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The Flintstones (1994)

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In a parallel modern-day Stone Age world, a working-class family, the Flintstones, are set up for an executive job. But they learn that money can't buy happiness.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Goodman ... Fred Flintstone
Elizabeth Perkins ... Wilma Flintstone
Rick Moranis ... Barney Rubble
Rosie O'Donnell ... Betty Rubble
Kyle MacLachlan ... Cliff Vandercave
Halle Berry ... Miss Stone
Elizabeth Taylor ... Pearl Slaghoople
Dann Florek ... Mr. Slate
Richard Moll ... Hoagie
Irwin Keyes ... Joe Rockhead (as Irwin '88' Keyes)
Jonathan Winters ... Grizzled Man
Harvey Korman ... Dictabird (voice)
Elaine Silver Elaine Silver ... Pebbles
Melanie Silver Melanie Silver ... Pebbles
Hlynur Sigurðsson ... Bamm-Bamm (as Hlynur Sigurdsson)
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Storyline

The Flintstones and the Rubbles are modern stone-age families. Fred and Barney work at Slate and Company, mining rock. Fred gives Barney some money so he and Betty can adopt a baby. When Fred and Barney take a test to determine who should become the new associate vice president, Barney returns the favor by switching his test answers for Fred's, whose answers aren't very good. Fred gets the executive position, but little does he know that he's being manipulated by his boss to be the fall guy for an embezzlement scheme. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Genres:

Comedy | Family | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild innuendos | See all certifications »

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Details

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 May 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Flintstones: The Live-Action Movie See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$46,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$29,688,730, 29 May 1994

Gross USA:

$130,531,208

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$341,631,208
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DTS | Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When Fred walks into the board meeting late, Mr. Slate refers to him as "Flagstone." The debut to the original animated cartoon series, (1960 - 1966) was The Flintstones: The Flagstones (1960). See more »

Goofs

The gigantic stone on the catapult is wobbling like it has no weight and in the wide shot the wire attached to it is also visible. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Foreman: Hey, back to work! You guys had a break two days ago!
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Crazy Credits

The Universal Pictures logo appears in Bedrock fashion: it features a prehistoric Earth with the single continent of Pangaea and reads "UNIVERSHELL". It is also accompanied by the 1960s theme music from Revue Productions (which Universal owned), which is fitting for a 1960s cartoon adaptation. See more »

Alternate Versions

The Hungarian dubbing contains numerous rhyming lines and added puns, referencing the playful, poetic dialogue poet József Romhányi had written for the Hungarian dub of The Flintstones. Most characters names were also changed to those used in the cartoon, with a few exceptions. Bamm-Bamm was called Benö in the show but here he kept his English name, and the Rubbles' family name was changed to "Dorongi". See more »

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Soundtracks

Rock with the Caveman
Written by Tommy Steele
Performed by Big Audio Dynamite
Courtesy of Columbia Records
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I think overall it was a great movie. It was pretty funny.
28 November 2002 | by bootylicious8665See all my reviews

I thought that the flintstones was a great movie. I just think that pebbles is so cute. But I was just watching The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas tonight with my cousins and I just do not understand why they filmed that one after The Flintstones Movie. Because in the The Flintstones Movie they already have pebbles,bam bam and Dino. But in the Viva Rock Vegas one..Fred wins Dino at the fair, and betty and barney, and fred and wilma just meet. To me it just doesn't make any sense why they wouldn't make the rock vegas movie then the flintstones movie.


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