Meet the Deedles (1998)

Meet the Deedles (1998)



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Hawaiian surfer dudes Stew (Steve Van Wormer) and Phil Deedle (Paul Walker), fraternal twins, are about to be expelled from school, so their wealthy and concerned father (Eric Braeden) offers summer camp in Wyoming as a solution. Arriving in Jackson Hole with their wet suits, the Deedle twins are like fish out of water, and a series of accidents put them in a hospital. Mistaken for new recruits by Yellowstone Park ranger Capt. Pine (Douglas Ashton), the duo go along with the error after meeting their training officer, the attractive Lt. Jesse Ryan (A.J. Langer), but they are unprepared to adapt to life in the wild, as they cope with mountainside rappelling, sleeping in tents, eating worms, and dealing with hordes of prairie dogs unleashed by ex-ranger Frank Slater (Dennis Hopper), who seeks vengeance for his past problems in the park. There are several pop-culture references, including a cameo by Bart the Bear (of The Edge).
PG (For language, violence, and crude humor)
Comedy , Kids & Family
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Walt Disney Productions

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Steve Van Wormer
as Stew Deedle
Paul Walker
as Phil Deedle
AJ Langer
as Lt. Jesse Ryan
John Ashton
as Capt. Douglas Pine
Dennis Hopper
as Frank Slater
Eric Braeden
as Elton Deedle
Bart the Bear
as himself
M.C. Gainey
as Major Flower
Michael Ruud
as Ludwig
Hattie Winston
as Jo-Claire
Bob Eric Hart
as Governor
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Critic Reviews for Meet the Deedles

All Critics (27) | Top Critics (6)

If all of this sounds ridiculous, it is.

Full Review… | February 25, 2009
Top Critic

Pure Disney in the goofy early-60's sense.

Full Review… | December 31, 1999
New York Times
Top Critic

I am prepared to imagine a theater full of 11-year-old boys who might enjoy this movie, but I can't recommend it for anyone who might have climbed a little higher on the evolutionary ladder.

Full Review… | December 31, 1999
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

Dumb is one thing, but this sorry attempt at action-comedy from stuntman turned director Steve Boyum is in an intelligence-deprived class all its own.

Full Review… | February 25, 2009
TV Guide

Could've spared me the introduction

March 10, 2006

As I have said in the past, I have barely been able to contain my excitement in the recent avalanche of quality Disney fare. Not.

Full Review… | February 8, 2003
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Audience Reviews for Meet the Deedles


It's not bad. It does have a few funny moments. It's ok at best. I saw it on TV so I wasted no money, just an hour.

Jake Doss
Jake Doss

A movie of epicly stupid proportions. It is a huge rip off of Dumb and Dumber, but I think it was due to the fact that Paul Walker and his brother in the movie are really mentally challenged. While it is almost so bad it's funny, it's just way too annoying to like.

Conner Rainwater
Conner Rainwater

Super Reviewer

one of the Greatest Movies Ever With Classic Quotes "Like No Twinkies, No Hostess Products" And "Surf Wyoming" i So Want To Get This On DVD

Joshua Baumiller
Joshua Baumiller

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