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Wasabi Tuna -- A group of friends who take Halloween way too seriously kidnap Anna Nicole Smith's beloved pet Sugar-Pie. It's up to a bunch of drag queens dressed as Anna to bring Sugar-Pie back.

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Director:
Writer:
Celia Fox (writer)
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It's like an old gangster movie... with drag queens.
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A group of friends who take Halloween way too seriously kidnap Anna Nicole Smith's beloved pet Sugar-Pie. It's up to a bunch of drag queens dressed as Anna to bring Sugar-Pie back. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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screwball comedy with punchy one liners See more (9 total) »

Cast

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Antonio Sabato Jr. ... Fredrico

Jason London ... Evan

Barney Cheng ... Harvey / Mr. Ling

Alanna Ubach ... Emme

Tim Meadows ... Dave

Anna Nicole Smith ... Herself

Christian Keiber ... Detective Becker

Crystal Kwon ... Monique

Megan Cavanagh ... Megan

Alexis Arquette ... Champange Anna
Schuron Womack ... Brown Sugar Anna
Mark Alfa ... Hot & Spicy Anna (as Mark 'C Cash' Alfa)

Arturo Gil ... Eenie Anna

Johnny Williams ... Wally the Cook

Freez Luv ... Detective Peters

Irina Maleeva ... Mrs. Hasadan

Federico Dordei ... Sark

Dariush Kashani ... Mahdi

Kathryn Joosten ... Erma

Jason Boggs ... Butchie

Noel Gugliemi ... Capone
Larry Gelman ... Sam

Lisa Arning ... Chic Sales Girl

Guillermo Díaz ... Romeo
Jessica Lugo ... Gabriella
Manny Jimenez ... Lil Cheeze (as Manuel Gilbert Jimenez)
Joe Restivo ... Eddie
Howard K. Stern ... Howard
Kimberly Walther ... Kimmie
Joseph Tan ... Stunt Waiter

Jade Quon ... Sexy Asian Girl #1

Kiralee Hayashi ... Sexy Asian Girl #2
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Troy DeWalt ... Gay Cowboy (uncredited)
Jonathan Trevor ... Armenian Thug #2 (uncredited)

Directed by
Lee Friedlander 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Celia Fox  writer

Produced by
Lindsay Chag .... associate producer
John Duffy .... line producer
Celia Fox .... executive producer
Celia Fox .... producer
Lee Friedlander .... producer
Rodney Johnson .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Raymond Jones 
 
Cinematography by
Ben Kufrin 
 
Film Editing by
Larry Madaras 
Ken Morrisey 
 
Casting by
Lindsay Chag 
 
Production Design by
Yuda Acco 
 
Art Direction by
Peggy Paola 
 
Costume Design by
Shawnelle Cherry 
Shon LeBlanc 
 
Makeup Department
Annette Lorant .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Abbie Ludwig .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Annette Hobday .... second assistant director
Greg Moutran .... second second assistant director
Kevin Muir .... second second assistant director
Chad Rosen .... first assistant director
Claire Thorne .... second second assistant director
Nicole Widmyer .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
David Delvalle .... set dresser
Lee Lazarow .... property master
Peter Mayer .... on-set dresser
 
Sound Department
Michael Camello .... sound editor
Mary Jo Devenney .... sound mixer
Georgia Hilton .... adr editor
Georgia Hilton .... sound editor
Joe Milner .... sound re-recording mixer
Joe Milner .... supervising sound editor
Chris Navarro .... adr recordist
Nick Neutra .... foley mixer
Ace Williams .... boom operator
 
Special Effects by
Giuliano Fiumani .... special effects supervisor
 
Visual Effects by
Adam Hawkey .... digital colorist: iOFilm
Christopher Dusendschon .... digital imaging supervisor: maintitle, iO FILM (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Melissa Allen .... stunt double: car chase
Caron Colvett .... stunt double: Anna Nicole Smith
G. Peter King .... stunts
Jade Quon .... stunt performer
Nicole Randall .... stunt double
Mark Riccardi .... stunts
Felipe Savahge .... stunt double
Lou Simon .... stunt coordinator
Lon Sunders .... stunt double
Mitch Toles .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Daniel Chase .... grip
Eric Fletcher .... Steadicam operator
Shawn Greene .... electrician
Gayle Hilary .... second assistant camera
Neil Jacobs .... still photographer
Paul Janossy .... first assistant camera
Jesse Jaraczewski .... best boy electric
Ben Krout .... dolly grip
David Leite .... grip
Paul Lohr .... electrician
James McCusker .... electrician
Yen P. Nguyen .... camera loader
Darryl Rue .... grip
Bela Trutz .... steadicam operator
John D. Young .... key grip
Matt Zschoche .... electrician
 
Casting Department
Shon LeBlanc .... casting manager
Kelly Hunt .... extras casting (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Karen Cornejo .... costumer
Tisha D. Nagel .... key costumer (as Tisha Jahnke)
 
Editorial Department
Nadav Streett .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Tracy Lynch-Sanchez .... music supervisor
 
Transportation Department
Michael Burnette .... transportation coordinator
Neil Chisholm .... driver: honeywagon
William Clark Coit III .... driver
Marc Lyons .... driver
Jeff Murray .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Robert Beebe .... title designer
Clint Childs .... production assistant
Stacie Dekker .... set production assistant
Zak Grausam .... coordinator
Ari Halpern .... script supervisor
Clayton Keiber .... production assistant
Brian Mason .... production coordinator
Brenton McCracken .... production assistant
Guy Morrison .... assistant location manager
Makeda Smith .... publicist
Dru Zipkin .... key set production assistant
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for sexual content
Runtime:
92 min
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Did You Know?

Quotes:
Howard:Let's get out of here before the tabloids get here.
Anna Nicole Smith:I don't need another lawsuit.
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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
screwball comedy with punchy one liners, 23 June 2006
Author: superdave85 from United States

I saw the film when it played in theaters, I thought it was actually funny in a madcap screwball kind of way. Particularly, I found Alanna Ubach both charming and enchanting. Tim Meadows was great as well (much better than he was in The Cookout) and the film has a great supporting cast of faces you will recognize. I've read some of the comments on here and I think some of the other viewers didn't take the film for what it is: light fluff meant to entertain, not socially relevant. But that's my two cents. By the way, this is the first time in a long time where I've seen something that has Anna Nicole Smith in it where she's actually entertaining, and self deprecating, not irritating.

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