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The Wrong Guys (1988)

PG  |   |  Comedy  |  13 May 1988 (USA)
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Five former cub scouts have a reunion and go camping on the mountain they never conquered. High jinks ensue due to their childhood enemies and a group of escaped convicts who mistake them ... See full summary »

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Louie
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Franklyn
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Tim
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Glen Grunski
Biff Manard ...
Mark Grunski
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Duke Earle
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Dawson
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J.T.
Bunny Summers ...
Louie's Mom
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Ginger Grunski (as Carol Ita White)
Garth Winsome ...
Marsha Grunski
Dion Zamora ...
Kid Louie
Joshua Horowitz ...
Kid Richard
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Storyline

Five former cub scouts have a reunion and go camping on the mountain they never conquered. High jinks ensue due to their childhood enemies and a group of escaped convicts who mistake them for an FBI unit. Written by Mickey Blake <mjb27@po.cwru.edu>

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When they were passing out the brains, these guys were off in the woods. See more »

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Comedy

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13 May 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A legutolsó cserkész  »

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$1,200,000 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

All five of this film's lead actors (Louie Anderson, Richard Lewis, Richard Belzer, Franklyn Ajaye, and Tim Thomerson) have backgrounds in stand-up comedy, and this film was largely an attempt to capitalize on the popularity of televised stand-up in the mid-to-late 1980s and the relative fame of these comics. See more »

Goofs

When Louie falls down the hill, he's in an open meadow with barely a tree in sight. As the men form a human chain to pull Louie out, you can notice trees in the background close to them. As the tree they're holding onto snaps, they fall and you can notice that they are in a open field again as they do so. See more »

Quotes

FBI Captain: You have to understand sir, we've got reports of Duke at the beach, Duke in the the desert, Duke at Disneyland!
Tim Thomerson: No, You don't understand, I've got Duke in my face, man!
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Crazy Credits

After the credits the boys are talking about changing their mascot. See more »

Connections

References Mary Poppins (1964) See more »

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1 May 2001 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

I definitely recommend it! My husband & I both like it a lot. We've mentioned it to friends and most have never heard of it; those who knew it remembered it for its cast. The characters are thoroughly lovable, funny, and are hilariously portrayed by an exceptional cast. The plot itself lends a lot of opportunity for comedy & chaos and, I think, the writers developed it well. We laughed a lot and we always look for it in video stores, although it's very hard to find. We'll just have to buy a copy!


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