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The Wrong Guys (1988)

 -  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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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What "Stripes" did to the army, what "Police Academy" did to law enforcement...these guys do to scouting! See more »

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Comedy

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PG | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

13 May 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A legutolsó cserkész  »

Box Office

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$1,200,000 (USA)
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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 Tim is hammering on the tent stake, he breaks the handle of his hammer in half, it is a clean break. When they show him looking at the handle, it is broken to a point indicating it is not the same hammer. See more »

Quotes

[Richard goes to check the engine of the Volkswagen van and it's gone]
Richard: I don't see it. Is it small?
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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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I really liked this movie!
30 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I recorded this movie off the TV years ago and it's still one of our favorites. Although I had labeled it Den 7 Reunion, I finally found out it is called The Wrong Guys. I think it's great, fun, entertainment, and John Goodman was great in this movie. This movie was made when movies were still good clean fun. Put yourself in the movie, imagine your old gang getting together after 30 years, going to the places you went to when you were 10 years old. Finding things you had lost back then. Having strange things pop up while being out in the boonies where you can't get any help and having to figure it out for yourselves while trying to run from a crazy mad man trying to kill you! Finding your engine in the tree and finding your old enemies after you at the same time! My kids really love this movie and I sure wish they would make more like it!


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