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Club Paradise (1986)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 11 July 1986 (USA)
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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Barry Nye
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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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11 July 1986 (USA)  »

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Paradise Island  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$12,308,521 (USA)
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Trivia

Final cinema film of actor Adolph Caesar who died about four months before the movie opened. See more »

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Linda White: Randy, this place isn't air conditioned. I don't see any little switches! No little vents! I don't believe it!
Randy White: Not a word about air conditioning. I just assumed it! Well, we'll just have to live with it.
Linda White: Randy, you do not save a marriage without air conditioning.
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References The Harder They Come (1972) See more »

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Love People
Performed by Blue Riddim Band
Written by A.J. Brown & Michael Cooper
Courtesy of CBS Records
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Great fun film
31 May 2004 | by (El Lay) – See all my reviews

I love Club Paradise, great soundtrack by Jimmy Cliff and the only Robin Williams movie I can say I truly enjoy.

Its a cute silly film, mostly disliked but a great post SCTV carry over cast with Eugene Levy and Rick moranis up to no good in the jungle.

Williams delivers and Peter O' Toole is so superior as "The Govenor" truly wry British humor is used at all times.

A great $4.99 value found recently for sale at Walgreens, pick it up and have a larf.

Cherrio caps!

-Sean in LA


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