Heavyweights (Heavy Weights) (1995)
Average Rating: 4.8/10
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Release Date: Feb 17, 1995 Wide
Average Rating: 3.3/5
User Ratings: 44,698
Camp Hope is a summer camp for fat kids; it is also the locale of this Disney family comedy. All of the kids at Camp Hope have a weight problem. It is the one place they can go without feeling different. But when the previous owners declare bankruptcy, the camp is purchased by an obnoxious fitness freak who becomes obsessed with changing his chubby charges into budding body builders. He immediately begins serving them low calorie foods and subjecting them to rigorous exercises. Part of his
Feb 17, 1995 Wide
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Time has been kind to the discarded fat camp movie, finding Heavyweights more digestible these days, after years spent processing the askew sense of humor shared by Apatow and Company.
A throwback to the early Disney live-action films that coasted on their premises and were content to provide lightweight entertainment and nothing more.
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- Tony Perkis: Seamore Butts? Whose Seamore Butts? Whose Seamore Butts?!
- Josh Birnbaum: Nobody sees more butts then YOU Uncle Tony!
- Lars: Youv'e broken my camera!
- Tony Perkis: Get on the scale! Get off the scale.
- Lars: Please put your fat finger down!
- Lars: Hey! Don't pee in the water! Don't drink the water. He pee'd in it!
- Tony Perkis: Wake up campers. It's a glorious morning! Today is evaluation day. The key word here is 'value'. Do you have any? Not yet, but by the end of the summer this camp is going to be full of skinny winners!
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