Farce about a British diplomat to a West Indian island nation who finds his idyllic existance thrown into chaos when a large American drilling company finds a huge source of natural mineral water there. Written by
Jonathan Broxton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
England wants the island dumped. France wants it bombed. America wants it wholesale. And Micahel Caine wants it . . . on the rocks. [USA theatrical]
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Did You Know?
English comedian John Cleese
was originally slated to appear in the movie as Sir Malcolm (which was in the end played by Leonard Rossiter
). Cleese was also slated to appear as Governor Anthony Cloyden Hayes in another tropical island comedy, Club Paradise
(1986), which was released in the USA around the same time. That part in the end went to Peter O'Toole
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When Ms. Baxter speaks to her husband by megaphone, her voice sounds equally amplified despite the distance between mouth and the microphone varying wildly. See more
This is the Governor's wife!
You mean she's not the hooker?
I told you not to wear those heels, darling.
Featured in Violence and the Censors
Listen to My Song
Music by Mike Moran
Lyrics by Dick Clement
, Ian La Frenais
and Bill Persky
(c)1984 Ganga Publishing BV See more