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The Whoopee Boys (1986)

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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
Marsha Warfield ...
Officer White
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Shelley
Karen A. Smythe ...
Clorinda Antonucci
Joe Spinell ...
Guido Antonucci
Robert Gwaltney ...
Humping the Butler
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Olivia
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Judge Sternhill
Stephen Davies ...
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Whitey
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Storyline

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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Trivia

Jack Nitzsche:  man who yells at Barney and Jack for being in the pool. See more »

Quotes

Roy Raja: [to Lipshultz] Shitlips my friend! We have a saying in my country: "He who does not ram the goose, strokes the goat", if you know what I mean.
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Connections

References Miami Vice (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

VESTI LA GIUBBA
from "Pagliacci"
Written by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performed by Enrico Caruso
Courtesy of RCA Records
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Have to watch it more than once ! !
7 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I see something new every time I watch it .. you blew who ? I think this is one of the funniest movies ever made ..We have had parties just to view this film ..This has some great actors and comics in it ..You can and will be offended , but that is part of this movies charm .. This is Pauli Rodriguez's best role ever ...Eddie Deezen is great .. It is a movie to have fun with .. SO you have to sit down and wonder to your self ? do fish have .....? And what page was Eddie told to go to ? What makes good Frisbee's ? Where did Peabody go to ? what the hell is crosscut's ? And you probably will want to keep this away from the kids and great grand ma !


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