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Happy Campers (2001)

R | | Comedy | 21 January 2001 (USA)
When a summer camp director gets injured, the diverse group of college freshmen counselors take charge and spice up the everyday routine of the camp.

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Daniel Waters

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Daniel Waters
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Brad Renfro ... Wichita
Dominique Swain ... Wendy
Keram Malicki-Sánchez ... Jasper
Emily Bergl ... Talia
Jordan Bridges ... Adam
Jaime King ... Pixel (as James King)
Justin Long ... Donald
Peter Stormare ... Oberon
Graham Frye Graham Frye ... Charlie The Cook
Ryan Adams Ryan Adams ... Bad Boy Billy
Ashley Banks Ashley Banks ... Nasty Natalie
Monica Hewes ... Millie (as Monica Bugajski)
Trevor Christensen Trevor Christensen ... Wichitaesque Wes
Elizabeth Dray Elizabeth Dray ... Hayley
Xavier Hernandez Xavier Hernandez ... Upper Income Lawrence
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When a summer camp director gets injured, the diverse group of college freshmen counselors take charge and spice up the everyday routine of the camp.

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Rated R for nonstop crude sexual content involving minors, and for language and drug use | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Pivotal scenes that take place in the woods are tinted blue, same as the woods scenes in Heathers (1989). In one scene Wichita says, "If you ever find yourself turning into one of those, eat some Drano." In Heathers (1989), Heather Chandler died from drinking Drano. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie when Wendy misses the bus, it switches to the inside of the other bus and in the top left corner when they show Witchita on the bus, you can see Wendy standing at the back of the bus before she gets on at it all. See more »

Quotes

Adam: Hey, have you ever had a pussy wrapped completely around your head?
Wichitaesque Wes: Eh... no.
Adam: Then what are you... a butthole baby?... haha butthole baby.
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Connections

Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 Summer Camp Movies (2015) See more »

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Softer Side
Written and Performed by Kathleen York (as Bird York)
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A Midsummer's Night Dream?
19 August 2002 | by usleepylidriveSee all my reviews

I tried to think back to my 12 year self and I think she would have liked Happy Campers. Brad Renfro was great and even if his career has been reduced to guest spots in Ghost World, I still think he has talent. There was a "be yourself" message, but it was twisted rather than sparkling clean. I liked that. I liked the film (don't tell anyone). I just wish the writer hadn't tried so hard to make Midsummer's Night Dream references. A good teen movie is frivilous and meaningful and this was both.


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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 January 2001 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

North Carolina, USA See more »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)
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DiNovi Pictures See more »
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Dolby Digital

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1.85 : 1
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