MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 574 this week

Meatballs Part II (1984)

 -  Comedy  -  27 July 1984 (USA)
3.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.4/10 from 1,653 users  
Reviews: 19 user | 7 critic

Second in the series of Meatball movies. A group of kids attempt to save a summer camp that's a financial failure.

Director:

Writers:

(story), (story), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

Editors' Spotlight

Leonard Nimoy: 1931-2015

Best known for his work on "Star Trek," actor and director Leonard Nimoy died on Friday in Los Angeles. Read our full story on his varied career, and view our memorial photo gallery.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 325 titles
created 11 Apr 2011
 
a list of 1531 titles
created 02 Jul 2012
 
a list of 100 titles
created 22 Jun 2013
 
a list of 10 titles
created 11 Jul 2013
 
a list of 33 titles
created 23 Sep 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Meatballs Part II (1984)

Meatballs Part II (1984) on IMDb 3.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Meatballs Part II.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.8/10 X  

It's another year at Hollywood High and the students are upholding the standards of their school. It's the end of the semester and finals are near, but that doesn't stop the girls of ... See full summary »

Directors: Caruth C. Byrd, Lee Thornburg
Stars: Nicole Scent, Brad Cowgill, Donna Lynn
Screwballs (1983)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Frolicking youth comedy about zany high school students set in the 1960s.

Director: Rafal Zielinski
Stars: Peter Keleghan, Kent Deuters, Linda Speciale
King Frat (1979)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Frat boys -- or is that fart boys? -- compete in a farting contest.

Director: Ken Wiederhorn
Stars: John DiSanti, Charles Pitt, Roy Sekoff
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Three boys drop out of military school. They get jobs working at a hotel, but it's about to go under. They decide to help the owner raise enough money to stay in business. They prove that ... See full summary »

Director: Rafal Zielinski
Stars: Michael Bendetti, Andrew Zeller, Jeff Greenman
Meatballs (1979)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Wacky hijinks of counselors and campers at a less-than-average summer camp.

Director: Ivan Reitman
Stars: Bill Murray, Harvey Atkin, Kate Lynch
Screwballs II (1985)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

In the original tradition of "Screwballs," four horny teens try to get a shot at the sexy new French teacher.

Director: Rafal Zielinski
Stars: Bryan Genesse, Lance Van Der Kolk, Alan Deveau
Tuff Turf (1985)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A street rebel and his gang have trouble understanding themselves and their world.

Director: Fritz Kiersch
Stars: James Spader, Kim Richards, Paul Mones
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A reporter suspects a creepy neighbor, who lives in the high-rise building across from hers, is a serial killer terrorizing the Miami area.

Director: Ken Wiederhorn
Stars: Lauren Tewes, Jennifer Jason Leigh, John DiSanti
Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

An aspiring actress gets a housesitting job and finds herself in a cat-and-mouse game with a deadly ex-con.

Director: Ken Wiederhorn
Stars: Michael Madsen, Helen Slater, Jeffrey Tambor
Escape (1989)
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Director: Richard Styles
Stars: Kim Richards, Kin Shriner, Judson Scott
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Director: Ike Eisenmann
Stars: Hope Levy, Ike Eisenmann, Kim Richards
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

Four high school girls at Hollywood High are looking for fun. Together they frolic on the beach and cavort with their guys. In their search for a little privacy they meet up with a retired ... See full summary »

Director: Patrick Wright
Stars: Susanne Severeid, Sherry Hardin, Rae Sperling
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Coach Giddy
Hamilton Camp ...
Col. Bat Jack Hershey
...
Armand 'Flash' Carducci
...
Cheryl
...
Jamie / Voice of Meathead
Misty Rowe ...
Fanny
...
Eddie
...
Nancy
...
Lt. Felix Foxglove
...
Albert / Hara Krishna
...
Steve
David Hollander ...
Tommy 'Wheelchair' McVee
Scott Nemes ...
Butterball
Chad Sheets ...
Ted
Paul Stout ...
Larry
Edit

Storyline

The second in-name-only sequel to the first Meatballs summer camp movie sets us at Camp Sasquash where the owner Giddy tries to keep his camp open after it's threatened with foreclosure after Hershey, the militant owner of Camp Patton located just across the lake, wants to buy the entire lake area to expand Camp Patton. Giddy suggests settling the issue with the traditional end-of-the-summer boxing match over rights to the lake. Meanwhile, a tough, inner city punk, nicknamed Flash, is at Camp Sasquash for community service as a counselor-in-training where he sets his sights on the naive and intellectual Cheryl, while Flash's young charges befriend an alien, whom they name Meathead, also staying at the camp for the summer. Written by Matthew Patay

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The insanity continues...

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

27 July 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Call Me Meathead  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Cheryl ('Richards, Kim') is asked if she comes from another planet (due to her lack of experience with boys). Cheryl replies that she sort of is. Richards played a young alien girl, marooned on earth, in two Disney movies: Escape to Witch Mountain (1975), and Return from Witch Mountain (1978). See more »

Quotes

Jamie: Fanny, please I've got it all figured out.
Fanny: Whatever you've got figured out does not include me.
Jamie: Fanny please, I love them!
Fanny: Them?
Jamie: Uh, I mean you...
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Tosh.0: The Family Friendly Episode (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

We've Been Waiting for the Summer
Music by Ken Harrison
Lyrics by Hermine Hilton
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

if you're into silliness...
2 October 2000 | by (anaheim, ca) – See all my reviews

If you laugh at this flick will all depend on how silly you're willing to let a film stretch. There are several practical jokes, mishaps in the woods and kids who operate like they're in their mid 20's (like Hervey's candy bar dealer). The cast is huge, but as one IMDBer said, Kim Richards is a big standout because shes absolutely GORGEOUS! But everyone else does a nice job, too. Mulligan is friendly enough, Mengatti's a good badass, Nepote a great dope boxer and I loved the alien. His voice was cute and his antics interesting enough. The most versatile part went to Paul "Pee-Wee Herman" Ruebens who serves four different capacities in the film as a bus driver, a disc jockey, some sort of Hare Krishna and in the end a referee. I actually enjoyed this more than the first film, simply because this one had more going on in its ninety minutes. And when each summer rolls around I cant help but do the lyrics to the great theme song of the film. But just like in the first movie, it all comes down to if you think over the top silly is funny enough for you.


0 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Opening Song bchelrprty
bottom 100 JackWyndamChandlerMD
wheelchair kid - did i miss something?? odessahavoc
DVD john-2014
What was the movie they watch in Meatballs II...? engimeister
question!!! constantine-is-life
Discuss Meatballs Part II (1984) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?