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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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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Alfred Molina: As a Frenchman, Pierre. See more »

Goofs

When Ms. Baxter speaks to her husband by megaphone, her voice sounds equally amplified despite the distance between mouth and the microphone varying wildly. See more »

Quotes

Reverend Eric: [speaking of Delgardo] He is my son, my son.
Rob: You're his father, Father?
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Featured in Violence and the Censors (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Black Gold
Music by Mike Moran
Lyrics by Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais and Bill Persky
(c)1984 Ganga Publishing BV
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The weather? Sunny!
16 June 2005 | by See all my reviews

I have a feeling that there will be only a few who would recognise this line, but that's good. It means the rest of you are going to have to see it. I first saw this movie in my 10th grade World History class and have loved it ever since. The story is solid, and it realistically represents all the crazy things that can happen when outside interests become fanatic. Every character in the cast adds to this realism, despite the fact that on the outside they are broadly portrayed. You don't really realise any of this when you are falling over from laughing. You can't beat a two-man revolutionary army, and Baxter's sleazy wife. And when they get invaded? More joy! It is frankly impossible to explain it...so I won't. My question is, where in the hell did Baxter actually meet this woman?


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