C.H.O.M.P.S. (1979)

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Brian Foster (Wesley Eure) is a young inventor who creates a mechanical dog as part of a home protection system. When he falls out of favor with his boss Ralph Norton (Conrad Bain), the boss' pretty daughter Casey (Valerie Bertinelli) uses her pull to save the company and Brian's job. Mr. Gibbs (Jim Backus) is the rival company president who covets the mechanical mutt. He sends double agent Ken Sharp (Larry Bishop) to do his bidding, and Ken in turn hires a pair of bumbling crooks (Red Buttons), (Chuck McCann) to steal the dog. The real star of this family-oriented comedy is the mechanical dog Chomps.
Rating:
PG
Genre:
Comedy , Kids & Family
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MGM

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Cast

Jim Backus
as Mr. Gibbs
Larry Bishop
as Ken Sharp
Hermione Baddeley
as Mrs. Fowler
Valerie Bertinelli
as Casey Norton
Wesley Eure
as Brian Foster
Red Buttons
as Bracken
Chuck McCann
as Brooks
Regis Toomey
as Chief Patterson
Conrad Bain
as Ralph Norton
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Cheesy slapstick comedy with a near-death dog scene.

Full Review… | March 22, 2013
Common Sense Media

...it seems fairly obvious that the film would have been more effective as a 22-minute cartoon...

Full Review… | April 16, 2005
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Audience Reviews for C.H.O.M.P.S.

Puerile and foolish

jay nixon
jay nixon

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I can't believe I sat through this movie from beginning to end & what amazes me even more is that I did it without falling asleep.Watching this movie was excruciatingly painful.If you want to torture yourself then I dare you to sit through the whole movie & not fall asleep.I guess this will be a shorter review then what I normally write because I'm running out of things to say about how bad I think this movie sucked but believe me, C.H.O.M.P.S SUCKED!!!

Brody Manson
Brody Manson

Super Reviewer

More enjoyable than you might think. Basically, it's a movie-length 70's-era Hanna-Barbera cartoon, complete with Hoyt Curtin musical score. Approach it that way, and you'll enjoy it a lot more.

Joe Van Ginkel
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