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Water (1985)

PG-13 | | Adventure, Comedy, Drama | 18 April 1986 (USA)
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A British diplomat to a West Indian island nation finds his idyllic existence thrown into chaos when a large American drilling company finds a huge source of natural mineral water there.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Baxter
... Pamela
... Dolores
... Sir Malcolm
... Delgado
... Rob
... Eric
... Jay Jay
... Deke Halliday
... Spender
Trevor Laird ... Pepito
Chris Tummings ... Garfield
Stefan Kalipha ... Cuban (as Stephan Kalipha)
... Cuban
Kelvin Omard ... Nado
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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 Jonathan Broxton <j.w.broxton@sheffield.ac.uk>

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England wants the island dumped. France wants it bombed. America wants it wholesale. And Micahel Caine wants it . . . on the rocks. [USA theatrical] See more »


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PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Handmade Films Website

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18 April 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Вода  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$510,136, 20 April 1986, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,256,862
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Three other tropical movie comedies were released stateside around the eighteen months surrounding this film's release in April 1986. They were Hot Resort (1985) (January 1985), Last Resort (1986) ( April 1986), and Club Paradise (1986) (in July 1986). See more »

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It is not the SAS sent to Cascasra, Infact it is the Parachute Regiment that is sent. See more »

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Film Director: That's... uh... Ringo Whosits. And George Whatsits. It's Whosits and Whatsits together again!
Television P.A.: Isn't that Eric Clapton?
Film Director: My God it's the Concert for Cascara!
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Referenced in Cinemania (2002) See more »

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Celebration
Music and lyrics by George Harrison and Mike Moran
Sung by Jimmy Helms
(c)1984 Ganga Publishing BV
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13 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

I thought this movie actually had some very funny and memorable lines...The characters are so stereotyped that they have all become characatures...from the French Commandos on the beach who when they are breaking out their emergency rations are having the menu read to them by a Sergent who informs them that it will be "accompanied by an unpretentious St Emillion which will amuse even the most cynical palate"...the American Colonel who can't see the target for the Limbo dancers...when the guerilla mets the oil man he calls him a "Yankee capitalist imperialist...of Houston Texas", says the oil man extending his hand.

It was produced by George Harrison and has Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton and a lot of other name musicians involved in the soundtrack.

It has a nice way to spend an hour and a half. No it has no deep hidden meaning nor will it change your life or make a social statement...but then I watch movies as a bit of escapism...this is one I sought out to own and when it comes out on DVD will buy it in that format as well.


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