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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jan Schweiterman ...
Kurt Bozwell (as Jan Schwieterman)
Ginny Schreiber ...
Dancing Crazy
Richard Haje ...
Huge Scary Man
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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


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 »

Parents Guide:





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?


In the final scene of the movie, when Mr. Baily encourages Ed to make a speech, Heather, the girl from Demented Hills can be seen standing directly behind him. How she is there at that precise moment is not explained as she did not escape with Ed, Dexter and Otis. See more »


When Otis discovers Ed and Dexter in the asylum, Abe Vigoda mouths several lines of dialogue. See more »


Dexter: Haven't I seen you somewhere before?
Ed: Ever been to Australia?
Dexter: No.
Ed: Me neither.
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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 »


Spoofs One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) See more »


by Chris Ballew & Dave Dederer (as David Dederer)
Performed by The Presidents of the United States of America
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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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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