The Linguini Incident (1992)





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A magic-obsessed New York waitress (Rosanna Arquette) is persuaded by a colorful group of characters to help her rob the restaurant where she works. Along the way, she falls in love with the eatery's bartender (David Bowie), who just so happens to be looking for someone who will make him a permanent resident of the U.S.
Action & Adventure , Comedy , Drama
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Academy Entertainment


David Bowie
as Monte
Eszter Balint
as Vivian
Buck Henry
as Cecil
Marlee Matlin
as Jeannette
Maura Tierney
as Cecelia
Lewis Arquette
as Texas Joe
as Dali Guest
Julian Lennon
as (uncredited)
Kathy Kinney
as Denise
Susan Mechsner
as Female Ventriloquist
Cherie Franklin
as Silent Woman
Al Berry
as Bread Man
Andrea King
as Charlotte
Brad Jackson
as Old Man
Maxine Hicks
as Old Woman
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Critic Reviews for The Linguini Incident

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Full Review… | December 31, 1999
Austin Chronicle

Audience Reviews for The Linguini Incident

An charmingly odd romantic comedy with fantastic performances and quirky dialogue ("I thought that rabbit was eating your head!"). Combining intruigue, romance and comedy, this film succeeds best when it satirizes the trendy NYC restaurant scene. Also, there are several in-jokes peppered throughout the production which will please fans of the various cast members (and, of course, David Bowie - who looks more comfortable here than in any previous roles). Track this one down - it's a lost gem.

Neil Kull
Neil Kull

I just adore this movie. There's something about it that I just love. lol. It's not the funniest movie ever, but it's different and I think it's definitely an original.

kate bogema
kate bogema

This one was quite interesting. For a movie released in the early 90's, it had quite an 80's feel to it. Rosanna Arquette is great in this as a disgruntled waitress who really strives to be an escape artist, as is David Bowie as gambler on the run. Quite surreal in places, it actually turns out as quite a sweet movie in the end.

Nicki Marie
Nicki Marie

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