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Up the Creek (1984)

R | | Comedy | 6 April 1984 (USA)
Bob McGraw is in his 12th year of college, goofing his way through life.

Director:

Robert Butler

Writers:

Jim Kouf (story), Jeff Sherman (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Matheson ... Bob McGraw
Jennifer Runyon ... Heather Merriweather
Stephen Furst ... Gonzer
Dan Monahan ... Max
Sandy Helberg ... Irwin
Jeff East ... Rex Crandall
Blaine Novak ... Capt. Braverman
James Sikking ... Tozer (as James B. Sikking)
John Hillerman ... Dean Burch
Mark Andrews Mark Andrews ... Rocky
Will Bledsoe Will Bledsoe ... Roger van Dyke
Grant Wilson ... Reggie
Julia Montgomery ... Lisa (as Julie Montgomery)
Jeana Keough ... Molly (as Jeana Tomasina)
Romy Windsor ... Corky
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Storyline

Bob McGraw is in his 12th year of college, goofing his way through life. Bob the slacker, Irwin the alcoholic geek, Gonzer the human food disposal and Max the ne'er do well are the four losers forced and bribed to represent their university in an intercollegiate raft race., They make some friends like the lovely Heather Merriweather, but mostly enemies, among others a whole team of marines, and preppy IVY-leaguers determined to win. Written by Lars Skogan <si2_ls92362@debet.nhh.no>

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Who says a bunch of boobs can't win a race? See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 April 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rafts See more »

Filming Locations:

Bend, Oregon, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,210,882, 8 April 1984

Gross USA:

$11,708,269

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$11,708,269
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Orion Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Tim Matheson (Bob McGraw) and Stephen Furst (Gonzer) are fraternity brothers in this movie, they also appear together in Animal House (1978) as fraternity brothers Otter (Matheson) and Flounder (Furst). See more »

Quotes

Dean Burch: You're not *at* the bottom of the list, you *are* the bottom of the list.
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Connections

Featured in The Making of 'Up the Creek' (1984) See more »

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Forever
(uncredited)
Performed by Michelle Phillips
From the "California Dreaming" soundtrack (1978)
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Ahhh...College...Sex, Alcohol, and White water River rafting?!?
10 March 1999 | by Ironman-7See all my reviews

I LOVE THIS MOVIE. Yes, it's campy. Yes, it's full of sexual references, and other such content. That's what makes this movie great. The movie is Juvenile, and downright 'bad' at times...but that's what makes this movie THE best movie to show at College campus movie nights, which is where I saw it the first time. Then I went out and bought my own copy. I LOVE IT!!!!!!


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