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A waterboy for a college football team discovers he has a unique tackling ability and becomes a member of the team.

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Bobby Boucher
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Mama Boucher
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Coach Klein
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Vicki Vallencourt
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Red Beaulieu
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Derek Wallace (as Larry Gilliard Jr.)
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Farmer Fran
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Gee Grenouille
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Lyle Robideaux
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Casey Bugge
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Paco
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Walter
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Townie
Todd Holland ...
Greg Meaney
Robert Kokol ...
Professor
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Roberto
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Rita (as Jennifer Bini Taylor)
James Bates Jr. ...
West Mississippi Lineman (as James Bates)
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Drunk Cheerleader
Dawn Birch ...
Red's Watergirl
Steve Raulerson ...
Sheriff Loughran
Christopher Mugglebee ...
Sheriff Jack (as Chris Mugglebee)
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Laski
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Tony Dodd
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Jim Simonds (as Kevin Farley)
Lee Corso ...
Lee Corso
Bill Cowher ...
Bill Cowher
Dan Fouts ...
Dan Fouts
Chris Fowler ...
Chris Fowler
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Jimmy Johnson
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Brent Musburger
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Dan Patrick
Lynn Swann ...
Lynn Swan
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Lawrence Taylot
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Captain Insano (as Paul 'The Giant' Wight)
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Young Bobby
Marc Kittay ...
Youngest Bobby
Matt Baylis ...
Student
Jack Carroll ...
Bible College Coach
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Community College Coach
Ric Swezey ...
Male Cheerleader
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Redneck
Haven Gaston ...
Tina
Mike Hold ...
Central Kentucky Quarterback (as Michael Hold)
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West Mississippi Quarterback
Mattie Wolf ...
Cajun Lady
Phyllis Alia ...
Assistant
Dave Wagner ...
Announcer
Tina Barr ...
Cheerleader
Michael Giarraputo ...
Bourbon Bowl Statistician
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Moderator
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jennifer Basa ...
Cheerleader (uncredited)
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Flashback Cheerleader (uncredited)
Nathan Benson ...
Sign-Toting Fan (uncredited)
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Mud Dog Fan at Bourbon Bowl (uncredited)
Brian Brophy ...
Extra (uncredited)
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SCLSU Football Player (uncredited)
Tony Collucci ...
Tindal #11 Cougars (uncredited)
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(uncredited)
Louise Denecke ...
Extra (uncredited)
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Student (uncredited)
Will Green ...
Extra Football Player (uncredited)
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Head Coach (uncredited)
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Cheerleader (uncredited)
Ashida Kim ...
Man in crowd (uncredited)
Stephen Krstulich ...
Extra (uncredited)
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Sports Announcer (uncredited) (voice)
Patrick Martin Jr. ...
Sports Arena Fan (uncredited)
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Test Professor (uncredited)
Travis McGehee ...
College Student (uncredited)
Kevin McGuire ...
Sports Cameraman (uncredited)
Lisa Michele McTigue ...
Fan (uncredited)
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Mud Dog Cheerleader (uncredited)
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Field Official (uncredited)
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Classmate (uncredited)
Michael S. Nunez ...
Sports Writer (uncredited)
Patrick O'Hara ...
Cougar Quarterback (uncredited)
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Football Game Spectator (uncredited)
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Runningback #7 (uncredited)
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Extra (uncredited)
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Cougar Cheerleader (uncredited)
Jenn Schneider ...
Fan (uncredited)
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Drunk Cheerleader (uncredited)
Wesley Smith ...
Redneck Paul (uncredited)
Jeff Standard ...
Extra (uncredited)
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Cougars Footbal Player (uncredited)
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#21 Mud Dogs (uncredited)
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Sports Arena Fan (uncredited)

Directed by

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Frank Coraci

Written by

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Tim Herlihy ... (written by) &
Adam Sandler ... (written by)

Produced by

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Phyllis Alia ... associate producer
Jack Giarraputo ... producer
Michelle Holdsworth ... associate producer
Adam Sandler ... executive producer
Ira Shuman ... co-producer
Robert Simonds ... producer
Rita Smith ... associate producer

