Ernest Goes to Camp (1987)

Ernest Goes to Camp
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating PG
Runtime 1hr 30mins.
Genres Comedy
Keywords Ernest (franchise)
Status Released
US Release Date
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    SANTA MONICA, Calf., Feb. 10, 2000 -- "Hey Vern," roll the credits. Jim Varney, the big-nosed, gawky actor who brought empty-headed hayseed pitch-man Ernest P. Worrell to life in a series of popular, albeit arguably annoying TV commercials and then in a skein of kids' movies, died today of lung cancer. He was 50. Varney, an actor since his teen years, had been in the public eye for more than 25 years. He was a stand-up comic in New York in the early 1970s, and became a regular on the TV variet

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Stacy Williams Producer n/a 3 3000001
John R Cherry III Director n/a 2 2000001
Lyle Alzado Actor Bronk Stinson 1 1000005
Iron Eyes Cody Actor Indian Chief 1 1000004
John Vernon Actor Sherman Krader 1 1000003
Victoria Racimo Actor Nurse St Cloud 1 1000002
Gailard Sartain Actor Jake 1 1000006
Daniel Butler Actor Eddy 1 1000007
Jacob Vargas Actor Bubba Vargas 1 1000011
Scott Menville Actor Crutchfield 1 1000010
Patrick Day Actor Bobby Wayne 1 1000009
Hakeem Abdul-Samad Actor Moustafa Hakeem-Jones 1 1000008
Jim Varney Actor Ernest P Worrell 1 1000001
Ernest P. Worrell, the bumbling handyman at Kamp Kikakee, is given a chance to be a counselor to a group of juvenile delinquents. Ernest has his hands full with his young charges that delight in tormenting him with their practical jokes. When an unscrupulous mine owner sets his sights upon the camp property, Ernest and his campers must band together to save the day.