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Good Burger (1997)

PG | | Comedy, Family | 25 July 1997 (USA)
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Two dim-witted teenagers are forced to save the fast food restaurant they work at from going out of business, despite a new-and-improved burger joint opening across the street that want to be the "Top Dog" in the fast food industry.

Director:

Brian Robbins

Writers:

Dan Schneider (characters), Kevin Kopelow (characters) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kel Mitchell ... Ed
Kenan Thompson ... Dexter Reed
Sinbad ... Mr. Wheat
Abe Vigoda ... Otis
Shar Jackson ... Monique
Dan Schneider ... Mr. Baily
Jan Schweiterman ... Kurt Bozwell (as Jan Schwieterman)
Ron Lester ... Spatch
Josh Server ... Fizz
Ginny Schreiber Ginny Schreiber ... Deedee
Linda Cardellini ... Heather
Shaquille O'Neal ... Shaquille O'Neal
George Clinton ... Dancing Crazy
Richard Haje Richard Haje ... Huge Scary Man
Robert Wuhl ... Angry Customer
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Storyline

Dexter Reed, a high-schooler is forced to get a summer job at a fast food restaurant called Good Burger after causing a car wreck by his school teacher Mr. Wheat. So Dexter must pay off his teacher's car by working very hard at Good Burger. Meanwhile things turned worse when Mondo Burger, a mammoth fast-food chain opens across the street, it looks like Good Burger is soon going to be history for good! Now it is up to Dexter and his new friend Ed the not-so bright cashier to save the day, as they develop a delicious special secret sauce that Ed created brings hundreds of new customers to their door and makes their new competition desperate to steal the recipe and all of their customers. Written by Anthony Pereyra <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>

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Taglines:

It's All That only juicier. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for language, some comic violence and mild sex-related humor | See all certifications »

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Trivia

To promote the film, there was the "Good Burger, Good Premiere, Good Sweepstakes". Four grand prize winners won tickets to the film's premiere, $1000, and they got to meet Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell. 100 first prize winners won a fabric hat with dreadlocks resembling those of the main character Ed's, and 500 second place winners won a copy of the film's soundtrack that had a label saying it was "Licensed for Promotional Use. Not for sale." See more »

Goofs

When Ed swims in the milkshake machine, the pink solution in the front window clearly does not connect with the rest of the machine. See more »

Quotes

Heather: D'you think I'm cute?
Ed: Sure.
Heather: What's cute about me?
Ed: Uh... your head.
Heather: You have a cute head too!
Ed: Well, I try to keep it nice.
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Crazy Credits

The opening shot of the movie shows a cheeseburger being constructed via stop-motion. See more »

Alternate Versions

The UK video release was cut by 14 seconds by the BBFC to remove a head-butting scene, despite the cinema release being uncut. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Clockstoppers (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

We're All Dudes
Written by Kel Mitchell, Vinnie Fiorello, Chris DeMakes, Roger Manganelli and Louis 'Buddy' Schaub
Performed by Less Than Jake featuring Kel Mitchell
Produced by Michael Rosen and Less Than Jake
Less Than Jake performs courtesy of Capitol Records
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The second Nick feature a winner!
1 August 2001 | by Op_PrimeSee all my reviews

This 1997 movie is based on a hilarious sketch from the series, All That. Well, Good Burger is just as hilarious on the big screen as it is on the small screen. Even though this movie was marketed as a kid's film, it can really be enjoyed by all ages. The plot is simple and has it's flaws, but that doesn't hurt the movie. Just sit back and relax, and you're sure to enjoy this movie. The movie is funny mainly due to it's stars, Kenan and Kel. They have an excellent chemistry together and are a great comedy team. Thumbs up for Good Burger!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 July 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Good Burger See more »

Filming Locations:

Redondo Beach, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,058,333, 27 July 1997

Gross USA:

$23,712,993

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$23,712,993
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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