Top 5 Heavyweights Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Heavyweights facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Heavyweights film message.

The max capacity of the bus taking the kids to camp has been crossed out and reduced from 25 occupants to 23 because it's a fat camp.
The max capacity of the bus taking the kids to camp has been crossed out and reduced from 25 occupants to 23 because it's a fat camp.

A clue to Tony Perkis's backstory is hanging on the wall of his office.

Heavyweights Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - At the end of the dance scene, two actors can briefly be seen awkwardly standing in the background, wearing the same outfits worn by Jerry and Philip earlier in the scene.
    At the end of the dance scene, two actors can briefly be seen awkwardly standing in the background, wearing the same outfits worn by Jerry and Philip earlier in the scene.

Heavyweights Hidden Details

1 - Gerry Garner can be seen wearing a Fire Marshall Bill shirt; a popular character of Jim Carrey in the show In Living Color (1990).
Gerry Garner can be seen wearing a Fire Marshall Bill shirt; a popular character of Jim Carrey in the show In Living Color (1990).
Heavyweights poster
Heavyweights poster

Heavyweights Plot

Plump kids are lured into joining a posh fat camp with the promise of quick weight loss and good times, only to find that the facility is a woodland hellhole run by a psycho ex-fitness instructor.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Heavyweights. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Director Steven Brill
Stars David Goldman, Joseph Wayne Miller, Cody Burger, Allen Covert
IMDB score 6.6