In this live-action prequel to The Flintstones (1994), the Flintstones and the Rubbles go on a trip to Rock Vegas, where Wilma Slaghoople (Kristen Johnston) is pursued by playboy Chip Rockefeller (Thomas Gibson).
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A family is relocated by FBI after the twin sisters stop a diamond thief with ketchup. They are blabbermouths so, as last chance, they end up in in Sydney, Australia. 2 mobsters are sent there for them and the hidden diamond.
Cute twins get driving licenses, a party and a convertible on their 16th birthday. 6 months later they're off on a road trip with 2 friends to the Winter Olympics in Utah. 3 male friends follow in their car. Things don't go as planned.
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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
Directly after Nicola has her baby, she sits up and holds a baby that is clean, with no umbilical cord, and has teeth. See more »
Come on, Clifford. Don't you remember being a kid?
You know? Fooling around on the playground, scrapping your knee.
Deborah, what planet are you from?
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The Spice Girls talk to the audience while the credits start to roll, saying things like 'Hey, look at those two in the back row snogging', and 'Hey, you - no, not you, the person behind you. . . I like your dress'. See more »
A special live song that was cut from the film is added at the end of the VHS release. See more »
I've liked the Spice Girls for years, but I'm not sure why. Ordinarily, I don't care for their brand of dance-pop fluff, but somehow they make it sound good. Regardless of what anyone says, they are talented singers and dancers, and they show that numerous times. They're also pretty and most of them wear outfits that show a lot. And while they're not accomplished actresses, they are simply adorable.
I don't think anyone intended this movie to be taken seriously. It's just good clean (well, slightly naughty) fun. Roger Moore comes the closest to giving a good performance, in a role that appears to be spoofing Bond villains. Just in case we don't get the joke, he pets a long-haired cat.
One of the funniest scenes has the girls complaining about people thinking they fit the stereotypical image people have of them. Of course, Emma says this while on a swing in a three-year-old's fantasy world.
The girls actually show they have intelligence. Or do they? I thought Melanie B was the one with brains. She's no better off than the others!
Another humorous incident: Victoria can't make up her mind whether to wear the short black Gucci dress or the short black Gucci dress. Emma suggests she wear the short black Gucci dress. Problem solved!
Of course, the girls are being harassed by the tabloids, whose top personnel are shown being evil.
And then there are the guys pitching their idea for a Spice Girls movie. Some of what we see is supposedly their imagination. Including a Dukes of Hazzard style incident with a bus, which was done so cheaply it's obviously not real.
In the closing credits, the girls are actually more talented delivering dialogue because they are being themselves, not merely playing exaggerated versions of themselves. I've never seen communication with the movie audience quite like this!
It's not for people looking for Shakespeare. But if you want to laugh and hear music that is bubbly and upbeat, this is pretty good.
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