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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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Company Credits

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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

A rumor later circulated that the film was originally written as a third entry in the Bill and Ted series, and re-worked after the two main stars, Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves, declined to appear. 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

Monique: [yelling] Mom! Can you please tell your love slave that if he's not part of the solution, he's part of the problem.
Russell: The only problem I have is that I've run out of Depends.
Monique: You know, Russell, there is a bathroom right around the corner.
Russell: I can't go to the bathroom. I hurt my bladder rollerblading.
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Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Chairman of the Board (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

World Destruction
Written by Bill Laswell (as Laswell) and Afrika Bambaataa (as Aasim)
Performed by Time Zone featuring John Lydon
Courtesy of Celluloid Records
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We actually watched this in Bio Class.
10 July 2003 | by DragonMasterHiroSee all my reviews

Ok, so it was at the end of the school year, but we still watched it. So these guys get dumped by their girlfriends, and to prove that they can be responsible or whatever, they sneak into the Bio-Dome. Of course, while they're in there they cause nothing but trouble. What a concept. Why isn't this everyone's favorite? It is so amazingly deep.

What can I say about Pauly Shore? Not much except that he's been taking a long "break". And Stephen Baldwin? Well, he went on to a glorious career too. C'mon, movies like...and, um...yeah. The scientist chicks were hot. I was p****d they had to make out with those two goons though. Don't waste your time with this one. Forget you even looked this movie up, it is that bad.

Hot scientist chicks: A+

The rest of this movie: F


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