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Good Burger (1997)

PG | | Comedy | 25 July 1997 (USA)
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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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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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Rated PG for language, some comic violence and mild sex-related humor | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

Buena hamburguesa  »

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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

Good Burger manager Mr. Bailey is played by Dan Schneider, who wrote the screenplay and also created many Nickelodeon shows, including All That, which featured the recurring skit on which the film is based. See more »

Goofs

When the boys sneak into Mondo Burger, the shadow of the camera is visible on the Frito-Lay truck. See more »

Quotes

Dexter: [on the roof of Mondo Burger] How do you expect me to get up there?
Ed: Oh, it's easy. You just jump on the burger, jump on the fry, and then you hop on the cup, and then shimmy up the straw.
Dexter: What is this, American Gladiators?
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The crew and 2nd unit are headlined as "Good Crew" and "Good Second Unit". See more »

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Referenced in South Park: Ass Burgers (2011) See more »

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So-Cal V8
by Jeffrey McDonald (as Jeff McDonald), Steve McDonald, and Eddie Kurdziel
Performed by Redd Kross
Courtesy of This Way Up (Quicksilver Recording Co. Ltd.)/Island Records Ltd.
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
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The second Nick feature a winner!
1 August 2001 | by (Ardmore, PA) – See all my reviews

This 1997 movie is based on a hilarious sketch from the series, All That. Well, Good Burger is just as hilarious on the big screen as it is on the small screen. Even though this movie was marketed as a kid's film, it can really be enjoyed by all ages. The plot is simple and has it's flaws, but that doesn't hurt the movie. Just sit back and relax, and you're sure to enjoy this movie. The movie is funny mainly due to it's stars, Kenan and Kel. They have an excellent chemistry together and are a great comedy team. Thumbs up for Good Burger!


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