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The Whoopee Boys (1986)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  22 August 1986 (USA)
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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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 ...
Strobe
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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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The Whoopee Boys have a thing or two to show to high society. 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

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

Barney: [at a party Barney walks up to an older woman, holding a small white poodle. He makes sounds like a dog in pain] Awww, is that mean old lady squeezing your genitals?
Woman with Dogs: Oh! You dreadful man!
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Connections

References Miami Vice (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

STAGES
by Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill & Frank Beard
Performed by ZZ Top
Produced by Bill Ham
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
by arrangement with Warner Special Products
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I think it's great!
27 October 2004 | by (CSA) – See all my reviews

This was one of the favorite movies of me and my friends!

Yes, the humor is a bit ..... juvenile at times. But that's the magic of it. We always got a kick out of it. They use high society for their own gains. Which in itself is hilarious! Paul Rodriguez gets away with saying things that we all wish we could! Paul Rodriguez' greatest character! I am waiting for it to come out on DVD. As soon as it does we all are going out and getting a copy!


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