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Theodore Rex (1995)

In an alternate futuristic society, a tough female police detective is paired with a talking dinosaur to find the killer of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals leading them to a mad scientist bent on creating a new Armageddon.

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(as Jonathan Betuel)
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Cast

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Elizar Kane
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Dr. Veronica Shade
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Spinner
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Edge
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Theodore Rex (voice)
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Molly Rex (voice)
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Commissioner Lynch
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Alaric
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Alex Summers
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Rogan
Tony T. Johnson ...
Sebastian
Susie Coelho ...
Dr. Armitraj
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Toymaker
Edith Diaz ...
Ella
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In a future town a female police detective (Whoopi Goldberg) has to colaborate with Theodore Rex, a genetically generated Tyrannosaurus Rex, in order to investigate the murder of another dinosaure. Written by Volker Boehm

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And don't even think of calling him Barney. See more »


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Rated PG for sci-fi violence and language | See all certifications »

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14 December 1995 (Germany)  »

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T. Rex  »

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$33,500,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Jonathan R. Betuel retired from directing after this film. He felt the studio didn't market it correctly. See more »

Goofs

Theodore Rex's shoes change from red to blue and back throughout the movie. See more »

Quotes

Guy in the Bag (puppeteer): Welcome to Dead Storage. We're gonna die.
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Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Double Team (2011) See more »

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Too Cool
Words and music by Terry Wilson and Spencer Proffer
Performed by Teresa James
Produced and arranged by Spencer Proffer and Terry Wilson
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an Abomination
8 August 2000 | by See all my reviews

Ever since I started visiting this site, and voting for movies, I have never given any movie a rating of 1. Even the disturbing "Dance! Workout with Barbie" got a 2. There is a reason for this.

Any time I find myself watching what I think is a really bad movie, I have to stop and ask myself the following question: "Is this movie really as bad as the horrific soul-sucking beast that is 'Theodore Rex'?" And I've never been able to answer "yes".

I would give anything within reason to know what crackhead said "Hey! Let's remake 'Blade Runner' with Barney in the Harrison Ford Role!" and decided it was a good idea to actually spend the time and money to commit it to film. Furthermore, I want to know what the hell kind of market they were going to sell this towards if it hadn't gone strait to video. This is that rare monster: a movie that is way too violent for kids and way too insanely stupid for adults. I'd ask "what were they THINKING?" but in this case, it might actually be redundant.

Anyhow, all you need to know is that you should only expose yourself to this monstrosity if you're one of the five or six rabid fans of "Howard the Duck", or if you are curious to see the most Evil Insane movie of all time, or you want to REALLY punish yourself.


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