Friday, January 18, 2013

Caddyshack (1980)

Director: Harold Ramis

Starring: Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Ted Knight, Michael O'Keefe, Bill Murray, Sarah Holcomb, Scott Colomby, Cindy Morgan, Dan Resin, Brian Doyle-Murray

More info: IMDb

Tagline: Some people just don't belong.

Plot: Danny Noonan is a young caddy at Bushwood Country Club who has no idea about where his future will lead. His best chance at getting his life on track is to earn a caddy scholarship from Judge Elihu Smails, the owner of the Country Club. Al Czervik is a rude, and overly eccentric millionaire who has interests in purchasing Bushwood. Judge Smails shows a quick disliking towards Al and soon there is a conflict between the Judge and Al, the Judge and Danny, and even between the Judge and Ty Webb the charming golfer who is slowly helping Danny figure out his real goals. On the outside of this is Carl Spackler the Golf Course Grounds keeper, who's goal is eliminate a rampaging gopher who is chewing up holes throughout the golf course.

My rating: 10/10

Will I watch it again? FUCK, YEAH!

This one's going to be short but for different reasons.  I LOVE this flick.  It's one of those 'guaranteed to make me very happy' films and one that I've been watching since I was a kid.  The performances are all spot on and hilarious, the gags are funny, the script, dialogue, everything fires on all pistons.  It's a perfect comedy in my book.  "Five bucks says the Smails kid picks his nose."

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