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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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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

Recording artist George Clinton appears in the film as the blond dreadlocked patient at Demented Hills. He is credited as Dancing Crazy. See more »

Goofs

When Ed is reading the contract Dexter gave him, the top right corner of the paper is clean. A little while later, the top right corner is messy from the sauce. When he hands it back to Dexter, it is clean again. See more »

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Ed: [after Roxanne falls] Uh, is your butt okay?
Roxanne: It's fine, thank you.
Ed: It's okay, people! HER BUTT... IS FINE!
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the opening shot of the movie shows a cheeseburger with many toppings being constructed via stop-motion filming. See more »

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Do Fries Go With That Shake? (Know What I'm Sayin' Remix)
by George Clinton (as George Clinton Jr.), Sheila Washington, and Stephen Washington
Performed by George Clinton
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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No Oscar contender here....
18 October 1999 | by (WA,USA) – See all my reviews



...But who cares? This is simply a fun movie to watch with your kids. Though I don't have kids,I sat down with this one anyway,and had a great time. The character of Ed is downright hilarious. He actually holds the film together and keeps it entertaining. Sinbad is good as afro-sporting accident-prone teacher Mr.Wheat,and good ol' Abe Vigoda shows up as the geriatric fry guy.

A fun flick that shouldn't be missed...fast food,fast fun....

2 1/2 out of 4 stars


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