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Caddyshack -- A comedy about a construction tycoon who tries to join a snobby country club that doesn't want him as a member.
Caddyshack -- An exclusive golf course has to deal with a brash new member and a destructive dancing gopher.

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Director:
Writers:
Brian Doyle-Murray (written by) &
Harold Ramis (written by) ...
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Release Date:
25 July 1980 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
At last, a comedy that bites! See more »
Plot:
An exclusive golf course has to deal with a brash new member and a destructive dancing gopher. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
A classic in the genre. See more (250 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Chevy Chase ... Ty Webb

Rodney Dangerfield ... Al Czervik

Ted Knight ... Judge Elihu Smails

Michael O'Keefe ... Danny Noonan

Bill Murray ... Carl Spackler
Sarah Holcomb ... Maggie O'Hooligan

Scott Colomby ... Tony D'Annunzio

Cindy Morgan ... Lacey Underall
Dan Resin ... Dr. Beeper

Henry Wilcoxon ... The Bishop
Elaine Aiken ... Mrs. Noonan

Albert Salmi ... Mr. Noonan

Ann Ryerson ... Grace

Brian Doyle-Murray ... Lou Loomis

Hamilton Mitchell ... Motormouth
Peter Berkrot ... Angie D'Annunzio
John F. Barmon Jr. ... Spaulding Smails
Lois Kibbee ... Mrs. Smails
Brian McConnachie ... Drew Scott
Scott Powell ... Gatsby
Ann Crilley ... Suki
Cordis Heard ... Wally
Scott Sudden ... Richard Richards
Jackie Davis ... Smoke Porterhouse
Thomas A. Carlin ... Sandy McFiddish (as Thomas Carlin)

Minerva Scelza ... Joey D'Annunzio
Kenneth Burritt ... Mr. Havercamp
Rebecca Burritt ... Mrs. Havercamp

Barbara Keegan ... Noble Noyes (as Bobbie Kosstrin)
Scott Jackson ... Chuck Schick
Ron Frank ... Pat Noonan
Patricia Wilcox ... Nancy Noonan
Debi Frank ... Kathleen Noonan
Tony Gulliver ... Ray (Old Caddy)
Kim Bordeaux ... Pre-deb
Lori Lowe ... Pre-deb
Marcus Breece ... Lifeguard
Mark Chiriboga ... Terry the Hippie
Fred Buch ... Angry Husband
Frank Schuller ... Charlie the Cook
Mel Pape ... Butler
Marge McKenna ... Lady on Boat
Bruce McLaughlin ... Old Crony
Dennis McCormack ... Dennis Noonan
Violet Ramis ... Noonan Child
Judy Arman ... Beeper's Girlfriend
Dr. Dow ... Mr. Wang
Paige Coffman ... Little Girl at Pool
Donna M. Wiggin ... Woman at Pool
James Hotchkiss ... Old Crony
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Debbie Howard ... Bathing Suit Girl (uncredited)
Douglas Kenney ... Al Czervik's Dinner Guest (uncredited)
John Murray ... Caddy (uncredited)
Ted Swanson ... Golf Pro (uncredited)
Anna Upstrom ... Blonde Bombshell (uncredited)

Directed by
Harold Ramis 
 
Writing credits
Brian Doyle-Murray (written by) &
Harold Ramis (written by) &
Douglas Kenney (written by)

Produced by
Douglas Kenney .... producer
Donald MacDonald .... associate producer (as Don MacDonald)
Jon Peters .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Johnny Mandel 
 
Cinematography by
Stevan Larner (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
William C. Carruth  (as William Carruth)
 
Casting by
Wallis Nicita  (as Wally Nicita)
 
Production Design by
Stan Jolley 
 
Art Direction by
George Szeptycki 
 
Set Decoration by
Tom Coll 
Don K. Ivey  (as Don Ivey)
 
