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Madhouse (1990)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  16 February 1990 (USA)
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The luxurious villa of Mark and Jessie Bannister, a yuppie couple, is overrun by loads of uninvited guests who turn the house up side down.

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Karen Kelly
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Storyline

Mark and Jessie Bannister have a problem. Actually, SEVERAL problems. Namely his cousins, her sister and nephew, and the neighbours next door. All this, problems at work and a cat that keeps coming back from the dead. Written by Brad H. Yasuda <b_yasuda@hotmail.com>

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The bad news is you have houseguests. There is no good news.

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16 February 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La casa loca  »

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$21,036,771 (USA)
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Dennis Miller's feature film debut. See more »

Goofs

When Mark and Jessie hear the message from Dr. Penix on the answering machine, the machine is not plugged into the phone line. See more »

Quotes

Bernice: I need your opinion on something here. These are my favorite names for the baby so far: "Amaretta," "Caramel," or "Treblinka"
Claudia: You yokel, naming your baby after a German concentration camp!
Bernice: I thought Treblinka was one of those cute little fairies from Cinderella.
Claudia: You moron!
Bernice: I hope my water breaks all over your fur coat!
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Referenced in Siskel & Ebert: The Future of the Movies (1990) See more »

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Let's Dance
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This is one cool comedy!
19 January 2000 | by (Brooklyn, NY. (Where I'm from originally.)) – See all my reviews

This was one hilarious movie to begin the 90's. I've always been a fan of John Larroquette since he appeared on Night Court. This movie rocks! And I was just a pre-teen kid when I saw this in the theater, and it's still funny to me now that I'm an adult!

It's about John Larroquette and Kirsty Alley playing these yuppies who have some relatives visiting, and then before we know it, practically the whole neighborhood becomes their houseguests! Also the news interviews were amusing, too!

So, if you're in a mood for a screwball comedy from this past decade, you're in for a ride with this one! I highly recommend it!


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