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Eat the Rich (1987)

Alex is a disgruntled server at a snobby exclusive restaurant who falls on hard times. Forced to deal with the contempt and disgust of the upper class, Alex and cohorts attempt to go on a ... See full summary »

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Peter Richardson
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kevin Allen ... Waiter #1
Ronald Allen ... Cmdr. Fortune
Dave Beard Dave Beard ... Gen. Karpov
Rowena Bentley ... Indecisive Girlfriend (as Rowena Bently)
Angie Bowie Angie Bowie ... Henry's Wife (as Angela Bowie)
Simon Brint Simon Brint ... Dickie
Rene Bruchet Rene Bruchet ... Janet
Les Bubb Les Bubb ... Waiter
Kathy Burke ... Kathy
Katrin Cartlidge ... Katrin
Robert Carwithen Robert Carwithen ... Robert
Sean Chapman ... Mark
Robbie Coltrane ... Jeremy
Miles A. Copeland III Miles A. Copeland III ... Derek
Hugh Cornwell Hugh Cornwell ... Edgeley
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Storyline

Alex is a disgruntled server at a snobby exclusive restaurant who falls on hard times. Forced to deal with the contempt and disgust of the upper class, Alex and cohorts attempt to go on a rampage. Meanwhile, General Karprov and Spider plot to involve the inept anarchists in their plans to derail the Prime-Minister-to-be's campaign. Written by Jeff Mercer <riffer@afn.org>

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Taglines:

You are what you eat!

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Action | Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 August 1987 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Comendo os Ricos See more »

Filming Locations:

Oxfordshire, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$200,723
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Miranda Richardson: As a DHSS Blonde. See more »

Goofs

When Alex and Ron abandon the sports car, they drive it about thirty feet into some bushes but when the police arrive, the car is close to the road. See more »

Quotes

Police Inspector: This is the police! Lay down your knives and forks! You have all been eating the Prime Minister!
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Connections

Spun-off from The Comic Strip Presents... (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Eat the rich
Phil Campbell , Würzel , Lemmy and Phil 'Philthy Animal' Taylor
Performed by Motörhead
Courtesy of G.W.R. Entertainments corporation
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Oh man, This has to be seen to be (almost) believed!
18 September 1998 | by DotmanSee all my reviews

An indictment on everything wrong with the thatcherite thinking of the day, this film explores the deepest recesses of the mind - probing into areas previously thought taboo by mainstream cinema.

Hilarious & sad - Ugly & Bad.

You have go to see this!

(even if just for the Motorhead soundtrack)


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