Ricky is the hottest water-ski instructor around and he has just be rehired by his former employer/camp to whip up attendance. But the camp is in serious financial trouble and the owner of ... See full summary »
Summer Camp highjinks centered around a camp counselor with a wacky sense of humor. He tries to help the campers have a good time. One camper named Rudy poses a particular challenge as he has a self-esteem problemWritten by
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The futuristic helmet worn by Murray is a toy "Lunar Patrol" helmet, from the Tim-Mee/Processed Plastic division of J. Lloyd International, Inc. One size fits all. See more »
When Candace pulls Crockett on to the motor boat. when he is
upside down, you can see the shape of a wireless microphone pack on his back. See more »
[talking about Spaz and Jackie]
How did you make out?
Well, we just kind of talked.
You had her in the woods and you just talked? You didn't do anything. YOU DIDN'T DO ANYTHING.
I, um, held her hand when we walked home.
Held her hand? Spaz, you're on your way! Held her hand. In the woods! And it was dark!
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The music played during the second half of the Olympiad is different in the U.S. and Canadian versions of the film. On the U.S. release, there are additional lyrics: "Go team go, Fight team fight..." etc. These lyrics are absent on the Canadian theatrical and VHS releases. The soundtrack is mostly instrumental. You can hear this alternate music on the French soundtrack of the region 1 DVD. See more »
'Meatballs' is a nice and surprisingly, bittersweet film. It remains every bit as fresh, funny and entertaining as the day it was first released. Forget the sleazy in-name only "sequels". This is the one-and-only, the original. It is a very good-natured and uplifting film. It makes and leaves you feeling good, but a little bit sad when it is over. It perfectly captures the experiences of being a kid, summer camp, camping and growing-up. It also captures just as well the memories made by making friends and having a good time and the pain of having to say goodbye. There are many memorably funny moments and even some touching ones, as well. It is unthinkable how anyone could not like this film or give it bad reviews. Having grown-up in the late 1970's, it is a nice trip to the past and fond memories of summers gone-by. I highly recommend this warm, charming and upbeat film. Don't miss it!
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