USA | 1997 | 103 min | PG
This is a movie that has been described as “a stoner film for children” (Joshua Rivera, GQ). Filmed over the course of one month, in partnership with Nickelodeon, GOOD BURGER features two, male protagonists (played by Kenan Thompson of SNL fame, and Kel Mitchell) who must fight to defend their place of employment (i.e. Good Burger) from going out of business, thanks to the rise of the corporate, burger chain: Mondo Burger.
With an all-star cast that includes Sinbad (whose Afro wigs are phenomenal), Shaquille O’Neal, Carmen Electra (who plays the uncredited villainess), George Clinton (the American, funkadelic musician) and the debut of Linda Cardellini (from “Freaks and Geeks”), this cult movie deserves to be on your must-watch list.
And if the cast is not enough to convince you to watch this, GOOD BURGER also features an insane asylum called Demented Hills, an ice cream truck labelled as “O’Beese Bros”, a burgermobile, style inspiration from Milli Vanilli, and subtle commentary on food additives and growth hormones because otherwise this movie would just be…weird.
It is also a movie where the secret sauce becomes the hero and the star. – CORA JAMES
Director: Brian Robbins
Cast: Kenan Thompson, Kel Mitchell, Sinbad
ABOUT THE FOOD IN FILM SERIES
About The Restaurant
Burger Drops is “a pop-up series specializing in classic burgers,” whose mandate is to make burgers that are “simple, no frills and delicious.” To date, they have dropped 3,080 burgers and have done events around the city, and most recently with George Motz–the burger genius, and director of The Food Film Festival in NYC.
About the series
Here’s how Food in Film works: The Revue selects a film and partners with a restaurant/chef, who then creates a themed snack to complement the selected film. Your ticket includes both the film and snack! Upon checking in at the cinema on the day of the event, you will be given a Food Ticket, which is redeemable at the serving station inside the cinema! These events tend to sell out, so we advise you arrive early!
Food in Film at the Revue Cinema is sponsored by Meridian Credit Union.
General Admission: $20
Bronze/Loyalty Members, Students & Seniors: $17
Silver Members: $16
Gold/Individual/Family Members: FREE