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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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Nancy Himmel (as Romy Walthall)
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Walter Welton (as Joshua G. Mayweather)
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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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No parents, no counselors, no rules. See more »


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

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26 August 1994 (USA)  »

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Campo de Férias  »

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$10,471,613
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Trivia

Jonathan Jackson's soap opera mother Genie Francis has a small role as Arnold's mother. Arnold's father is played by her real-life husband Jonathan Frakes. See more »

Goofs

When the two kids are arguing over whether to blow up Minneapolis or Milwaukee they finally settle on Milwaukee. But when they blow it up, the TV shows a shot of northern Minnesota. See more »

Quotes

Trish: He tried doing Silence of the Lambs as a musical. He got fired and he left town.
"Mud": Yeah well he got fired, but I don't think he left town.
[shows Dennis' picture in the yearbook]
Trish: The cheese man at the mall?
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Filmed entirely on location -- Nowhere [Actually: Golden Oak Ranch, Newhall, California] See more »

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Features Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990) See more »

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HOLLYWOOD HOLIDAY
Written by Frank Samuels
Courtesy of Associated Production Music
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Something you wish you would have done as a teen!
19 August 2003 | by See all my reviews

I thoroughly enjoyed Camp Nowhere! It's a great movie to just sit back and relax to, while vicariously living out on screen the things you wish you could have done as a teen. This movie is better than Meatballs, or other "summer camp" movies, as it doesn't feel the need to resort to sexual content to be funny.


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