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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 »

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...
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We've Been Waiting for the Summer
Music by Ken Harrison
Lyrics by Hermine Hilton
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watch it with a 1984 outlook...
14 June 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Remember when we used to be satisfied to go the movies and watch bad actors from sitcoms strut around cheap sets and make dumb jokes? Well, if you were born anytime after 1980, you probably don't remember seeing any cheesy 80s flicks in their original context. Meatballs II doesn't claim to be anything other than one of these "campy" movies, so view it with a good attitude and watch to see what actors you recognize. I recently watched this movie for the first time in the 21st century (probably skipping all of the 90s) and, being a good ten years older and wiser, saw it as the bunch of foolishness it really is. However, it's an essential 80s flick full of outdated costumes and corny exercise music. I still have yet to hear anyone use the expression "pinky" in this context. The opening scene still has me rolling on the floor.


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