PG-13 | | Comedy
A retired Chicago fireman partners with a reggae singer to turn a seedy Caribbean nightclub into a resort for affluent tourists. A crazy comedy co-starring Rick Moranis, Peter O'Toole, Eugene Levy, more.
English comedian John Cleese was originally slated to appear in the movie in the Governor Anthony Cloyden Hayes role played by Peter O'Toole. Cleese was also slated to play Sir Malcolm (played by Leonard Rossiter) in the then just released other tropical island comedy Water (1985).
This stuff is totally - tubular.
During the parasailing scene, the trees Andrea Martin heads for are not palm trees, but the trees she lands in are.
The initial credits are played over shots of the major characters, until the listing of the Flamboyants begins.
$4,152,296 13 July 1986