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Guest House Paradiso (1999)

Richard "Richie" Twat and Edward "Eddie" Elizabeth Ndingombaba are two losers who run Guest House Paradiso, the worst hotel in the UK. Guest House Paradiso is next-door to a nuclear power ... See full summary »

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Adrian Edmondson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rik Mayall ... Richard Twat
Adrian Edmondson ... Eddie Elizabeth Ndingombaba
Bill Nighy ... Mr. Johnson
Kate Ashfield ... Mrs. Hardy
Steven O'Donnell ... Chef (as Steve O'Donnell)
Fenella Fielding ... Mrs. Foxfur
Charles Cartmell Charles Cartmell ... Newscaster
Vincent Cassel ... Gino Bolognese
Hélène Mahieu Hélène Mahieu ... Gina Carbonara
Paul Garcia Paul Garcia ... Screen Lover
Sophia Myles ... Saucy Wood Nymph
Emma Pierson ... Saucy Wood Nymph
Anna Madeley ... Saucy Wood Nymph
Simon Pegg ... Mr. Nice
Lisa Palfrey ... Mrs. Nice
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Storyline

Richard "Richie" Twat and Edward "Eddie" Elizabeth Ndingombaba are two losers who run Guest House Paradiso, the worst hotel in the UK. Guest House Paradiso is next-door to a nuclear power plant, The chef is a illegal immigrant and the waiter is a mental patient who has escaped from a mental hospital. Once the guests check-in, they are dying to check-out. Richie and Eddie's luck is about to change when Gina Carbonara, a Italian movie star checks in and is hiding away from her horrible fiancé Gino Bolognese and the Nice family checks in and Richie discovers Mr. and Mrs. Nice has a rubber bra and underpants. But all hell breaks loose when Richie and Eddie serves radioactive fish to the guests for supper and Gino has tracked Gina down and the guests become very sick. Written by Daniel Williamson

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Comedy | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for gross humor, comic violence, language and sexual content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 December 1999 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Agyatlan Apartman See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£672,979 (United Kingdom), 5 December 1999, Limited Release
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When they filmed the scene which Eddie asks Richie to remove his hand from his groin, when Mr. Nice takes the security videotape. Adrian Edmondson made Rik Mayall crack up laughing when he broke character and whispers to Rik Mayall "I like it. Put it back on." See more »

Goofs

When Richie gets the pencil shot into his rear, he knocks over the table (which two guests are also sitting at), knocking over all the items on the table. Then Richie and Eddie fight in the kitchen, and it then cuts back to a reaction shot of the two guests sitting at the same table, only now the items on the table are all suddenly back upright and intact again. See more »

Quotes

Richard Twat: [Richie puts on Eddie's glasses] How do I look?
Eddie Elizabeth Ndingombaba: I don't know I can't see a fucking thing!
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Crazy Credits

A scence with Richie, Eddie and Gina on a beach in the caribbean, running "Beach House Paradiso", a bar, is shown. See more »

Alternate Versions

When the film aired on the Star Movies channel, all the 'F' words were removed. See more »

Connections

References Big Trouble in Little China (1986) See more »

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Go rent it/buy it now ... NOW I TELL YOU!!
26 January 2005 | by flensborg82See all my reviews

This is probably the funniest thing I have ever seen - from start to finish it was perfect in timing, atmosphere, punch lines, background music, fighting sequences and every other possible aspect you can think of. To be absolutely honest i find this movie as funny as their (Rik & Ade's) sitcom "Bottom" - maybe even funnier. I laughed constantly throughout the whole movie and can only recommend seeing this film... However, if you watch it without knowing (or liking?) the type of comedy Rik Mayall and Ade Edmondson has done before, you might not think it's funny at all - but I REALLY can't understand those who dislike it - THIS IS HUMOUR FOLKS!!! (People getting hit with frying pans, guys running around wearing red rubber lingerie, green vomit filling the hallways, guys getting kicked in the b******s and getting candlesticks in the eyes - HOW can this NOT be funny???) 10/10


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