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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Richard Twat
... Eddie Elizabeth Ndingombaba
... Mr. Johnson
... Mrs. Hardy
... Chef (as Steve O'Donnell)
... Mrs. Foxfur
Charles Cartmell ... Newscaster
... Gino Bolognese
Hélène Mahieu ... Gina Carbonara
Paul Garcia ... Screen Lover
... Saucy Wood Nymph
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... Saucy Wood Nymph
... Mr. Nice
... Mrs. Nice
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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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Rated R for gross humor, comic violence, language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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3 December 1999 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Agyatlan Apartman  »

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£672,979 (United Kingdom), 5 December 1999, Limited Release
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As of 2016, this is the only movie Adrian Edmondson has written and directed. 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

Mrs Foxfur: I really must have some more sherry!
[passes out]
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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 »

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Referenced in Irreversible (2002) See more »

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90 minutes of brilliant depravity
6 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

A sign of what to expect in this film came when I spotted that this was the first (and probably the last) film to have in its credits a "Vomit Technician".

In what is a couple of hours of silly gags, hilarious violence and excellent slapstick humour.

This film was just what you'd expect from the Bottom boys, and it is great to see them back in their best form after Rik Mayall's life threatening accident.

Richie (Mayall) and Eddie (Edmondson) are too similar to their Bottom characters, if we can have any criticism at all, and Edmondson does a surprisingly good job in directing the film also.

This film has already spawned the predictable comparisons to Fawlty Towers that just aren't there, and the Guest House Paradiso itself is hardly Torquay!

Watch out for some excellently crafted dialogue amongst all the violence and mayhem.

If you don't like Bottom you'll probably hate this - but I loved it.


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