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Meet the Deedles (1998)

 -  Comedy | Family  -  27 March 1998 (USA)
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Two surfers end up as Yellowstone park rangers and have to stop a former ranger who is out for revenge.

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Stew Deedle
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Phil Deedle
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Lt. Jesse Ryan
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Capt. Douglas Pine
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Elton Deedle
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Crabbe
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Mel
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Michael Ruud ...
Ludwig
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Jo-Claire
Tom Matsusaka
Larry Rippenkroeger
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Two surfers end up as Yellowstone park rangers and have to stop a former ranger who is out for revenge.

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To protect and surf. See more »

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Comedy | Family

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Rated PG for language, violence and crude humor | See all certifications »
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27 March 1998 (USA)  »

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$24,000,000 (estimated)

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$2,006,751 (USA) (27 March 1998)

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$4,308,981 (USA) (15 May 1998)
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Everyone knows how to surf at the end of the movie, including the Deedle father. See more »

Quotes

Stew Deedle: Sorry folks, but in Yellowstone their's never room for jello.
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References Hawaii Five-O (1968) See more »

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Dr. Bones
Written by Steve Perry
Performed by Cherry Poppin' Daddies
Courtesy of Mojo Records, LLC
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Predictably Lame
15 July 2002 | by (The Darkest Cellar, From Your Darkest Nightmare) – See all my reviews

This is simply just another of those predictably lame "family" movies that makes a huge effort to be hip and cool. It will come as no surprise to those familiar with such high-budget / low-ambition junk to learn that this film is neither hip or cool. The two lead characters, the "Deedle's" of the title are a pair of nimrod's who's constant stupidity is neither amiable or endearing it's just damned irritating and the allegedly comical scrapes they get into are too improbable and silly to ever raise anything more than a half-forced smile. Being a horror fan it was inevitable I would dislike this movie. The only reason I bothered watching it is because it features the mouth-wateringly sexy A.J Langer, who also starred in Wes Craven's excellent "The People Under The Stairs". She is the only real reason for watching this film. One to avoid on practically all levels.


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