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Moon Over Parador (1988)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  9 September 1988 (USA)
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Little known actor, Jack Noah, is working on location in the dictatorship of Parador at the time the dictator dies. The dictator's right hand man, Roberto, makes Jack an offer he cannot ... See full summary »

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Little known actor, Jack Noah, is working on location in the dictatorship of Parador at the time the dictator dies. The dictator's right hand man, Roberto, makes Jack an offer he cannot refuse.. to play the dictator. Jack's acting skills fool the masses but not close friends and employees of the dictator. Written by Rob Hartill

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Welcome to Parador. The Dictator's cold, the First Lady's hot, the people are revolting... and Jack Noah just got the role of his life.

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9 September 1988 (USA)  »

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Pleine lune sur Parador  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$11,444,204 (USA)
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Trivia

Richard Dreyfuss and his brother look a lot alike, which came in handy during filming. When Jack Noah is attempting to make himself up to look like Simms in the meat locker, he is scrutinizing the face of the dead dictator. In this scene, it is Dreyfuss's brother playing the part of the corpse. See more »

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Ralph: Take a look. You know who that is? That's Madonna Mendez. Look at the hooters.
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O Parador
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Words by Will Holt, Leon Capetanos and Paul Mazursky
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Moon Over Parador
9 June 1999 | by (Marietta, OH) – See all my reviews

Hilarious comedy with Dreyfuss playing an actor who is asked by tough guy Julia to impersonate a dictator who has turned cold and very dead. Lots of laughs to be credited to director Mazursky, who makes an appearance in drag as the dictator's mother.


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