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The Whoopee Boys (1986)

Two obnoxious and dim-witted misfits attempt to save a school for needy children by attempting to sneak into the wealthy high society of Palm Beach to get the money needed for their cause.

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Jake Bateman
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Barney Benar
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Col. Phelps
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Henrietta Phelps
Andy Bumatai ...
Roy Raja
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Eddie Lipschultz
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Officer White
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Shelley
Karen A. Smythe ...
Clorinda Antonucci
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Guido Antonucci
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Humping the Butler
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Olivia
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Judge Sternhill
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Strobe
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Whitey
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Two dim-witted street peddlers, Jack and Barney, arrive in Palm Beach, Florida, looking for a better, wealthier lifestyle. In Palm Beach, Jack falls for Olivia, a young heiress running an orphaned children's shelter being threatened with foreclosure. Jack, at Barney's insistence, enrolls them both at a finishing school so they can learn the etiquette of the upper class in order to fit in with the hope that Olivia's uncle will approve of Jack wanting to marry her and help her obtain an inheritance to save the orphanage. Written by Matthew Patay

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Doing all the wrong things in all the wrong places. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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22 August 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Chicos escandalosos  »

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$444,746 (USA)
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Although uncredited, Linda Fiorentino plays the Spanish maid that disrupts the dance between Olivia and Strobe at the fancy party for the dog. See more »

Quotes

Roy Raja: My name is Roy Rahmataj.
Barney: Hey, mind if we call you Roy Raja? Haha!
Roy Raja: You may call me "Lion of Kashmir".
Barney: And you may call me "The Boner of East L.A."
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Referenced in Hot Rod (2007) See more »

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THAT WAS THEN, THIS IS NOW
by Vance Brescia
Performed by Micky Dolenz & Peter Tork (of The Monkees)
Produced by Michael Lloyd
Courtesy of Arista Records, Inc.
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This is by far the funniest movie of all time.
3 July 1999 | by (Fairhaven, Mass) – See all my reviews

Easily the funniest movie I have ever seen. It beats anything you see nowadays. It's a definite rental, go for it.


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