Meatballs

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"When this lot go back to nature, nature runs for it's life."
  • PG
  • 1979
  • 1 hr 39 min
  • 6.2  (20,454)
  • 60

Meatballs is a Candadian film that debuted in 1979. It was directed by Ivan Reitman and starred Bill Murray. This was the first appearance of Bill Murray in a principal role in a movie. People would have known him from Saturday Night Live. Since this movie his acting career has been long and varied. This movie was a boost for Ivan Reitman's career. He would not have directed Bill Murray in many movies like Stripes, Ghostbusters and Groundhog Dog if not for this movie. This also served as the first film for the child actor named Chris Makkkepeace who played the role of Rudy Gerner. There were many sequels to Meatballs, but only one, Meatballs III: Summer Job, had any connection to the story in the first film.

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Description
Meatballs is a Candadian film that debuted in 1979. It was directed by Ivan Reitman and starred Bill Murray. This was the first appearance of Bill Murray in a principal role in a movie. People would have known him from Saturday Night Live. Since this movie his acting career has been long and varied. This movie was a boost for Ivan Reitman's career. He would not have directed Bill Murray in many movies like Stripes, Ghostbusters and Groundhog Dog if not for this movie.

This also served as the first film for the child actor named Chris Makkkepeace who played the role of Rudy Gerner. There were many sequels to Meatballs, but only one, Meatballs III: Summer Job, had any connection to the story in the first film.

Meatballs is a 1979 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 39 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.2 and a MetaScore of 60.

Where to Watch Meatballs

Meatballs is available to watch free on The Roku Channel Free and Tubi TV. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at Apple TV, Amazon, Google Play, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent Meatballs for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1979
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 39 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.2  (20,454)
  • Metascore
    60