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Caddyshack (1980)

 -  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)  »

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Los locos del Golf  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$39,800,000 (USA)
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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Rodney Dangerfield was new to acting at the time and had trouble following along. Due to his background working with comedians, Harold Ramis was able to assist Dangerfield throughout filming. See more »

Goofs

When Lacy walks into the foyer of Ty's house there is a Japanese screen Ty bangs his hand into. The next scene shows them walking into the den and the same Japanese screen is there too. See more »

Quotes

Al Czervik: [to his Asian companion] I hear this place is restricted, Wang, so don't tell 'em you're Jewish, okay?
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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 »

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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.2 (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Ballad of the Green Berets
Music by Robin Moore
Lyrics by Barry Sadler (as Ssgt. Barry Sadler)
Performed by Bill Murray
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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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