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Blame It on the Bellboy (1992)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 6 March 1992 (USA)
Messrs Lawton (a hit-man), Horton (expecting some middle-aged dating agency nooky) and Orton (checking out properties for his boss) converge on the Hotel Gabriella in Venice. Linguistic ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Melvyn Orton
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Mike Lawton / Charlton Black
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Maurice Horton
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Scarpa
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Caroline Wright
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Rosemary Horton
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Patricia Fulford
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Bellboy
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Rossi
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Alfio
John Grillo ...
Hotel Manager
Andrew Bailey ...
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Man on Plane
Enzo Turrin ...
Senior Policeman
Andy Bradford ...
Italian Victim
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Messrs Lawton (a hit-man), Horton (expecting some middle-aged dating agency nooky) and Orton (checking out properties for his boss) converge on the Hotel Gabriella in Venice. Linguistic mix-ups by the staff mean each of the trio get wrong instructions for the next day. So Horton meets up with puzzled estate agent Caroline to see what she's offering, Orton attempts to make a gang of hoods an offer they can't refuse on their villa, while Lawton sets off to rub out a lonely-hearts lady from Huddersfield. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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6 March 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Enredos de hotel  »

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$3,104,545 (USA)
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Trivia

The name of the Italian mafia mobsters' cruise yacht was "Vendetta". See more »

Quotes

Maurice Horton: So what's the form then? Do I pay you now?
Caroline Wright: You don't carry that sort of cash around, do you?
Maurice Horton: What sort of cash are we talking about?
Caroline Wright: Well, how much do you think it's worth?
Maurice Horton: It's all new to me.
[picks up his wallet]
Maurice Horton: Uhm, sixty? Eighty? A hundred?
Caroline Wright: Okay, a hundred. A hundred thousand is about right.
Maurice Horton: A hundred thousand? No, no. I was talking about Pounds.
Caroline Wright: Well, so am I. A hundred thousand Pounds.
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References The Day of the Jackal (1973) See more »

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Words and Music by Morris Albert and Louis Gasté
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Fast, funny movie.
15 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've just read about 5 reviews panning this movie, one went so far as to call it the worst movie ever. What? I guess maybe it was too fast for them, they only like snuff films, or their diploma from film school stipulated that they can only find enjoyment in movies of over 3 hours that explain, through obscure symbolism, the whole mystery of human existence. Whatever, they have lost or maybe never had the ability to enjoy entertainment for entertaining only, no deep characters, no profound message, just slapstick. Someone complained about no "character development" fer chrissake! What? You needed to know what made Brown a hit-man, What school Moore went to? I guess my last thought would be; what then possessed them to watch this movie and write a review? Just to show how "culturny" they are compared to all of the simpletons who enjoyed the film? Get over your snooty selves! It's a funny film that you don't have to think about, just titter for 80+ minutes, then forget it and go on with your life.


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