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Camp Nowhere (1994)

Morris "Mud" Himmel has a problem. His parents desperately want to send him away to summer camp. He hates going to summer camp, and would do anything to get out of it. Talking to his ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Putch ... Neil Garbus
Peter Scolari ... Donald Himmel
Romy Windsor ... Nancy Himmel (as Romy Walthall)
Jonathan Jackson ... Morris 'Mud' Himmel
Joshua Gibran Mayweather Joshua Gibran Mayweather ... Walter Welton (as Joshua G. Mayweather)
Andrew Keegan ... Zack Dell
Devin Oatway ... Tim
Kellen McLaughlin Kellen McLaughlin ... J.D.
Brian Wagner Brian Wagner ... Lenny
Marnette Patterson ... Trish Prescott
Melody Kay ... Gaby Nowicki
Christopher Lloyd ... Dennis Van Welker
M. Emmet Walsh ... T.R. Polk
Ray Baker ... Norris Prescott
Kate Mulgrew ... Rachel Prescott
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Morris "Mud" Himmel has a problem. His parents desperately want to send him away to summer camp. He hates going to summer camp, and would do anything to get out of it. Talking to his friends, he realises that they are all facing the same sentence: a boring summer camp. Together with his friends, he hatches a plan to trick all the parents into sending them to a camp of his own design, which would actually be a parent-free paradise. Blackmailing former drama teacher Dennis Van Welker into helping, they must convince the parents that the camp is genuine, and that they aren't allowed to visit... Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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This summer, kids rule. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild adolescent language and sensuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 August 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Campo de Férias See more »

Filming Locations:

Sierra Madre, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$10,471,613
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Hollywood Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film takes place from June to August 1994. See more »

Goofs

Dennis's car is described as a 1979 AMC Gremlin. However, there is no such thing as a '79 Gremlin. The final model year for the AMC Gremlin was actually 1978. See more »

Quotes

Zach: We're not 'delinquent friends'.
Trish: Oh really? Then how come you go to military camps every summer, because you like the haircuts?
Zach: You know my Dad. 'Military camp builds character'
Gaby: [about Camp Slenderella] 'It's for your own good, Gabs'.
Trish: [about Broadway Camp] 'But Trish, all the OTHER kids are going!'
"Mud": Hey, how about this one? 'It'll be fun'.
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Crazy Credits

Filmed entirely on location -- Nowhere [Actually: Golden Oak Ranch, Newhall, California] See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Nightmare Room: Camp Nowhere: Part 2 (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

TOMORROW
from the Broadway Musical 'ANNIE'
Book by Thomas Meehan
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Martin Charnin
Performed by Marnette Patterson (uncredited)
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its a cool family movie
27 March 2002 | by tarzapamSee all my reviews

i grew up in my pre-pubescnet years watching this movie and loving andrew keegan, its one of the best kids escapism movies around and i'd recommend it for other kids too. I mean who didn't want to be one of those kids at a camp with no adults and a stash of money.Good fun


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