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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:

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

The motto of the community college Jen and Monique attend is "nothing to be ashamed of." See more »

Goofs

When Doyle bends down to kiss his girlfriend at the glass window, his sunglasses are in the collar of his shirt. When he rises, the sunglasses are gone. They reappear in the next scene. See more »

Quotes

Computer voice: Warning. All hell is breaking loose.
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Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: God's Club (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

He's a Whore
Written by Rick Nielsen
Performed by Wax
Produced by Ralph Sall for Bulletproof Recording Company, Inc.
Wax appears courtesy of Interscope Records
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Down with The Dome!
2 December 2008 | by Mash-the-stampedeSee all my reviews

Not quite as bad as people make this film out to be. There are some genuinely funny moments in this film. Sure there's lot's of silly moments and "potty-humour" jokes which may only appeal to 16 year old boys but still these lame jokes are done in such a "light-hearted-let's-not-take-ourselves-too-seriously" way which still manages to amuse and make me chuckle! There are also several cameos from actors who are now doing really well but were pretty much un-heard of back then such as a pre-fame version of "Tenacious D"!!! I'm actually quite surprised at the low user rating of 3.8 when movies like "You don't mess with the Zohan" which is possibly the worst film ever made manage to get over 5.0!!!! Bio-dome is a great "swith-off your brain" type of film which shouldn't be taken seriously at all. So crank out the beers or the bong or both and just zone into the dome!


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