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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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A bunch of fruits, nuts and flakes. See more »

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Comedy

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Gorp - Zorra Total  »

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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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Gorp - One of my favs when I am in the mood for silliness
29 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Gorp is one of those movies that is just plain silly fun. It also offers viewers the chance to enjoy some of the now established talent in their younger years. Fran Dresher, Rosanna Arquette, and several others are seen in their sophomore years.

The interplay of the waiters vs. the establishment, with the wild kitchen crew adding spice to the concoction engages the viewer and provides release from reality.

Yes, it suffers from numerous technical gliches, but as a second feature to an evening of dinner and a movie (say, beginning with Meatballs and following with Gorp) you won't go wrong.

I say view it a couple of times and look for the many little things that make it fun. Remember, not everything has to have redeeming social value. If you want depth, go screen Citizen Kane.


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