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Caddyshack (1980)

R  |   |  Comedy, Sport  |  25 July 1980 (USA)
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An exclusive golf course has to deal with a brash new member and a destructive dancing gopher.

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Storyline

Comical goings on at an exclusive golf club. All the members are wealthy and eccentric, and all the staff are poor and slightly less eccentric. The main character is 'Danny'; he's a caddy who will do almost anything to raise money to go to college. There are many subplots, including the assistant green keeper's pursuit of a cute (obviously stuffed) gopher. Written by Rob Hartill

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At last, a comedy with balls! See more »

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Comedy | Sport

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25 July 1980 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los locos del Golf  »

Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$39,800,000 (USA)
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1.33 : 1
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While filming, there were a lot of planes flying overhead, which interfered with shooting the golf scenes and caused continuity errors in the dialog tracks that would require looping. John Murray, Bill's younger brother was the one on set everyday to alert director Harold Ramis and the shooting crew to stop filming while the planes flew by. See more »

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When Ty is getting in some night practice he is seen struggling to line up a shot under a tree and in some shrubs. He finally takes a swing but no golf ball comes out. In the next split second scene the golf ball is going through the window at Carl's shack. See more »

Quotes

Judge Smails: Spaulding, get dressed you're playing golf.
Spalding Smails: No I'm not grandpa I'm playing tennis.
Judge Smails: You're playing golf and you're going to like it.
Spalding Smails: What about my asthma?
Judge Smails: I'll give you asthma.
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Boogie Wonderland
Written by Jon Lind (as John Land) and Allee Willis
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Flawless comedy
27 December 2003 | by (West Chester, Pa) – See all my reviews

Old enough to be considered a classic. This is how the National Lampoon/SNL movies should work but rarely have. Snapshot of a few days at exclusive country club follows several divergent story lines leading to climatic golf match. Chevy's flaky Ty Webb and Murray's degenerate groundskeeper are unforgettable characters among a bevy of memorable parts. Followed eight years later by a sequel as utterly bad as this is good. 10/10


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