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Steve Zacharias (written by) &
Jeff Buhai (written by)
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April 1986 (USA) See more »
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The travel agency promised George Lollar a peaceful island getaway. They lied.
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George Lollar takes his family on vacation with "Club Sand", a shoddy and untrustworthy company. On their tropical island... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Even Charles Grodin fans should beware See more (8 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Charles Grodin ... George Lollar

Robin Pearson Rose ... Sheila Lollar

John Ashton ... Phil Cocoran
Ellen Blake ... Dorothy Cocoran

Megan Mullally ... Jessica Lollar

Stennar Strom ... Brad Lollar (as Christopher Ames)
Scott Nemes ... Bobby Lollar

Jon Lovitz ... Bartender

Gerrit Graham ... Curt

Mario Van Peebles ... Pino

Brenda Bakke ... Veroneeka
William Bumiller ... Etienne

Phil Hartman ... Jean-Michel

Mimi Lieber ... Mimi
Steve Levitt ... Pierre
Zane Buzby ... Martine

Victor Rivers ... Renaldo

Brett Baxter Clark ... Manuello (as Brett Clark)

Ian Abercrombie ... Maitre d'

Jacob Vargas ... Carlos

Irina Maleeva ... Maria
Eduardo Ricard ... Juan
Morgan Douglas ... Pilot
Joycee Katz ... Connie

David Mirkin ... Walter Ambrose

Buck Young ... Mr. Emerson
Twinkle Bayoud ... Twinkle Bayoud
Gregory Michaels ... Guerrilla #1
Michael Markowitz ... Guerrilla #2
Sandy Ignon ... Guerrilla #3
Wally Ann Wharton ... Wanda (as Wally Wharton)
Patti R. Lee ... Patti
Chip Johannessen ... Firebreather

Directed by
Zane Buzby (directed by)
 
Writing credits
Steve Zacharias (written by) &
Jeff Buhai (written by)

Produced by
Nessa Cooper .... executive producer
Julie Corman .... produced by
 
Original Music by
Steve Nelson (music by)
Thomas Richard Sharp (music by) (as Thom Sharp)
 
Cinematography by
Stephen M. Katz (director of photography) (as Stephen Katz)
Alex Nepomniaschy (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Gregory Scherick 
 
Casting by
Ellen Blake 
 
Production Design by
Curtis A. Schnell 
 
Art Direction by
Colin D. Irwin 
 
Costume Design by
Julia Gombert 
 
Makeup Department
Clare M. Corsick .... hair assistant (as Clare Corsick)
RaMona Fleetwood .... hairdresser (as RaMona)
Robert Hallowell II .... make-up
Denise Della Valle .... make-up assistant
 
Production Management
Keith A. Baumgartner .... production manager
Jack M. Bohrer .... executive in charge of production
Deborah Brock .... post-production supervisor
C. William Cummings III .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Judith Collins .... second assistant director
John Jakes .... first assistant director
Katherine Palmer-Collins .... second assistant director
Morgan Douglas Smith .... second unit director
 
Art Department
Colby Bart .... props assistant
Joe Fiacco .... greensman
Matt Gulbin .... construction coordinator (as Matthew Gulbin)
Suzanne Lapick .... property mistress
Douglas A. Mowat .... set dresser (as Douglas Mowat)
Dean Vindem .... props assistant
 
Sound Department
Walt Martin .... sound mixer (as Walter Martin)
Martin R. Topham .... boom operator
 
Special Effects by
Ronald O. Coe .... special effects
 
Stunts
John 'Bud' Cardos .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Alicia Craft .... second assistant camera
Cicero De Moraes .... best boy electric
Renato Di Giuseppe .... first assistant camera (as Renato Giuseppe)
Michael Everett .... gaffer
Bob Gantz .... key grip
R. Michael Givens .... second unit director of photography (as Michael Givens)
Michael Gulbin .... grip
Anthony Huljev .... electrician
Kent H. Jorgensen .... key grip
Amir Mokri .... gaffer
Duncan M. Puett .... best boy grip
Scott Andrew Ressler .... first assistant camera (as Scott Ressler)
Rob Sweeney .... second assistant camera
Joe Torres .... electrician
Tom Voelpel .... best boy electric
 
Casting Department
Laura Lee Kasten .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Julia Gombert .... jewelry designer
Lisa West .... wardrobe assistant (as Lisa Riddle)
 
Editorial Department
Joby Ochsner .... assistant editor
 
Location Management
Jonathan Mostow .... location manager
 
Music Department
Conan Berkeley .... music consultant
 
Other crew
Jennifer Goldsmith .... production assistant
JoAnn Harris .... choreographer
Mark Homayoun .... production assistant
Kathy Lee Kennedy .... production assistant
Victoria Kent .... production coordinator
Bill McDonad .... assistant to the director
Richard Samson .... production assistant
Stephan Wassman .... production assistant
Annie Welles .... script supervisor
Lynn Whitney .... assistant to the producer
Paul Rosenblum .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Steve Alexander .... special thanks
Jan Cobler .... special thanks
Donna E. Goldberg .... special thanks
Caren Kaye .... special thanks
Bill Mahru .... special thanks
Dan Mahru .... special thanks
Richard Nathan .... special thanks
 

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Even Charles Grodin fans should beware, 18 August 2011
Author: speedb87 from United States

I enjoy Charles Grodin doing his deadpan comedy bit, but instead here, he spends most of his time screaming at some person or thing that's making him mad. That get's old pretty quickly.

They should've given more time to the younger son in the family, most of his one-liners were hilarious. The older two kids, one of which is a young Megan Mullally, whom I barely recognized, added virtually nothing, and should have been cut in the writing process. Wait a minute, writing? I agree with a previous reviewer who said they probably were making this up as they went.

As a fan of Seinfeld, I enjoyed seeing a young Mr. Pitt, though he is barely in it. This was worth watching if you like bad comedies, or offbeat nonsensical farces, but if not, stay far, far away.

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