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Bio-Dome (1996)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 12 January 1996 (USA)
Moronic best friends get themselves locked inside the Bio-Dome, a science experiment, along with a group of environmental scientists for one year.

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Monique (as Joey Adams)
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Bud and Doyle are two losers who are doing nothing with their lives. Both of their girlfriends are actively involved in saving the environment, but the two friends could care less about saving the Earth. One day, when a group of scientists begin a mission to live inside a "Bio-Dome" for a year without outside contact, Bud and Doyle mistakingly become part of the project themselves. The two must then learn how to protect the Earth and help the scientists complete their mission. Written by Anonymous

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Bud and Doyle are here to save the world. But who's gonna save the world from Bud and Doyle? See more »

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Rated PG-13 for crude language, sex-related material and some drug content | See all certifications »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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$26,757,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Henry Gibson starred in The Blues Brothers (1980) in which the final scenes of the film had SWAT team members yelling "HUT HUT HUT" as they were moving into position. The same can be seen and heard with SWAT officers near the end of this movie, almost as if it's an indirect reference to the earlier movie. See more »

Goofs

When Bud and Doyle talk to the female scientist about the airtight door on day 1, the counter behind them says "Day 3." See more »

Quotes

Young Doyle: Leave Bud alone, mom!
Doyle's Mother: [holding Bud's head underwater] I'm teaching Bud how to hold his breath underwater.
[pulls Bud's head out]
Doyle's Mother: Much better, Bud! Now let's try for three minutes.
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Referenced in Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003) See more »

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World Destruction
Written by Bill Laswell (as Laswell) and Afrika Bambaataa (as Aasim)
Performed by Time Zone
Courtesy of Celluloid Records
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Oh my!
27 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I used to love this movie as a kid, and now I have no idea why. Maybe it's because, at the age of 10, I enjoyed watching grown men act younger than me. Look back on your own childhood and you likely enjoyed a few movies with that quality for that very reason.

There is not one funny part in this movie. Seriously, not one. I've even re-watched it stoned (let's be honest, it was probably made to be viewed that way) just to see if the altered perception would make it any better, and it actually killed my buzz.

Pauly Shore and one of the Baldwins that's not Alec seem to be in a pissing contest to see who can come off as more talentless. In the end, it's too close to call, so they both win (or lose, however you wanna look at it).

The only reason I gave this movie 2 stars is because I tend to throw in an extra star if there is nostalgia associated with it. If you're in the mood for this kind of movie, you'd be better off watching Encino Man, even if you've seen it already.


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