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Super Troopers (2001)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Mystery  |  15 February 2002 (USA)
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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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Storyline

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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Taglines:

You dont mess with the law. The law messes with you. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Box Office

Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,149,203 (USA) (15 February 2002)

Gross:

£454,517 (UK) (22 November 2002)
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Trivia

In the scene where Ursula hits Foster in the head with a snowcone, there is a set-up to indicate that the snowcone is solid. There was a mid-scene switch scheduled in which the hard snowcone would be replaced with a softer one. However, the switch did not occur during several of the takes and hence, Paul Soter took a solid block of ice to the head about nine times before they got it right. See more »

Goofs

Vermont has no billboards. 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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Crazy Credits

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 »

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

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One of the best comedies ever.
16 July 2005 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

Not many movies keep on getting better and better as you watch them for the 5th, 6th or 7th time, especially comedies. The first time I saw this movie in the Cinema it didn't blow me away, and most people I know who have seen this movie only once do not rate it very highly. After seeing it a few times I rate this movie as high as Fletch and other classic comedies, probably higher.

There is so many worthwhile jokes that I think it must have taken quite a while to write - if you don't have a similar sense of humour you would probably think they had written it all in one night which clearly wasn't the case. There is not a lot to complain about with respect to the acting either - their style suits the movie perfectly.

Remember that it is a comedy first and foremost - if you are looking for an clever story you have the wrong genre. Criticism of the movie being a series of sketches or jokes is really irrelevant - one look at the cover or preview tells you exactly what kind of movie it is. Regardless, there is nothing wrong with the plot and if you appreciate/comprehend the jokes the movie flows just fine.

If you are going to watch it, watch it 2 or 3 times.


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