4.7/10
229
3 user 5 critic

Oddballs (1984)

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

Director:

(as Miklos Lente)

Writer:

(screenplay)
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Screwballs II (1985)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 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
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 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
Body Waves (1992)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

To prove his independence, a cocky teenager bets his father that he can support himself without the family business. But no one is more surprised than he is when the sex cream he invents ... See full summary »

Director: P.J. Pesce
Stars: Bill Calvert, Leah Lail, Larry Linville
Beach Balls (1988)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Charlie Harrison dreams of being a rock star and, with the help of friends and a gang of local toughs, he arranges a concert in his house for a big time record producer, or at least that is... See full summary »

Director: Joe Ritter
Stars: Phillip Paley, Heidi Helmer, Steven Tash
Party Camp (1987)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A teenage boy takes a job as a counselor at a summer camp. He finds that the camp is run like a military training camp, and he resolves to turn it into Party Central.

Director: Gary Graver
Stars: Andrew Ross, Kerry Wall, Dean R. Miller
Let's Do It! (1982)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A virgin named Freddie has a major complex about his mother and won't let himself become involved with any other woman.

Director: Bert I. Gordon
Stars: Greg Bradford, Britt Helfer, Victoria Wells
Porky's (1981)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

In 1954, a group of Florida high schoolers seek out to help their buddy lose his virginity, which leads them to seek revenge on a sleazy nightclub owner and his redneck sheriff brother for harassing them.

Director: Bob Clark
Stars: Dan Monahan, Mark Herrier, Wyatt Knight
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A teen and his friends get into trouble for vandalizing the Hollywood sign, and rather than going to prison he opts to work for his uncle's hot tub repair company. The sleazy salesman drums... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Vincent
Stars: Paul Gunning, Donna McDaniel, Michael Andrew
Screwballs (1983)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

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

Director: Rafal Zielinski
Stars: Peter Keleghan, Kent Deuters, Linda Speciale
Summer Job (1989)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A less-than-elite group of college coeds pursue sexual adventure and bits of revenge, and actually do some of the work they are expected to do at a resort over the summer.

Director: Paul Madden
Stars: Sherrie Rose, James Summer, Amy Lynn Baxter
Hot Moves (1985)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Four Venice Beach boys make a pact to lose their virginity before beginning their senior year of high school.

Director: Jim Sotos
Stars: Michael Zorek, Adam Silbar, Jeff Fishman
Fireballs (1989)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A Canadian fire station is threatened by a Japanese business.

Director: Charlie Wiener
Stars: Goran Kalezic, Mike Strapko, Eric Crabb
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
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
Edit

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

6 April 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Odd Balls  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

CAD 720,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

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

Hardy Bassett: Can someone call me an ambulance?
Kids: You're an ambulance!
See more »

Connections

References Dallas (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Big Best Summer
Written by Kim Mitchell
Performed by Kim Mitchell
Courtesy of Anthem Records of Canada
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

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.


4 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?