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Meet the Deedles (1998)

PG  |   |  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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Rated PG for language, violence and crude humor | See all certifications »
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Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$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

Phil Deedle: What I wouldn't give to be the Deedle in her haystack.
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Crazy Credits

Under the last of the credits, we see a few more party-goers. See more »

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References Speed Racer (1967) See more »

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Great for a babysitter...
14 January 2000 | by (Long Island, NY) – See all my reviews

Okay, so maybe I'm a little biased by the fact that I'm in my late teens, but personally, I wasn't a big fan of this movie. Very unrealistic, cartoony...in short, standard Disney live-action material. As adult fare, it definitely doesn't get a high rating in my book. BUT, the movie does have its merits. Specifically, like all Disney movies, it has an ability to enchant just about every young child under the age of 12. I saw it while keeping an eye on a group of 9-year-olds, and while I found myself glancing at my watch to see if the film was almost over, the children (boys AND girls, I might add!) were sitting on there seats watching in rapt fascination, wishing that they could BE the Deedles. I had the same experience recently when I watched in on TV with pair of 11-year-olds I was taking care of for the evening...they loved it! So, in short, I'd warn adults away from it, but don't ban it from your house, as it could come in handy if you have some unruly kids around!


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