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Super Troopers (2001)

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Five Vermont state troopers, avid pranksters with a knack for screwing up, try to save their jobs and out-do the local police department by solving a crime.

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Jay Chandrasekhar

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Jay Chandrasekhar (as Broken Lizard), Kevin Heffernan (as Broken Lizard) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
André Vippolis ... College Boy 1 (as Andre Vippolis)
Joey Kern ... College Boy 2
Geoffrey Arend ... College Boy 3
Erik Stolhanske ... Rabbit
Jay Chandrasekhar ... Thorny
Steve Lemme ... Mac
Kevin Heffernan ... Farva
Paul Soter ... Foster
Camille Hickman Camille Hickman ... Thin Queen Bartender
Marisa Coughlan ... Ursula
Aria Alpert Adjani ... Waitress (as Aria Alpert)
Daniel von Bargen ... Chief Grady (as Daniel Von Bargen)
James Grace James Grace ... Local Officer Rando
Michael Weaver ... Local Officer Smy
Dan Fey Dan Fey ... Local Officer Burton
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Storyline

Thorny, Mac, Rabbit, Foster and Farva are Vermont state troopers out to have a good time. Stationed in a remote area near the Canadian border, the troopers, avid pranksters with an affinity for syrup, have a knack for screwing up on the job. But when budget cuts in the town of Spurbury threaten their livelihood and pit them against arch-rival Spurbury P.D., the five friends try to straighten up and fly right. That is, until a dead body is discovered and a possible drug ring is unearthed. The super troopers spring into action attempting to solve the crime, save their jobs, and outdo the local police department. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

It's their highway. You're just driving on it. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexual content and drug use | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | German | French

Release Date:

15 February 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Broken Lizard's Super Troopers See more »

Filming Locations:

Briarcliff Manor, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,149,203, 17 February 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$18,488,314, 28 April 2002
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The "bullet-proof cup" scene was shot just outside a real-life prison. While Steve Lemme stood there, wearing just a cup, inmates were pressed against the fence yelling at him. See more »

Goofs

When Thorny is getting ready to shoot Mac to test the bulletproof cup, he draws his gun and touches the top of it. The gun makes a noise as if he was pulling the slide back and a round was being chambered, but he never pulls the slide. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
College Boy 2: No, man, I'm just saying... I'm sayin', if-if you own beachfront property, right, do you own, like, the sand and the water?
College Boy 3: Nobody owns the water. God owns - it's God's water.
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Crazy Credits

The credits are accompanied by: 1) various identifying shots of the actors; 2) scenes involving the stoners and a busted party; and 3) Farva's oft-joked-about "bus incident". Finally, all the way at the end of the credits, there is a little "gag" reel clip, concerning Farva's excessive drinking at the governor's party. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Freeloaders (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Can Not One Night Stand It
Music by Jack Grace
Lyrics by Jack Grace & Merilee
Performed by The Jack Grace Band (as Jack Grace Band)
Courtesy of Jack Grace Band
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I couldn't stop laughing
21 May 2002 | by Agent10See all my reviews

This was a welcome change of pace, a film that was a bit independent and a bit mainstream, yet all in all, was still hilarious. With an unknown and unproven cast, this film captured a certain sense of zeal within a viewer, certainly making the viewer wish highway patrolmen were this funny and irregular all the time. Funny, even though the comedy was sometimes low brow, this film certainly earned its accolades at the Sundance Film Festival.


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