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The Linguini Incident (1991)

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Two disgruntled restaurant employees (David Bowie, Rosanna Arquette) decide to rob their employers (Buck Henry, Andre Gregory).

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Lucy
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Monte
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Vivian
Andre Gregory ...
Dante
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Cecil
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Miracle
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Jeanette
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Tony
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Oliver
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Phil
Susan Mechsner ...
Female Ventriloquist
Leana Hall ...
Tracy
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Cecelia
Kristina Loggia ...
Gayle
Pati Dubroff ...
Kim
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Two disgruntled restaurant employees (David Bowie, Rosanna Arquette) decide to rob their employers (Buck Henry, Andre Gregory). Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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He wants to be tied down. She wants to be tied up. It's not what you think.

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Comedy | Crime

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30 October 1991 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Shag-O-Rama  »

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Iman, appears in the film briefly as a woman in the audience for Lucy's stunt. See more »

Quotes

Lucy: You know perfectly well, new sex is like crack.
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Rabbits ................ Hugh & Heff See more »

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MELONS RISING
Performed by Meat Puppets
Composed by Curis Kirkwood, Chris Kirkwood and Derrick Bostrom
Cesstone Music (BMI)
Courtesy of SST Records
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Funny, Offbeat
13 March 1999 | by (Plano, Texas) – See all my reviews

This film is definitely for people who like bizarre, offbeat comedies. It's not the kind of comedy which keeps you roaring with laughter every minute, but it is cute and definitely different.


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