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Good Burger (1997)

PG | | Comedy, Family | 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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Angry Customer


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.


Comedy | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

25 July 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Guerra do Hamburguer  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office


$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

Company Credits

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Technical Specs


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Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


To promote the film, there was the "Good Burger, Good Premiere, Good Sweepstakes". Four grand prize winners won tickets to the film's premiere, $1000, and they got to meet Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell. 100 first prize winners won a fabric hat with dreadlocks resembling those of the main character Ed's, and 500 second place winners won a copy of the film's soundtrack that had a label saying it was "Licensed for Promotional Use. Not for sale." See more »


When Ed swims in the milkshake machine, the pink solution in the front window clearly does not connect with the rest of the machine. See more »


Kurt: Triampathol is WAY illegal. But I'll tell you what, it sure makes burgers nice and enormo!
Dexter: Yea, but what happens to all those nice, innocent people when they eat your "enormo" burgers?
Kurt: Uh-oh. DON'T CARE... ladies!
[Troy and Griffin rip off Ed and Dexter's old lady disguises and laugh when they see that Ed is wearing a corset underneath his]
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Crazy Credits

The crew and 2nd unit are headlined as "Good Crew" and "Good Second Unit". See more »


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by Ronald Bell, Claydes Smith, George Funky Brown (as George Brown), Robert Kool Bell (as Robert Bell), J.T. Taylor (as James Taylor), Eumir Deodato, Robert Spike Mickens (as Robert Mickens), Earl Toon, and Dennis D.T. Thomas (as Dennis Thomas)
Performed by Riverside Community College Jazz Band
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User Reviews

When you mess with Good Burger...you go in the Grinder!
27 May 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I absolutely love this movie. It is very stupid but very funny. Ed is an employee at Good Burger who doesn't have a lot of common sense which makes him very lovable and extremely funny. Dexter is the costar with Ed who is a somewhat spoiled high school student who learns the ethics of hard work and in good friendship. The storyline is pretty simple and a bit ridiculous but it adds to the humor. A new fast food joint has opened up across the street from Good Burger and become a huge competition for Good Burger but there is something not right with this new fast food restaurant though no one can quite put their finger on it. This movie is guaranteed to keep you laughing the whole way through.

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