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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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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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Emperor Todd Spengo: I'll have you know, Marge Nelson, it's not the size of your planet, it's how you use it!
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Referenced in Escape Through Time (1993) See more »

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Imaginative, fun, great and...SHOOT YOURSELF IN THE HEAD!!!
13 August 2001 | by (New Iberia, Louisiana) – See all my reviews

Man. This film is fun, goofy, and full of great performances. Jeffery Jones is funny as the "bored with life" dad, and who could forget Jon Lovitz and his hilarious proformance as Todd Spango! I have to disagree with Maltin (As I seem to do alot) about this film. Its a wonderful film and it has a good message: Don't mess with Earth Dick!


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