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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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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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 (USA)
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Trivia

In the early trailers, the make your own omelet scene included the invention of the popcorn omelet. It grew into a ball then exploded sending kids flying out the windows. This scene was cut from the final film and removed from future trailers. See more »

Goofs

When first finding the old car you see the front end which is a 1955 Chevy, at the end they show the car restored but it at that time clearly was a 1956 Chevy. See more »

Quotes

"Mud": Who's this?
Dennis Van Welker: Winston Churchill. Jimi Hendrix of the spoken word.
"Mud": Who's Jimi Hendrix?
Dennis Van Welker: Michael Jordan of the electric guitar.
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Filmed entirely on location -- Nowhere [Actually: Golden Oak Ranch, Newhall, California] See more »

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

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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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Great movie with good values
21 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A wonderful funny movie. It is a good movie with good values. I have loved it since I saw it when it first came out. I have the DVD now and it still continues to make me smile and laugh as I watch it. I wanted to be at the camp with the kids. I watch it now and wish I could just get away and have a camp like that. The kids made there own camp and had, Christopher Lloyd, be there camp representative for multiple camps. Andrew Keagan is in it and when I was younger I thought he was the hottest guy alive so I loved to watch and re-watch the movie. The kids all get in trouble in the end for deceiving their parents and Lloyd gets his debt which has the cops looking for him paid off in a sweet way.


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