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Ernest Goes to Camp (1987)

 -  Family | Comedy  -  22 May 1987 (USA)
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A group of juvenile criminals is sent for vacation to Kamp Kikakee. The clumsy Ernest has to care for them, although he doesn't even know how to take care of himself. The other children at ... See full summary »

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A group of juvenile criminals is sent for vacation to Kamp Kikakee. The clumsy Ernest has to care for them, although he doesn't even know how to take care of himself. The other children at the camp show enmity against them, but the group knows very well how to defend themselves. They do also help the Indian owner of the camp when a brutal mining corporation wants to tear down the camp to mine a rare mineral. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Family | Comedy

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22 May 1987 (USA)  »

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A Trilha do Bravo  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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$23,509,382 (USA)
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When Ernest suggests singing to the turtle to relax it, the song the kids sing is "Happy Together", a 1967 hit by The Turtles. See more »

Goofs

Bronk's Stinson's laughter is added in later while his back is turned to the camera. When operating the bulldozer to destroy Camp Kickakee's cabins, Lyle Alzado isn't moving as he "laughs". See more »

Quotes

Ernest P. Worrell: You see these hands? Huh? Huh? You see them? If I put them in my pockets I will be arrested for concealing lethal weapons.
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Composed by J. Patten and R. Vitello
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the funniest of the ernest films.
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This is by far, the funniest ernest p. worrell flicks ever. What I still like about it, its that not only is it heartwarming and rejuvenated; but from the series itself, this is the only normal one I consider funny. I know its slapstick comedy when Ernest gets squash from a coke machine or when he is flying from the toliet; but at least he's not chasing trolls, playing basketball, in the army, in africa, in jail, saving santa, or worse yet, school. I can't go any farther than this, but this is the only ernest flick that I will only watch, and still like until the day I die.


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