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Mom and Dad Save the World (1992)

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An alien Overlord plans to blow up the Earth but first, he snatches and proposes to marry an Earthman's wife.

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Greg Beeman
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Teri Garr ... Marge Nelson
Jeffrey Jones ... Dick Nelson
Jon Lovitz ... Emperor Tod Spengo
Thalmus Rasulala ... General Afir
Wallace Shawn ... Sibor, Semage's Beau
Eric Idle ... King Raff
Dwier Brown ... Sirk, Raff's Son
Kathy Ireland ... Semage, Raff's Daughter
Suzanne Ventulett Suzanne Ventulett ... Stephanie Nelson
Michael Stoyanov ... Carl, Stephanie's Boyfriend
Danny Cooksey ... Alan Nelson
Charlie Dell ... Minister for Wedding
Laurie Main ... Chorus Master
Jim Maniaci Jim Maniaci ... Gunnery Operator
Dennis Madalone Dennis Madalone ... Sentry Rebel
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Storyline

Emperor Tod Spengo sees Marge Nelson and using a giant magnet, kidnaps her and her husband Dick, hoping to make her his bride before blowing up the Earth. He and other inhabitants of his planet are somewhat less than bright, and Dick begins reliving episodes of Flash Gordon and Buck Rogers in order to rescue Marge, save the Earth, and restore the rightful king to the throne. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Boldy going where no parents have gone before.


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Trivia

Filmed in 1990, released in 1992. It played in theaters for one week. See more »

Goofs

When Dick and Marge are out of control on the highway, the man driving the car in far shots is very obviously not Jeffrey Jones. See more »

Quotes

Emperor Todd Spengo: What are you doing in my head?
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The love child of Star Wars and Dr Suess
8 August 2003 | by pvt_mangoSee all my reviews

While this is a mediocre sci-fi adventure at best, with no attempt to rationalize the science of the movie, and about as much time with the special effects, the movie retains a charm all of it's own. The costumes look as if they were removed straight out of a Dr Suess book, and the sound effects help with that feel.

With Jon Lovitz as the diabolical, yet moronic, Emperor Spango, Teri Garr as the 'Voluptuous' Marge, and Jeffery Jones as the Brave and Wise 'Earth-Dick,' Mom and Dad Save the World will keep anyone with a sense of humor entertained for the 88 minutes of runtime.

Also--special guest appearances by: Dogs playing poker; The Wilhelm Scream; An escape from Blaster-related death by jumping down a garbage disposal chute on the wall; Woodland Hills, CA; and The Planet Saturn.

oh, and Eric Idle


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 July 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dick and Marge Save the World See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clara, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$984,627, 26 July 1992

Gross USA:

$2,034,470

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,034,470
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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