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The Linguini Incident (1991)

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Two disgruntled restaurant employees (David Bowie, Rosanna Arquette) decide to rob their employers (Buck Henry, Andre Gregory).

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Richard Shepard
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rosanna Arquette ... Lucy
David Bowie ... Monte
Eszter Balint ... Vivian
Andre Gregory ... Dante
Buck Henry ... Cecil
Viveca Lindfors ... Miracle
Marlee Matlin ... Jeanette
Eloy Casados ... Tony
Michael Bonnabel ... Oliver
James Avery ... Phil
Susan Mechsner Susan Mechsner ... Female Ventriloquist
Leana Hall Leana Hall ... Tracy
Maura Tierney ... Cecelia
Kristina Loggia Kristina Loggia ... Gayle
Pati Dubroff Pati Dubroff ... Kim
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Two disgruntled restaurant employees (David Bowie, Rosanna Arquette) decide to rob their employers (Buck Henry, Andre Gregory). Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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He wants to be tied down. She wants to be tied up. It's not what you think.

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 October 1991 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Shag-O-Rama See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Isolar See more »
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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Iman, appears in the film briefly as a woman in the audience for Lucy's stunt. See more »

Quotes

Vivian: The simple plan is, no one in this room is going to have sex with anyone else in this room. We'll be platonic... like our parents.
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Special Effects Bras by Bart Trickel See more »

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Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 David Bowie Movie Performances (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

LA MARSEILLAISE
Performed by David Karr
Courtesy of Ole Georg/Capitol Production Music
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Incidentally, this movie is flat out cool!
1 June 2005 | by inkblot11See all my reviews

Lucy (Roseanna Arquette) works in a very upscale NYC restaurant but longs to be a magician. Monte (David Bowie) is a new bartender at the same eatery and dreams of marrying an American. The restaurant is scathingly successful and the owners are tres wealthy. Can Lucy and/or Monte get their hands on some of the dough? Is this before or after a romance begins? This wonderful movie is quirky and cute, with the two stars delighting the audience at every moment. The script is stroke of genius, very awe-inspiring. Then, too, the sets and the costumes are great while the supporting cast is a dream. The scene involving toasted marshmallows is recommended here enthusiastically. In short, plan for one of life's great evenings....rent this film and eat delicious take-out linguini between giggles.


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