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Moon Over Parador (1988)

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

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Little known actor, Jack Noah, is working on location in the country 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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He's not the first actor to become President . . . But he may be the last. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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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
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Polly Holliday, who plays Midge, portrayed Ralph (Jonathan Winters)' wife appeared, in [link=tt0107614] alongside Winters's friend and protégé, [ See more »

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Roberto Strausmann: Japanese bastards!
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References The New Hollywood Squares (1986) See more »

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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 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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