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The "slobs versus snobs" formula of lowbrow comedy gets a twist in this mindless Pauly Shore vehicle that pits slobs against scientists. Shore plays Bud Macintosh, a Tucson, Arizona, slacker and junior college student. Bud and his best pal Doyle Johnson (Stephen Baldwin), have just suffered the humiliation of being dumped by their girlfriends when they stumble into what they think is a new mall. However, the facility is a scientific research laboratory known as a bio-dome, a self-sustaining habitat in which five scientists, led by Dr. Noah Faulkner (William Atherton), are to conduct… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 5%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Despite the advances humankind has made since dragging itself out of the primordial ooze, Shore is a successful comedian."
‑ John Anderson, Los Angeles Times
"Inept in almost every respect."
‑ Stephen Holden, New York Times
"All told, it's precisely what you'd expect -- which means you'd be well-advised to wait for the video."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Could possibly be the worst Hollywood movie I've ever seen."
‑ Ryan Cracknell, Apollo Guide
"Wanna-be comedy falls way flat."
‑ Madeleine Williams, Cinematter
"Even with the low expectations any reasonable viewer brings to a Shore flick, this rates only stupid-plus."
‑ , Entertainment Weekly
"America faces the very real prospect that Pauly Shore is the most annoying comic alive."
‑ Peter Stack, San Francisco Chronicle
"It's good for one reason: it killed Pauly Shore's career."
‑ Alex Sandell, Juicy Cerebellum
"Film school grad Jason Bloom makes his directing debut, but his inexperience shows."
‑ Kim Williamson, Boxoffice Magazine
"It's not by any means inspired madness."
‑ Leonard Klady, Variety
"A spoof of eco-consciousness starring one-man toxic spill Pauly Shore."
‑ Hal Hinson, Washington Post
"Can there even BE a "low point" to Pauly Shore's career?"
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"If you must rent it, at least wait for a half-price night."
‑ Craig Marine, San Francisco Examiner
More reviews for Bio-Dome on Rotten Tomatoes

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