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Injured while risking his life to save an angry German shepard, Chicago Firefighter Jack Moniker retires and moves to a small carribean island named St. Nicholas. There, he is befriended by... See more »

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Jack Moniker
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Governor Anthony Cloyden Hayes
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Barry Nye
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Ernest Reed
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Phillipa Lloyd
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Prime Minister Solomon Gundy
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Barry Steinberg
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Terry Hamlin
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Linda White
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Voit Zerbe
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Pilot
Steven Kampmann ...
Randy White
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Mary Lou
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Jackie
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Toby Prooth
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Pamela
Peter Bromilow ...
Nigel
Verna Hampton ...
Pansy Brown
Louise Bennett ...
Portia
Bunny Melville ...
Tree
Wilburn 'Squigley' Cole ...
Flamboyant (as Wilburn 'Squidley' Cole)
Ansel Collins ...
Flamboyant (as Ansel 'Double Barrel' Collins)
Bertram 'Ranchie' McLean ...
Flamboyant
Christopher Meredith ...
Flamboyant
Earl 'Chinna' Smith ...
Flamboyant
Sydney Wolfe ...
Flamboyant
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Fashion Model
Alecia Munn ...
Fashion Model
Bill W. Curry ...
Helmut (as Bill Curry)
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Christopher
Bobby Ghisays ...
Sheik
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Swiss Businessman
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Dave the Fireman
Kaaren Ragland ...
Screaming Woman at Fire
Victor Chambers ...
Blackjack Dealer
Trenton Allen ...
Waiter at Royal St. Nick's
Carl Bradshaw ...
Cab Driver
Kashka ...
Jail Cell Guard
Charles Hyatt ...
Mr. Banks
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Mrs. Geddes
Bagga Brown ...
Gundy's Bodyguard
Keith Noel ...
Gundy's Bodyguard
Cathy Levy ...
Zerbe's Girlfriend
Anna Upstrom ...
Zerbe's Girlfriend (as Anna Uppstrom)
Roberta Browne ...
Ernest's Girlfriend
Jheanall Azan ...
Friends & Rebels
Maureen Chambers ...
Friends & Rebels
Winston Clarke ...
Friends & Rebels
Fleurette Harris Forrest ...
Friends & Rebels
Ann-Marie Fuller ...
Friends & Rebels
Gary Harvey ...
Friends & Rebels
Billy Wilmott ...
Friends & Rebels
Arthur Brown ...
Opposition Leader
Anne Ramis ...
Travel Agent
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Data Processing Supervisor
Jay Bressler ...
Fire Commander
Erica Mann ...
Girl in Singles Bar
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael London ...
Soldier (uncredited)

Directed by

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Harold Ramis

Written by

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Harry Shearer ... (story) (as Ed Roboto) &
Tom Leopold ... (story) &
Chris Miller ... (story) &
David Standish ... (story)
 
Harold Ramis ... (screenplay) &
Brian Doyle-Murray ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Trevor Albert ... associate producer
Alan Greisman ... executive producer
Michael Shamberg ... producer

Music by

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David Mansfield
Van Dyke Parks

Cinematography by

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Peter Hannan

Film Editing by

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Marion Rothman

Editorial Department

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Donah Bassett ... negative cutter
Chris Browne ... assistant editor: Jamaica
Virginia Katz ... assistant film editor
Craig Ridenour ... assistant editor: USA
Whitney White ... post-production assistant

Casting By

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Wallis Nicita ... (as Wally Nicita)

Production Design by

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John Graysmark

Art Direction by

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Tony Reading

Set Decoration by

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Peter Young

Costume Design by

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Suzy Benzinger

Makeup Department

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Christine Allsopp ... makeup artist
Bernard Gough ... hair stylist
Michael Hancock ... makeup artist: USA (as Mike Hancock)
Bette Iverson ... hair stylist: USA (as Betty Iverson)
Mike Lockey ... hair stylist
Sarah Monzani ... makeup artist
Maureen Stephenson ... makeup artist

Production Management

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John Comfort ... production manager
Phil Rawlins ... production manager: USA

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Carl Barth ... second unit director: Chicago
Chris Brock ... second assistant director
Dru Anne Carlson ... first assistant director: Chicago (as Dru Carlson)
Patrick Clayton ... first assistant director (as Pat Clayton)
Richard Lannaman ... second assistant director: Jamaica
Callum McDougall ... second assistant director
Sandra M. Middleton ... second assistant director: USA (as Sandra Middleton)
James Quinn ... first assistant director: USA

