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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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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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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:

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

Gross:

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

Sinbad's character "Mr. Wheat" is named after writer and producer Dan Schneider's high school math teacher, Gough Wheat, at White Station High School in Memphis, Tennessee. See more »

Goofs

When Dexter makes his first burger at Mondo Burger, slices of tomato in front of the bun appear and disappear between shots. See more »

Quotes

Dexter: I could've sworn I've seen you somewhere before.
Ed: Maybe I'm someone famous like a baseball player or a pretty nurse.
Dexter: What? What are you talking about?
Ed: Okay, I give up. Who am I?
Dexter: I don't know *who* you are or *where* I've seen you before or *why* you think you're an attractive nurse.
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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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Celebration
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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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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