Directed by Ivan Reitman, "Meatballs" (also known as "Arrête de ramer, t'es sur le sable", "Summer Camp", "Babyspeck und Fleischklösschen") is a Comedy film, released in the USA on June 29 of 1979 . Bill Murray is starring, alongside Harvey Atkin, Kate Lynch, Russ Banham, Kristine DeBell and Sarah Torgov.
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Who directed "Meatballs":
Meatballs was directed by Ivan Reitman, a producer, director, writer, and actor.
Before Meatballs, Ivan Reitman had directed Cannibal Girls, released in 1973, Foxy Lady (1971). Since, he directed Stripes, released in 1981, Legal Eagles (1986), Twins (1988), Ghostbusters II (1989), Kindergarten Cop (1990), and Dave (1993).
When was "Meatballs" released:
Meatballs was first released on Friday, June 29, 1979, in the United States. Also released on this day were Bloodline (dir. Terence Young) and Moonraker (dir. Lewis Gilbert). This was thirty-nine (39) years ago.
It has been released on Thursday, June 28, 1979 in Canada; Wednesday, January 30, 1980 in France; Friday, February 08, 1980 in Germany and on Thursday, September 20, 1979 in Australia.
What is the cast of "Meatballs":
At the casting of Meatballs we find Bill Murray, previously seen in Next Stop, Greenwich Village (1976) and Tarzoon, la honte de la jungle (1975); Harvey Atkin (Power Play (1978), High-Ballin' (1978)); Kate Lynch (Improper Channels (1981), Soup for One (1982)) [ more... ]
What is the Storyline of "Meatballs":
The film follows the antics of head counsellor Tripper Harrison (Murray) and the counsellors-in-training (CITs) at Camp North Star, a cut-rate summer camp. The main plot involves Rudy Gerner (Makepeace), a lonely boy who is sent to summer camp by his father. Noticing Rudy is unable to fit in, Tripper takes him under his wing and each morning they go jogging and bond as friends. Tripper helps Rudy gain confidence while Rudy encourages Tripper to start a romance with Roxanne, the female head [...]
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