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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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William Leaky
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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 couldn't 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 mistakenly 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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12 January 1996 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$26,757,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Pauly Shore played a water purification specialist in the film, In the Army Now (1994). Bio-Dome was filmed at the Donald c Tillman water reclamation plant in Van Nuys, CA. See more »

Goofs

Near the beginning of the "Safety Dance"/rebuilding the dome sequence, several party goers still sleeping on the ground in the desert. They are never seen again. See more »

Quotes

Monique: What about hands across America?
Bud: I had arthritis!
Monique: Farm aide?
Doyle: I had fleas!
Monique: The Save the Whales Campaign?
Bud: Salt water makes Doyle bloat...?
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Connections

References Caddyshack (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

The Safety Dance (Biomix)
Written by Ivan Doroschuk
Performed by Men Without Hats
Additional Production and Remix by Ralph Sall for Bulletproof Recording Company, Inc.
Courtesy of MCA Records and Marc Durand
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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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