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Oddballs (1984)

PG  |   |  Comedy  |  6 April 1984 (USA)
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A Canadian sex comedy about saving a summer camp from becoming a shopping mall.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Foster Brooks ...
Hardy Bassett
Mike MacDonald ...
Laylo Nardeen
Konnie Krome ...
Jennifer
Milan Cheylov ...
Chadwick Skinner
Donnie Bowes ...
Skinner
Terrea Smith ...
Miss Renoir (as Terrea Foster)
Wally Wodchis ...
Christopher Watkins
Jason Sorokin ...
Og
Ruddy Hall ...
Francois
Andrew Perkins ...
Spiz
Kim Cayer ...
Swimsuit model
Darlene Burlie ...
Miss Kitten
Kimberly Brooks ...
Nurse Brigitte
Denise Katzman
Anthony Mason ...
Aerobics Instructor
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Storyline

A surprisingly original summer camp movie tells the tale of Hardly Basset, a grouch that has taken over 'Camp Bottomout" because of winning a poker game, and he gets help my his daughter Jennifer in order to run is properly. Sadly when the kids arrive they're seperated from the females, but that doesn't stop the boys. They head across river to spy on them when we find out that the girl's camp owner J. Frothingham Skinner plans to buy out the boys camp and turn it into a shopping mall. Will Hardly's grinchy heart grow three sizes, or will he sell of the camp for $300,000? Written by Wallace Entertainment

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Taglines:

Roll Over "Meatballs" The "Oddballs" Are Ready For Summer Camp!

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Comedy

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6 April 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Odd Balls  »

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Budget:

CAD 720,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The photographs used on the cover and label of the UK DVD release bare no relation to the film whatsoever, the man and woman featured in these pictures are unknowns and do not feature anywhere in the movie. See more »

Quotes

Laylo Nardeen: I'm not sure I understand sir?
Hardy Bassett: Well th... the moral of... the moral of the story is, don't sniff airplane glue when you're young, It... It's bad for your memory.
Hardy Bassett: And incidentally I'm having a terrible time with my memory, I cant remember one thing from one second to the next!
Laylo Nardeen: How long have you had that problem?
Hardy Bassett: What problem?
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Connections

Spoofs E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) See more »

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Big Best Summer
Written by Kim Mitchell
Performed by Kim Mitchell
Courtesy of Anthem Records of Canada
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Incredible!
20 August 2000 | by (Toronto,Ontario) – See all my reviews

Some movies are bad. This one is incredibly bad. In fact, it's almost funny how bad this film is. It tries to be an Airplane- like spoof of summer camps at times and at other times, tries to be a coming of age film for twelve year olds. The film's level of humor though makes it seem like it was aimed at three year olds. In one scene for example, a guy puts on cologne and goes into the woods hoping to attract a babe who's there but attracts a bear instead. To make things worse, the actors are all incredibly amateurish and the low budget is evident in nearly every shot.


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