Bill Murray plays a hip camp counselor at a summer facility for geeky kids and assorted losers. Murray's brand of ironic comedy feels grafted onto this banal and sentimental 1979 celebration of misfits. The comedian's frequent director, Ivan Reitman (Ghostbusters), was still finding his sea legs with this one, and he nearly convinced everyone at the time that Murray's film career was never going to happen. --Tom Keogh --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
These comedies are great. Great and fun humor. Yes, there was some toliet humor mixed in, but its so tame by today standards you don't even raise an eyebrow when you hear it. Read morePublished on Sept. 16 2003 by John La Rocca
As a person who spent many of my summers at camp I found this movie to be excellent. It also doesn't hurt that this movie stars Bill Murray...one of my favorites. Read morePublished on April 28 2003 by Steven D Agee
You probably think this movie is stupid and that it is just about meatballs. NO WAY! I'm not going to give this movie away, but it is about a sleep away camp. Read morePublished on Dec 28 2002
I saw Meatballs when I was about 14 years old and I loved it, partly because I was a big Saturday Night Live fan and I like Bill Murray but also because I thought it was a very... Read morePublished on Nov. 17 2002 by Thebookwoman
Bill Murray is basically this entire film. His character will make you laugh even if you are not a Bill Murray fan. Read morePublished on April 12 2002 by Virgil
"You animal, what are you doing" "Hooking up our new air conditioner!" "An air conditioner, where'd you get it!" "Morty's office! He loves the heat!" "Are you guys, ready! Read morePublished on March 14 2002 by Marilyn Monroe