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Caddyshack (1980)

R | | Comedy, Sport | 25 July 1980 (USA)
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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Some People Just Don't Belong. See more »

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Comedy | Sport

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25 July 1980 (USA)  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)

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$39,800,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Rodney Dangerfield hired singer and golfer Don Cherry to teach him to golf for this film. Don was a regular headliner in Las Vegas, and lived near Dangerfield. In addition to his singing, Don was a very well known-professional golfer. See more »

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During Lou's speech after the gumball machine incident, the ballpoint pen that is attached to the front of his shirt is relocated to a higher position - from below a button to above a button. See more »

Quotes

Bishop: [as he misses a putt on the 18th hole during the thunderstorm] OH, RAT FART!
[he holds up his club and is hit by lightning... Carl drops the golf bag and leaves him there]
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Boogie Wonderland
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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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