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Meatballs Part II (1984)

 -  Comedy  -  27 July 1984 (USA)
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Second in the series of Meatball movies. A group of kids attempt to save a summer camp that's a financial failure.

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

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The horror film that the kids watch is Shock Waves (1977), also directed by Ken Wiederhorn. See more »

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Fanny: Jamie! Stop fucking my tits and help me up. Ahhhhhh!
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We've Been Waiting for the Summer
Music by Ken Harrison
Lyrics by Hermine Hilton
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Revenge of the 80's: The sequel!
5 February 2005 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

Meatballs Part II (1984) is a major step down from the first film. Once again, whenever a film is a major (or a minor) success they always made a sequel during the eighties. This one is a mediocre effort, not only from the director but the entire cast. Not an unwatchable film but if you're expecting something like the first film you'll be mightily disappointed. If you like weak teenage "sex" comedies this might tide you over.

The film concerns the camp site from the first film. Their very existent is being threatened by a local junior boot camp. The two camps have an annual boxing match to settle their differences and in the spirit of competition. But this time the stakes are high, the commander of the camp has made a deal with the rightful owners of the land. This time the boxing match means much more than simple bragging rights. The usual suspects can be found in this film. Such eighties stars such as Kim Richards, Richard Mulligan, Paul Reubens, Jason Hervey and John Larroqutte. Be on the look out for a Jewish space alien!

I wouldn't recommend this movie unless you're a huge fan of the Meatball film series.


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