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Camp Nowhere (1994)

Morris "Mud" Himmel has a problem. His parents desperately want to send him away to summer camp. He hates going to summer camp, and would do anything to get out of it. Talking to his ... See full summary »

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Nancy Himmel (as Romy Walthall)
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Walter Welton (as Joshua G. Mayweather)
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Norris Prescott
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Rachel Prescott
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Morris "Mud" Himmel has a problem. His parents desperately want to send him away to summer camp. He hates going to summer camp, and would do anything to get out of it. Talking to his friends, he realises that they are all facing the same sentence: a boring summer camp. Together with his friends, he hatches a plan to trick all the parents into sending them to a camp of his own design, which would actually be a parent-free paradise. Blackmailing former drama teacher Dennis Van Welker into helping, they must convince the parents that the camp is genuine, and that they aren't allowed to visit... Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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No parents, no counselors, no rules. See more »


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Rated PG for some mild adolescent language and sensuality | See all certifications »

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26 August 1994 (USA)  »

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Campo de Férias  »

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$10,471,613
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Trivia

Jonathan Frakes, who appeared in this movie uncredited, and Kate Mulgrew both appeared in the Star Trek twenty-fourth century timeline. Jonathan Frakes appeared on one episode of Star Trek: Voyager (1995) with Kate Mulgrew. Christopher Lloyd, Jonathan Frakes, and Kate Mulgrew are all a part of the Star Trek Universe. See more »

Goofs

When Dennis Van Welker is walking the officers car through the car wash, he is wearing khakis when he starts, but jeans when he gets out. See more »

Quotes

Dennis Van Welker: Don't forget your pills. 4 every hour.
"Mud": Uh Dennis? that's 1 every 4 hours.
Dennis Van Welker: No way, let me see that.
[reads bottle]
Dennis Van Welker: Oh... not the first time THAT mistake's gotten me in trouble.
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Filmed entirely on location -- Nowhere [Actually: Golden Oak Ranch, Newhall, California] See more »

Connections

Featured in Troldspejlet: Dennis Jürgensen (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

SUMMERTIME BLUES
Written by Eddie Cochran and Jerry Capehart (as Jerry Capeheart)
Performed by Nathan Cavaleri
Courtesy of MJJ Music
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Fun Summer Flick
9 May 2005 | by See all my reviews

This movie is no masterpiece, but I consider it fun and light entertainment. It's one of my favorites from childhood which gives it a special sense of sentimental value for me, but I think it can be enjoyed by a newcomer just as well. The cast is lively and fun with many familiar faces. It's a great movie to watch during the summer because it so perfectly portrays the carefree and light-hearted feeling of the season. Obviously it's far from winning an Academy Award but not every movie is made to display some deep, brilliant idea. Many people have commented that it is the worst movie they've seen; I suggest they watch Grease 2. All in all, Camp Nowhere is a fun flick.


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