Happy 30th Birthday, 'Caddyshack'! 30 Things You May Not Know About the Classic
- On July 25, 1980, a little movie called 'Caddyshack' premiered in theaters, but no one could anticipate that it would become one of the greatest comedies of all time. Directed by Harold Ramis, the ramshackle story of the slobs and snobs of a private golf club amassed a dream team of comedy talents ranging from Chevy Chase to Rodney Dangerfield to Bill Murray.
In addition to featuring the finest performance ever from an animatronic gopher, the film was also a smash hit when it debuted, providing endless quotes to generations of fans. So it's got that going for it ... which is nice.