Makeup Department
Diane Johnson .... hair stylist
Elizabeth Lambert .... makeup artist (as Beth Lambert)
Marlana May .... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Mark Canton .... executive in charge of production
Rusty Lemorande .... executive in charge of production
Ted Swanson .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ricou Browning .... second unit director
Charles Persons .... second assistant director
David Whorf .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Larry Goodwin Sr. .... assistant property master (as Larry Goodwin)
Jack Johnson .... property master
John Balling .... scenic artist (uncredited)
Bert Bertolami .... greensman (uncredited)
Holly Bird .... storyboard & sketch artist (uncredited)
Jose Duarte .... paint foreman (uncredited)
Gabriel C. Ell .... construction foreman (uncredited)
Joe Garlington .... propmaker (uncredited)
Wally Graham .... construction coordinator (uncredited)
William Kellow .... construction propmaker (uncredited)
Martin A. Kline .... storyboard artist (uncredited)
Sterling Swanson .... leadman (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Michael Evje .... production sound
D.G. Fisher .... production sound (as D.G. Fischer)
Bob Minkler .... sound re-recordist (as Robert Minkler)
Clive Smith .... sound editor
Richard Tyler .... sound re-recordist
Ray West .... sound re-recordist
D.G. Fisher .... boom operator (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
J.B. Jones .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Pat Brymer .... special animator
Jeffrey Burke .... special animator
John Dykstra .... supervisor of special effects
Rocco Gioffre .... matte paintings
Grant McCune .... special animator
Robert Shepherd .... effects production supervisor
Michael Douglas Middleton .... visual effects still photographer (uncredited)
Denise Shurtleff .... crew member: Apogee (uncredited)
Hoyt Yeatman .... matte photographer (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Tom Bahr .... utility stunts
Ricou Browning Jr. .... stunt double
Marc Mercury .... stunt player (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Oscar Barber .... camera operator
Donald Carlson .... assistant camera
William Carr .... grip
Stanley E. Gilbert .... additional photographer (as Stanley Gilbert)
Ed Knott Jr. .... grip (as Edward Knott Jr.)
Calvin Maehl .... gaffer
John McGowan .... assistant camera
Michael McGowan .... camera operator
James Pergola .... additional photographer
William Smaling .... electrician (as Bill Smalling)
William Swan Jr. .... electrician
Stephen Wever .... still photographer (as Steve Wever)
Dean Williams .... still photographer
John Winner .... assistant camera (as John Louis Winner)
William D. Barber .... assistant camera (uncredited)
James Bright .... electrician (uncredited)
Thomas Cocheo .... grip (uncredited)
Thomas Elmore .... electrician (uncredited)
Robert Horne .... first assistant camera (uncredited)
Ed Kammerer .... best boy (uncredited)
Greg Kasper .... grip (uncredited)
Jack Kokernoot .... electrician (uncredited)
Ross A. Maehl .... gaffer (uncredited)
Walter G. Morris Jr. .... gaffer: Florida (uncredited)
Pierre Roseman .... electrician (uncredited)
Norm Walke .... crane operator (uncredited)
Julian Wilson .... second assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Marian Polan .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Vivian Cocheo .... costumer: women
Andre Lavery .... costumer: men
Eric Seelig .... costume supervisor
Linda Benedict-Pierce .... costumer (uncredited)
Joanne Wenger .... cutter/fitter (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
David Bretherton .... supervising editor
Melissa Bretherton .... apprentice editor (as Mellissa Bretherton)
Rachel Igel .... assistant film editor
Don Gilman .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Location Management
B.J. Johnson .... location manager (uncredited)
Jeffrey W. Stacey .... location manager (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Bruce Botnick .... music production supervisor
Michael Dilbeck .... music coordinator
Kenny Loggins .... music coordinator
Roy Prendergast .... music editor (as Roy M. Prendergast)
Jack K. Tillar .... music editor (as Jack Tillar)
Tommy Tedesco .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Hank Scelza .... transportation captain
Israel Brinson .... transportation co-captain (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Trevor Albert .... assistant: Harold Ramis
Sam Bernstein .... production auditor
Mary Lou Byrd .... production secretary
Matthew Cokee .... production assistant
Jonathan Fairbanks .... production assistant
Vic Heutschy .... unit publicist
Susan Montgomery .... assistant auditor
Diane Morrison .... production secretary
John Murray .... production assistant
Dan Perri .... title designer
Susana Preston .... script supervisor
Hillary Anne Ripps .... assistant: Jon Peters (as Hillary Ripps)
Mimi Stacey .... production secretary
Peter Tors .... production assistant
Dee Dee Winner .... production secretary
Tom Bahr .... marine coordinator (uncredited)
Shirley Bird .... on-set nurse (uncredited)
Will Brantley .... craft service (uncredited)
Scott Jacobson .... craft service (uncredited)
Vince Martinez .... location auditor (uncredited)
Brenda Watt .... animal handler (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Janet Davidson .... special acknowledgment
Mel Howard .... special acknowledgment
Ed Murray .... special acknowledgment
David Price .... special acknowledgment
Herman Ripps .... special acknowledgment
Dick Wetzel .... special acknowledgment
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
98 min
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Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
With scenes between Danny and Maggie ending up on the cutting room floor, the original thru-line in the narrative dissolved. Rusty Lemorande suggested that the gopher become a complete character. (In the original script and cut, the gopher is referred to, and there is a brief scene where Al tussles with the gopher (with the end of his golf club).See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: Right before Al Czervick (Rodney Dangerfield) picks up an enormous divot from the fairway, you can clearly see the area to be taken up by the club.See more »
Quotes:
[Caddy Danny arrives among the rich in his yachting outfit]
Spalding Smails:Ahoy polloi... where did you come from, a scotch ad?
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Soundtrack:
I'm AlrightSee more »

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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
A classic in the genre., 8 February 2003
Author: Rex from United States

Caddyshack has some uniquely funny moments. Carl's (Bill Murray) war with the gopher is hilarious. The gopher is cheaply made, not even close to taking advantage of the special effects available at the time, but, even that seems to add to his charm.

Rodney Dangerfield has one of his best performances in this film. I don't particularly enjoy his brand of humor, but, he fit in perfectly with the rest of the cast.

It is a campy, goofy, sometimes vulgar movie, but that is what was intended. I have fond memories of this movie from when I was younger, and it seems to get better with each viewing.

The sequel was made 8 years later. Unfortunately, it didn't even begin to live up to the standards of the first. Here are my suggestions for other films you may enjoy from this genre and time frame: Stripes, One Crazy Summer, and Animal House.

I highly recommend this movie, as well as the others listed.

Parental caution: Nudity, vulgar humor, and sexual references.

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