Happy Campers (2001)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  21 January 2001 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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 »




Release Date:

21 January 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

40 kafta meronyhta  »

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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 »


Jasper: You see, love conquers all and Wichita didn't want to be conquered.
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References The Breakfast Club (1985) See more »


Softer Side
Written and Performed by Kathleen York (as Bird York)
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One of my favourite movies
16 October 2004 | by (Auckland, NZ) – See all my reviews

Happy Campers has to be in my top ten and probably right at the top! I don't know what it is, but it really is one of life's good movies. To me anyway, to everyone else its utter nonsense! It has even inspired me to fly to America when I'm old enough and be a camp counselor!! I love the soundtrack, and if anyone knows how I can get hold of the song titles on the movie, (so far I've failed!) please email me a website or song titles and artists; anything would help!!! Wichita & Wendy: their flourishing romance, Pixel's floopiness and hot fashion, all the counsellors and their completely opposite personalities and backgrounds...and of course all the happy campers. Each scene brings out a new idea, a new perspective that leads to the end result. And listen to what they say - its so true. Their philosophy and story telling is blissfully blunt and simple. I Anyway, 10/10!!! See it!!! And if you have, watch it again!!! God knows I have!!!

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