The dashing Captain Hugh "Bullshot" Crummond - WWI ace fighter pilot, Olympic athlete, racing driver, part-time sleuth and all round spiffing chap - must save the world from the dastardly ... See full summary »
A war veteran tries to investigate the murder of his son who was working as a Russian translator for the British intelligence service during the Cold War. He meets a web of deception and paranoia that seems impenetrable.
Brian and Charlie work for a gangster. When their boss learns they want to "leave", he sets them up to be killed, after they help rob the local Triads of their drug dealing profits. They ... See full summary »
Farce about a British diplomat to a West Indian island nation who finds his idyllic existance thrown into chaos when a large American drilling company finds a huge source of natural mineral water there.Written by
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The two tropical island comedies, Water (1985) and Club Paradise (1986), shared several commonalities. Both featured settings that were British Principalities in the Carribean with at least one pompous English government official. Both had reggae connections, Bob Marley in Water (1985), and Jimmy Cliff in Club Paradise (1986). Water (1985) was an English movie, and co-starred an American blonde, Brenda Vaccaro, whereas Club Paradise (1986) was an American movie, which co-starred an English blonde, Twiggy. Peter O'Toole is seen in Club Paradise (1986) in a 'Cocked Hat' just as 'Michael Caine' is in Water (1985). Both films were released in the U.S. within three months of each other. See more »
It is not the SAS sent to Cascasra, Infact it is the Parachute Regiment that is sent. See more »
This is one of the most entertaining "lost movies" ever made. The wit, humor, sarcasm, dialogue are what entertainment is all about. The plot lines in the film are well interrelated ... there is the Politics within the United Kingdom, the "then" threat of communism and Cuba, the motivated French mercenaries ... there is the greedy business theme with the evil Spenco (headed by none other than Herman Munster (Fred Gwyne) ... and the religious theme with the questionable behavior of the spiritual leader of the island.
My favorite line is the description of how England must view Cascara as the dot above the "i" in the word "sh*t". With the exception to some very direct references to smoking marijuana and some sexual inuendo ... this is a great movie for almost everyone. It is a little history lesson for everyone who can't remember the Falklands - and its a reminder of the early/mid 1980's for the rest of us.
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