There is more than hospitality happening at the famous 5 Star Hollywood Resort. Rumors are spread and secrets are said. In just one day the problems and plots of guests and staff unfold, ... See full summary »


, (as Deon C. van Rooyen)

Watch Now

With Prime Video

2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Angel of Death I (2009)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A career assassin becomes haunted by one of her victims following a near fatal injury to her brain. Becoming a rogue assassin settling the score with her former mob employers, chaos and power struggles ensue.

Director: Paul Etheredge
Stars: Zoë Bell, Jake Abel, Vail Bloom
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A young women suffering memory loss and psychological issues after surviving a brutal attack, tries to piece together the clues surrounding her attack and its similarities to a series of ... See full summary »

Director: Rachel Grissom
Stars: Edward Furlong, Vail Bloom, Heather McComb
Unbelievers (2016)

Nearly seven years after the fulfillment of an apocalyptic Bible prophecy, the desolate war torn world has become a place where non-conformity means certain death. Unbelievers is a 24 hour ... See full summary »

Director: Trevor L. Smith
Stars: Adrian R'Mante, Annika Pampel, David Fine
Bad Luck I (2015)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

BAD LUCK is a lovingly made, tragic-comic film about wrong decisions, chance and the search for happiness.

Director: Thomas Woschitz
Stars: Valerie Pachner, Gerhard Kubelka, Christian Zankl
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Broadway's Finest is a diverting story about three struggling men who impersonate New York City under cover cops and chase down a notorious drug dealer in order to create their own cutting ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Marro
Stars: Adam Storke, John Lavelle, Nick Cornish
North Beach (2000)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

News of a slacker's infidelity spreads like wildfire throughout a tight knit San Francisco neighborhood, leading the man to retrace his steps and win back his girlfriend.

Directors: Jed Mortenson, Richard Speight Jr.
Stars: Casey Peterson, Jennifer Milmore, Richard Speight Jr.
Underground I (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

A group of friends fight for their lives against the lethal and ravenous creatures lurking beneath the Earth's surface. The group finds themselves at the mercy of creatures genetically ... See full summary »

Director: Rafael Eisenman
Stars: Jacob D. Woody, Sofia Pernas, Adrian R'Mante
Al's Beef (2008)
Short | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Bloodied, barefoot, and branded like cattle, a mysterious woman wanders into a desolate frontier town with an aim to kill the son of a bitch that done her wrong.

Director: Dennis Hauck
Stars: Jordan Ladd, Dean Stockwell, Mark Polish
Sunday Punch (2010)
Short | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

After one too many bad nights, a ring girl decides it's high time to get out from under the thumb of a local gangster, and burn every bridge she can on the way out.

Director: Dennis Hauck
Stars: Dichen Lachman, Samm Levine, David Yow
Lust for Love (2014)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Astor's happy tenacity spoils his one chance at love with his lifelong crush Mila. Convinced he needs more experience with women to win her back, he engages her ex-best friend Cali to teach... See full summary »

Director: Anton King
Stars: Fran Kranz, Dichen Lachman, Beau Garrett
Overwatch (2014)
Short | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A covert special ops team defends a platoon of pinned down Navy SEALs. As the danger escalates, the emotional price paid by professional warriors is exposed.

Director: Aaron Cohen
Stars: Vail Bloom, Aaron Cohen, Tony Nevada
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

When Jack gets rescued by Maria, a superstitious Portuguese beauty, he has no idea that his life and luck are both about to change. During this accidental "first date", Jack and Maria ... See full summary »

Director: John L'Ecuyer
Stars: Jeannette Sousa, Ryan Scott, Joaquim de Almeida


Cast overview, first billed only:
Thomas Warfield
Gina Murray
Todd Harvey
Donny DiCicco


There is more than hospitality happening at the famous 5 Star Hollywood Resort. Rumors are spread and secrets are said. In just one day the problems and plots of guests and staff unfold, with ups and downs, twists and turns, heartaches and romances. The valet, teenage wanna be rapper Chip, greets guests with a smile as he tries to impress sweet Allison, the cashier in the 5 star restaurant. It's no secret Allison is getting over a failed romance with the Resort's Award Winning chef, Miguel. Caleb, the flamboyant out of the closet restaurant host, is one of the few who knows Allison is pregnant and tries to help his best friend find her happiness again. Donnie, the gambling bellhop, carries luggage with a flair as his wife, DeeDee, front desk clerk, greets the guests while slowly revealing a secret from Donnie's past, that will change their lives forever. Rumors ripple through the staff about the resort being sold to a foreign company. There's also shocking, and unbelievable gossip ... Written by Marianne J. Murphy and Sarah Pettycrew

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


An Unromantic, Politically Incorrect Comedy. See more »





Official Sites:



Release Date:

21 November 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Life Actually  »

Filming Locations:

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs



See  »

Did You Know?


"Life at the Resort" screened at the San Antonio Film Festival 2012 on Thursday, June 21st at the Rialto, 2938 NE Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78218. See more »


Written by Javelyn
Performed by Javelyn
Courtesy of X-It Rite Records
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
first trailer for the indie comedy 'Life at the Resort' info-1-795008
HOT NEW trailer for 'Life at the Resort' starring Marc Singer jeff-1556
Accepted to the New York International Independent Film and Video Fest jeff-1556
Accepted to screen at the Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema jeff-1556
Won the Jeff Stone, Best of Festival, Audience Choice Award jeff-1556
Discuss Life at the Resort (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: