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Meatballs III: Summer Job (1986)

The ghost of a dead porn star comes to Earth to help a nerd with his sex life.

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George Mendeluk

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Janis Allen (characters), Len Blum (characters) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sally Kellerman ... Roxy Dujour
Patrick Dempsey ... Rudy
Al Waxman ... Peter
Isabelle Mejias ... Wendy
Shannon Tweed ... The Love Goddess
Peter Snider Peter Snider ... Tom
Jan Taylor Hendricks Jan Taylor Hendricks ... Rita
Hudson Bishop Hudson Bishop ... Hillary
Mark Blutman ... Andy
Justine Campbell Justine Campbell ... Val
Peter Saecks Peter Saecks ... Tim
Caroline Arnold Caroline Arnold ... Lee
Pamela Collyer Pamela Collyer ... Karen
Colleen Passard Colleen Passard ... Cheryl (as Colleen Karney)
Willye Fleming Willye Fleming ... Guardman
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Storyline

A dead porno movie star returns from the beyond to help a nerdy teen to score with the beautiful wife of the owner of the camp he is spending the summer working at. Wow. Written by Aaron Teitlebaum <aaront@norden1.com>

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Rudy struck out two summers in a row... this will be his year to score!


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R | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 January 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Academia em Férias See more »

Filming Locations:

Hudson, Québec, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$2,147,228

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,147,228
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Company Credits

Production Co:

TMS Pictures, Dalco, Dalco See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Acting debut of future television hostess Caroline Rhea. She can be seen in an uncredited role as 'Beach Girl #4 playing beach volleyball in a red bikini. See more »

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TV Newscaster: The 11 O'Clock News has just learned that porn film star, Roxanne Dujour, died today on the set of her recent film, E.A.T. Me 2. According to reliable sources, her last words were, Oh God! Oh My! Oh Yes! Oh Yes, Yes! Oh My God, Yes Yes! Oh, Oh, Oh! Yes!
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Spoofs Rocky (1976) See more »

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Down In The Alley
Written by Charles F. Calhoun (as Jesse Stone)
Performed by Ronnie Hawkins
From the album "Matchbox" (1970)
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This meatball is off by three years
13 January 2013 | by PeterMitchell-506-564364See all my reviews

You know how many actors start off in their crappy first movie. This is Patrick Dempsey's first crappy movie. This is strictly for the undemanding comedy viewer or the undemanding viewer of any genre. He really started off in this bomb of embarrassment. Here's the plot, where's girls raise Dempsey's anatomy more than laughs in a fizzer of a film. Dempsey is a nerd, going to work on his summer break, heading to a popular seaside spot, which is anything but glamorous. You should check out his living arrangements, for this mean owner, Gene, has taken over this pub and gas business, where Dempsey's pumping more than boat fuel. At the start where he's p...k teased by a couple of girls, we see this laughing stock later on re-invents himself thanks to a magical force, Sally Kellerman, only visible to Dempsey of course. She has to him improve his chances with girls otherwise her wish won't be granted at the pearly gates on heaven. So, dressed the part and a confidence man, he ends up with these hot babes and sends other guys flying through the room or busting tables without hardly laying a finger on them. As if? But in the end he realizes his real love was there in front of him all the time. This is a very corny Meatballs that hit video shelves in back 87, where it should of hit the back of cars or trucks. It's a lame comedy, guaranteed hardly any laughs, but I guess if your a Dempsey fan, who followed a string of similar teen sex films that were way indeed, better, this might be worth the watch to see how this good actor started off. And if you don't like it, there's always the remote nearby. A little joke, Gene's wife, (no not Gene Simmons, the character Gene) Shannon Tweed who's kept like a prisoner upstairs, has a faux intercourse scene with Dempsey, the only redeeming moment of this trash.


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