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Ernest Goes to Camp (1987)

PG | | Family, Comedy | 22 May 1987 (USA)
At the beginning Ernest gets a shot by Miss. St.cloud then they get a group of kids from a institution. Then Ernest becomes a camp counselor. Later on Ernest gets bit by fire ants at a ... See full summary »

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(screenplay) (as John Cherry), (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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At the beginning Ernest gets a shot by Miss. St.cloud then they get a group of kids from a institution. Then Ernest becomes a camp counselor. Later on Ernest gets bit by fire ants at a picnic with Nurse St.cloud and the Chief which is Miss. St.clouds Grandfather. Then The Chief is tricked into selling the camp by Krader Mining company. Then Ernest gets beat up and Miss. St.cloud patches him up. Then he saves Kamp Kikike which is where they live and they become a year round camp.

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Family | Comedy

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22 May 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Trilha do Bravo  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$23,509,382 (USA)
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Trivia

Several items in Ernest's cabin - alligator puppet, picture of his mother (also portrayed by Jim Varney) - were all used on commercials Jim Varney did in the early 1980s. See more »

Goofs

When Jake first offers Ernest the Eggs Erroneous, he lifts the spoon out of the bowl while the camera is on Ernest. When it cuts back to Jake, the spoon is back in the bowl and Jake is stirring it. See more »

Quotes

Crutchfield: That sure was some rap Chief was putting on for us.
Chip Ozgood: Do you think it's true?
Bobby Wayne: Well you wouldn't catch me standing around letting some Indian throw knives at me.
Crutchfield: Whack!
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Connections

Followed by Ernest Rides Again (1993) See more »

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QUANDO CONDO
Composed by J. Patten and R. Vitello
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classic varney
14 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

Ernest (Jim Varney) gets a job as a handy man at a summer camp for troubled youths, but what he really wants to be is a camp counselor. A consummate screw up, Ernest ends up causing all kinds of comical chaos. Fortunately, he also ends up helping many of the campers and saving the camp itself. Ernest Goes To Camp started the whole Ernest series of movies, even though these were pretty stupid films Varney always made me laugh.


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