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Puddle Cruiser (1996)

R | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A student falls in love with a fellow student who is defending his buddies in university court. He "proves his love" (more like his masculinity) to her by playing rugby against her ex-boyfriend.


Jay Chandrasekhar


Jay Chandrasekhar (as Broken Lizard), Kevin Heffernan (as Broken Lizard) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jay Chandrasekhar ... Zach
Kevin Heffernan ... Grogan
Steve Lemme ... Felix Bean
Paul Soter ... Matt
Erik Stolhanske ... Freaky Reaky
Zach Chapman Zach Chapman ... Greg / WCOB Deejay
Alison Bower Alison Bower ... Emily (as Alison Clapp)
Kayren Butler Kayren Butler ... Suzanne
Arik Treston ... Bailiff (as Arik Ben Treston)
Jamison Selby Jamison Selby ... Traci Shannon
Charles Lloyd Charles Lloyd ... Officer Reese
Leanne Cummings Leanne Cummings ... Woman Jogger
Sally Brackett Sally Brackett ... Cup Dropper
James P.Q. Sperber James P.Q. Sperber ... Pasta Fagioli
Patrick R. Heffernan Patrick R. Heffernan ... Lamb Chop / Rugby Player #4


A student falls in love with a fellow student who is defending his buddies in university court. He "proves his love" (more like his masculinity) to her by playing rugby against her ex-boyfriend.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexual content and brief drug use

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Did You Know?


The cafeteria woman who answers the phone while Zach is trying to get in touch with the girl is actually Kevin Heffernan's mother. The man who plays the character of Pork Chop and one of the Rugby players is his brother. See more »


Zach states that Johnny Cash *wrote* the song "A Boy Named Sue". While Cash performed the song, it was actually written by Shel Silverstein. See more »


Matt: Well hey, Sara.
Sara: Hey, Matt. Grogan's so funny.
Matt: Yeah. Hey, sounds to me like you like him.
Sara: Well...
Matt: Wow. You and Garbage Dick. That's great, I mean he was just saying that...
Sara: Wait, what did you say?
Matt: I was just saying how Garbage Dick told me how he thought you were...
Sara: Garbage Dick?
Matt: Yeah. Oh, no, no. It's no big deal. I mean, that was at least a year to two ago, anyway.
Sara: Wait, what does that mean?
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Crazy Credits

In the credits "Casting by Mink" is credited. Mink is Erik Stolhanske, one of the members of Broken Lizard and Mink is his nickname. He received a casting credit because open auditions were held in his loft See more »


References Casablanca (1942) See more »

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Don't miss this one, it's a riot. You'll laugh off a kidney!
27 January 1999 | by monkeysvsrobotsdotcomSee all my reviews

A hilarious movie made by a comedy group called the "Broken Lizard". They were recently-graduated Colgate students who raised a pile of money to make their movie. Armed with a great script, a bunch of unknown actors and a great soundtrack they made their movie on the campus about a group of friends, a girl, and a guy named Traci Shannon aka "Thunder". The acting is great, the lighting and sounds are amazingly well done. It is amazing what you can do with $160,000 and a good imagination. They are currently touring the country in a Winnebago, going to college campuses to show their movie. Look for it! You won't be disappointed.

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$160,000 (estimated)
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