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Good Burger (1997)

 -  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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Kurt Bozwell (as Jan Schwieterman)
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Spatch
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Angry Customer
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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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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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Buena hamburguesa  »

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Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£92,847 (UK) (13 February 1998)

Gross:

£614,523 (UK) (13 March 1998)
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To date, the first and only Nickelodeon movie based on a live-action show. Although technically, it wasn't based on the show, but rather a skit from within the show. There was no "Good Burger" show, but it was a skit from "All That." See more »

Goofs

When the boys land in the laundry basket, Ed's wig is hanging on the edge of the basket. In the next shot, he is coming up from under the clothes, and his wig is back on. See more »

Quotes

Ed: [to a hungry dog] Here, have a Mondo burger...
[dog barks at the burger]
Ed: What's wrong?
Dexter: I don't know, he sure does look hungry though.
Ed: [to the dog] Here, try a Good Burger.
[dog eats the burger]
Ed: You see! I told you there was something wrong with Mondo Burger!
Dexter: [about the dog and the Mondo burger] He's definitely sensing something he doesn't like.
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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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Featured in Todd's Pop Song Reviews: Whip My Hair (2010) See more »

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We Be Havin' Fun (Friends)
Written, Performed and Produced by Warren G. (as Warren G)
Warren G performs courtesy of Def Jam/G Funk Music
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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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