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Meatballs (1979)

This amiable Canadian-produced comedy featured Bill Murray as a summer camp counsellor whipping a pack of stereotypes into shape while wooing a female counsellor (Kate Lynch).

This early collaboration for Murray and Ghost Busters director Ivan Reitman is solely dependent on its star for laughs, and Murray dominates every single frame, which is very definitely a good thing.

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The movie appealed most to junior high school students – or adults who never escaped that mentality.

Tripper
Bill Murray
Morty
Harvey Atkin
Roxanne
Kate Lynch
Crockett
Russ Banham
AL
Kristine DeBell
Candace
Sarah Torgov
Spaz
Jack Blum
Fink
Keith Knight

Director
Ivan Reitman