Released the same year as Jurassic Park, the legendary Roger Corman produced Carnosaur, also based on a novel about genetically engineered dinosaurs, which had a much smaller budget but a significantly weirder plot as dinosaur test subjects escape a lab and go on a rampage in the surrounding desert and nearby town.
Teaming up with her sister, a disgruntled bodyguard and a Hong Kong cop, FBI agent Tracy Pride works to take down evil businessman Jason Slade, who has come into possession of a dangerous piece of nuclear weapons tech he plans on selling to the highest bidder.
Based on the highly popular 90s toyline which featured awesome mini-playsets, Mighty Max followed the titular pre-teen hero as he came into possession of a powerful artifact that took the form of a red baseball cap that lets him travel across time and space. Teaming with his allies Virgil and Norman, Max has to battle the evil forces of Skullmaster, who wants the cap for his own evil purposes.
Although it appeared on their second album in 1988, “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” didn’t chart in the US until it was included on the soundtrack for the sleeper hit Johnny Depp movie, Benny & Joon, in 1993.
Inspired by early 90’s Internet culture and the works of authors like Neal Stephenson and William Gibson, Billy Idol created a concept album called Cyberpunk in 1993 which featured the single, “Shock to the System”, where Idol becomes a cyborg who battles the corrupt “Cyber-Cops” in future Los Angeles.
90s hip-hop duo Tag Team turned their monster hit Whoomp! (There It Is) into an Addams Family version called Addams Family Whoomp for the soundtrack of 1993’s Addams Family Values.