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Good Burger (1997)

PG | | Comedy, Family | 25 July 1997 (USA)
Two dim-witted teenagers 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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Kurt Bozwell (as Jan Schwieterman)
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Angry Customer
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Storyline

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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Comedy | Family

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

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25 July 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Guerra do Hamburguer  »

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Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,058,333 (USA) (25 July 1997)

Gross:

$23,687,907 (USA) (21 November 1997)
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Trivia

The ice cream truck that Otis, Dexter, and Ed steal reads "O'Beese Bros." See more »

Goofs

Ed's hat flies off while jumping out of the window. When he lands, his hat is back on. See more »

Quotes

Otis: You think you can get me to a hospital? I think I broke my ass?
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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 »

Connections

Spoofs One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) See more »

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All I Want
by Troy Taylor and Charles Farrar
Performed by 702
Courtesy of Motown Record Company, L.P.
Contains a sample from "It's Great To Be Here"
by Freddie Perren, Berry Gordy, Deke Richards, and Fonce Mizell (as Alphonso Mizell)
Performed by Jackson 5
Courtesy of Motown Record Company, L.P.
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
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One of my families favorite kid movies....
28 June 2004 | by (Louisville KY) – See all my reviews

It's a FUN movie! As college educated parents of a 12 year old and a 5 year old, this is one of our favorites and I registered with IMDb just to comment on this movie since everyone else seems to be slamming it. Loads of fun but not for anyone looking for "good theater". It's pure silliness for kids; with bad logic and improbable plot lines, and the kids are of course the heroes. So if you are just looking for some plain clean fun to watch with your kids, I suggest this one! And there's no dancing bears or singing furniture (but, there are flying, talking hamburgers...) So here's the scoop, if you want an educational show for your kids, go elsewhere. But if you want to sit down, eat popcorn and laugh, get this one.


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