Ernest Goes to Camp Page #2

Synopsis: At the beginning Ernest gets a shot by Miss. then they get a group of kids from a institution. Then Ernest becomes a camp counselor. Later on Ernest gets bit by fire ants at a picnic with Nurse and the Chief which is Miss. St.clouds Grandfather. Then The Chief is tricked into selling the camp by Krader Mining company. Then Ernest gets beat up and Miss. patches him up. Then he saves Kamp Kikike which is where they live and they become a year round camp.
Genre: Comedy, Family
Director(s): John R. Cherry III
Production: Buena Vista Pictures
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
92 min

If they get out of line,

I'm gonna knock 'em back in.

Ross, Ross...

listen to me.

Just do the best

you can.

If you can't handle it,

- [Bones crack]

we'll have no choice.

We'll have to send them back.

Oh, I can handle 'em

all right.

Yeah, a little discipline is

probably just what they need.

Uh, Ernest,

will you take the bus over

and get those

second-chancers for me?



[Thud, glass breaking]

[Engine rumbling]

Bad luck and me,

we are old friends

Dealt me the losing hand

once again

Now I'm doin' time,

and time ain't kind

Sun comes up,

but it don't ever shine

Boy, I can't wait

to get outta here.

Anyplace is better

than this dump.

Shut up, you two.

Last warning...

you get out of line,

and you don't go.


[Engine revs, brakes squeak]


All boys in Section 6,

report immediately

to the exercise yard.

Hi, fellas.

of learnin' the ways

of the forest

and the path of the brave

and that sort of thing?

If you ask me,

this second-chance stuff

is a total waste of time,

Mister, uh...

Oh, uh, Worrell...

Ernest P. Worrell.

I don't envy whoever

has to look after

this bunch of punks.

They're trouble

all the way.

My motto is,

"I never met a bad kid."

Then let me introduce you

to some.

These misfits were selected

by their ward officers

as those most in need

of help.

This is the ringleader,

Bobby Wayne.

He's been in and out

of institutions like this

since he was 11.

Since I was 9.

And this is Crutchfield,

12 years old

and already a master thief.

It's like a gift

or somethin'

Well, thanks.

Uh, here's Danny Simpson.

He comes from a long line

of troublemakers.

It's a family tradition.

I've got a reputation

to uphold.

And the Albert Einstein

of this institution,

Chip O zgood.

Butch "Too Cool" Vargas.

[Door opens, closes]

Hey, Moose!

Hurry up, man!

It's Moustafa,

the runt of the litter.

I told you...

it's dangerous to run

with things in your mouth.

Yes, ma'am.

I'm sorry.

Uh, well, uh, all aboard

that's goin' ashore.

Here we go...

life in the fast lane.

Whoa. Nice bus.

Does it run?

Boy, we're gonna have

a great time this summer.

We got boating

and, uh, campin'

and swimmin'

and Indian Lore,

and I've got everything

fixed up for you, too.

Guess who!


Uh, let's see.

Uh, Bobby?

- No, no.

- No.

- No.

Uh, um, not Moose.

It's not Ozgood.

Now, don't tell me, really.

Really, I'm really good at this.

I really am.

[Engine revving]

- Let's see...

- Turn left, Ernest!

[Horn blares]

[Tires screech]

Uh, Vargas.


No? Okay.

Hey, guys, when

the new campers get here,

let's give 'em a big

Kamp Kikakee welcome, okay?!

Oh, the leader's

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John R. Cherry III

John R. Cherry III is an American film director and screenwriter, most notable for directing movies starring Jim Varney as Ernest P. Worrell. He based the character on a man who worked for his dad who thought that he knew everything but did not know anything. His only appearances in "Ernest" films were Ernest Goes to Africa as a customer and Ernest in the Army as Sergeant Ben Kovsky. He was the executive vice president of the Nashville-based Carden and Cherry advertising agency, for which the "Ernest" character was developed. He is currently the founder and Co-chairman of the board of "The National Fine Arts Title Registry". A native of Nashville, Cherry attended the Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida. He currently lives in Nashville, Tennessee with his wife. He has 3 children: Josh and Emilie from a previous marriage and his son Chapman from his current marriage with Ruthie Cherry.Cherry's son, Josh appeared in Ernest in the Army as Corporal Davis. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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