Up the Creek (1984) - Rotten Tomatoes

Up the Creek (1984)

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In this inane teen comedy, a rafting competition is going to determine whether four friends will graduate or not (an interesting amendment to college practices), and up against their team is a group of offensive rich kids. Meanwhile, a band of expelled military rafters is out to thwart the race as a whole. Bob (Tim Matheson) of the aspiring group of graduates, and Heather (Jennifer Runyon), a convert from the military rafting side, are a hot item, as are many other couples, since sex seems to be the only known activity carried out on land. A game of charades with a dog -- in order to locate a hostage -- is the funniest sequence in an otherwise routine story.

Cast

Tim Matheson
as Bob McGraw
Jennifer Runyon
as Heather Merriweather
Blaine Novak
as Braverman
John Hillerman
as Dean Burch
Jake
as Chuck the Wonder Dog
Tom Nolan
as Whitney
Tim Jones
as Johnson
Hap Lawrence
as Gas Station Attendant
Lori Sutton
as Cute Girl
Robert Costanzo
as Campus Guard
Ken Gibbel
as Campus Guard
Sandy Kuykendall
as Girl in Bar
Paul King
as Waiter #1
Katha Feffer
as Girl in Corridor
Michael T. Judge
as Guide St. Martins
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Critic Reviews for Up the Creek

All Critics (1)

There are more lulls than laughs, but the dog is cute.

Full Review… | February 20, 2016
Creative Loafing

Audience Reviews for Up the Creek

½

One of the better T & A comedies from the 80s due largely to the fact it's actually funny. Unfortunately it is one of the last five films still somehow not available on DVD.

A.D. Villarreal
A.D. Villarreal

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Was lucky enough to find a old VHS tape of this pure 80's gem.Has aged badly but they dont make them like this any more.A cross between Porkys and animal house its just crazy fun.Worth checking out if you can find it....

Brian De Guelle
Brian De Guelle

Super Reviewer

½

It was fine to watch... once.

Leigh Ryan
Leigh Ryan

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