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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 Anderson
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Franklyn Ajaye
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Tim Thomerson
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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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It was their 25th Cub Scout Reunion. The convicts thought they were cops. The bullies thought they were wimps. They thought they were safe. 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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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

J.T.: Duke! The Pancake!
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

References Tammy and the Bachelor (1957) See more »

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Zzzzz
11 May 2004 | by (Bradford, England) – See all my reviews

This film is not one of those films so bad you get annoyed and mad because it seems to be so up its own arse and yet it completely not funny. It's just that there is nothing of interest in this film. There are no real jokes that make you amused, you just watch for 80 minutes, then turn it off. I bought this on very budget DVD and I'm glad because it's not worth much. This isn't even one of those films that's so bad you can watch it with friends when getting drunk/high and have a good giggle. I didn't hate it like I hate some films, but it is rather boring, and not worth investing any time in.

The only people who voted 10 on the votes for this film must have been connected to it somehow because I cannot imagine anyone actually liking this film other than small children passing time


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