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Screwball Hotel (1988)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  December 1988 (USA)
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Three boys drop out of military school. They get jobs working at a hotel, but it's about to go under. They decide to help the owner raise enough money to stay in business. They prove that ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Bendetti ...
Mike
Andrew Zeller ...
Herbie
Jeff Greenman ...
Norman
Lori Deann Pallett ...
Candy
Kelly Monteith ...
Mr. Ebell
Charles Ballinger ...
Mr. Stomer
Laurah Guillén ...
Miss Walsh (as Laurah Guillen)
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Mrs. Perkins
Corinne Wahl ...
Cherry Amour (as Corinne Alphen)
Jack Dillard ...
Mr. Spaulding (as Jack L. Dillard)
Richard Norris ...
Sam Morgan
Peter Bellnier ...
Mr. Ferguson
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Mrs. Abercrombie
Violet I. Turo ...
Sweet Old Lady
Tom Sobeck ...
Mafia Man No. 1
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Three boys drop out of military school. They get jobs working at a hotel, but it's about to go under. They decide to help the owner raise enough money to stay in business. They prove that sex sells by holding "Miss Purity Pageant" starring some of the females staying at the hotel. Written by Wallace Entertainment

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Please do not disturb the guests... They already are!

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Also Known As:

El hotel de los rompecocos  »

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When one of the East Point Military boys lights a small blow torch you can hear a strong blow torch sound, but for a moment there is simply a weak flame similar to what a match would produce. See more »

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References Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) See more »

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I can't believe there's a DVD of this...
21 January 2005 | by (England) – See all my reviews

The kindest thing I can say about this utterly dismal, none-more-eighties (sunglasses indoors, hawaiian shirts, mullet hairstyles, rolled-up jacket sleeves...it's all there) teen raunch flick is that the film does boast an impressive central location in the shape of the hotel itself. Apart from that, it's a mess. It's as if the worst elements of the Porky's series, the Police Academy series after the departure of Steve Guttenberg, any John Hughes film made after Sixteen Candles and the Naked Gun team on an off day were left on a shelf to rot, then some bored studio drudge stapled them all together and the result was Screwball Hotel. It's a crying shame, not to mention a scandal, that the original CREEPSHOW has yet to see a British DVD release, but this dreck is taking up valuable space on the shelves of your local Virgin megastore. And it's not even a budget release...


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