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Sparkler (1997)

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Melba is a Californian trailer-park girl who is said to look for three kings by a phone psychic, and when she meets three guys - Trent, Brad and Joel traveling to Las Vegas, she decides ... See full summary »

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Darren Stein
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Park Overall ... Melba May
Veronica Cartwright ... Dottie Delgato
Don Harvey ... Flint
Jamie Kennedy ... Trent
Steven Petrarca ... Joel
Freddie Prinze Jr. ... Brad
Sandy Martin ... Ed
Grace Zabriskie ... Sherri
Sheila Tousey ... Hurricane
Gloria LeRoy Gloria LeRoy ... Maxine
Glenn Shadix ... Announcer
Jack Wallace ... Jesse
Frances Bay ... Raspy
Bunny Summers ... Eager Old Lady
Octavia Spencer ... Wanda
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Storyline

Melba is a Californian trailer-park girl who is said to look for three kings by a phone psychic, and when she meets three guys - Trent, Brad and Joel traveling to Las Vegas, she decides they are those kings and joins them on a trip. In Vegas she meets her old high school pal Dottie. Written by Anonymous

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If you can't live someplace nice, the next best thing is to live on the way

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 March 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Csillagszóró See more »

Filming Locations:

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,370, 21 March 1999, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$5,494, 4 April 1999
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Color
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Goofs

Melba's earrings disappear and reappear between shots at the end of the movie. See more »

Quotes

[Melba's answering machine]
Melba: Hello! It's a beautiful day! There's gonna be a beep, and you talk to it. Okay? And... okay!
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits, they play Flint's answering machine messages to Melba telling her to get him out of jail. See more »

Connections

References The Geraldo Rivera Show (1987) See more »

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Keep On
Written by Deborah Falconer
Performed by Deborah Falconer
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Funny Movie and Excellent Soundtrack
11 September 2004 | by darreljohnpoppinoSee all my reviews

I watched the movie, not by choice and I liked it! Though parts of the movie at times had that B flick actor/actress quality, it did have a unique plot.

I also started searching for the soundtrack and have been unsuccessful. Though Deborah Falconer has released an cd entitled: Brave Like Me with a song titiled (CD Release Date: 7/22/2003): "Show of Hands", it is not the same song as in the movie. I would appreciate any comments or links to a site that offers to sale the Sparkler soundtrack. Or, I would be willing to buy a copy from anyone interested offering?

"Show of Hands" Written by Deborah Falconer Performed by Deborah Falconer


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