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Bio-Dome (1996)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 12 January 1996 (USA)
Moronic best friends get themselves locked inside the Bio-Dome, a science experiment, along with a group of environmental scientists for one year.

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Jason Bloom

Writers:

Adam Leff (story), Mitchell Peck (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
William Atherton ... Dr. Noah Faulkner
Denise Dowse ... Olivia Biggs
Dara Tomanovich Dara Tomanovich ... Mimi Simkins
Kevin West ... T.C. Romulus
Kylie Minogue ... Dr. Petra von Kant
Pauly Shore ... Bud Macintosh
Stephen Baldwin ... Doyle Johnson
Joey Lauren Adams ... Monique (as Joey Adams)
Teresa Hill ... Jen
Patricia Hearst ... Doyle's Mother
Robbie Thibaut Jr. Robbie Thibaut Jr. ... Young Doyle
Adam Weisman ... Young Bud
Henry Gibson ... William Leaky
Brian Hayes Currie Brian Hayes Currie ... Guard
Courtney Mizel Courtney Mizel ... Screamer
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Storyline

Bud and Doyle are two losers who are doing nothing with their lives. Both of their girlfriends are actively involved in saving the environment, but the two friends couldn't care less about saving the Earth. One day, when a group of scientists begin a mission to live inside a "Bio-Dome" for a year without outside contact, Bud and Doyle mistakenly become part of the project themselves. The two must then learn how to protect the Earth and help the scientists complete their mission. Written by Anonymous

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Bud and Doyle are here to save the world. But who's gonna save the world from Bud and Doyle? See more »

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude language, sex-related material and some drug content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

MGM Studios [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 January 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Biodome See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$26,757,000
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Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

During the "restoration of the dome" sequence near the end of the film in which Safety Dance is playing, a dwarf dressed in medieval attire is following the group. This is a direct reference to the original music video for "Safety Dance" by Men Without Hats, which features a dwarf in those same clothes. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the film when Doyle was hit by the book and flew backwards into the book shelf, the shelf was partially destroyed. But when his girlfriend slaps him and stands up, the shelving unit is completely untouched. See more »

Quotes

Bud: Whoa, whoa, whoa! Wait a minute! You guys aren't one of those freaky cults are you? Y'know, who dance naked and you want us to take off our clothes and feed us special punch?
Falkner: ...No...
Bud: Damn! We were so close.
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Connections

References Spider-Man (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Come On Inside
Written by Linda Hopper and Ruthie Morris
Performed by Magnapop
Courtesy of Play It Again Sam/Priority Records, Inc.
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Bio-Dome has some good points indeed
7 October 2005 | by bedragonnedSee all my reviews

The single best reason for watching Bio-Dome is the sexy as hell Joey Lauren Adams (From Mallrats, Chasing Amy, SFW) dressed in possibly the sexiest white-trash-girl-next-door outfits ever committed to screen. Other reasons include; having something to annoy Kylie Minogue with if ever you meet her... she cringes at mention of this tacky masterpiece. Jack Black turns up in the background for ten seconds, yet still mentions the film at every opportunity. I can't believe that the director of "The Usual Suspects" saw Stephen Baldwin in this and gave him the job... he must have watched him elsewhere. Pauly Shore has a unsettlingly deadpan face and a unique look at humour(and, it must be said, very supple joints). For lovers of films that go nowhere, do not inform but let you realise that anything can make it on to the silver screen.


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