Power Rangers/Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie
From The TV IV
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie is the first feature film of Power Rangers.
Cast: Karan Ashley (Aisha Campbell), Johnny Yong Bosch (Adam Park), Steve Cardenas (Rocky DeSantos), Jason David Frank (Tommy Oliver), Amy Jo Johnson (Kimberly Hart), David Yost (Billy Cranston), Paul Schrier (Bulk), Jason Narvy (Skull), Paul Freeman (Ivan Ooze), Gabrielle Fitzpatrick (Dulcea), Nicholas Bell (Zordon), Robert L. Manahan (Zordon (voice)), Peta-Maree Rixon (Alpha 5), Richard Steven Horvitz (Alpha 5 (voice))
The Movie vs The Show
|The Movie||Ninja Quest|
|The Ranger suits are armor-like, with emblems in the center.||The Ranger suits are spandex, with no emblem on the chest.|
|The Command Center is big and bright.||The Command Center is small and dark.|
|The Ranger teens have color-coded morphers.||The Ranger teens have standard grey/gold morphers.|
|Ninja Ranger form is called by shouting, "Ninjetti!" and the animal spirit.||Ninja Ranger form is called by shouting, "Ninja Ranger Power!"|
|The new powers come from Dulcea.||The new powers come from Ninjor.|
|Goldar has a distant cousin named Mordant.||Rita Repulsa has a brother named Rito Revolto.|
|Rita and Zedd release Ivan Ooze from an egg, who has an army of Tengu Warriors.||Rito brings Tenga Warrior eggs as a wedding present, along with a Vampirus egg.|
|Ivan Ooze destroys the command center, destroying the Rangers' powers in the process.||Rito Revolto destroys the Thunderzords, which overloads the Rangers' power.|
- The Red Hot Chili Peppers' song that is playing at the start of the movie, was actually in the opening scene of the original pilot.
- Upon entering the crane zord cockpit, Kimberly exclaims, "nice stereo!" This is reminiscent of the first time she entered the pterodactyl zord cockpit in Day of the Dumpster.
Behind the Scenes
- Much of the movie was actually shot twice. The two main reasons being the cast change of Dulcea, and the fact that the original design for the suits did not have visors or mouthpieces.
- Catherine Sutherland actually auditioned for the part of Dulcea, before she was cast in the show as Katherine Hillard.
Allusions and References
- While distroying the command center, Ivan Ooze begins listing off things that he missed out on, including: The Black Plague, The Spanish Inquisition and the Brady Bunch Reunion.
- Adam: Welcome to Jurassic Park.
This is said walking through a dinosaur graveyard, referencing the dinosaur movie, Jurassic Park.
- Ivan Ooze: Hi Honey, I'm home.
This is a popular saying in family sitcoms.