The Shrimp on the Barbie



Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled40%
IMDb Rating5.6101353

Plot summary

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Top cast

Cheech Marin Photo
Cheech Marin as Carlos
Vernon Wells Photo
Vernon Wells as Bruce
Emma Samms Photo
Emma Samms as Alex
Carole Davis Photo
Carole Davis as Dominique
762.05 MB
English 2.0
23.976 fps
1 hr 26 min
P/S 23 / 76

Movie Reviews

Reviewed by MEEdmo429 / 10

Great entertainment

Much better than most of the original movies Cheech Marin was in. This one has heart and sensitivity, with a little comedy thrown in. Love the "very rich" father. One of the better movies Cheech Marin has been in. I enjoy watching it more than once. Another real feel-good movie. The kind with a happy ending, whether it is reality or not.

Reviewed by Carrie_the_Oracle10 / 10

Great family movie, vacation movie, date movie, repeat movie

This movie is a "find" that you will always enjoy. Although set in a classic chicano v. anglo (or rather Aussie) frame, anyone that has had a rebellious family member or mismatched lovers will relate to this story, and that should be everyone. Marin is the ELA che who is hired to rub Dad the wrong way by Daddy's baby girl, played by Emma Samm. Her himbo boyfriend can't take a hint, but Marin keeps taking a dive. The Freudian equestrian cousin is the best character in the movie--you'll want to see it again just for this memorable scene.

Well, it's a chick's movie, so you know how it works out, but the comedy set-ups and Emma are so good, and Marin is so realistic, that it works for the guys.

Reviewed by departed0710 / 10

I liked this movie

Not a classic but one of Cheech Marin's early films. There were so many lines that I kept saying for years like "look a kangaroo!" This film should be given a chance to watch with everybody. Don't talk bad about this movie. It'll be a cult classic soon.

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