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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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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 fi...

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