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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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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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$10,471,613 (USA)
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

When Zack is making the necklace with that one girl, the other girl comes in and stands behind him. Her sleeve is pulled over her right hand and not the left, yet when the screen switches to another shot, her sleeves are reversed, covering her left hand instead See more »

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[the twins are arguing over what city to "bomb"]
Ashley, Twin: Minneapolis!
Amber, Twin: Milwaukee!
Ashley, Twin: Minneapolis!
Amber, Twin: Milwaukee!
Ashley, Twin: But Grandma lives in Milwaukee.
Ashley, TwinAmber, Twin: [beat] Milwaukee!
[Milwaukee explodes]
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

Referenced in The Nightmare Room: Camp Nowhere: Part 2 (2002) See more »

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TIME WRAPS AROUND YOU
Written by Paul Chastain, Rick Menck and Jeffrey Borchardt
Performed by Velvet Crush
Courtesy of Creation Records
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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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