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Witless and puerile on every conceivable level, this offered early roles to Dennis Quaid (terrible), Fran Drescher (passable) and Rosanna Arquette (negligible).
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Another summer camp movie, and this may be the worst one of them. I saw this on TV, and all I saw were average teens doing normal summer camp stuff, with no trace of a story or basic plot. I couldn't stand watching it.
Cast: Michael Lembeck, Dennis Quaid, Philip Casnoff, Fran Drescher, David Huddleston, Rosanna Arquette, Lou Wagner, Richard Beauchamp
Director: Joseph Ruben
Summary: College students Kavell (Michael Lembeck) and Bergman (Philip Casnoff) spend a summer waiting tables and creating havoc at an upstate New York summer camp, aided by their unbalanced fellow waiter Grossman (Dennis Quaid). Their antics include drugging the campers and driving a tank through the camp. Meanwhile, they battle the junior waiters and try to make time with female counselors Vicki (Lisa Shure) and Evie (Fran Drescher).
My Thoughts: "I found this movie to be silly and funny. Has some very unique characters. Dennis Quaid had to be my favorite of the bunch. His character was a bit insane. I also loved the wino in the film. Him playing cards with himself was quite amusing. It was nice seeing Fran Drescher in a younger role as well. Love the 80's, the films and the music of the area. Just a fun watch. The kind of film where you can just shut the brain off and enjoy the silliness of it."
GORP is basically your typical raunchy sex-comedy except it was made decades before the genre came too have the big box-office success that most have today. The film features a very young Dennis Quaid, and Fran Drescher and also has Rosanna Arquette in her first starring role.
GORP is a laugh a minute riot, and is really a hidden comedy gem with some pretty raunchy stuff even by today's standards. So if you like your comedies completely out there and utterly absurd then GORP is the movie for you...
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