Wayne Szalinzki a wacky, absent-minded inventor, is back again but only this time he decides to use his infamous shrink machine just one more time. After when his wife Diane asks him to get... See full summary »
The Flintstones are at it again. The Flintstones and the Rubbles head for Rock Vegas with Fred hoping to court the lovely Wilma. Nothing will stand in the way of love, except for the conniving Chip Rockefeller who is the playboy born in Baysville but who has made it in the cutthroat town of Rock Vegas. Will Fred win Wilma's love? Written by
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The creators of the original animated series, William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, can be seen briefly during the wedding scene at the end of the picture. There's one quick shot of the two of them together singing along to the Flintstones theme song. See more »
In the party scene, after Dino runs across the table and makes a mess, Wilma's mother's hair has some debris in it. She wipes it off with her hand, then in the next scene a piece is back, she picks it off, and in the next scene, more debris is back in her hair. See more »
[defending Fred to everyone after he's been accused of robbert]
Wait a minute, wait a minute, wait a minute. Fred couldn't have taken Wilma's necklace. It was locked up in a safe. Fred can't even remember the combination to his bowling locker. It's written right here on his hand, see?
[lifts Fred's hand up in the air where the combination is written]
Great, Barn. Now everyone's seen it.
Crack open a safe? He couldn't crack his own knuckles without my help.
Thank you, Mr. ...
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The Universal logo says "Univershell" and displays a single large continent. The aliens fly by that earth, and one of them mentions the letters. See more »
This movie makes an awkward attempt to stay faithful to the spirit of the cartoon. It has moments, but far too few of them.
The few things done right first: Jane Krakowski makes a wonderful Betty; why couldn't she have been in the first movie? She makes the silly dialog somehow sweet and fun. The dating sequence is cute and the Vegas arrival scene has some clever sight gags, but these were fleeting montages. Harvey Korman is wasted in a throw-away role with few lines; instead of voicing Gazoo (as he did in the original cartoon), and the guy they use for Gazoo sounds like slate grinding on bedrock.
Joan Collins is obnoxious enough on her own; this movie has her play a wrenching stereotypical loudmouth mother-in-law who you want to feed to the nearest T-Rex you can find. And the guy that plays Barney? What the heck is he doing? His entire performance looked like a rejected audition for a junior high school production of "Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure in Jurassic Park." Fred? The guy had a voice almost as nasally as Joan Collins. Wilma is cast as a 7-foot-tall giraffe. Fred goes gambling: Gee, what's gonna happen there? Fred and Barney dress up as dancers: they even manage to ruin this classic comedy routine. A poorly done triangle story falls flat.
This petrified fossil of a film does little justice to the Modern Stone-Aged Family. Rent some of the original cartoons, instead.
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