The Caddy

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"It's a screamer right down the fairway, FOOOOORE!!!!!!"
  • Approved
  • 1953
  • 1 hr 36 min
  • 6.4  (2,309)
  • 60

The Caddy is a 1953 comedy film starring Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, and Donna Reed. The film follows the story of Harvey Miller, played by Jerry Lewis, who dreams of becoming a professional golfer. Harvey's father, a prestigious pro-golfer, does not approve of his son's choice of career and wants him to attend college instead. Harvey tries to change his father's mind by entering a golf competition, but his unimpressive performance only adds fuel to his father's disapproval.

Meanwhile, Harvey meets and befriends a young singer named Kathy Taylor, played by Donna Reed, who works at the golf course. Kathy sees potential in Harvey's comedic talent and convinces him to become her comedic partner in her act. After seeing them perform together, a talent agent offers them a job in Hollywood.

The film takes a turn when Harvey's father is incapacitated and cannot participate in a prestigious golf tournament. To save his father's reputation, Harvey secretly enters the tournament, disguised as his father's caddy. Chaos ensues as Harvey tries to keep up with the golfing rules while also keeping his disguise a secret.

As the tournament progresses, Harvey's father becomes suspicious of his caddy's abilities and tries to uncover his true identity. Meanwhile, Harvey tries to impress Kathy, who has already been signed on to perform in a Hollywood movie. The film culminates in a hilarious and heartwarming ending where Harvey's true identity is revealed, and he finally earns his father's approval.

The Caddy is a classic comedy film that showcases the legendary duo, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, at their best. The film is known for its memorable musical numbers and its witty and slapstick humor, which keep the audience engaged from start to finish. The chemistry between Jerry Lewis and Donna Reed is also a standout feature of the film, and their comedic timing adds depth to the film's storyline.

Overall, The Caddy is a light-hearted and enjoyable film that will leave you laughing out loud. It's a perfect film to watch with friends and family, and it's a testament to the comedic genius of Martin and Lewis, who remain one of the most iconic duos in the history of Hollywood.

The Caddy is a 1953 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 36 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.4 and a MetaScore of 60.

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  • Runtime
    1 hr 36 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    6.4  (2,309)
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