Shrimp on the Barbie (1990)


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In this comedy, Carlos Munoz (Cheech Marin) travels from America to Australia to find work, and gets a job at a Mexican restaurant. While there, he meets up with poor little rich girl Alex Hobart (Emma Samms) who hires him to pose as her fiance to scare her father into approving of her marriage with her unappealing boyfriend, Bruce Woodley (Vernon Wells).

Rating: PG-13
Genre: Comedy
Directed By: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Written By: Ron House, Grant Morris, Alan Shearman
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On DVD: Aug 26, 2003
Media Home Entertainment


as Alex Hobart

as Bruce Woodley

as Ian Hobart

as Dominique

as Kevin

as Mr. Ridley

as Spa Guest

as Airport Ticket Agent
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A by the book fish out of water story. Cheech Marin and Vernon Wells were both pretty funny and the acting was adequate enough. But there were no surprises and it left something a bit to be desired. Good enough to watch if there is nothing else on.

Ken Doers

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