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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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Credited cast:
... Waiter #1
Ronald Allen ... Cmdr. Fortune
Dave Beard ... Gen. Karpov
Rowena Bentley ... Indecisive Girlfriend (as Rowena Bently)
Angie Bowie ... Henry's Wife (as Angela Bowie)
Simon Brint ... Dickie
Rene Bruchet ... Janet
Les Bubb ... Waiter
... Kathy
... Katrin
Robert Carwithen ... Robert
... Mark
... Jeremy
Miles A. Copeland III ... Derek
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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You are what you eat!

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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17 August 1987 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Comendo os Ricos  »

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$200,723
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Nigel Planer: As a DHSS Manager. See more »

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Alex: [Alex and his troupe have crossbows drawn on the diners at "Bastards"] *Die*, meat-eaters!
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Spun-off from The Comic Strip Presents... (1982) See more »

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Pistol in My Pocket
Performed by Lannah
Written by Al Pillay
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Oh man, This has to be seen to be (almost) believed!
18 September 1998 | by See 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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