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Bio-Dome (1996)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  12 January 1996 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Olivia Biggs
Dara Tomanovich ...
Mimi Simkins
T.C. Romulus
Dr. Petra von Kant
Monique (as Joey Adams)
Doyle's Mother
Robbie Thibaut Jr. ...
William Leaky
Brian Hayes Currie ...
Courtney Mizel ...


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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

12 January 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Biodome  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)


$26,757,000 (USA)

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Kylie Minogue called this film her "worst career move". She said that it is the only thing she has done in her professional life that her father ridicules her for. See more »


The nature show that Jen and Monique watch says that sage grouse mate for life. Sage grouse establish harems every season. See more »


Young Bud: Fly Mary Poppins, Fly! Supercalafragilisticexpialidocious!
Young Doyle: Can we do it again Squirrely?
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References Caddyshack (1980) See more »


Written and Performed by Marcus Barone
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Down with The Dome!
2 December 2008 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

Not quite as bad as people make this film out to be. There are some genuinely funny moments in this film. Sure there's lot's of silly moments and "potty-humour" jokes which may only appeal to 16 year old boys but still these lame jokes are done in such a "light-hearted-let's-not-take-ourselves-too-seriously" way which still manages to amuse and make me chuckle! There are also several cameos from actors who are now doing really well but were pretty much un-heard of back then such as a pre-fame version of "Tenacious D"!!! I'm actually quite surprised at the low user rating of 3.8 when movies like "You don't mess with the Zohan" which is possibly the worst film ever made manage to get over 5.0!!!! Bio-dome is a great "swith-off your brain" type of film which shouldn't be taken seriously at all. So crank out the beers or the bong or both and just zone into the dome!

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