Music by

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Alan Pasqua

Cinematography by

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Steven Bernstein ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Tom Lewis

Editorial Department

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Bobby Gibis ... assistant editor: avid
Dale E. Grahn ... color timer
Alan Z. McCurdy ... assistant editor
Ron South ... first assistant editor: avid
Daniel Tomeu ... post-production assistant: dailies
Paul M. Wagner ... assistant editor

Casting By

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Roger Mussenden

Production Design by

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Perry Andelin Blake

Art Direction by

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Alan Au

Set Decoration by

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Barbara Peterson-Malesci ... (as Barbara Peterson)

Costume Design by

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Tom Bronson

Makeup Department

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Stacey K. Black ... key hair stylist: re-shoots only
Kimberly Deeb ... assistant makeup artist
Selena Evans-Miller ... assistant makeup artist
Lee Grimes ... makeup artist
Jane Hassinger ... key hair stylist
Erin Koplow ... makeup department head (as Erin Brasfield)
Ann Pala ... makeup artist
Tish Simpson ... key hair stylist
Christine Wostak ... assistant makeup artist
Lori McCoy-Bell ... hair stylist: additional photography (uncredited)

Production Management

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Mark Indig ... unit production manager
Ira Shuman ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Leo Bauer ... second second assistant director
Adam Druxman ... first assistant director: second unit / second assistant director
Michael Finn ... second assistant director
Allan Graf ... second unit director
Marten W. Piccinini ... second assistant director: second unit
Marty Eli Schwartz ... first assistant director

Art Department

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John Balling ... scenic artist
Brandon Behrendt ... art department intern
Joan Bernier ... scenic
Eileen Bobeck ... art department coordinator
Stephen I. Erdberg ... assistant property master
Nicklas Farrantello ... paint gang boss
William F. Gambill ... stand-by painter
Frank Hendrick ... set dresser
Paul J. Hendricks ... construction gang boss
Bret Kane ... set dresser
Dick Kyker ... property master
Alan S. Reynolds ... lead scenic artist
Mark Simon ... storyboard artist
Derrick Smith ... set designer
Jeffrey Scott Taylor ... leadman (as Jeffrey S. Taylor)
Kurt Thoresen ... property master
Michael Walters ... specialty prop fabricator
Andrew Wert ... assistant property master
Andrew White ... scenic artist
Dan Wilkerson ... on set dresser

Sound Department

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David Bach ... adr editor / dialogue editor
Matthew C. Beville ... foley mixer
Paula Fairfield ... sound effects editor
Russell Farmarco ... adr supervisor / dialogue supervisor
Jim Fitzpatrick ... re-recording mixer
Gregory M. Gerlich ... supervising sound editor
Ron S. Herbes ... dialogue editor
Warren Kleiman ... foley mixer
Ai-Ling Lee ... sound effects editor
Jay Meagher ... sound mixer
Scott Millan ... re-recording mixer
Randy Smith ... boom operator
Robert Troy ... dialogue editor
Derek Vanderhorst ... sound effects editor
Elmo Weber ... sound designer / supervising sound editor
Mark Weber ... sound mixer: second unit
Michael Mullane ... sound editor (uncredited)
Rudy Pi ... re-recording mixer (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Jeremy S. Brock ... special effects technician
Ken Gorrell ... special effects coordinator
Shawn Mack ... special effects technician
Russell Tyrrell ... special effects foreman

Visual Effects by

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Jeffrey Arnold ... visual effects artist
David Fogg ... visual effects supervisor
Gino Freselli ... visual effects production assistant
Shauna M. Hirdler ... visual effects production assistant
Lincoln Kupchak ... visual effects editor
John P. Mesa ... visual effects artist
Penny A. Mesa ... visual effects producer
William Mesa ... visual effects producer
Dan Novy ... visual effects technical supervisor
Bruce Pearson ... visual effects artist

