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The Banana Splits Movie (2019)

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A boy named Harley and his family (brother Austin, mother Beth, and father Mitch) attends a taping of The Banana Splits TV show, which is supposed to be a fun-filled birthday for young ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dani Kind ... Beth
Steve Lund ... Mitch
Celina Martin ... Poppy
Finlay Wojtak-Hissong ... Harley
Sara Canning ... Rebecca
Romeo Carere Romeo Carere ... Austin
Maria Nash ... Zoe
Naledi Majola ... Paige
Richard White Richard White ... Stevie
Kiroshan Naidoo ... Thadd
Keeno Lee Hector Keeno Lee Hector ... Jonathan
Lia Sachs Lia Sachs ... Parker
Lionel Newton Lionel Newton ... Karl
Daniel Fox ... Andy
Vash Singh ... Doug
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Storyline

A boy named Harley and his family (brother Austin, mother Beth, and father Mitch) attends a taping of The Banana Splits TV show, which is supposed to be a fun-filled birthday for young Harley and business as usual for Rebecca, the producer of the series. But things take an unexpected turn -- and the body count quickly rises. Can Harley, his mom and their new pals safely escape?

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Tralala Terror!


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for horror violence and gore | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 August 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Banana Splits Movie See more »

Filming Locations:

Cape Town, South Africa

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

One of the guest stars on the original TV show was The Monkees. Pay close attention to how the older son, Austin is dressed. He looks like the way Michael Nesmith dressed while on the The Monkees (1966), right down to the way he wears his knit hat. Deliberate homage or accident, it's the first thing that comes to mind when he's on screen. See more »

Goofs

Sometimes when the voice actor for the Splits is heard, the Splits' mouths flop/move up and down. But other times, their mouths are stationary despite the voices being heard. See more »

Quotes

Fleegle: Banana Cadabra!
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Crazy Credits

During the first half of the end credits, the Banana Splits "perform" their theme song. (Though it's a cover by Fallout Boy's Patrick Stump who also composed the instrumentals throughout the movie) See more »

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Nice concept, average execution
20 August 2019 | by anthonyjlangfordSee all my reviews

Like many I suppose, I was drawn to the novelty factor having the iconic Banana Splits made into a modern horror film. I was all for the concept and the basic premise is quite a good one. However the film takes itself far too seriously for it to actually work properly.

It's a ridiculous setup so there should be some humour involved. It's all delivered with such a straight face that after a while it becomes an ordinary, if not bland, slasher film.

The first execution is quite fun but after that these bananas are slipping on their own dropped peels. A shame but ultimately it's pretty dull.


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