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** It was the film debut of Finola Hughes, a British actress who would go on to the ''Film/SaturdayNightFever'' sequel ''Staying Alive'', star in the soap opera ''Series/GeneralHospital'', and play the mother of the protagonists in ''Series/{{Charmed|1998}}''.

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** It was the film debut of Finola Hughes, Creator/FinolaHughes, a British actress who would go on to the ''Film/SaturdayNightFever'' sequel ''Staying Alive'', star in the soap opera ''Series/GeneralHospital'', and play the mother of the protagonists in ''Series/{{Charmed|1998}}''.

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*ValuesDissonance: As one modern critic noted, the film comes off as homophobic since Alphie is trying to save Bibi from the "sinners" which made up mostly of members from the LGBTQ+ community including a CampGay, cross-dressers, and transgendered people.


* {{Anvilicious}}: The film is a very unsubtle morality play depicting a very trippy version of the Book of Revelations.
* FunnyAneurysmMoment: Many a laugh was had at the expense of Pandi's "Coming for You", namely that the song isn't subtle at all about [[IntercourseWithYou what kind of "coming" it is referring to]]. However, one's enjoyment of the song can become a little awkward when one discovers that Grace Kennedy, the actress playing Pandi, actually caught up the innuendo immediately and asked the filmmakers to change it to no avail, and was left in tears after performing it.

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* {{Anvilicious}}: The film is a very an ''extremely'' unsubtle morality play depicting a very trippy version of the Book of Revelations.
* FunnyAneurysmMoment: Many a laugh was had at the expense of Pandi's "Coming for You", namely that the song isn't subtle at all about [[IntercourseWithYou what kind of "coming" it is referring to]]. However, one's enjoyment of the song can become a little awkward when one discovers that Grace Kennedy, the actress playing Pandi, actually caught up the innuendo immediately and asked the filmmakers to change it to no avail, and was left in tears after performing it.



** Derek Deadman plays a man with tusks. This film came out one year before ''Film/TimeBandits'', in which he plays another man with a pair of tusks. Maybe the tusks were Deadman's idea?
** Boogalow is a villain who [[{{omniglot}} speaks four languages]] to show his cunning: English, French, German and Italian. This is decades before Christoph Waltz earned critical acclaim by playing a villain in ''Film/InglouriousBasterds'' who displays his cunning through the exact same four languages.
* InferredHolocaust: All the people who've managed to resist Mr. Boogalow's control are [[spoiler:raptured away by Mr. Topps to a new world]], leaving no-one left on Earth to oppose him and he still is the dictator of a fascist state. Then again, considering that [[spoiler:Mr. Topps and Mr. Boogalow are allegories to God and the Devil]], Boogalow is less than pleased.

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** Derek Deadman plays a man with tusks. This film came out one a year before ''Film/TimeBandits'', in which he plays another man with a pair of tusks. Maybe the tusks were Deadman's idea?
** Boogalow is a villain who [[{{omniglot}} speaks four languages]] to show his cunning: English, French, German and Italian. This is decades before Christoph Waltz Creator/ChristophWaltz earned critical acclaim by playing a villain in ''Film/InglouriousBasterds'' who displays his cunning through the exact same four languages.
* InferredHolocaust: All the people who've managed to resist Mr. Boogalow's control are [[spoiler:raptured away by Mr. Topps to a new world]], leaving no-one left on Earth to oppose him and he still is the dictator of a fascist state. Then again, considering that [[spoiler:Mr. Topps [[spoiler:Topps and Mr. Boogalow are allegories to God and the Devil]], Boogalow is less than pleased.



** It was the film debut of Finola Hughes, a British actress who would go on to do the ''Film/SaturdayNightFever'' sequel ''Staying Alive'', star in the soap opera ''Series/GeneralHospital'', and play the mother of the protagonists in ''Series/{{Charmed|1998}}''.

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** It was the film debut of Finola Hughes, a British actress who would go on to do the ''Film/SaturdayNightFever'' sequel ''Staying Alive'', star in the soap opera ''Series/GeneralHospital'', and play the mother of the protagonists in ''Series/{{Charmed|1998}}''.



* SoBadItsGood: Between the utterly insane plot and the actually quite decent music featured in the film, it can actually prove very entertaining if watched with the right mindset.

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* SoBadItsGood: Between the utterly insane plot and the actually quite decent music featured in the film, music, it can actually prove very entertaining if watched with the right mindset.



* SuspiciouslySimilarSong: The medley for "Coming for You" bares a striking resemblance to Music/DonnaSummer's "Wasted", which predates ''The Apple'' by four years.
* ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs: The film is a cracked out ''Film/PhantomOfTheParadise'', which is cracked out already.

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* SuspiciouslySimilarSong: The medley for "Coming "[[https://youtu.be/MorPh6OKLaQ Coming for You" bares You]]" bears a striking resemblance to Music/DonnaSummer's "Wasted", "[[https://youtu.be/p3gMdjOjkVU Wasted]]", which predates ''The Apple'' by four years.
* ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs: The film ''The Apple'' is a cracked out ''Film/PhantomOfTheParadise'', which is cracked out pretty much on crack already.


* {{Anvilicious}}: The movie is a very unsubtle morality play depicting a very trippy version of the Book of Revelations.

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* {{Anvilicious}}: The movie film is a very unsubtle morality play depicting a very trippy version of the Book of Revelations.


