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Sparkler (1997)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 19 March 1999 (USA)
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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Melba May
... Dottie Delgato
... Flint
... Trent
... Joel
... Brad
... Ed
... Sherri
Sheila Tousey ... Hurricane
Gloria LeRoy ... Maxine
... Announcer
... Jesse
... Raspy
... Eager Old Lady
... 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

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for sexual content and language | See all certifications »
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19 March 1999 (USA)  »

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Csillagszóró  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$1,370, 21 March 1999, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$5,494, 4 April 1999
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Melba's earrings disappear and reappear between shots at the end of the movie. See more »

Quotes

Melba: I'm looking for an old friend of mine.
Old Lady: What's her name?
Melba: Dottie Delgato.
Old Lady: Dottie? Well, they all seemed to be named Dottie these days. Dottie, Tammy, Crystal, Vanna - Oh, that's a big one now! Did she have a stage name?
Melba: At the Tropicana I believe they called her Lady Luck.
Old Lady: Lady Luck? That's original. Did, uh, did she play with feathers?
Melba: I don't think so.
Old Lady: Appliances?
Melba: Not to my knowledge. I do believe she did things with a baton.
Old Lady: Oh! Oh, yeah, yeah! Lady Luck, loves to fuck!
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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 »

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References The Geraldo Rivera Show (1987) See more »

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Perfume
Written by Chial/tyler
Performed by Mitch
Published by Mellifluid Music/cornerbar Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Beluga Records
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Funny Movie and Excellent Soundtrack
11 September 2004 | by See 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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