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Waitress! (1981)

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


Michael Herz, Lloyd Kaufman (as Samuel Weil)


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




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


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

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This movie was shot on location in a restaurant called Marty's in Manhattan. The staff at Marty's would not let the filmmakers shoot the picture during work hours, so the cast and crew had to wait until the restaurant closed and worked from twelve at night until ten in the morning. See more »


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24 March 2019 | by videorama-759-859391See all my reviews

You pretty know what to expect in a Troma Team production. I laughed twice during the whole affair, where fifteen minutes in it's nearing, it got utterly ridiculous, for 10 minutes, I mouthed the words, "This fu...d". Then a sane moment came back, in which I was a highly relieved. If you're not aware, Troma Team, makes these insanely stupid rubbishy movies, you so long for a Chuck Norris movie alone. But there is a kind of smartness, amongst all the inanity, which if you're a budding actor, who've hit bad times, you may want to shun away from seeing thus. The lead character (Drake) who I'm sure, would be in other TT sh.t is this budding actress, and of course she's a waitress, longing for that break, like many actors and actress's today. She's probably the worst auditionee you've ever seen, as she's really never been given a chance. The movie resembles similar scenarios in films, about how woman are reduced to unclothing themselves, and virtually used as an admiring piece of T and A, and Drake is hot, that's for sure, like a few who work in the back of her kitchen. Another waitress just happens to be a writer. So we kind of have like two stories, but if making reservations to eat at your next restaurant, reserve yourself the right, not to to watch this film, cause what happens in the kitchen, is pretty disgusting, where the film makers must be pretty disgusting themselves. A tried rubbishy comedy, full of unfunny double meanings and some 'What' the f..k moments?'' For the very undemanding. And whoever heard of a waiter serving a Rolls chicken, literally. 2.5/10

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15 December 1983 (Australia) See more »

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Soup to Nuts See more »

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New York, USA See more »

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