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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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Cast

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T.C. Romulus
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Dr. Petra von Kant
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Monique (as Joey Adams)
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Storyline

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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Your dome away from home. See more »

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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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12 January 1996 (USA)  »

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Biodome  »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$26,757,000 (USA)
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Trivia

During the "restoration of the dome" sequence near the end of the film in which Safety Dance is playing, a dwarf dressed in medieval attire is following the group. This is a direct reference to the original music video for Safety Dance, which features a dwarf in those same clothes. See more »

Goofs

When Bud hits Doyle with the book, in one shot, the book's logo faces Bud in one shot, and Doyle in the next shot. See more »

Quotes

Mimi: By the way Doyle, I've been thinking about that yoghurt thing. Fruit at the bottom, waiting to be stirred.
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Connections

References Blue Velvet (1986) See more »

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Nan-Pan-Sai
Written and Performed by Marcus Barone
Courtesy of MPCA Pub. Grp. Inc.
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As bad as it gets
6 December 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This has to be the worse attempt at comedy i have ever seen. It was shocking as is reflected in the viewer's rating ave of 3.8. I first saw this about 10 yrs ago, and it came up again on cable...and man, it's worse second time around!, i just couldn't stomach it all again and switched off after 20 or 30 mins... I can only assume those that have given high rapts to this poor excuse for a comedy film are either die-hard Baldwin and Shore fans or family related.

After the film bombed in American cinemas, in Australia it was decided by it's distributors that it would be dumped straight to video-store shelves, even though it had huge Aussie-born singing star Kylie Minogue(Dr. Petra von Kant) co-staring. That just about says it all, because other then the closing credits there's nothing positive to say!


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