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Madhouse (1990)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 16 February 1990 (USA)
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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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)  »

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Faites comme chez vous  »

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$21,036,771
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Trivia

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

Claudia: He barely knows I'm alive, he cut my allowance.
Jessie Bannister: He cut her allowance, honey!
Mark Bannister: To what? $9000.00 a month?
Claudia: He makes me drive his old Jaguar.
Jessie Bannister: Now Claudia, some people have worse problems.
Claudia: Like Who?
Jessie Bannister: Like people who don't have cars.
Claudia: Who cares about them!
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Connections

Spoofs Night of the Living Dead (1968) See more »

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"Madhouse'
Written by Joe Julian, Steve Schiff and Martha Davis
Performed by Martha Davis
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"Madhouse": You May Have to Go There After This One
27 November 2000 | by See all my reviews

Tedious comedy from sitcom actors that is rarely funny and just barely watchable. John Larroquette and Kirstie Alley star as a married couple who just cannot keep their terrible relatives out of their house. The screenplay is annoying and the direction is sour throughout. Dennis Miller does well in a small supporting role, but his character is not utilized as much as he should be. 2 stars out of 5.


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