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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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The part of Sam Hell was written with Tim Thomerson in mind, but New World demurred. Daniel Stern was strongly pushed by New World, but Stern wanted certain aspects of the character changed. Finally it came down between Roddy Piper and Ed Marinaro. Kizer and Jackson selected Piper. 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: [over the loudspeaker] Paging Dr. Howard, Dr. Fine, Dr. Howard. Dr. Howard, Dr. Fine, Dr. Howard.
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Referenced in Family Guy: Hell Comes to Quahog (2006) See more »

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When Johnny Comes Marching Home
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hilariously bad b-movie
2 February 2003 | by balesjasSee all my reviews

This is a must-see for all fans of 80's b-movies. It's also the biggest waste of a porn plot in the history of cinema. Come on, now -- the world is full of sterile men and you've got Rowdy Roddy Piper as one of few fertile men left to repopulate the earth, and there's one frontal nudity shot in the whole movie. Other than that, this movie is ridiculously bad with great b-movie lines such as "how about you try making love to a complete stranger in a hostile mutant territory, see how you like it?" How many other movies have a three- peckered frog king in them? None, I hope. It's tragically ludicrous and ludicrously tragic.


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