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'''''Caddyshack''''' is a 1980 American comedy film directed by Harold Ramis, written by Brian Doyle-Murray, Ramis, and Douglas Kenney, and starring Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Ted Knight, Michael O'Keefe and Bill Murray. Doyle-Murray also has a supporting role. The film was dedicated to producer Douglas Kenney, who died shortly after the film's release.
 
'''''Caddyshack''''' is a 1980 American comedy film directed by Harold Ramis, written by Brian Doyle-Murray, Ramis, and Douglas Kenney, and starring Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Ted Knight, Michael O'Keefe and Bill Murray. Doyle-Murray also has a supporting role. The film was dedicated to producer Douglas Kenney, who died shortly after the film's release.
   
''Caddyshack'' was Ramis' directorial debut and was a major boost to Dangerfield's film career, who was previously known mostly for his stand-up comedy. Grossing nearly $40 million at the domestic box office (the 17th-highest of the year),<sup>[1]</sup> it was the first of a series of similar comedies. A sequel, ''Caddyshack II'', followed in 1988, although only Chase reprised his role and the film was poorly received.
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''Caddyshack'' was Ramis' directorial debut and was a major boost to Dangerfield's film career, who was previously known mostly for his stand-up comedy. Grossing nearly $40 million at the domestic box office (the 17th-highest of the year),<sup>[1]</sup> it was the first of a series of similar comedies.
   
 
The film has garnered a large cult following and has been hailed by media outlets, such as ''Time''and ESPN, as one of the funniest sports movies of all time.
 
The film has garnered a large cult following and has been hailed by media outlets, such as ''Time''and ESPN, as one of the funniest sports movies of all time.

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Caddyshack is a 1980 American comedy film directed by Harold Ramis, written by Brian Doyle-Murray, Ramis, and Douglas Kenney, and starring Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Ted Knight, Michael O'Keefe and Bill Murray. Doyle-Murray also has a supporting role. The film was dedicated to producer Douglas Kenney, who died shortly after the film's release.

Caddyshack was Ramis' directorial debut and was a major boost to Dangerfield's film career, who was previously known mostly for his stand-up comedy. Grossing nearly $40 million at the domestic box office (the 17th-highest of the year),[1] it was the first of a series of similar comedies.

The film has garnered a large cult following and has been hailed by media outlets, such as Timeand ESPN, as one of the funniest sports movies of all time.

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