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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.

Director:

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 ... 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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Taglines:

Your dome away from home. See more »

Genres:

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)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,999,979, 14 January 1996

Gross USA:

$13,427,615

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,427,615
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

DTS | DTS-Stereo | SDDS (uncredited)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The news footage about Buttercup the clown being shot is a parody of the Abraham Zapruder film, which captured John F. Kennedy's assassination. See more »

Goofs

When Doyle makes out with Mimi he is clearly wearing a wedding band on his left ring finger, even though he is not married. See more »

Quotes

Jen: I don't know you.
Doyle: I'm Doyle Johnson, you've seen me naked.
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Soundtracks

I Want Candy
Written by Bert Berns, Bob Feldman , Jerry Goldstein, Richard Gottehrer
Performed by Bow Wow Wow
Courtesy of BMG U.K. Ltd.
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Check out the "Blue Velvet" spoof!!
17 May 2000 | by 80sChildSee all my reviews

Admittedly, the scene where Bud & Doyle inhale laughing gas ala Dennis Hopper in "Blue Velvet" is the funniest spoof I've ever seen in a movie!! All in all, this was a fun, feel good movie, and yes, Pauly Shore does get VERY annoying at times, but hey, this is all just for fun. Shakespeare it ain't, but if you're in the mood for a fun, feel-good movie to watch on a lazy weekend, check Bio-Dome out! It also delivers wonderful environmental awareness believe it or not.


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