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Caddyshack (1980)

R | | Comedy, Sport | 25 July 1980 (USA)
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An exclusive golf course has to deal with a brash new member and a destructive dancing gopher.

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Harold Ramis
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chevy Chase ... Ty Webb
Rodney Dangerfield ... Al Czervik
Ted Knight ... Judge Elihu Smails
Michael O'Keefe ... Danny Noonan
Bill Murray ... Carl Spackler
Sarah Holcomb ... Maggie O'Hooligan
Scott Colomby ... Tony D'Annunzio
Cindy Morgan ... Lacey Underall
Dan Resin Dan Resin ... Dr. Beeper
Henry Wilcoxon ... The Bishop
Elaine Aiken ... Mrs. Noonan
Albert Salmi ... Mr. Noonan
Ann Ryerson ... Grace
Brian Doyle-Murray ... Lou Loomis
Hamilton Mitchell ... Motormouth
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Storyline

Comical goings on at an exclusive golf club. All the members are wealthy and eccentric, and all the staff are poor and slightly less eccentric. The main character is 'Danny'; he's a caddy who will do almost anything to raise money to go to college. There are many subplots, including the assistant green keeper's pursuit of a cute (obviously stuffed) gopher. Written by Rob Hartill

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Taglines:

Some People Just Don't Belong. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Sport

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 July 1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Caddyshack See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,142,689, 27 July 1980, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$39,846,344
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Orion Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the opening credits one of the houses Danny passes as he rides his bicycle is the house used as the exterior of the Tate's house in the sitcom Soap (1977). See more »

Goofs

When Czervik comes into the club and gets into the argument with Judge Smails and Smails tries to choke him, Smails is wearing one tie, but when they retreat to the judge's office to discuss it like adults, according to Tye Webb, and Czervik challenges the judge to play golf for money, the judge is wearing a different tie. See more »

Quotes

[Tony gives his ticket to Danny who has taken over for Lou]
Danny Noonan: I can't pay you. Lou has to.
Tony D'Annunzio: Where is he?
Danny Noonan: He's out.
Tony D'Annunzio: I can see that he's out, numbnuts.
[Gives Danny a dollar]
Tony D'Annunzio: Give me a coke.
Danny Noonan: One coke.
[gives Tony a bottle of Coke and 50 cents]
Tony D'Annunzio: Hey wait a minute. That's only 50 cents.
[...]
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Crazy Credits

The Gopher dances to "I'm All Right" while end credits began to roll. See more »

Alternate Versions

The candy bar scene was replaced with Ty getting on Carl's big lawnmower, which wasn't shown in the theatrical version. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in A Gentleman's Game (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

The Nutcracker - Waltz of the Flowers
(uncredited)
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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Golf, entertainment, and gophers
7 June 1999 | by GeDanSee all my reviews

This movie produces one of the funniest and most entertaining golf stories ever. With a rowdy real estate investor coming in to explore the possibility of buying out a snobby country club, the problems are bound to arrive. Throwing in Chevy Chase as the best golfer in the area and Bill Murray to do the grounds-keeping, laughs are inevitable. Any golfer will truly appreciate this fine piece of work!


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