Leland is suicidal, so he hires a hitman called Avocado to kill him. Code word for the hit will be "tulips". However, that's when Leland meets his suicidal soulmate Rutanya and changes his mind. Now they must try to stop Avocado.

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Leland Irving
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Rutanya Wallace
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Maurice Avocado
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Bert Irving
Dave Boxer ...
Dr. Carl Walburn
Harry Hill ...
Pruitt
Monique Bélisle ...
Paulette
Richard Comar ...
Customer #1
Greg Van Riel ...
Customer #2
Sean McCann ...
Roger
Marilyn Innes ...
Cocktail Waitress
Elaine Labrie ...
Punk Rock Girl
Victor Désy ...
Answering Service Manager
Terrance P. Coady ...
Man in Jail (as Terry Coady)
Gayle Garfinkle ...
Nurse
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Leland is suicidal, so he hires a hitman called Avocado to kill him. Code word for the hit will be "tulips". However, that's when Leland meets his suicidal soulmate Rutanya and changes his mind. Now they must try to stop Avocado.

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More like stinkweed....
16 September 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If ever there was a movie that SHOULD have been directed by Alan Smithee....

"Tulips" basically details the "romance" if that's the word, between an odd woman (Peters) and an even odder man (Kaplan) who is contemplating suicide.

Though this was billed as a comedy, I didn't laugh. Nope, not even a smile. Not a snicker. This isn't even worth laughing at condescendingly.

A product from our neighbors to the north (Canada, for those of you not reading this in the United States), this is the leading reason why Kaplan is best remembered for "Welcome Back, Kotter".

Lord knows he'd prefer it that way.

And as for Bernadette...well, the less said about her involvement, the better.

One star. Please, someone plant these "Tulips" six feet under.


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