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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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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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Gross USA:

$200,723
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Nigel Planer: As a DHSS Manager. See more »

Quotes

Alex: [Alex and his troupe have crossbows drawn on the diners at "Bastards"] *Die*, meat-eaters!
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Connections

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

Soundtracks

End Titles Theme
Performed by Dan Ecclestone
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Seriously warped, sick & fun

You'll need to be in the right mood (something like "the entire world is on my last nerve") to fully appreciate this one. Better than most John Waters' films; same genre, if it is a genre. Capitalists may not get it, but for the rest of us it's a rare treat.


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