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The Rosebud Beach Hotel (1984)

R | | Comedy | November 1984 (USA)
After taking over a failing Miami hotel with her workaholic fiance, Elliot, Tracy thinks Monique Gabrielle has seduced her better half-to-be. She then tries to have an affair of her own, ... See full summary »

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Linda
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Sydney
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Marie (as Marie Currie Lukather)
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Brad (as Danny Greene)
Monique Gabrielle ...
Liza
Leila Chrystie ...
Fran Carlan
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After taking over a failing Miami hotel with her workaholic fiance, Elliot, Tracy thinks Monique Gabrielle has seduced her better half-to-be. She then tries to have an affair of her own, and arranges for hookers to become bellhops. Meanwhile, her rich daddy hires an inept arsonist to blow up the place. Written by MG

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A white van in the film says "Irv-Harry's Laundry Service" on its side. The film's producers are Irving Schwartz and 'Harry Hurwitz'. See more »

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Elliot Garner: I'll just hate... I'll hate myself, you know, whatever choice I make.
Liza: So why not have a good time, and then you'll feel better about hating yourself?
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Come Down to Miami
Written by Raquel M. Attias
Published by Vev. Publ. Div. of V. Publ., Inc.
Recorded by Musica Latina International, Inc.
Performed by Celia Cruz and Willie Colón (as Willie Colon)
Released by Vaya Records
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the 80's were so prosperous that even Eddie Deezen could find steady work
20 November 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Sometime between "Bosom Buddies" and "Newhart", Peter Scolari starred in this dud of a comedy as Elliot, a soft-spoken weak-willed guy who's badged by his fiancé into taking up the reigns of her father's (Christopher Lee in a thankless role) hotel in Florida, which her dad just wants to burn down for the insurance money. Fran Drescher embarrasses herself as the head bellhop/hooker, and Eddie Deezen is on hand to...well to act like Eddie Deezen, the guy does the same shtick in every film he's been in and is never good. The film attempts to go for low-brow laughs, yet fails to even deliver at that.

Eye Candy: Monique Gabrielle, Julia Always, Durga McBroom, Tina Merkle, Julia Parton, & Paula Wood all show T&A

My Grade: D-

Where I saw it: Netflix online via Xbox 360


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