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* SuspiciouslySimilarSong: The medley for "Coming for You" bares a striking resemblance to Music/DonnaSummer's "Wasted", which predates ''The Apple'' by four years.


* ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs: ''WebVideo/TheCinemaSnob'' said it was a cracked out ''Film/PhantomOfTheParadise'' which was cracked out already.

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* ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs: ''WebVideo/TheCinemaSnob'' said it was The film is a cracked out ''Film/PhantomOfTheParadise'' ''Film/PhantomOfTheParadise'', which was is cracked out already.

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* ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs: ''WebVideo/TheCinemaSnob'' said it was a cracked out ''Film/PhantomOfTheParadise'' which was cracked out already.


** Boogalow is a villain who [[{{omniglot}} speaks four languages]] to show his cunning: English, French, German and Italian. This is decades before Christoph Waltz earned critical acclaim by playing a villain in ''Film/InglouriousBastaerds'' who displays his cunning through the exact same four languages.

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** Boogalow is a villain who [[{{omniglot}} speaks four languages]] to show his cunning: English, French, German and Italian. This is decades before Christoph Waltz earned critical acclaim by playing a villain in ''Film/InglouriousBastaerds'' ''Film/InglouriousBasterds'' who displays his cunning through the exact same four languages.


* HilariousInHindsight: Mr. Boogalow… hmm - that name will come up again (spelled differently) [[Film/Breakin2ElectricBoogaloo in another (comparatively) more realistic music-based Cannon Group movie]].

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* HilariousInHindsight: HilariousInHindsight:
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Mr. Boogalow… hmm - that Boogalow's name will come up again (spelled differently) [[Film/Breakin2ElectricBoogaloo predates ''Film/Breakin2ElectricBoogaloo'', one of Cannon Group's best-remembered films.
** Derek Deadman plays a man with tusks. This film came out one year before ''Film/TimeBandits'',
in which he plays another (comparatively) more realistic music-based Cannon Group movie]].man with a pair of tusks. Maybe the tusks were Deadman's idea?
** Boogalow is a villain who [[{{omniglot}} speaks four languages]] to show his cunning: English, French, German and Italian. This is decades before Christoph Waltz earned critical acclaim by playing a villain in ''Film/InglouriousBastaerds'' who displays his cunning through the exact same four languages.



* {{Narm}}: A slow love ballad causes hearts to beat faster than an up-tempo glam rock number. Sure.


* InferredHolocaust: All the people who've managed to resist Boogalow's control are [[spoiler:raptured away to a new world]], leaving no-one left on Earth to oppose him and he still is the dictator of a fascist state. Boogalow is less than pleased, however.

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* InferredHolocaust: All the people who've managed to resist Mr. Boogalow's control are [[spoiler:raptured away by Mr. Topps to a new world]], leaving no-one left on Earth to oppose him and he still is the dictator of a fascist state. Then again, considering that [[spoiler:Mr. Topps and Mr. Boogalow are allegories to God and the Devil]], Boogalow is less than pleased, however.pleased.


* FunnyAneurysmMoment: Many a laugh was had at the expense of Pandi's "Coming for You", namely that the song isn't subtle at all about [[IntercourseWithYou what kind of "coming" it is referring to]]. However, one's enjoyment of the song can become a little awkward when one discovers that the actress playing Pandi actually caught up the innuendo immediately and asked the filmmakers to change it to no avail, and was left in tears after performing it.

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* FunnyAneurysmMoment: Many a laugh was had at the expense of Pandi's "Coming for You", namely that the song isn't subtle at all about [[IntercourseWithYou what kind of "coming" it is referring to]]. However, one's enjoyment of the song can become a little awkward when one discovers that Grace Kennedy, the actress playing Pandi Pandi, actually caught up the innuendo immediately and asked the filmmakers to change it to no avail, and was left in tears after performing it.

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* FunnyAneurysmMoment: Many a laugh was had at the expense of Pandi's "Coming for You", namely that the song isn't subtle at all about [[IntercourseWithYou what kind of "coming" it is referring to]]. However, one's enjoyment of the song can become a little awkward when one discovers that the actress playing Pandi actually caught up the innuendo immediately and asked the filmmakers to change it to no avail, and was left in tears after performing it.

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* {{Narm}}: A slow love ballad causes hearts to beat faster than an up-tempo glam rock number. Sure.


* EarWorm: The title song is pretty catchy, despite the cheesy WordSalad lyrics. Even though it's a blatant "Acid Queen" attempt, so is "Speed."


** This is the only film credit of Nigel Lythgoe. He is more famous for being a judge and executive producer of Series/SoYouThinkYouCanDance and American Idol. He considers it an old shame, probably due to the fact it was shot in a [=WW2=] gas factory and most of the dancers were on drugs.

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** This is the only film credit of Nigel Lythgoe. He is more famous for being a judge and executive producer of Series/SoYouThinkYouCanDance ''Series/SoYouThinkYouCanDance'' and American Idol. ''Series/AmericanIdol''. He considers it an old shame, OldShame, probably due to the fact it was shot in a [=WW2=] gas factory and most of the dancers were on drugs.

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* HilariousInHindsight: Mr. Boogalow… hmm - that name will come up again (spelled differently) [[Film/Breakin2ElectricBoogaloo in another (comparatively) more realistic music-based Cannon Group movie]].

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