The Shrimp on the Barbie (1990)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Comedy of Errors  |   Release Date - Aug 31, 1990 (USA)  |   Run Time - 86 min.  |   Countries - New Zealand, USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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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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betrayal, conflict, daughter, deception, extramarital-affair, heir, investigator, marriage, role-switching, self-discovery, traveling, unemployment, waiter