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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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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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You say you want a revolution? See more »

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Comedy | Family | Music

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

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23 January 1998 (USA)  »

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Spice Girls  »

Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,527,222 (USA) (23 January 1998)

Gross:

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

"Spice Force Five" bears many similarities to the fictional television pilot "Fox Force Five" from the movie Pulp Fiction. See more »

Goofs

When the girls are marching to the obstacle course, a walkie talkie appears in Geri's hand for one shot, and is never seen before or after. 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 »

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Featured in The Nostalgia Chick: Crossroads (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Who Do You Think You Are
Written by Spice Girls (as The Spice Girls), Andy Watkins and Paul Wilson
Performed by Spice Girls (as The Spice Girls)
Produced by Absolute (Andy Watkins/Paul Wilson)
Courtesy of Virgin Records Ltd.
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Vanity, thy name is Spice....
8 May 2009 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

I'm not even sure if you can call SPICE WORLD a movie, per se. That's because instead of having actors and a plot, the film plays like a giant advertisement for this prefabricated "super group". In other words, the cynical folks who brought us this "film" were basically trying to squeeze every last drop from the franchise and sell more records. Fortunately for the world, the group was already on their way out and the film made much more of a fizzle than a sizzle at the box office (thank God).

As with other vanity products, the actors really cannot act and have the charisma of cheese. While I know this may sound like sacrilege to some, this is a lot like Paul McCartney's vanity opus, GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROADSTREET. Like this other film, lots of glitzy locales, special guest stars and noise were all used to try to hide the fact that the singers were not all that talented as actresses. Had all the glitz been removed, you would have been left with...well...nothing. So, instead there are a billion costume changes, crazy sets and pointless cameos--all to hide the utter vapid nature of the film.

Overall, a total waste of time for anyone but a Spice Girl zombie-fan. I saw it because I am a masochist--otherwise, don't bother.


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