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Run, Waiter, Run! (1981)

Vrchní, prchni! (original title)
A comedy concerning a down on his luck bookshop owner with a penchant for women who decides to make some money by pretending to be a waiter and collecting cash from unsuspecting diners.

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Helenka Vránová
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Parizek
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prodavacka Vera
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Rudy Vyskocil - spoluzák
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Manuela - Rudyho slecna
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bratranec Ludva
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Libuse Douchová - prodavacka
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profesor Prikryl
Jirí Lír ...
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Vacková
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Opilý muz u motorestu
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Svatebcanka
Miloslav Stibich ...
Bechyne - personalista
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A comedy concerning a down on his luck bookshop owner with a penchant for women who decides to make some money by pretending to be a waiter and collecting cash from unsuspecting diners.

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Trivia

Frantisek Vlácil was considered for the small part of drunken guest, eventually played by Ilja Racek. See more »

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Soundtracks

Holubí dum
Music by Jaroslav Uhlír
Lyrics by Zdenek Sverák
Performed by Jirí Schellinger
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Hilarious!
26 October 2004 | by (Los Angeles, California, USA) – See all my reviews

It's been over 20 years since I saw this movie in The Nuart, L.A.'s premiere art house theatre, and it's still one of the funniest, most memorable films I've ever seen. A suave but down-and-out would-be concert violinist on his way to an audition, is mistaken for a waiter and discovers a new, if not terribly legal or honest, source of income. I won't say anything more, I don't want to spoil the fun.

Good writing, creative gags, a fine sense of irony, and a refreshing respect for the audience's intelligence. I wish this movie were available in the USA on DVD or VHS, I'd snatch up a copy without hesitation.


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