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The Whoopee Boys (1986)

Two obnoxious and dim-witted misfits attempt to save a school for needy children by attempting to sneak into the wealthy high society of Palm Beach to get the money needed for their cause.

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John Byrum
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael O'Keefe ... Jake Bateman
Paul Rodriguez ... Barney Benar
Denholm Elliott ... Col. Phelps
Carole Shelley ... Henrietta Phelps
Andy Bumatai Andy Bumatai ... Roy Raja
Eddie Deezen ... Eddie Lipschultz
Marsha Warfield ... Officer White
Elizabeth Arlen ... Shelley
Karen A. Smythe Karen A. Smythe ... Clorinda Antonucci
Joe Spinell ... Guido Antonucci
Robert Gwaltney Robert Gwaltney ... Humping the Butler
Lucinda Jenney ... Olivia
Dan O'Herlihy ... Judge Sternhill
Stephen Davies ... Strobe
Taylor Negron ... Whitey
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Storyline

Two dim-witted street peddlers, Jack and Barney, arrive in Palm Beach, Florida, looking for a better, wealthier lifestyle. In Palm Beach, Jack falls for Olivia, a young heiress running an orphaned children's shelter being threatened with foreclosure. Jack, at Barney's insistence, enrolls them both at a finishing school so they can learn the etiquette of the upper class in order to fit in with the hope that Olivia's uncle will approve of Jack wanting to marry her and help her obtain an inheritance to save the orphanage. Written by matt-282

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Taglines:

The Whoopee Boys have a thing or two to show to high society. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 August 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Chicos escandalosos See more »

Filming Locations:

Miami, Florida, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$444,746
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Jack Nitzsche: man who yells at Barney and Jack for being in the pool. See more »

Quotes

Henrietta Phelps: Why don't we go around the room and introduce ourselve, and tell everyone why you came to the Phelps School?
Eddie Lipschultz: Hi! My name is Eddie, Eddie Lipschultz. I'm here because my mom's new boyfriend says I can't sleep in her bedroom anymore. I figured if I came to charm school, I might be able to... , there might be chance that I'd... , I could possibly...
Barney: [interrupting] Get laid?
Barney: [Eddie nods] I thought so.
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Connections

References The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) See more »

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PARTY ALL THE TIME
by Rick James
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This movie contains dirty humor....I laughed my butt off!!
18 October 2000 | by rainiacSee all my reviews

One of, if not the, funniest movies I've ever seen. The downside is the humor is rude, uncooth, foul-mouthed, nasty, sexual innuendos, stupid and just plain idiotic!! Guaranteed to make anybody laugh if they can stomach it. 8 pts.


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