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Fraternity Vacation (1985)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  12 April 1985 (USA)
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A nerd gains the friendship of two of his frat brothers when his dad offers them his condo for the week in Palm Springs, and also offers the fraternity a hot tub and jacuzzi if they can ... See full summary »

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Wendell Tvedt
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Ashley Taylor
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Joe Gillespie
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Charles 'Chas' Lawlor III
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Larry "Mother" Tucker
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J.C. Springer
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Nicole Ferret
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Chief Ferret
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Chrissie
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Marianne
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Millard Tvedt
Julie Payne ...
Naomi Tvedt
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Harry
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Madman Mac
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A nerd gains the friendship of two of his frat brothers when his dad offers them his condo for the week in Palm Springs, and also offers the fraternity a hot tub and jacuzzi if they can help his son find a girl. They meet two guys from a rival fraternity, and make a bet on who can nail the Designated Babe first. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Astronomy major Wendell Tvedt has studied galaxies, charted planets and pondered the universe. But in Palm Springs, he'll encounter his first full moon.

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Trivia

The make, model and color of Charles (Chas) Lawlor III (Leigh McCloskey)'s luxury vehicle was a silver 1980 Mercedes-Benz SL [R107]. The car's customized license plate number car read "CHAS". See more »

Goofs

When Mother found Chrissie pretending to be pregnant he said. "Let me guess - Joe's pregnant girlfriend." This was a reference to the earlier scene when Chrissie and Marianne played a prank on Mother and Joe by making out with them, but Chrissie was making out with Mother, not Joe. See more »

Quotes

Chief Ferret: Nelson, call in the National Guard!
Nicole Ferret: Daddy?
Chief Ferret: Not now sweetheart, Daddy's busy.
Nicole Ferret: Let them go!
Chief Ferret: What?
Nicole Ferret: I said let them go, please?
Chief Ferret: Absolutely not! It's out of the question!
Nicole Ferret: If you don't let them go, I will never ever speak to you again!
Chief Ferret: Aw, sweetheart!
Nicole Ferret: ...and I'll marry a Democrat!
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Referenced in The Brotherhood (2001) See more »

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RESIST HER
Written by Lynn Byrd, Nic North, Oliver North
Performed by Comateens
Courtesy of PolyGram Special Projects
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The best of the worst....I love it!
12 November 1998 | by (fairborn, ohio) – See all my reviews

I've stayed up many a lonely night watching usually pointless films on cable. This film is THE pointless film to watch, and I say that with the greatest respect for the film, and its genre, which I call: FRATERNITIES, SORORITIES, VACATIONS AND SEX. Everyone knows what I'm talking about: actors we recognize from who knows where, beer, girls, wet t-shirts, guys, and, beer. The only reason I stayed up to watch this movie was because it has Tim Robbins in it, and I have a new respect for the guy! He makes the film entertaining, and he creates one of the most perfect pointless endings I've seen, and I highly recommend it. Although I won't tell you more because the colder you go into this, the better.


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