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Munchie Strikes Back (1994)

The magical Munchie is back, and if he gets in any more trouble it's off to the dullest constellation in the galaxy. Staying out of trouble has never been easy for Munchie, but this time he... See full summary »

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Linda McClelland
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Shelby Carlisle
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Chris McClelland
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Munchie (voice)
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Kronas
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Coach Elkins
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Professor Graves
Natanya Ross ...
Jennifer
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Mr. Poyndexter
Cory Mendelsohn ...
Bret
Jay Richardson ...
Todd Hapner
Andy Wood ...
Sherman
Erik Seidenglanz ...
Shelby Carlisle Jr.
Peter Spellos ...
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Lenny Juliano ...
Chauffeur
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The magical Munchie is back, and if he gets in any more trouble it's off to the dullest constellation in the galaxy. Staying out of trouble has never been easy for Munchie, but this time he gives it his best shot. He is sent to earth and finds himself in the company of the McClelland family. As he proves himself, he becomes mixed up in the family's many problems. Munchie does his best to fulfill his duty on Earth, but not without getting involved in a little mischief. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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Rated PG for mild violence and language | See all certifications »
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29 June 1994 (USA)  »

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At the end of the credits you can see "The Munch will return in MUNCHIE HANGS TEN". That third part was never made. See more »

Goofs

In the Death Race 2000 sequence, an adult stunt double can clearly be seen inside the car Chris McClelland is driving. See more »

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Linda Shayne is chased by a lawn mower after the closing credits. See more »

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Follows Munchies (1987) See more »

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"Invasion of the Body Snatchers'
Written by Bob Sheridan and Robert Kestler
Performed by Bob Sheridan (as Mr. Moderation)
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Munchie Strikes Out.
11 July 2004 | by (Northbrook, IL, USA) – See all my reviews

I just don't see how a Concorde-New Horizons film directed by Jim Wynorski and featuring the acting talents of Andrew Stevens and a puppet could be bad. It just boggles the mind, doesn't it?

Well, let's make no mistake about it. "Munchie Strikes Back" is indeed a bad film. Munchie is a puppet who has been around for many centuries. For reasons not fully explained until the end of the film, he is sent to Earth to help a single mother and her son. The mom's problem (her main problem at least) is that she has a balloon payment due on her mortgage in two weeks...to the not-so-tiny tune of $20,000. Ouch. She can't come up with the money because she just got fired. OK...JUST is the key word in that sentence. What the...? Was she planning on paying it off with a single paycheck? Maybe it would've been a good idea to have spent the last several years saving up for it...ya think?

Munchie has magical powers similar to those a genie would possess...but there isn't a limit on the number of wishes you can make! Munchie gets the boy a bunch of fancy stuff for one night but then the kid asks for it to be sent back to the mall Munchie was "borrowing" it from. The annoying furball also uses his otherworldly skills to help the boy win a baseball game by means of cheating. A baseball is hit so hard that it orbits the Earth several times. Sadly, those dumb parents watching the game don't think it's at all strange. Hmm.

Anyway, I'd like to wrap this up because this has already drained away enough of my lifeforce as it is. You'll be truly moved by the scene where Leslie-Anne Down, playing the mother, kicks a dog which is yapping at her. Your heart will melt at her charm when she notices dollar bills fluttering down on her front yard and she wonders how it could be snowing during the summer. "Munchie Strikes Back"'s credits promised another film to follow entitled, I believe, "Munchie Hangs Ten". To date, the movie viewing public has been robbed of what would surely have been a cinematic tour de force. Heh. 1/10


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