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The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (2000)

In this live-action prequel to the 1994 comedy hit, the Flintstones and the Rubbles go on a trip to Rock Vegas, where Wilma is pursued by playboy Chip Rockefeller.

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The misadventures of two modern-day Stone Age families, the Flintstones and the Rubbles.

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The Flintstones are at it again. The Flintstones and the Rubbles head for Rock Vegas with Fred hoping to court the lovely Wilma. Nothing will stand in the way of love, except for the conniving Chip Rockefeller who is the playboy born in Baysville but who has made it in the cutthroat town of Rock Vegas. Will Fred win Wilma's love? Written by an Urban Achiever

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Rated PG for innuendo and brief language | See all certifications »

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28 April 2000 (USA)  »

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$83,000,000 (estimated)

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$10,518,435 (USA) (30 April 2000)

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$35,268,275 (USA)
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The creators of the original animated series, William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, can be seen briefly during the wedding scene at the end of the picture. There's one quick shot of the two of them together singing along to the Flintstones theme song. See more »

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After Wilma takes a short walk and is stopped by Chip, the elevator door closes, then reopens when a lady pushes a button, a few seconds later, someone else pushes the button and it opens, not taking any time to move from the floor it would have gone to, and there's no one inside. See more »

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Fred Flintstone: Your eyes are like two big blue eyes.
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After the credits, the standard "When in Hollywood Visit Universal Studios" card is replaced with the prehistoric equivalent "When in Hollyrock visit Univershell Studios". See more »

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References The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) See more »

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Viva Las Vegas (Viva Rock Vegas)
Words and Music by Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman
Performed by Ann-Margret
Produced by Brian Rawling and Walter Turbitt
Special guitar performence by James Burton
Also performed by Alan Cumming
Used by permission. All rights reserved.
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Fossilized dino deposits
11 September 2006 | by (Redondo Beach, CA) – See all my reviews

This movie makes an awkward attempt to stay faithful to the spirit of the cartoon. It has moments, but far too few of them.

The few things done right first: Jane Krakowski makes a wonderful Betty; why couldn't she have been in the first movie? She makes the silly dialog somehow sweet and fun. The dating sequence is cute and the Vegas arrival scene has some clever sight gags, but these were fleeting montages. Harvey Korman is wasted in a throw-away role with few lines; instead of voicing Gazoo (as he did in the original cartoon), and the guy they use for Gazoo sounds like slate grinding on bedrock.

Joan Collins is obnoxious enough on her own; this movie has her play a wrenching stereotypical loudmouth mother-in-law who you want to feed to the nearest T-Rex you can find. And the guy that plays Barney? What the heck is he doing? His entire performance looked like a rejected audition for a junior high school production of "Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure in Jurassic Park." Fred? The guy had a voice almost as nasally as Joan Collins. Wilma is cast as a 7-foot-tall giraffe. Fred goes gambling: Gee, what's gonna happen there? Fred and Barney dress up as dancers: they even manage to ruin this classic comedy routine. A poorly done triangle story falls flat.

This petrified fossil of a film does little justice to the Modern Stone-Aged Family. Rent some of the original cartoons, instead.


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