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Sally Kellerman ... Roxy Dujour

Patrick Dempsey ... Rudy

Al Waxman ... Peter
Isabelle Mejias ... Wendy

Shannon Tweed ... The Love Goddess

Peter Snider ... Tom
Jan Taylor Hendricks ... Rita
Hudson Bishop ... Hillary

Mark Blutman ... Andy
Justine Campbell ... Val
Peter Saecks ... Tim
Caroline Arnold ... Lee
Pamela Collyer ... Karen
Colleen Passard ... Cheryl (as Colleen Karney)
Willye Fleming ... Guardman

Maury Chaykin ... Huey, River Rat Leader

George Buza ... Mean Gene
Keith Brown ... Black
Little Beaver ... Vinne

Richard Zeman ... Rat #1
John Chapten ... Rat #2
Gaston Pizzault ... Rat #3
Jay Bowen ... Rat #4
Fred Prizzin ... Rat #5
Jan Marthet ... Rat #6
Suzanne Icladentes ... Female Rat #1
Linda Singer ... Female Rat #2
Elisa Davenport ... Female Rat #3

Dawn Ford ... Female Rat #4
Lynn Wright ... Female Rat #5

Michael Whitehead ... Innocent Boy
Bob Bezazetti ... Bartender
David Maley ... Tough Looking Guy
Josh Morris ... Man #1
Neil Edenghan ... Man #2
Paul Charters ... Adam
Zach Mees ... Charley
Dean Hagopian ... TV Newscaster
Pierre Larocque ... Gunner
Peter Mallcory ... Shem Man
Jacques Martineau ... Young Boy
Robert Pascae ... Worker #1
Sam Montesano ... Worker #2
Rona Willcamhow ... Freda Tamer
Johnny O'Neil ... Preacher
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Ronnie Hawkins ... Bar Singer
Rona Waddington ... Girl in Boat

Charles Durning ... Pete, Heaven Doorman (uncredited)

Caroline Rhea ... Beach Girl #4 (uncredited)
Sam Stone ... Cook (uncredited)

Directed by
George Mendeluk 
Writing credits
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Janis Allen  characters
Len Blum  characters
Daniel Goldberg  characters
Bradley Kesden 
George Mendeluk 
Michael Paseornek 
Harold Ramis  characters

Produced by
Don Carmody .... producer
John Dunning .... producer
André Link .... executive producer
Lawrence Nesis .... executive producer
Original Music by
Paul Zaza 
Cinematography by
Peter Benison 
Film Editing by
Debra Karen 
Casting by
Barbara Claman 
Chantal Condor 
Ginette D'Amico 
Lucinda Sill 
Michael Wener 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tommy Groszman .... third assistant director
Art Department
Andre Brochu .... construction supervisor
Rejean Brochu .... construction supervisor
Raymond Larose .... draftsman
Tristan Tondino .... scenic artist
Tristan Tondino .... scenic painter
Sound Department
Marie-Claude Gagné .... assistant sound editor
Visual Effects by
Ray McMillan .... optical effects (uncredited)
Pete White .... stunt performer
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert B. Baylis .... grip
Mathieu Décary .... assistant camera
Stephen Wells .... dolly grip
Transportation Department
Joe Sanchez .... driver
Other crew
Wendy Boode .... receptionist
Fred Culbertson .... ariel coordinator
Fred Culbertson .... pilot

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5 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Sophomoric in a good way, 3 November 2000
Author: Cobra-10 from MD

I can't believe the myriad of negative comments and reviews I've seen for "Meatballs III". It, like most other Canadian summer-camp movies, are meant to provide cheap laughs in a stupid way and weren't really made for people to analyze the plot, character development, etc. If you don't like sophomoric humor, then you should have known better than to watch it in the first place. Not everybody likes the trite, dry, boring humor of typical big-production films. Movies like "Meatballs III" provide relief from such ennui.

I remember seeing "Meatballs III" on USA back around 1990, and have loved it since, especially because back then I was still a teenager and this is the kind of movie that a teenage boy would probably like. I remember while watching it my mom came downstairs and told me to turn off "that garbage", and I liked it even more.

On a side note, there was an episode of SNL (when Jeff Goldblum hosted) in 1993 where David Spade, as Karl the video store clerk, recommends "Meatballs III" to Rob Schneider. Of course I had to laugh at that.

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