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Happy Campers (2001)

R | | Comedy | 21 January 2001 (USA)
When a summer camp director gets injured, the diverse group of college freshmen counselors take charge and spice up the everyday routine of the camp.




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When a summer camp director gets injured, the diverse group of college freshmen counselors take charge and spice up the everyday routine of the camp.

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Rated R for nonstop crude sexual content involving minors, and for language and drug use | See all certifications »




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21 January 2001 (USA)  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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Did You Know?


Pivotal scenes that take place in the woods are tinted blue, same as the woods scenes in Heathers (1988). In one scene Wichita says, "If you ever find yourself turning into one of those, eat some Drano." In Heathers (1988), Heather Chandler died from drinking Drano. See more »


At the end of the movie when Wendy misses the bus, it switches to the inside of the other bus and in the top left corner when they show Witchita on the bus, you can see Wendy standing at the back of the bus before she gets on at it all. See more »


Wendy: Don't you get it? We're responsible for our own evolution! We can affect change! The work booklet says...
Wichita: Hush. Nobody changes at summer camp. They merely find out who they are and become it more. Oh, we can't be friends if we disagree?
Wendy: Idunno.
Wichita: That word of yours is really starting to piss me of. "Idunno." What do you know?
Wendy: I know that I can't go another summer where I almost did something or almost met a boy. What do you know, smarty-pants?
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Referenced in Be Kind Rewind (2008) See more »


Softer Side
Written and Performed by Kathleen York (as Bird York)
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2 June 2003 | by (Lansing, Michigan) – See all my reviews

As a camp counselor and former camper myself, I've gotta say this is probably my favorite movie. It just combines so many elements of humor, dark comedy, sex, drugs, and angst, that it actually borders on realistic. Of course, it is extremely exaggerated, but in the best way. For those of you out there that enjoy dark indie comedies with hot college co-eds, this is a great film. And for those of you out there that have counseled at summmer camps, this is definately a must see!

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