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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bob McGraw
Heather Merriweather
Jeff East ...
Rex Crandall
Capt. Braverman
Tozer (as James B. Sikking)
Dean Burch
Mark Andrews ...
Will Bledsoe ...
Roger van Dyke
Lisa (as Julie Montgomery)
Molly (as Jeana Tomasina)
Romy Windsor ...


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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6 April 1984 (USA)  »

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$11,700,000 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


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 »


Bob McGraw: Let's just say I slipped on a bar of soap in the shower as a bus ran out of control and crashed into the medicine cabinet.
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References Blazing Saddles (1974) See more »


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great fun
11 June 2002 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

This is college fun at it's best. Great bunch of guys and girls in a raft race. Full of drinking, sex and competitive humor. Love it. Classic. Tim M. and the fat guy from Animal House and Pee Wee from Porky's are in it. If you love 80's cheese, you will love this movie. It is entertaining all the way through and very hilarious!!

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