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Caddyshack (1980)

R | | Comedy, Sport | 25 July 1980 (USA)
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An exclusive golf course has to deal with a brash new member and a destructive dancing gopher.

Director:

Harold Ramis
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chevy Chase ... Ty Webb
Rodney Dangerfield ... Al Czervik
Ted Knight ... Judge Elihu Smails
Michael O'Keefe ... Danny Noonan
Bill Murray ... Carl Spackler
Sarah Holcomb ... Maggie O'Hooligan
Scott Colomby ... Tony D'Annunzio
Cindy Morgan ... Lacey Underall
Dan Resin Dan Resin ... Dr. Beeper
Henry Wilcoxon ... The Bishop
Elaine Aiken ... Mrs. Noonan
Albert Salmi ... Mr. Noonan
Ann Ryerson ... Grace
Brian Doyle-Murray ... Lou Loomis
Hamilton Mitchell ... Motormouth
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Storyline

Comical goings on at an exclusive golf club. All the members are wealthy and eccentric, and all the staff are poor and slightly less eccentric. The main character is 'Danny'; he's a caddy who will do almost anything to raise money to go to college. There are many subplots, including the assistant green keeper's pursuit of a cute (obviously stuffed) gopher. Written by Rob Hartill

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Some People Just Don't Belong. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Sport

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 July 1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Caddyshack See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,142,689, 27 July 1980

Gross USA:

$39,846,344

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$39,846,344
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Orion Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

After filming ended and the rough-cut came in it was too long, and over two hours had to be cut. This also included key parts of the main plot, and the film made no sense, so more money had to be spent on a mechanical gopher to add extra comic relief and to tie the picture together, and an ending had to be filmed. See more »

Goofs

When Dr. Beeper grabs his pager while he is wet, he nearly gets electrocuted. That small device would never actually produce enough power to do that. See more »

Quotes

[after the gopher takes his ball]
Al Czervik: Hey, that kangaroo just took my ball.
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Crazy Credits

Mr. Gopher - Chuck Rodent See more »

Alternate Versions

The candy bar scene was replaced with Ty getting on Carl's big lawnmower, which wasn't shown in the theatrical version. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Rover Dangerfield (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Moonglow
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Written by Will Hudson and Irving Mills
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Golf, entertainment, and gophers
7 June 1999 | by GeDanSee all my reviews

This movie produces one of the funniest and most entertaining golf stories ever. With a rowdy real estate investor coming in to explore the possibility of buying out a snobby country club, the problems are bound to arrive. Throwing in Chevy Chase as the best golfer in the area and Bill Murray to do the grounds-keeping, laughs are inevitable. Any golfer will truly appreciate this fine piece of work!


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