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The Shrimp on the Barbie (1990)

PG-13
90 min | Comedy

Down on his luck and working in a Mexican restaurant in Australia, an American tourist is hired by a icy heiress to pose as an obnoxious new boyfriend in an attempt to make her father accept her current boyfriend.
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Directors
Michael Gottlieb (as Alan Smithee) | Alan Smithee (really Michael Gottlieb)
Composer
Peter D. Kaye (as Peter Kaye)
Editor
Fred A. Chulack (as Fred Chulack)
Production Designer
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$ 458,996
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Release date
Aug 31, 1990 (United States)

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Jeanette Cronin
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June Bishop
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Bruce Allpress
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Claire Glenister
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5.6 / 10 | 1,036 votes