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Up the Creek (1984)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  6 April 1984 (USA)
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Bob McGraw is in his 12th year of college, goofing his way through life. Bob the slacker, Irwin the alcoholic geek, Gonzer the human food disposal and Max the ne'er do well are the four ... See full summary »

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Bob McGraw
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Heather Merriweather
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Gonzer
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Max
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Irwin
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Rex Crandall
Blaine Novak ...
Capt. Braverman
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Tozer (as James B. Sikking)
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Dean Burch
Mark Andrews ...
Rocky
Will Bledsoe ...
Roger van Dyke
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Reggie
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Lisa (as Julie Montgomery)
Jeana Keough ...
Molly (as Jeana Tomasina)
Romy Windsor ...
Corky
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Bob McGraw is in his 12th year of college, goofing his way through life. Bob the slacker, Irwin the alcoholic geek, Gonzer the human food disposal and Max the ne'er do well are the four losers forced and bribed to represent their university in an intercollegiate raft race., They make some friends like the lovely Heather Merriweather, but mostly enemies, among others a whole team of marines, and preppy IVY-leaguers determined to win. Written by Lars Skogan <si2_ls92362@debet.nhh.no>

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$11,700,000 (USA)
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"Le Petomane" means "The Fartmaster" in French. See more »

Quotes

Heather Merriweather: You wouldn't lie to me?
Bob McGraw: Of course I would like to you, I'm a guy. But I'm not lying now.
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References Blazing Saddles (1974) See more »

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Get Ready Boy
Performed by Shooting Star
Written by Gary West & Van McLain
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Ahhh...College...Sex, Alcohol, and White water River rafting?!?
10 March 1999 | by (Pleasant Prairie, Wi.) – See all my reviews

I LOVE THIS MOVIE. Yes, it's campy. Yes, it's full of sexual references, and other such content. That's what makes this movie great. The movie is Juvenile, and downright 'bad' at times...but that's what makes this movie THE best movie to show at College campus movie nights, which is where I saw it the first time. Then I went out and bought my own copy. I LOVE IT!!!!!!


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