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Super Troopers (2001)

Five Vermont state troopers, avid pranksters with a knack for screwing up, try to save their jobs and out-do the local police department by solving a crime.

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College Boy 1 (as Andre Vippolis)
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Mac
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Thin Queen Bartender
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Chief Grady (as Daniel Von Bargen)
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Thorny, Mac, Rabbit, Foster and Farva are Vermont state troopers out to have a good time. Stationed in a remote area near the Canadian border, the troopers, avid pranksters with an affinity for syrup, have a knack for screwing up on the job. But when budget cuts in the town of Spurbury threaten their livelihood and pit them against arch-rival Spurbury P.D., the five friends try to straighten up and fly right. That is, until a dead body is discovered and a possible drug ring is unearthed. The super troopers spring into action attempting to solve the crime, save their jobs, and outdo the local police department. Written by Anonymous

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It's their highway. You're just driving on it. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Mystery

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Rated R for language, sexual content and drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

15 February 2002 (USA)  »

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Broken Lizard's Super Troopers  »

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Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,149,203 (USA) (17 February 2002)

Gross:

$18,488,314 (USA) (28 April 2002)
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In the scene where the troopers are smoking marijuana while watching the Johnny Chimpo cartoon, the redness of their eyes was achieved by the makeup artist blowing menthol in their faces. See more »

Goofs

When Mac is being chased in the white Miata convertible by the State Troopers in the beginning of the film, the lead patrol car looses its driver-side, front wheel hubcap coming off the highway ramp. In the very next shot of the car, the hubcap is back. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
College Boy 2: No, man, I'm just saying... I'm sayin', if-if you own beachfront property, right, do you own, like, the sand and the water?
College Boy 3: Nobody owns the water. God owns - it's God's water.
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Some of the entries listed under "Also many thanks to" include: "The Dr's Chandrasekhar", "Carlos and Gloria Lemme (for making love)", "The Good Lord & Lady Luck", "2 ridiculously hot British girls aka Rhona & Donna" See more »

Connections

Spoofs Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) See more »

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Weekend in Bahia
Written & Performed by Charles Burbank
Published by LoveCat Music (ASCAP) and Jessica & Jonathan Music / Ellipsis Music Corp. (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Atoll Music & LoveCat Music
By Arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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A rave review for a great comedy
26 January 2003 | by (Incirlik, Turkey) – See all my reviews

Super Troopers? Never heard of it. Then I saw it. Then I hit play again and watched it twice in a row. Sitting in an Airbase in Turkey, I knew I had found what would be our number one "cruise flick." The movie that all the officers of Fighting VAQ-134, could watch together, then spend the next few weeks quoting. One guy even got a callsign, "Farva." Perfect. There is a lot of great material to chew on all through the movie. The rivalry, pranks, and rookie bashing are things we cherish. And we can all relate to having that one guy around who drives you crazy. Many of my peers have already purchased the movie. And we have incorporated many of the quotes into our cinematically based lingo.

My recommendation is to grab a bunch of friends, maybe some cold beverages, and have a good time. You just may want to become a Highway Patrolman.


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