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Mom and Dad Save the World (1992)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Family  |  24 July 1992 (USA)
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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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Matthew Broderick makes an uncredited appearance, getting hit on the head by a thrown rock. 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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Emperor Todd Spengo: How do you like me now?
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Referenced in Escape Through Time (1993) See more »

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One of Jeffrey Jones' best
23 October 2003 | by (Bensalem, PA) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie! From the beginning to the end it is an absolute masterpiece! The title alone makes you wonder 'Mom and Dad Save the World'. If you take this movie seriously, please do yourself a favor and have your head examined. This is a great movie when you need a quick laugh. 5/5.


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