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Spice World (1997)

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World famous pop group the Spice Girls zip around London in their luxurious double decker tour bus having various adventures and performing for their fans.

Director:

Bob Spiers

Writers:

Spice Girls (idea), Kim Fuller (idea) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mel B ... Scary Spice (as Melanie Brown)
Emma Bunton ... Baby Spice
Melanie C ... Sporty Spice (as Melanie Chisholm)
Geri Horner ... Ginger Spice (as Geraldine Halliwell)
Victoria Beckham ... Posh Spice (as Victoria Adams)
Kevin Allen ... TV Director
Devon Anderson Devon Anderson ... Jack
Michael Barrymore Michael Barrymore ... Mr. Step
Richard Briers ... Bishop
Simon Chandler ... Hospital Parent
Elvis Costello ... Elvis Costello
Alan Cumming ... Piers
The Dream Boys The Dream Boys ... The Dream Boys
David Fahm David Fahm ... Enzo
Jason Flemyng ... Brad
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Storyline

Climb aboard the double decker Spice Bus and get ready for a madcap musical adventure with the sexy phenomenons of pop - the Spice Girls. An encounter with extra-terrestrials, a night in a haunted castle, and a moment of truth in a maternity ward are just a few of the escapades the endeavored upon as the Girls gear up for their first live concert at London's Royal Albert Hall. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

You say you want a revolution? See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some vulgarity, brief nudity and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 January 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Spice Girls See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,932,812 (United Kingdom), 2 January 1998, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,527,222, 25 January 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$29,342,592

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$56,042,592
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The trailer has a couple of scenes that were cut:
  • The girls are on the bus and Mel B complains that it's hot in there. Victoria says that she needs a fan, prompting Emma to open the door and a fangirl bursts into the room and screams in delight and then leaves. This does the trick.
  • While talking to Bob Geldof, Mel B is offered a plate of h'orderves. She replies, "No, but I'll have one of these pie things" and eats one.
  • Bob Hoskins' real voice is heard in the trailer, as opposed to the final film.
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Goofs

Victoria's position in the bed changes twice. See more »

Quotes

Scary Spice: [the girls are in the woods at night and frightened] Something just pushed past me, and I'm not joking!
Ginger Spice: Probably one of those disgusting beasts want to eat you.
Baby: [frightened] Ugh!
Sporty: [the girls hear a loud, strange noise that sounds like a fart] Oh pack it in, Mel!
Scary Spice: [indignantly] It wasn't me!
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Crazy Credits

When the girls are talking during the credits Mel C asks what happened to the bomb on the bus, followed by a loud explosion. See more »

Alternate Versions

The courtroom scene differs very slightly between UK and US versions. After the girls are sentenced, the judge (Stephen Fry) says, "Call Gary Barlow," in the UK version and, "Call Hootie and the Blowfish," in the US version. See more »


Soundtracks

Wonder Woman
Written by Norman Gimbel and Charles Fox
Performed by Paul Hardcastle (as Paul) and Maxine Hardcastle
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User Reviews

 
Nostalgic...
21 December 2004 | by passthepopcorn6See all my reviews

When I was seven and this movie came out, it was the biggest thing around. Everyone wanted to be the Spice Girls. After they split up and weren't cool anymore, everyone forgot about the movie. But ho, ho, what's this? Years later, here I am cleaning out my old Disney and Barney videos and stumble across my old friend that I used to watch everyday. Even at my old age of fifteen, never failed to crack me up.

Obviously, this isn't meant to be a contender for Oscars. Anyone can see that. But I can't find much to hate about a movie that's practically the visual to go along with the song "Girls just wanna have fun." That's all it is, fun. And a lot of good fun at that. It's just a guilty pleasure, and it's so much fun to watch it with old friends singing into hair brushes and wearing feather boas. You just need to keep in mind that it was publicity for their new record and it's not meant to be one of those heavy movies you over-analyze. Recommendation: This movie is much funner when you watch it jumping up and down on a couch like a seven year old.


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