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Waitress! (1981)

Three lovely waitresses contend with a drunken, slovenly chef and mutinous patrons.

Directors:

Michael Herz, Lloyd Kaufman (as Samuel Weil)

Writers:

Charles Kaufman (screenplay), Michael Stone (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Harris Jim Harris ... Jerry
Carol Drake Carol Drake ... Andrea
Carol Bevar Carol Bevar ... Jennifer
Renata Hickey ... Lindsey (as Renata Majer)
Hunt Block ... Bill (as David Hunt)
Tony Denison ... Moe (as Anthony Sarrero)
Ed Fenton Ed Fenton ... Mr. Bellerman
Augie Grompone Augie Grompone ... Piebalt
Bonnie Horan Bonnie Horan ... Mrs. Bellerman
Fred Salador Fred Salador ... Mr. Cavendish
Wendy Stuart Wendy Stuart ... Miss Watkins, Mr. Cavendish's Assistant
William Kirksey William Kirksey ... Mr. Alfred
Katya Colman Katya Colman ... Mrs. Alfred
Nancy Salis Nancy Salis ... Ms. Cawley
Helen Perle Helen Perle ... Mrs. Margolis
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Three lovely waitresses contend with a drunken, slovenly chef and mutinous patrons.

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A Horse of a Comedy! See more »

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Comedy

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R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 December 1983 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Soup to Nuts See more »

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Mono

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Color
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Scott Valentine's film debut. See more »

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Follows Squeeze Play (1979) See more »

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Dancin' Up A One Way Street
© 1979
Written by April Lang and Annie Roboff
Performed by April and Annie
Produced by Ned Liben in association with Alan Mansfield for Sundragon Productions.
New York City
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"It looks like you fought the Civil War in here!"
26 March 2002 | by Popeye-8See all my reviews

This movie qualifies as a "guilty" pleasure...a loopy plot surrounding an aspiring actress and her restauranteur-wannabe boyfriend (and actually featuring some quality 'soft-core' sex scenes that actually enhance the plot/humor), intercut with some of the best/worst sight gags and one-liners ever filmed. You actually wait for the the next joke, to see if it will fall into one or the other categories!

A major complain is that the movie never really decides WHAT to be--soft-core porn, slapstick comedy or gag-fest. That indecisiveness really throws off the movie's plot, wherever it is.

You will never, ever order wine the same after seeing this movie.


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