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The Flintstones (1994)

In this live-action feature of the cartoon show, Fred Flintstone finally gets the job he's always wanted, but it may just come at a price.

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The Flintstones and the Rubbles are modern stone-age families. Fred and Barney work at Slate and Company, mining rock. Fred gives Barney some money so he and Betty can adopt a baby. When Fred and Barney take a test to determine who should become the new associate vice president, Barney returns the favor by switching his test answers for Fred's, whose answers aren't very good. Fred gets the executive position, but little does he know that he's being manipulated by his boss to be the fall guy for an embezzlement scheme. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Yabba-dabba-doo it! See more »

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild innuendos | See all certifications »

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27 May 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Flintstones: The Live-Action Movie  »

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$46,000,000 (estimated)

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$130,512,915 (USA)
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Trivia

Every prop had to be constructed for the movie since as in the original series everything was made out of rock or was an animal. See more »

Goofs

Wilma's fingers squeeze the briefcase Barney gives Fred at the party. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Foreman: Hey, back to work! You guys had a break two days ago!
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Crazy Credits

The Universal Pictures logo is designed in Bedrock fashion: it features a prehistoric Earth with the single continent of Pangaea and reads "Univershell". It is also accompanied by the 1960s theme music from Revue Productions (which Universal owned), which is fitting for a 1960s cartoon. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Beastie Boys: Video Anthology (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

ROCK WITH THE CAVEMAN
Written by Tommy Steele
Performed by Big Audio Dynamite
Courtesy of Columbia Records
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good fun comedy
30 June 2003 | by (DG,IL) – See all my reviews

The Flinstones, starring john goodman, rosie, elizabeth p., and rick m., was very cute and fun. It teaches you to forgive and that fame isn't as important as your family and friends. From all the reviews it got and the 4.3/10 it got here, I didn't expect much. But I did end up enjoying it. Pretty funny, too. Good Family comedy. I recommend this to people who like the show "The Flinstones", or comedies. If you don't like either of those, then you might not enjoy it as much.

Good Fun comedy! ****(out of five) stars


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