Art Department

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Steve Cooper ... assistant art director
Eddie Francis ... property master
Tony Graysmark ... construction manager
Martin Hitchcock ... assistant art director
John Hurley ... hod painter
Patricia Johnson ... draughtsman
Michael King ... construction buyer (as Mike King)
Martin Kingsley ... stand-by props
John Lanzer ... property buyer
Ronald Lenoir ... hod rigger (as Ron Lenoir)
Gary Moreno ... set decorator: USA
John Park ... hod carpenter
Ned Parsons ... art director: USA
Ray Staples ... hod plasterer
Larry Verne ... construction coordinator: USA
Robert J. Visciglia Sr. ... property manager: USA (as Robert Visciglia Sr.)
Steve Wheeler ... stand-by props (as Stephen Wheeler)
Vince Genato ... set estimator (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Roy Charman ... sound recordist
Gordon Davidson ... sound editor
Aldo De Martino ... boom operator (as Aldo de Martini)
Don Digirolamo ... re-recording mixer
Robert Glass ... re-recording mixer (as Bob Glass)
Jay Kamen ... adr editor
Robert Knudson ... re-recording mixer (as Buzz Knudson)
Tom C. McCarthy ... supervising sound editor (as Tom McCarthy)
Junior McNaught ... sound assistant: Jamaica
George Rice ... sound technician
Don Rush ... sound mixer: USA
Don S. Walden ... sound editor (as Don Walden)

Special Effects by

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Stanley Amborn ... special effects foreman: USA (as Stan Amborn)
Daniel Dark ... special effects assistant
John Morris ... special effects supervisor
Joseph A. Unsinn ... special effects coordinator: USA (as Joe Unsinn)

Stunts

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Gerry Crampton ... stunt coordinator
Janine Mitchell ... stunt performer

Camera and Electrical Department

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Andrew M. Costikyan ... director of photography: Chicago
Gary Cross ... electrician
Colin Davidson ... focus puller
Ray De La Motte ... camera operator: USA
John Fleming ... camera grip: second unit
Ian Foster ... clapper loader
Graham Hall ... clapper loader: second unit
Martin Kenzie ... first assistant camera: second camera
Wayne Leach ... electrician
Brian Martin ... best boy electric
Reg Parsons ... gaffer
John Payne ... camera grip
Barry Peake ... still photographer
Bob Smith ... camera operator
David Worley ... camera operator: second unit

Casting Department

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Trenton Allen ... casting assistant: Jamaica

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Justine Brady ... costumer: women, USA
Sally Downing ... wardrobe assistant
John Glaser ... assistant costume designer
Kathy Haley ... wardrobe assistant: Jamaica
Catherine Halloran ... wardrobe supervisor
Robert B. Harris ... costumer: men, USA
Geoff Lawrence ... wardrobe assistant
Cyprian Thomas ... wardrobe assistant: Jamaica
Jody Schoffner ... costumes (uncredited)

Location Management

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Jim Brennan ... location manager
Max Earle ... assistant location manager: Jamaica
Franz Marzouca ... assistant location manager: Jamaica

Music Department

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Daniel Allan Carlin ... music editor (as Daniel A. Carlin)
Todd Hayen ... conductor / orchestrator

Other crew

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Nancy E. Barr ... production coordinator: USA
Sean Bourke ... boat master: Jamaica unit
Robin Demetriou ... catering supervisor
Wayne Fitzgerald ... title designer
Sally Jones ... script supervisor
Vivian Jones ... script supervisor: USA
Antoinette Kong ... production assistant: Jamaica
Steve Kozak ... unit publicist
Erica Mann ... assistant: Mr. Ramis and Mr. Shamberg
Susan Nininger ... fashion consultant
Pat Pennelegion ... production coordinator
Stefano Priori ... location accountant
Major Ray Smith ... military advisor

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Injured while risking his life to save an angry German shepard, Chicago Firefighter Jack Moniker retires and moves to a small carribean island named St. Nicholas. There, he is befriended by the owner of a run-down resort, Ernest Reed. Greedy developers are schemeing to wrest Reed's coveted beach front property from him for non-payment of taxes. Jack comes to Ernest's rescue, and together they renovate and reopen the resort catering to affluent Americans. The film follows the zany exploits of the proprietors, guests and various colorful island denizans, as they break in the new "Club Paradise". Written by redcard@ix.netcom.com

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Taglines The vacation you'll never forget -- no matter how hard you try. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Paradise Island (United States)
  • Island Jack (United States)
  • Club Sandwich (United States)
  • Club Paradis (France)
  • Club Paraíso (Spain)
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Runtime
  • 96 min
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Budget $15,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia The film was originally intended to star Bill Murray and John Cleese. In the end, their roles were filled by Robin Williams and Peter O'Toole respectively. See more »
Goofs Near the beginning of the movie, when the dog jumps out of the window and lands on the life net, you can see that there are paw prints on the life net before the dog makes first contact with it, probably from a previous take. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Special Show: The Career of Robin Williams (1988). See more »
Soundtracks Club Paradise See more »
Crazy Credits The initial credits are played over shots of the major characters, until the listing of the Flamboyants begins. See more »
Quotes Phillipa Lloyd: What island are you from?
Jack Moniker: Ellis, originally.
Phillipa Lloyd: So, what do you do around here? After you left The Palms, they said you were a smuggler.
Jack Moniker: No, I'm a snuggler.
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