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Spice World (1997)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Family, Music  |  23 January 1998 (USA)
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World famous pop group The Spice Girls zip around London in their luxurious double decker tour bus having various adventures and performing for their fans.

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Ginger Spice (as Geraldine Halliwell)
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Posh Spice (as Victoria Adams)
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Storyline

Climb aboard the double decker Spice Bus and get ready for a madcap musical adventure with the sexy phenomenons of pop - the Spice Girls. An encounter with extra-terrestrials, a night in a haunted castle, and a moment of truth in a maternity ward are just a few of the escapades the endeavored upon as the Girls gear up for their first live concert at London's Royal Albert Hall. Written by Anonymous

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They perform for royalty and entertain millions the world over. But now, they're making a movie. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some vulgarity, brief nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

23 January 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Spice Girls  »

Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,200,000 (Non-US) (26 December 1997)

Gross:

$29,247,405 (USA) (17 April 1998)
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Trivia

The movie (which follows a similar style to The Beatles' movie A Hard Day's Night (1964)) has the tagline, "You say you want a revolution?" which is a line in The Beatles' 1968 song "Revolution". See more »

Goofs

The pose struck by the girls after performing "Spice World" in Albert Hall. See more »

Quotes

Judge: Emma, Victoria, Melvin C., Melvin B., Geri. You've been charged with releasing a single that is by no means as kicking as your previous records. Nor does it have such a dirty phat bass line. You are sentenced to having your next record enter the charts at 179 and having it fall completely out the following week.
[bangs the gavel]
Judge: Call Hootie and the Blowfish!
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Crazy Credits

The Spice Girls talk to the audience while the credits start to roll, saying things like 'Hey, look at those two in the back row snogging', and 'Hey, you - no, not you, the person behind you. . . I like your dress'. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Spice Girls in Concert: Wild! (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Leader Of The Gang
Words & Music by Gary Glitter and Mike Leander
Performed by Spice Girls (as The Spice Girls)
Produced by Richard Stannard and Matt Rowe
Courtesy of Virgin Records Ltd.
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Nostalgic...
21 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When I was seven and this movie came out, it was the biggest thing around. Everyone wanted to be the Spice Girls. After they split up and weren't cool anymore, everyone forgot about the movie. But ho, ho, what's this? Years later, here I am cleaning out my old Disney and Barney videos and stumble across my old friend that I used to watch everyday. Even at my old age of fifteen, never failed to crack me up.

Obviously, this isn't meant to be a contender for Oscars. Anyone can see that. But I can't find much to hate about a movie that's practically the visual to go along with the song "Girls just wanna have fun." That's all it is, fun. And a lot of good fun at that. It's just a guilty pleasure, and it's so much fun to watch it with old friends singing into hair brushes and wearing feather boas. You just need to keep in mind that it was publicity for their new record and it's not meant to be one of those heavy movies you over-analyze. Recommendation: This movie is much funner when you watch it jumping up and down on a couch like a seven year old.


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