"Remember...two wrongs don't make a right, but three rights make a left." - Ty Webb
release year: 1980
viewing setting: home Bluray 3/6/14 and home DVD, 8/30/05
synopsis: A few oddballs cause chaos at a snotty golf course.
impressions: After seeing this movie for the first time in 1997, I then declared: "At last, I see why Rodney Dangerfield is funny." It's still true. Between his non-stop comments and Chevy Chase's deadpan humor, this movie is packed with laughs. One character I didn't find funny was Bill Murray's gopher-hunting groundskeeper; the character was just goofy, and I didn't really find him funny. There are some other wacky subplots going on, but the bulk of the humor revolves around the two actors I named.
something this movie has that no other movie has: a turd floating in a swimming pool
acting: Rodney Dangerfield is the flippant rich guy who rags on everyone and everything around him. Chevy Chase is the skilled golfer who refuses to compete with others. Bill Murray is the groundskeeper who is given the mission to rid the course of a troublesome gopher. Michael O'Keefe is the young caddy who has to decide what to do with his life.
final word: Funny golf comedy.
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