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Club Paradise (1986)

 -  Comedy  -  11 July 1986 (USA)
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Injured while risking his life to save an angry German shepard, Chicago Firefighter Jack Moniker retires and moves to a small carribean island named St. Nicholas. There, he is befriended by... See full summary »

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Prime Minister Solomon Gundy
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Injured while risking his life to save an angry German shepard, Chicago Firefighter Jack Moniker retires and moves to a small carribean island named St. Nicholas. There, he is befriended by the owner of a run-down resort, Ernest Reed. Greedy developers are schemeing to wrest Reed's coveted beach front property from him for non-payment of taxes. Jack comes to Ernest's rescue, and together they renovate and reopen the resort catering to affluent Americans. The film follows the zany exploits of the proprietors, guests and various colorful island denizans, as they break in the new "Club Paradise". Written by redcard@ix.netcom.com

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The vacation you'll never forget -- no matter how hard you try.

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Paradise Island  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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$12,308,521 (USA)
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Harold Ramis replaced John Landis as director. See more »

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Jack Moniker: I once met a proud, black man such as yourself, and I gave him a small piece of advise: wear one glove, just one glove. Do you know who that was?
Ernest Reed: No.
Jack Moniker: Willie Mays.
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Guava Jelly
Performed by Owen Grey
Written by Bob Marley
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Underrated movie
22 September 2001 | by (San Diego, CA) – See all my reviews

Some hokey gags, but lot's of hilarious banter from Robin Williams and Peter O'Toole, plus epic songs from Jimmy Cliff and others. Lot's of great performances in smaller roles by Brian Doyle-Murray, Rick Moranis, Twiggy and Jimmy Cliff.


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