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Eat the Rich (1987)

 -  Action | Comedy | Crime  -  1987 (UK)
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Alex is a disgruntled waitress at a snobby exclusive restaurant who falls on hard times. Forced to deal with the contempt and disgust of the upper class, Alex & cohorts attempt to go on a ... See full summary »

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Alex is a disgruntled waitress at a snobby exclusive restaurant who falls on hard times. Forced to deal with the contempt and disgust of the upper class, Alex & cohorts attempt to go on a rampage. Meanwhile, General Karprov and Spider plot to involve the inept anarchists into their plans to derail the prime-minister-to-be's campaign. Written by Jeff Mercer <riffer@afn.org>

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Comendo os Ricos  »

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The film is ranked at the No. #49 rank on Time Out's "Cinema's 50 Greatest Flops, Follies and Failures" list. See more »

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Alex: It's amazing how a few minutes with a gun can change your life.
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Underrated, Well worth many viewings
23 August 2001 | by (Sheffield, UK) – See all my reviews

Dark, dark stuff from the British 'Comic Strip' school of movie/TV comedy making. Robin Hood meets Motorhead. And, yes indeed, 80's Yuppies are served meals of dead 80's Yuppies in a vile 80's Yuppie restaurant.

This is a love/hate movie. Most people will be offended.

Oh, by the way, great sound track

Overall - 7.5/10


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