" Calaway appears in the film as one of the two Bounty Hunters sent by General Suitor to go after Ramsey and shares a scene with Hulk Hogan, also an WWE Wrestler. See more »

Goofs

Shep was somehow able to locate the apartment for rent by a single poster several blocks away, with the vaguest directions possible. It simply says, "Apartment for rent." Accompanied by an arrow pointing in the general direction. See more »

Quotes

Shep Ramsey: They're here.
Charlie Wilcox: Who's here?
Shep Ramsey: A couple of leeches that make their living of the blood of others.
Charlie Wilcox: Investment bankers?
Shep Ramsey: Bounty hunters!
Charlie Wilcox: Bounty hunters? You mean from up there?
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Connections

Referenced in The Adventures of Pete & Pete: The Nightcrawlers (1993) See more »

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Freight Train
Written by Jim Gillete and Michael Angelo
Performed by Nitro
Courtesy of Rampage Records / Rhino Records
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Not That Bad
26 May 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm not a science fiction fan, but I like this movie. I may be biased as a Hulk Hogan fan, but this is my favorite of his films. A lot of it is pretty dumb and borders on the absurd, but the best and funniest scenes are his trying to fit in on Earth, and the odd partnership between him and straight-laced Christopher Lloyd. Accepting Hogan too quickly as the space hero he is, Lloyd gets to play one harried husband with a spaced out wife played by Shelley Duvall. Larry Miller, funny as he is, is annoying as the boss, but Jack Elam is wasted as a shell-shocked neighbor in a neighborhood of wierdos. Roy Dotrice has an unexpected cameo, but the worst part of the movie is the unconvincing villain who comes across as a kiddie show bad guy. Two of Hogan's wrestling cronies play bounty hunters who take part in a cartoonish John-and-Larry fight scene. Altogether, the movie has a lot of faults, but few really good scenes.


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