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Hot Resort (1985)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  January 1985 (USA)
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Young guys on the make get a job at a resort hotel in the Caribbean.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Parsekian ...
Marty
Michael Berz ...
Kenny
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Brad
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Chuck (as Daniel Schneider)
Marcy Walker ...
Franny
Debra Kelly ...
Liza
Samm-Art Williams ...
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Mr. Green
Zora Rasmussen ...
Mrs. Green
David Lipman ...
Mr. Bray Junior
Jerome Collamore ...
Mr. Bray Senior
Stephen Stucker ...
Bobby Williams
William Tucker ...
Andrew
Michael Craig ...
Bo Bo
Linda Kenton ...
Geraldine
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A group of young men get jobs at a Caribbean resort, but choose to spend more of their time chasing girls and avoiding their boss than taking care of guests. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Caraïbes follies  »

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(at around 1 min) During the scene with Andrew Piermont and Liza French speaking on the balcony, the boom mic is clearly visible twice when the camera is on Liza. See more »

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Andrew: I just wanted to get to know you better, that's all.
Liza: Nice try, Andrew, but now is not the right moment.
Andrew: Well, I suppose watching my videotape of monkeys fucking is totally out of the question?
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A Blatantly Cheesy, But Fun Comedy
10 May 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Watch this if....you are in the mood for a cheesy, no holds barred comedy. It achieves its goal of being cheesy, full of bad jokes, and downright silly.

Acting/Casting: 4* - It is pretty bad for the most part, but I feel like it was supposed to be. I don't think anyone involved really thought this was going to be their break out film, but I might be wrong. Either way, there is no Oscar worthy performances and there is a reason that most of the cast is unrecognizable almost 30 years later. That said, I did enjoy the antagonists, the way they talk cracked me up.

Directing/Cinematography/Technical: 4* - The directing is sub-par as the movie is not extremely well structured and more focused on nudity and sex than anything else. I still think that was the intentions all along when the movie was made.

Plot/Characters: 5* - A set of friends from New York take a summer job at a Caribbean resort in hopes of scoring with women and end up feuding with resort staff and a elitist rowing team who is staying there for a commercial shoot. This is fairly run of the mill and not going to blow you away, but is still fun.

Entertainment Value: 6.5* - Let me say despite all of the above, I was pleasantly surprised and entertained. I didn't go into it with high expectations and found it to refreshingly fun and at times comical.

My Score: 4+4+5+6.5 = 19.5/4 = 4.875

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