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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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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 that bites! See more »


Comedy | Sport


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Release Date:

25 July 1980 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Los locos del Golf  »

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Box Office


$6,000,000 (estimated)


$39,800,000 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Theatrical and TV trailers shows some extra shots and deleted scenes. These include; Danny almost gets hit by a throwing knife while he is in the kitchen, Danny juggling with golf balls, couple extra shots of gopher including a scene where he dances in one of his tunnels, Ty and Lacey talking while walking across golf course, alternate version of scene where Smails gets hit with golf ball in groins, another scene between Ty and Lacey on some boat (some stills and lobby cards also show a part where Ty talks on the phone while Lacey whispers in his ear in same deleted scene). See more »


When Al Czervik tees off after they've upped the bet, he's teeing off with a putter. See more »


Spalding Smails: I want a hamburger. No, cheeseburger. I want a hot dog. I want a milkshake. I want potato chips
[gets cut off by Judge Smails]
Judge Smails: You'll get nothing, and like it!
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Crazy Credits

On certain cable airings of the film, the text in the end credits is white instead of yellow. See more »


Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Oh! Heavenly Dog (2016) See more »


Mr. Night
Lyrics by Kenny Loggins & Richard Stekol
Music by Kenny Loggins
Recorded by Kenny Loggins
Courtesy of Columbia Records
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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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