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Fraternity Vacation (1985)

R | | Comedy | 12 April 1985 (USA)
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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Cast

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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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Mrs. 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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For these fraternity guys, life is beer, babes and wild parties. But on vacation they really cut loose. See more »

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Though Tim Robbins was fifth billed in the film on original release promo materials, on later DVD covers Robbins is top-first billed because he is the most famous of the cast. See more »

Goofs

After Larry and Joe drink beers and eavesdrop Wendell they exit the room, and a crew member can be seen jumping out of the frame on the right. See more »

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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 Blood Massacre (1991) See more »

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PHYSICAL ATTRACTION
Written by Reggie Lucas
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Hilariously Rubbish
29 June 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film is hilarious. 2 jocks are duped into teaming up with a school nerd for a favour to the nerds dad. They see a hot chick and compete with the rival rich jocks to woo her.

I particularly enjoyed the part in which one of the rich jocks parachutes into the swimming area of the fraternity holiday resort to promote his book and generally show off to impress the hot chick. The nerd ends up shagging some chick and all is well.

Watch this movie if you get a kick out of cheesy 80's flicks.

also keep an eye out for a young "tim robbins" of shawshank redemption fame.


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