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PG| 1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
Tripper (Bill Murray) is the head counselor at a budget summer camp called Camp Northstar. In truth, he's young at heart and only marginally more mature than the campers themselves. Tripper befriends Rudy (Chris Makepeace), a loner camper who has trouble fitting in. As Tripper inspires his young charges to defeat rival Camp Mohawk in the annual Olympiad competition, Rudy plays matchmaker between Tripper and Roxanne (Kate Lynch), a female counselor at Northstar.

Cast: Bill Murray , Chris Makepeace , Kate Lynch , Harvey Atkin , Kristine DeBell , Sarah Torgov , Jack Blum , Russ Banham

Director: Ivan Reitman

Genres: Comedy

Meatballs (1979)

Release Date: May 18th, 2003|1 hr. 32 min.

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  • June 08, 2013 nts4596
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    Released 2003??? I read the review to rule out this being one of its inferior knock-off sequels. This must be a re-release date;it was released originally about 1979. that said,I watch it every year the first week of June. This is the best \'Celebrate Summer\' movie of all time. \"no more pencils,no more beeks,no more teacher\'s dirty looks\".

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The Three Stages of Bill Murray's Brilliantly Bittersweet Career

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Gary Susman on Jun 26th, 2014 6:00PM

Bill Murray became a movie star 35 years ago this week, upon the release of "Meatballs" on June 29, 1979. His lead role as the head counselor at a sub-par summer camp marked a number of firsts: his...

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