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Gorp (1980)

R | | Comedy | May 1980 (USA)
A slapstick comedy about the wacky antics of a group of waiters at a Jewish summer camp in upstate New York.

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Kavell
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Mad Grossman
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Bergman
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Evie
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Walrus Wallman
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Rabbi Blowitz
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Federman
Richard Beauchamp ...
Ramirez
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Fred the Chef
Lisa Shure ...
Vicki
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Barbara (as Debi Richter)
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Judy
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Irvington
Mark R. Deming ...
Lobster Newburg
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Duffo Weiss
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A slapstick comedy about the wacky antics of a group of waiters at a Jewish summer camp in upstate New York.

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Gorp stands for "good old raisins & peanuts". See more »

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Terrible Meatballs ripoff...one of the worst movies I've ever suffered through
11 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If Meatballs had been written by a coked-up, mentally-challenged Jew, it might resemble something like GORP. What GORP stands for, I have no idea. Greatly Odiferous Retarded Premise? It might've been mentioned in the movie, but I was so annoyed by the lack of good comedy writing, the bad Vinnie Babarino accents and the absence of anything remotely resembling a plot that I might've missed it.

I thought at the least I might get to see some Fran Drescher nipps or a young Patricia Arquette burn up the screen. Wrong wrong wrong. The scenes of Fran "doing it" with camp counselers fully clothed resembled two people having a simultaneous seizer on the ground. I couldn't even tell which characters were even camp counselers, there were no scenes of them doing ANYTHING remotely camp related. You just want to punch every character in this movie in the face, hard. There are no peaks or valleys, no character development at all, it's just non-stop cracked out stupidity from the very start, and not even funny stupidity at that. I have to wonder how the writer of this movie even got his foot in the door, and I'd be surprised if he ever worked again.

Even treating it like an X-rated movie and fast-forwarding to the few scenes with Fran and the one or two scenes with Arquette didn't make it any more bearable. 40 minutes of my life I'll never get back. Comcast On-Demand freebies have really hit rock bottom. I'm canceling my cable.

I can't say what's worse...the fact that this movie was made, or the fact that so many reviewers here actually think it was good.


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