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The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987)

Dodger must confront the struggles of life as he is visited by the Garbage Pail Kids and intimidated by some older bullies.

Director:

Rod Amateau

Writers:

Linda Palmer (as Melinda Palmer), Rod Amateau
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Phil Fondacaro ... Greaser Greg (voice)
Anthony Newley ... Captain Manzini
Mackenzie Astin ... Dodger
Katie Barberi ... Tangerine
Ron MacLachlan Ron MacLachlan ... Juice
J.P. Amateau J.P. Amateau ... Wally
Marjory Graue Marjory Graue ... Blythe
Debbie Lee Carrington ... Valerie Vomit (voice)
Kevin Thompson ... Ali Gator (voice)
Bobby Bell Bobby Bell ... Foul Phil (voice) (as Robert Bell)
Larry Green Larry Green ... Nat Nerd (voice)
Arturo Gil ... Windy Winston (voice)
Susan Rossitto Susan Rossitto ... Messy Tessie (voice)
John Cade John Cade ... Bartender
Lynn Cartwright ... Fashion Show Host
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Storyline

Seven disgusting kids but nevertheless of interesting personality are being made of the green mud coming out of garbage can. Once alive their master gives them rules to obey although they think that life is funnier without following stupid regulations like no television or no candy. Naturally this will cause some conflicts. Written by Volker Boehm

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Ready or not... Here they come! See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 August 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La pandilla basura See more »

Filming Locations:

Richmond, Virginia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$661,512, 23 August 1987, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,576,615
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

According to a YouTube user named after the Juice character, Anthony Newley stayed to the end of this movie because he believed in the project. See more »

Goofs

Dodger's home life or his parents or family are never shown or mentioned in the film. See more »

Quotes

Captain Manzini: [handing Dodger something to replace his dirty clothes] Here, try this on.
Dodger: A dress?
Captain Manzini: Only to western eyes. This is a dashiki, given to me by the great African leader Um-Tuh-Tuh, in gratitude for making his mother-in-law disappear.
Dodger: You were in Africa?
Captain Manzini: Actually, I was on my way back from Egypt. I was doing a split week, Cleveland and Cairo. But that's a long story.
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Connections

Featured in The Effects of the Garbage Pail Kids (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Follow (Also Sprach the King of Eurodisco)
Performed by Ed Kuepper
Produced by Ed Kuepper
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I could not even comprehend that this was a movie.
12 August 2010 | by cdietz94-667-599244See all my reviews

I felt like I had been locked in a basement for seven years, tortured, raped, and mentally abused by the time this thing was done.

This deserves a zero! it honestly does! It deserves a zero.

This film is evil incarnate. EVIL.

I still wake up every night. Screaming. Screaming.

I am honestly very disturbed by this turd of a "movie".

Manos: the Hands of Fate is better than this movie! THIS IS THE WORST MOVIE IN THE HISTORY OF ALL HUMANITY!! I WANT TO BOMB OURSELVES THAT'S HOW BAD THIS IS.

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