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Good Burger (1997)

 -  Family | Comedy  -  25 July 1997 (USA)
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Two dim-witted teenage boys, are forced to save the fast-food restaurant they work at from going out of business, despite a new-and-improved burger joint opening across the street that want to be the "Top Dog" in the fast food industry.

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Dexter Reed, a high-schooler is forced to get a summer job at a fast food restaurant called Good Burger after causing a car wreck by his school teacher Mr. Wheat. So Dexter must pay off his teacher's car by working very hard at Good Burger. Meanwhile things turned worse when Mondo Burger, a mammoth fast-food chain opens across the street, it looks like Good Burger is soon going to be history for good! Now it is up to Dexter and his new friend Ed the not-so bright cashier to save the day, as they develop a delicious special secret sauce that Ed created brings hundreds of new customers to their door and makes their new competition desperate to steal the recipe and all of their customers. Written by Anthony Pereyra <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>

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A comedy with everything on it.

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Family | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for language, some comic violence and mild sex-related humor | See all certifications »

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25 July 1997 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£92,847 (UK) (13 February 1998)

Gross:

£614,523 (UK) (13 March 1998)
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Trivia

The theatrical trailer featured a scene that didn't make the movie. It featured a Good Burger customer saying "just give me a good shake" and then Ed reaching over the counter to shake him. See more »

Goofs

Shaquille O'Neal orders from Good Burger after a game. If Dexter got the job at Good Burger during his summer vacation, The Laker's season should be over by now. See more »

Quotes

Dexter: [while he is being grabbed by Demeted Hills workers] You think you strong? You'll never be half the man your mamma was.
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Crazy Credits

the opening shot of the movie shows a cheeseburger with many toppings being constructed via stop-motion filming. See more »

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Referenced in Family Guy: He's Too Sexy for His Fat (2000) See more »

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Gourmet Tango
by Steve Dorff
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Welcome to the Good Burger!
29 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The cast of "All That" returns for good humor in the "Good Burger" a place similar to an old fashioned fast food restaurant. The comedy is terrific, the fun is non-stop, and though cliché, is a passer for kid and family comedy.

A movie for all ages, this movie is meant to enjoy, laugh, and pretty much a lazy movie for a rainy day, as that's what I'd save this movie for, a rainy day. USA aired it today, and since I know that the cast of "All That" is in it, I thought that it might be a bit of a chuckle burner, but in good fun, as Keenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell (probably one of the best young duos of that time) were terrific together, the pieces came together, and everything worked out, and it made it into good family fun together with some lazy day work to get off the bad day.

May I take your order?


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