History Film / Heavyweights

8th Jan '17 4:53:28 PM TooManyIdeasInMyHead
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*JerkassHasAPoint: The kids at Camp MPV could contest the victory Camp Hope had, since they only won because of the activities that did NOT involve physical exercise-which was the whole point of the contest, I'm pretty sure. They DEFINITELY could sue for the fact Camp Hope stole the engine from their boat for the Go-Kart.
26th Nov '16 6:32:26 PM kquinn0830
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* RealityEnsues: As the adults discuss what they should do about Tony, Gerry arrives and proudly shows off how he and the other Chipmunks have captured and imprisoned him. Nurse Julie is impressed... while Pat and Tim point out how highly illegal this is and they can't allow it to continue. Pat goes to untie Tony, who proceeds to insult and threaten him, [[SubvertedTrope which makes Pat change his mind and agree to let the imprisonment continue.]]
17th Nov '16 10:29:34 PM tropeminer
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* ShoutOut: To, of all things, {{Film/Schindlers List}}.

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* ShoutOut: To, of all things, {{Film/Schindlers List}}.''{{Film/Schindlers List}}''.
17th Nov '16 10:29:34 PM tropeminer
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15th Nov '16 8:35:34 PM tropeminer
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* NiceGuy: Pat, Tim, the original Camp Hope owners and pretty much everyone except for Tony and anyone at Camp MVP.
** Lars becomes this after his Heel-Face Turn
** Nurse Julie is a very Nice ''Girl''.
15th Nov '16 8:27:53 PM tropeminer
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* SpiritualSuccessor: To the first two ''[[Film/TheMightyDucks Mighty Ducks]]'' movies. They share the same quirky Disney family-friendly tone along with several actors notably Creator/KeenanThompson ("Russ Tyler" from ''D2'' and ''D3''), Shaun Weiss (who many remember as "Goldberg") and Aaron Schwartz who starred in the first ''Ducks'' movie.

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* SpiritualSuccessor: To the first two ''[[Film/TheMightyDucks Mighty Ducks]]'' movies. They share the same quirky Disney family-friendly tone along with several actors notably Creator/KeenanThompson Keenan Thompson ("Russ Tyler" from ''D2'' and ''D3''), Shaun Weiss (who many remember as "Goldberg") and Aaron Schwartz who starred was in the first ''Ducks'' movie.film.
15th Nov '16 8:26:40 PM tropeminer
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'''Gerry's Dad:''' I'm afraid you're wrong.

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'''Gerry's Dad:''' I'm afraid you're wrong. You are through here.



* SpiritualSuccessor: To the first two ''[[Film/TheMightyDucks Mighty Ducks]]'' movies. They share the same Disney family-friendly movie tone along with several actors notably Keenan Thompson (Russ Tyler from ''D2'' and ''D3''), Shaun Weiss (who many may know was "Goldberg") and Aaron Schwartz who starred in the first ''Ducks'' movie.

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* SpiritualSuccessor: To the first two ''[[Film/TheMightyDucks Mighty Ducks]]'' movies. They share the same quirky Disney family-friendly movie tone along with several actors notably Keenan Thompson (Russ Tyler Creator/KeenanThompson ("Russ Tyler" from ''D2'' and ''D3''), Shaun Weiss (who many may know was remember as "Goldberg") and Aaron Schwartz who starred in the first ''Ducks'' movie.
15th Nov '16 8:02:50 PM tropeminer
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A Disney movie released in [[TheNineties 1995]], ''Heavyweights'' is the story of Gerald 'Gerry' Gardner and his mates at Camp Hope a FatCamp. Once a place filled with fun and go-karts, the camp is bought out by Tony Perkis, who intends to use the campers to make his own weight loss infomercial. Gerry and his friends are subjected to [[TrainingFromHell cruel and unusual methods]] to lose weight. Naturally, they fight back.

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A Disney movie released in [[TheNineties 1995]], ''Heavyweights'' is the story of Gerald 'Gerry' Gardner Garner (Aaron Schwartz) and his mates at Camp Hope a FatCamp. Once a place filled with fun and go-karts, the camp is bought out by Tony Perkis, Perkis (Ben Stiller), who intends to use the campers to make his own weight loss infomercial. Gerry and his friends are subjected to [[TrainingFromHell cruel and unusual methods]] to lose weight. Naturally, they fight back.



** Also Tony claims he was this at one point in his life.



* {{Sexophone}}: When a beautiful girl approaches the Chipmunks at the dance.

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* {{Sexophone}}: When a that beautiful brunette girl approaches the Chipmunks at the dance.


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* SpiritualSuccessor: To the first two ''[[Film/TheMightyDucks Mighty Ducks]]'' movies. They share the same Disney family-friendly movie tone along with several actors notably Keenan Thompson (Russ Tyler from ''D2'' and ''D3''), Shaun Weiss (who many may know was "Goldberg") and Aaron Schwartz who starred in the first ''Ducks'' movie.
15th Nov '16 7:46:29 PM tropeminer
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* ActingForTwo: Ben Stiller plays Tony and near the end, his father.
12th Nov '16 8:41:22 AM generalzod39
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** In fairness he wasn't fully aware of what Gerry was going through, hence his appalled reaction when he sees a video of what Gerry and the other kids were going through while Tony was running the camp.

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** In fairness he wasn't fully aware of what Gerry was going through, hence his appalled reaction when he sees a video of what Gerry and the other kids were going through endured while Tony was running the camp.
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