Heavyweights (Heavy Weights)
Heavyweights (Heavy Weights) (1995)

When Camp Hope, a summer haven for overweight children, is bought by an obnoxious fitness expert, he attempts to transform it into an exercise and weight-loss camp. His cruel training techniques enrage the camp's clientele, who soon… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 4, 2003
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Critic Score: 29% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Brian Orndorf
Blu-ray.com

Time has been kind to the discarded fat camp movie, finding Heavyweights more digestible these days, after years spent processing the askew sense of humor shared by Apatow and Company.

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James Plath
Movie Metropolis

A throwback to the early Disney live-action films that coasted on their premises and were content to provide lightweight entertainment and nothing more.

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Martin Scribbs
Low IQ Canadian

The first American movie to explore the link between processed cheese and the need for love. A Hamburglar Joint.

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Alex roy
This has got to be one of the worst ideas for a comedy that I've seen. The film should be a good comedy, but instead it just falls flat because to me it… More
Lenny Muggsy
Great Lines, emphasizes a massive consumption of food, so heck yea. Update: From the creative genius of Steven Brill (Mighty Ducks) and Judd Apatow? In the… More
Tyler Christian
Insanely nostalgic. Tony Perkis and Lars are two of the greatest cult comedy characters of all-time! If you want to see Ben Stiller at his most over-the-top… More
Coxxie Mild Sauce
i dont believe in magic, but for some odd reason i cant visit someone in the hospital without this poppin up on their t.v. aside from that its a pretty funny… More
Adam Mahler
As an aspiring infomercial fitness-life coach-messiah playing God over a summer camp, Stiller goes out there, without fear of overplaying it, and it might be… More
Jennifer D
Dumb roommates... why do they force me to watch movies I KNOW I won't like?! A few little chortles, but really... not all that funny and really kind of… More

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