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Hell Comes to Frogtown (1988)

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After a nuclear war, the survivors are divided between horribly mutated beings who live on desolate reservations and fertile women who are searching for scarce virile men in order to multiply and start a new human society.

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Donald G. Jackson (story), Randall Frakes (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Julius LeFlore Julius LeFlore ... Squidlips
RCB RCB ... The Poor Dufus
Roddy Piper ... Sam Hell
William Smith ... Captain Devlin / Count Sodom
Sandahl Bergman ... Spangle
Eyde Byrde Eyde Byrde ... Patton
Lee Garlington ... Briefing Officer
Cec Verrell ... Centinella
Suzanne Solari Suzanne Solari ... Runaway Girl
Kristi Somers ... Arabella
Rory Calhoun ... Looney Tunes
Cliff Bemis ... Leroy
Nicholas Worth ... Bull
Brian Frank Brian Frank ... Commander Toty
Danelle Hand Danelle Hand ... Crosse
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Storyline

'Hell' is the name of the hero of the story. He's a prisoner of the women who now run the USA after a nuclear/biological war. Results of the war are that mutants have evolved, and the human race is in danger of extinction due to infertility. Hell is given the task of helping in the rescue of a group of fertile women from the harem of the mutant leader (resembling a frog). Hell cannot escape since he has a bomb attached to his private parts which will detonate if he strays more than a few hundred yards from his guard. Written by Rob Hartill

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A new breed of enemy has taken over the world... Sam Hell has come to take it back.

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sam Hell See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

New World Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The last film to be shot at the Indian Dunes movie ranch before it was completely plowed under for a housing development. See more »

Goofs

At the finale of the movie where Roddy Piper is fighting the villain, the climax of the fight he grabs a sword and cuts off his hand. As he falls from the cliff you see that he still has both hands. See more »

Quotes

Narrator: In the latter days of the 20th century, there arose a difference of opinion.
[a nuclear bomb suddenly detonates]
Narrator: The leading experts at the time believed a nuclear war would only involve the exchange of a few bombs. And then, the suitably horrified combatants would sit down at the peace table.
[Another explosion]
Narrator: They were wrong. In just 10 days, 10,000 years of human progress was virtually blown to dust.
Narrator: 10 years later, they tried again.
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Connections

Referenced in They Live (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

When Johnny Comes Marching Home
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Come on, what did you expect, Shakespeare???!!!!
28 February 2002 | by medrjelSee all my reviews

A movie with a name like this and a star like Piper, you know what you are in for... a B movie. However, this B Movie is actually quite entertaining. It sort of plays (in a way) like Barbarella with the exception that the hero is a guy, not that he's walking around half-naked (the girls still do that in this movie). I actually found it quite funny and entertaining. No, it's not classic cinema. It wasn't meant to be. It was meant to be entertaining, and it works.

Quick Summary: Men are mostly sterile. Women are not, and now are in charge. Sam Hell is a rare exception, and they need to "protect his jewels". You have giant mutant frogs trying to control the human race in this post-apocalyptic world.

It's a solid B-movie. If you are a B-movie fan, you will love this.


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