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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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

Wes: What is this?
[Picks something off of Mark's suit jacket]
Wes: Is this cat hair?
Mark Bannister: It's Felix the Rat.
Wes: When do you get rid of these people?
Mark Bannister: Today!
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Spoofs Pet Sematary (1989) See more »

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Let's Dance
by Chris Rea
[Opening credit song]
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"Madhouse" has non-stop laughs.
20 December 1998 | by (Greenville, New Hampshire) – See all my reviews

John Larroquette, Kirstie Alley, and Dennis Miller star in this incredibly hilarious film. Mark and Jessie Bannister (John Larroquette and Kirstie Alley) have the perfect marriage, a nice house and wonderful jobs. When long-lost relatives Fred and Bernice show up uninvited everything starts to fall apart. Soon they have about 8 guests in their house and have nowhere to go. Then they decide to get even. Filled with a tremendous amount of humor, "Madhouse" is a great comedy that is worth watching again and again.


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