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Mom and Dad Save the World (1992)

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Emperor Tod Spengo sees Marge Nelson and using a giant magnet, kidnaps her and her husband Dick, hoping to make her his bride before blowing up the Earth. He and other inhabitants of his ... See full summary »

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Marge Nelson
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Dick Nelson
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Emperor Tod Spengo
Thalmus Rasulala ...
General Afir
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Sibor, Semage's Beau
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King Raff
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Sirk, Raff's Son
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Semage, Raff's Daughter
Suzanne Ventulett ...
Stephanie Nelson
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Carl, Stephanie's Boyfriend
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Alan Nelson
Charlie Dell ...
Minister for Wedding
Laurie Main ...
Chorus Master
Jim Maniaci ...
Gunnery Operator
Dennis Madalone ...
Sentry Rebel
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Emperor Tod Spengo sees Marge Nelson and using a giant magnet, kidnaps her and her husband Dick, hoping to make her his bride before blowing up the Earth. He and other inhabitants of his planet are somewhat less than bright, and Dick begins reliving episodes of Flash Gordon and Buck Rogers in order to rescue Marge, save the Earth, and restore the rightful king to the throne. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Boldy going where no parents have gone before.


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24 July 1992 (USA)  »

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Dick and Marge Save the World  »

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$14,000,000 (estimated)

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$2,034,470 (USA)
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WILHELM SCREAM: When the Spengo guard is accidentally shot in the fortress docking bay, just before Dick escapes in the large pod. Variations of the Wilhelm Scream can be heard later when the guards are picking up the light grenade. See more »

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When Dick first meets the killer mushrooms, his hair changes inconsistently between shots. See more »

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Sirk, Raff's Son: What we lack in brains, we make up for with good intentions.
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Wonderfully stupid, more than a little Python influence
11 June 2005 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

This is a great, fun movie if you enjoy Monty Python and other movies that blatantly defy logic. The statue delivery, the grenade and several other scenes would be at home in a Monty Python episode.

The cast is well chosen. The costumes are ridiculous. When you think that a scene cannot get more stupid, you will be wrong.

The language is clean. The adult humor will mostly be missed by kids. This can be a fun movie if you are looking for a relaxed, unstructured fun time.

If you need a serious plot, real science in your science fiction, or highly structured entertainment, look elsewhere.


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