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Up the Creek (1984)

R | | Comedy | 6 April 1984 (USA)
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 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
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Tim Matheson (Bob McGraw) and Stephen Furst (Gonzer) are fraternity brothers in this movie, they also appear together in Animal House (1978) as fraternity brothers Otter (Matheson) and Flounder (Furst). See more »

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Heather Merriweather: You wouldn't lie to me?
Bob McGraw: Of course I would lie to you, I'm a guy. But I'm not lying now.
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Featured in The Making of 'Up the Creek' (1984) See more »

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Chasin' The Sky
Performed by The Beach Boys
Written by Randy Bishop
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Up the Creek
31 May 1999 | by See all my reviews

Sophomoric humor taken to the limit by Animal House alums Matheson and Furst as college misfits on a white water rafting race in the hope of bringing glory to their mediocre university. Slapstick gags, goofy all around...but good fun.


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