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 »
When the mother discovers Wilma living with Betty, the shadows of crew and equipment are visible along the wall. See more »
[as he is forced into a spaceship]
But wait, surely there must be others more qualified than I.
Of course, but why risk losing one of them?
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After the credits, the standard "When in Hollywood Visit Universal Studios" card is replaced with the prehistoric equivalent "When in Hollyrock visit Univershell Studios". See more »
Jeez, it ain't THAT bad! 3.8? Maybe the original, MAYBE, but this is a substantial improvement over that, and the original has like a 4+ rating. I don't really give this a 10, I give it more like a 7.5, but I gave it a 10 because I found the ratings to be well, WAY OFF. This one had decent performances, really excellent art direction, and some really cool FX. I especially liked the Bronto-bridge and the Great Gazzoo. Unlike the first Flintstones, this prequel is smart, fun, and the actors truly become the characters they play. The story? LAME. The first 60% or so of the film DOES CLICK. But the rest, when they arrive in Rock Vegas, is pure dreck appealing to the lowest common denominator. But the film is so fun to look at, you really don't care. There are a lot of films to love to hate but this one really is NOT it. It's an adult Flintstones, if you can imagine that, and it's a small but cute treasure to behold.
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