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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.

Director:

Jay Chandrasekhar

Writers:

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 »

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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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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

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 O'Hagan discusses the bulletproof cup prank and holds Thorny's pistol off to the side, the gun is clearly higher than his patrol car and aimed at a slightly upwards angle when it fires, yet the car's window still shatters when "hit". 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

Some of the entries listed under "Also many thanks to" include: "The Dr's Chandrasekhar", "Carlos and Gloria Lemme (for making love)", "The Good Lord & Lady Luck", "2 ridiculously hot British girls aka Rhona & Donna" See more »

Connections

Referenced in Waiting... (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Bidibodi Bidibu
Written by Alessandro Franchi (as A. Franchi) & Daniele Torrente (as D. Torrente)
Performed by Bubbles
Published by Big Tiger Music, Inc. (BMI)
Courtesy of LoveCat Music / Dieffe Records
By Arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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A rave review for a great comedy
26 January 2003 | by kinsellamjSee all my reviews

Super Troopers? Never heard of it. Then I saw it. Then I hit play again and watched it twice in a row. Sitting in an Airbase in Turkey, I knew I had found what would be our number one "cruise flick." The movie that all the officers of Fighting VAQ-134, could watch together, then spend the next few weeks quoting. One guy even got a callsign, "Farva." Perfect. There is a lot of great material to chew on all through the movie. The rivalry, pranks, and rookie bashing are things we cherish. And we can all relate to having that one guy around who drives you crazy. Many of my peers have already purchased the movie. And we have incorporated many of the quotes into our cinematically based lingo.

My recommendation is to grab a bunch of friends, maybe some cold beverages, and have a good time. You just may want to become a Highway Patrolman.


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