Shrimp on the Barbie (1990) - Rotten Tomatoes

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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).

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Emma Samms
as Alex Hobart
Vernon Wells
as Bruce Woodley
Terence Cooper
as Ian Hobart
Carole R. Davis
as Dominique
Bruce Allpress
as Mr. Ridley
Stephen Kearney
as Spa Guest
Michael Morrissey
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.

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