Camp Nowhere (1994)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Comedy  |  26 August 1994 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Romy Windsor ...
Nancy Himmel (as Romy Walthall)
Joshua Gibran Mayweather ...
Walter Welton (as Joshua G. Mayweather)
Kellen McLaughlin ...
Brian Wagner ...
T.R. Polk
Norris Prescott
Rachel Prescott


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 <>

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


Adventure | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

26 August 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Campo de Férias  »

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Box Office


$10,471,613 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


When the twins are playing the video game, they argue about whether to launch their fighter jets from Milwaukee or Minneapolis, eventually they agree to Milwaukee. When the video game screen shows on screen, it's actually Duluth, MN. See more »


Morris says the kids are watching Beavis and Butthead which only airs on cable channel MTV, but in a later scene the kids are complaining that they don't get cable television. See more »


Trish: So why are you wasting all your time fixing up an old car when you're too young to drive?
Zach: In Tijuana you can drive at 14.
Trish: Yeah, like they're going to let you cut class to go take driver's ed in Mexico?
Zach: Who says I'm going back?
Trish: You mean you're dropping out?
Zach: Maybe... would you miss me?
Trish: ...No.
Zach: No?
Trish: ...Maybe.
Zach: Maybe?
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Crazy Credits

Filmed entirely on location -- Nowhere [Actually: Golden Oak Ranch, Newhall, California] See more »


References Baywatch (1989) See more »


Written by Ferrell Sanders and Leon Thomas
Performed by Brooklyn Funk Essentials
Courtesy of Mighty Love, Inc. and Black Plastic Magick Productions
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Fun Summer Flick
9 May 2005 | by (United States) – 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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