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Last Resort (1986)

R | | Comedy | April 1986 (USA)
George Lollar takes his family on vacation with "Club Sand", a shoddy and untrustworthy company. On their tropical island, they find soldiers everywhere, an unhelpful staff, inhospitable ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Charles Grodin ... George Lollar
Robin Pearson Rose ... Sheila Lollar
John Ashton ... Phil Cocoran
Ellen Blake Ellen Blake ... Dorothy Cocoran
Megan Mullally ... Jessica Lollar
Stennar Strom ... Brad Lollar (as Christopher Ames)
Scott Nemes Scott Nemes ... Bobby Lollar
Jon Lovitz ... Bartender
Gerrit Graham ... Curt
Mario Van Peebles ... Pino
Brenda Bakke ... Veroneeka
William Bumiller ... Etienne
Phil Hartman ... Jean-Michel
Mimi Lieber ... Mimi
Steve Levitt Steve Levitt ... Pierre


George Lollar takes his family on vacation with "Club Sand", a shoddy and untrustworthy company. On their tropical island, they find soldiers everywhere, an unhelpful staff, inhospitable accomodation and undesirable holiday makers, but everyone except for George manages to have fun in the sun. Written by Rob Hartill

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The travel agency promised George Lollar a peaceful island getaway. They lied.




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April 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

She Knew No Other Way See more »

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Did You Know?


Bobby Lollar: At least I'm not a fag.
George Lollar: Don't use that word. Nobody likes it.
Bobby Lollar: OK. At least I'm not a homosexual.
George Lollar: Congratulations. Anyway, we don't know what you are.
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End credits are superimposed over a photo album with picture stills from the film. A female arm reaches into frame to turn the page several times. See more »


Referenced in American risciò (1990) See more »


To Love in the Islands
Courtesy of Almo Music Corporation
Words and Performance by David Lasley
Music by David Schwartz
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Were They Serious?
6 August 2000 | by cfc_canSee all my reviews

Last Resort features a capable comic cast but it really makes the sesnses whirl at times. It starts off as a family comedy and then starts throwing in lots of sex-oriented humor along with some real lame jokes and offensive stereotypes. One gets the feeling they sort of made up the story as they went along. It does have some laughs and some surprises but don't expect any sort of coherent story line. Chances are the better known cast members aren't too proud of this one.

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