Stunts

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Michael Adams ... stunts (as Mike Adams)
Christine Anne Baur ... stunts (as Christine Baur)
Todd Champagne ... stunts
Jamal Clark ... stunts
Alex Edlin ... stunts
Michael J. Fisher ... stunts (as Mike Fisher)
Allan Graf ... stunt coordinator
Mike Hold ... stunt double: Peter Dante
Horace Knight ... stunts
Kaye Madden ... stunt double: Kathy Bates
Artie Malesci ... stunts
Cazimir Milostan ... stunts
Michael Papajohn ... stunt double: Adam Sandler
Roberta Riordan ... stunts
Rick Sawaya ... stunts
Christopher C. Siegfried ... stunts (as Christopher Siegfried)
Kaye Wade ... stunts (as Kay Wade)
Stephen G. Yandell ... stunts
Mitchell Dean ... utility stunts (uncredited)
Brandon Molale ... football stunts (uncredited)
Robert Allen Mukes ... stunts (uncredited)
Mazio Royster ... stunts (uncredited)
Scott Smith ... stunt double: Johnathan Loughran (uncredited) / stunts (uncredited)
Kaye Wade ... stunt double: Kathy Bates (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Stephen Andrich ... cinematographer: football second unit (as Stephen F. Andrich)
Darwin Montana Browne ... key grip: re-shoots
Chip Byrd ... second assistant camera: second unit
David S. Campbell ... first assistant camera: second unit
Stephen Campbell ... camera operator (as Steven Campbell)
David A. Cook ... gaffer
Jon Baronn Farmer ... still photographer
Chris Fisher ... first assistant camera
David Ghegan ... set lighting technician
Luke Halpin ... electrician
Josh Harrison ... additional second assistant camera
W.D. Hill ... rigging electrician
Paul Horn ... second assistant camera
Ben Kanegson ... best boy grip
Richard Lacy ... first assistant camera
J. Steven Latham ... first assistant camera
Matt LeBeau ... grip
Mark McDevitt ... clapper loader
Frank Miller ... additional camera operator (as Frank M. Miller)
Chip Monk ... camera loader: second unit
Jack Nealy ... electrician
Michael Noles ... video playback operator
William Papp ... Steadicam operator / camera operator: "b" camera
Jorge A. Quiñonez ... grip
Ralph Scherer ... key grip: second unit
Louis Smith ... second assistant camera: second unit
Vali Valus ... first assistant camera
Ronald L. Vargas Jr. ... first assistant camera: second unit
Michael J. Walsh ... rigging gaffer
Chuck Weiss ... additional video assist operator
Chuck Cohen ... director of photography: second unit (uncredited)
Michael Thomas Dunn ... assistant chief lighting technician (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Quintin Bennett ... extras casting assistant
Terri Douglas ... adr voice casting
Ellen Jacoby ... extras casting / location casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Julia S. Bubis ... set costumer (as Julia Bubis)
Deborah Latham ... key costumer (as Deborah Latham Binkley)
Danny Molaschi ... set costumer (as Daniel A. Molaschi)
David Rawley ... costume supervisor
Victor Valiente Jr. ... set costumer
Emae Villalobos ... costumer

Location Management

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Rob Frank ... assistant location manager
John Garrett ... location manager

Music Department

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Brooks Arthur ... music supervisor
Michael Boddicker ... musician: synthesizer
Wende Crowley ... music coordinator (as Wende Geikie)
Michael Dilbeck ... music supervisor
Dan Garcia ... music recordist: orchestra
Stuart Grusin ... music editor
Daniel Hamuy ... lead orchestrator
Lori Lahman ... music coordinator
Stephen Lotwis ... music editor
Alan Pasqua ... orchestrator
Booker White ... music preparation
Frank Macchia ... music preparation (uncredited)
Ken Tamplin ... composer: additional music (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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David Neil Enfinger ... picture car coordinator
Robert Jepson ... driver: cast
Stephen G. Yandell ... transportation co-captain

