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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 overview, first billed only:
... Neil Garbus
... Donald Himmel
... Nancy Himmel (as Romy Walthall)
... Morris 'Mud' Himmel
Joshua Gibran Mayweather ... Walter Welton (as Joshua G. Mayweather)
... Zack Dell
... Tim
Kellen McLaughlin ... J.D.
Brian Wagner ... Lenny
... Trish Prescott
... Gaby Nowicki
... Dennis Van Welker
... T.R. Polk
... Norris Prescott
... 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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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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This is Jessica Alba's film debut. She was initially hired as a two-week extra, with no lines. Later, she had to fill in for a principal character and received her first on-screen credit. See more »

Goofs

When Dennis Van Welker is walking the officers car through the car wash, he is wearing khakis when he starts, but jeans when he gets out. See more »

Quotes

Arnold: Relax... it'll be fine... I mean we're not complete morons!
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Filmed entirely on location -- Nowhere [Actually: Golden Oak Ranch, Newhall, California] See more »

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Featured in Troldspejlet: Dennis Jürgensen (1995) See more »

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READY OR NOT
Written and Performed by Peter Rafelson
Courtesy of Rafelson Music
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Classic Kids Movie
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This movie was great when I first saw it as a child years ago, it was great when I saw it a few days ago, and it will always be great. as a child the movie embodied my hopes and dreams of a camp away from parents where I was in control. The acting from young stars was surprisingly good. The movie is simply most kids' dream which makes it a childhood classic.


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