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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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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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12 April 1985 (USA)  »

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Wendell  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Barbara Crampton and Kathleen Kinmont appeared together for all their screen time which was about ten minutes, five of which took place when they were in bikinis, topless, completely naked or briefly showing off their buttocks for the mooning scene. In fact most of their dialogue took place when they were in their bikinis, topless and then completely naked. 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 »

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 »

Soundtracks

DANKE SHOEN
Written by Bert Kaempfert / Kurt Schwabach / Milton Gabler (as Milt Gabler)
Published by Screen Gems - EMI Music, Inc.
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The title is enough to understand what this movie is about.
13 July 2004 | by See all my reviews

This is one of the worst movies I've ever seen, yet it was still entertaining. It represents everything that was bad in the 80's: sex comedies, college or high school related "exploitation" movies, "resort" movies. To some people it might be "delightfully" bad. This is why I'm not going to completely diss this goofy movie.

You know the plot, you've seen it in other movies of this genre. A group of college kids are going on a vacation with only one thing on their mind: sex. The rest of the movie is just useless frills. What makes this movie so appealing [ yeah, there is some kind of appeal to it.. ] is the fact that it's so goofy and stupid. If this movie was made today, it would probably be offensive.

Oh, another good point: the main character who is a shy innocent charming nerd who doesn't know much about girls. [ aww ]

If you just want an awful movie to watch with your friends and laugh at, this might be a good choice.


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