Other crew

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Phyllis Alia ... assistant: Mr. Coraci
Jillian Amburgey ... script supervisor
Noah Arntson ... intern to director
Tina Barr ... assistant: Mr. Simonds
Thomas Bianco ... first assistant accountant
Tammy Blackburn ... animal trainer
Ron Borders ... production assistant
Gena Bravos ... script supervisor
Sheck Bugge ... assistant: Mr. Giarraputo
Cindy G. Castoro ... production assistant
Debbie Charboneau ... Construction Accountant
Jessica Chavez ... assistant: Ms. Smith
Caryn Cheever ... assistant accountant
Rob Corsie ... set production assistant
LaTrelle Creel ... office production assistant
Dekker Dreyer ... production assistant
Mark Robert Ellis ... assistant football coordinator: football team (as Mark Ellis)
Charissa Forth Kane ... key set production assistant (as Charissa Forth)
Craig Glaser ... craft service: reshoots, LA
Brian Golby ... post-production accountant
Zoila Gomez ... production coordinator: second unit
Allan Graf ... football coordinator: football team
Lisa Marie Hill ... office production assistant (as Lisa M. Hill)
Mike Hold ... quarterback: football team
Tina Kerr ... crowd promotions director
Horace Knight ... running back: football team
Missy Lantz ... assistant production office coordinator
Wendi Laski ... unit publicist
April Mackin ... animal supervisor
Patrick Mahoney ... craft service: 2nd Unit
Gina Martin ... Talent Coordinator
Connie McAloney ... production accountant (as Connie McAloney-Stamos)
Arturo Mendez ... graphics technician
James Moran ... key set production assistant
Matthew S. Naumann ... production assistant
Jennifer Pyecha ... second assistant accountant
Kevin Reid ... quarterback: football team
Deedra Ricketts ... crowd promotions director
James Davis Riggs ... animal production assistant
Roberta Riordan ... production assistant: football team
Christopher C. Siegfried ... wide receiver: football team
Drew Smith ... craft service asst / craft service
Lee Smith ... security coordinator
Diane Sterling ... payroll (as Diana Sterling)
Leslie Stevens ... production coordinator (as Leslie S. Stevens)
Melinda Taksen ... script supervisor
Jennifer Tavanese ... production assistant
Mitch Toles ... photo double: "The Water Boy"
Amy R. Trachtman ... production secretary
K.L. Connie Wang ... assistant script clearance administrator (as Connie Wang)
Eli Wolstan ... assistant: Jack Giarraputo
Tim Ballou ... script clearance administrator (uncredited)
Jack E. Herman ... extras set coordinator: reshoots (uncredited)
Peter Menich ... title designer (uncredited)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Bobby Boucher is the lowly waterboy for a college football team, until the coach discovers his amazing talent for tackling people much bigger than him. He signs the Waterboy as the new star player, but Bobby must keep it secret from his overbearing and domineering mother. Written by Travis Kennedy

Plot Keywords
Taglines The Water-Boy is The Devil! See more »
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Also Known As
  • Dimwit Surges Forth (Thailand, English title)
  • Waterboy (France)
  • Waterboy - Der Typ mit dem Wasserschaden (Germany)
  • El aguador (Spain)
  • Vodonoša (Serbia)
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Runtime
  • 90 min
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Box Office

Budget $20,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $39,414,071, 08 Nov 1998
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $185,991,646

Did You Know?

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Trivia This film is the highest-grossing sports comedy of all time, while another Adam Sandler vehicle, The Longest Yard (2005), is the second highest-grossing sports comedy of all time. See more »
Goofs Louisiana's local law enforcement is shown wearing uniforms that say "County Sheriff." Louisiana has no counties, it has parishes. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in The Siege/Elizabeth/Gods and Monsters/The Waterboy/The Wizard of Oz (1998). See more »
Soundtracks Born on the Bayou See more »
Quotes Coach Klein: Gatorade not only quenches your thirst better, it tastes better too.
Bobby Boucher: No, you people are drinkin the wrong water.
Coach Klein: Gatorade.
Bobby Boucher: H2O.
Coach Klein: Gatorade.
Bobby Boucher: H2O.
Coach Klein: [singing] Water sucks. It really, really sucks. Water sucks.
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